Delegates to the Democratic National Convention officially nominate Hillary Clinton as the party’s presidential nominee. Former President Bill Clinton delivers the keynote address. The convention will also hear from the mothers of African-Americans killed by police or who died in police custody or at the hands of vigilantes. The mothers of  Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, … Continued


Chaos on Convention Floor: Protests, Boos and Chants of “Bernie” Mark Opening of DNC; Jill Stein vs. Ben Jealous: Should Progressives Reject Hillary Clinton & Vote Green? “It’s a Sad Day for Many of Us”: Bernie Delegates Boo Sanders After Endorsing Clinton; Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich vs. Chris Hedges on Tackling … Continued


Talkies

Bernie endorses Hillary! Alta Bates closure?

Sen. Bernie Sanders just endorsed Hillary Clinton, his rival for the Democratic presidential nomination.  What do Berners do now?  Norman Solomon offers suggestions.  PLUS; Sutter Health has announced the closure of Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley,  What does this mean?  with host Kris Welch.


“The Campaign Will Go On”: Sanders Backers Vow to Keep Fighting to Change Nation & Democratic Party; Can Bernie Sanders Help Rewrite Democratic Platform to Ban Fracking & Keep Oil in the Soil? As California Admits 2 Million Ballots Remain Uncounted, Sanders Pushes for Changing Primary Process; Don’t De-Islamize Muhammad Ali: Scholar Says Muslim Faith … Continued


“The Campaign Will Go On”: Sanders Backers Vow to Keep Fighting to Change Nation & Democratic Party; Can Bernie Sanders Help Rewrite Democratic Platform to Ban Fracking & Keep Oil in the Soil? As California Admits 2 Million Ballots Remain Uncounted, Sanders Pushes for Changing Primary Process; Don’t De-Islamize Muhammad Ali: Scholar Says Muslim Faith … Continued


Today on Flashpoints, fighting the good fight against fracking in New York State; also. and extensive update on growing hostilities between the US & N. Korea in the context of the Pacific Pivot; and some tough words for Hillary and Bernie from New York correspondent and resident comedian, Randy Credico. 


Talkies

Elections 2016! Marga Gomez! and birds

Hillary! Bernie!  The GOP search for a Supreme Leader!  All fodder for John Nichols, of The Nation.  PLUS: Marga Gomez, award-winning performer and playwright, wit her new solo show, “Pound”.  AND: Sir John Lister-Kaye, British conservationist and prolific nature writer, and his observations on the effects of climate change.  With host Kris Welch.


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