Sue's Daily Summaries

Wednesday 10 March '21 show notes

  • Why Are Republicans Hysterical About the Debt When It Comes to Helping People But Not When It Comes to Tax Cuts For Billionaires?
  • The American Taliban Needs to Stop Writing Our Laws and Killing Women...
  • The British Monarchy and the "Royal" Trumps Remind Us All About the Importance of Democracy - The World is Getting Tired of Overdressed, Cranky Billionaire Families...
  • How Best Can People Deal With the Destruction & Fear Covid Has Brought to Their Lives? - Psychoanalyst Dr. Justin Frank MD, Psychoanalyst & Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science - George Washington University / Author - Trump on the Couch (Previous books include Bush on the Couch & Obama on the Couch)

Tuesday 09 March '21 show notes

  • America Needs a "Right to Vote," as Georgia Proves Jim Crow Never Completely Ended - The right to vote is more important then owning property or guns
  • Is Trump's move to take over the Republican Party about power or money? Is he still taking over America or just trying to get more wealthy?
  • Why there can be no justice for George Floyd without convicting Derek Chauvin for murder... - Karissa Lewis, National Field Director - Movement for Black Lives
  • Legalizing Marijuana is Good For Workers... PLUS, (revisited from hour 1) What makes Trump Tick? Money? Power? Or, is there a 3rd component as suggested by a caller...?

Monday 08 March '21 show notes

  • Why Is America Not Holding the COVID Hitman Accountable? Greg Abbot thinks he can get away with murder because Trump did — At least so far…
  • The Far Right Wing Continues the Culture War With Meghan Markel
  • Fox News' Dr. Seuss obsession reveals the dishonest desperation of the right-wing war on "cancel culture" - Parker Molloy, Editor-at-Large - Media Matters
  • Is NY Politics Setting Up For a Trump Pardon? (Think: Roger Stone & Eliot Spitzer...)

Friday 05 March '21 show notes

  • Republicans are Engaging in Culture War With Potato Head and Dr. Seuss - So - You Won't Notice Their Embrace of Gangster Capitalism...
  • "Cancel Culture" Now Claims Pizza...WHAT?! - Greg Palast, The Guardian / Investigative Journalist/Author/Filmmaker, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy / His new book, How Trump Stole 2020: The Hunt For America's Vanished Voters
  • Anything Goes Friday!

Thursday 04 March '21 show notes

  • None Dare Call It Treason & Murder - Americans "have got to know" if our last president conspired to commit treason and murder to end American democracy
  • Sanctions on Cuba are again in the news, have economic sanctions ever worked as a foreign policy tool? Do sanctions ever work as good economics? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System (now also available as an e-book)
  • Science Revolution: Support Grows for Rights of Wetlands - Gillian T. Davies, Professional Wetland Scientist / Co-Convener-Universal Declaration of the Rights of Wetlands / President Elect - Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program
  • Carmel 5th Grade Student Working to Protect Indiana Wetlands - Leo Berry & his mom Lindsey, Helping Ninjas

Wednesday 03 February '21 show notes

  • The hearings on the Capitol attack...
  • The Racist Republican Party Has Nothing Left But Voter Suppression - At this critical moment, there is something you can do...
  • Are Republican Governors trying to kill people just to harm Biden? Republican governors throwing states off Covid cliff - counting on President Biden to catch them...
  • Science Revolution: Cosmic Queries Takes Readers on an Awe-Inspiring Journey to the Forefront of the Galactic Frontier - Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist & Director - Hayden Planetarium. Author of 17 books including his latest, Cosmic Queries: StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going

Tuesday 02 March '21 show notes

  • What's happening with America's relationship with Iran and Why? - Dr. Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft
  • Here's the Genuine Litmus Test for Biden's Support of Unions- History shows that unions are the most powerful way to build a healthy and vibrant middle-class
  • Biden just came out in support of the Amazon workers - What do conservatives have against workers organizing? - Julio Rivera, Editorial Director - Reactionary Times / Contributor - Newsmax, American Thinker & Townhall.com
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren Reveals Wealth Tax Proposal...
  • Geeky Science...What Happened the Last Time Earth's Magnetic Fields Flipped and Could It Happen Again?

