We discuss the upcoming mid-term elections with Clarence Thomas and Jack Heyman.
Lots of rumors—what is the substance, so far, of the new administration in Washington D.C.? PLUS: a report from Standing Rock, where water protectors are under attack. AND: WHY is there an ‘electoral college’ and how do we get rid of it? With host Kris Welch.
Hill and Bern had at it last night: what’s the score, and what’s the game? The TPP was SIGNED—yesterday, in New Zealand: now what? And: What’s the Super Bowl really costing people in the Bay Area? PLUS: a gorgeous new book, a guide for, and from, 21th Century activists. With host Kris Welch.
The Iran nuclear deal is signed, sealed–but has NOT made it through Congress. Congresswoman Barbara Lee joins us to talk about its chances. PLUS: Sonia Faruqi says she’s found out the truth about our food—and it’s not a pretty picture. But! she has some healing suggestions. With host Kris Welch.
Vermont Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders just announced he will challenge all comer (Hillary!) for the Democratic nomination for president. Is he for real? PLUS: unless Congress can compromise (do not hold your breath) the Patriot Act will fade away at midnight on Sunday—thanks to Edward Snowden? AND!!! a Memorial Day rant from Scoop Nisker! With … Continued
The GOP finally confirmed Loretta Lynch as Attorney General. Congresswoman Barbara Lee tells us how it happened, and what to expect. Plus: deals are being made and broken in Congress as the Obama administration pushes for fast track authority on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Who’s ahead, the public or the corporations? Joe Brenner of … Continued
We’re joined in studio by Barney Frank, former Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts. Barney Frank was the first openly gay man to serve in the US Congress and chaired the House Financial Services Committee from 2007 to 2011. His new autobiography, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, was published this … Continued