Monday 01 March '21 show notes

  • When has the minimum wage ever caused a recession...which states have more vibrant economies...red or blue? - Patrick Hedger, Vice President of Policy - Taxpayers Protection Alliance (Prior to joining TPA, Patrick was a Research Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Center for Technology and Innovation and also served as Director of Policy at FreedomWorks)
  • The Fate and Future of American Democracy Hangs On the Minimum Wage - If Biden & Harris don't act now, the window will close
  • Time to Add the Republican Party to the Domestic Terrorism Watchlist - The terrorism we feared after 9/11 has now come to America but it came from within — it's time to crush it
  • The Real Story of the Covid Catastrophe is Larger Than You Know - Covid may soon be the least of our worries

Friday 26 February '21 show notes

  • There's a Nefarious Plot Underway Around the State of the Union Address
  • Anything Goes Friday!

Thursday 25 February '21 show notes

  • Blowing the lid off the billionaires' big con — and its deadly link to the coronavirus pandemic - Who wants to be a rich man in a poor country?
  • What the Bond Market is, how it works, and why the average person should understand and pay attention to it (or not)? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System
  • Geeky Science: Scientists entered people's dreams and got them 'talking'
  • Conversations with Great Minds: Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America - Dr. Keisha Blain, Historian & Associate Professor of History-University of Pittsburgh / President-African American Intellectual History Society / Co-Editor (w/Ibram X. Kendi) of the new book, Four Hundred Souls / Author, Set the World On Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom and, the forthcoming, Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Vision of America

Wednesday 24 February '21 show notes

  • National Progressive Townhall Meeting - Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)
  • The Mess in Texas & Who's To Blame - Greg Palast, The Guardian / Investigative Journalist/Author/Filmmaker, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy / His new book, How Trump Stole 2020: The Hunt For America's Vanished Voters
  • California Scores a Win for Net Neutrality!! - Evan Greer, Deputy Director - Fight for the Future
  • Don't Eat That Crap... Literally! Exposing the Latest Filthy Conditions in Factory Farming - Zach Corrigan, Senior Staff Attorney - Food & Water Justice (A Program of Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Action)
  • The 'Fight For $15' in the Covid Relief Bill - Senator Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator (I-VT) / 2 time U.S. Presidential Candidate / Chair of the Senate Budget Committee

Tuesday 23 February '21 show notes

  • The U.S. Supreme Court setting the stage for the release of Trump tax returns - Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., U.S. Congressman (D-NJ, 9th District) / Chairman-House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight
  • "Know Nothing" Republicans Must Be Held Responsible for the Death and Suffering They've Caused
  • Live coverage of the Joint Oversight Hearing on Security Failures During Attack on U.S. Capitol
  • Thom's take on the Joint Oversight Hearing and your calls

Monday 22 February '21 show notes

  • Trump's Ruthless Plan to Stomp Out Democracy in 2024 - Trump Still Has Majority Republican Support...most are ready and willing for a 2024 authoritarian coup
  • This Week the GOP Will Again Roll Out the Brutal Scam They've Used to Con America for 40 Years - With Phony "Concern for the Debt", Republicans Will Try to Sucker Punch a 4th Democratic President: Will It Work Again?
  • Progressive Town Hall - Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)
  • Another Earthquake... Water Leaks Indicate New Damage at Fukushima Nuclear Plant - Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist - Beyond Nuclear

Friday 19 February '21 show notes

  • Lucy, the Football, and "Bipartisanship" - Biden needs to avoid the old rope-a-dope
  • Series of anti-voter bills steamrolling through the Georgia legislative process - Aunna Dennis, Executive Director - Common Cause Georgia
  • Anything Goes Friday...What's On Your Mind? Thom Takes Your Calls...

Thursday 18 February '21 show notes

  • As Texas shows, the GOP "Big Lie" strategy has already destroyed much of America - when politics are based on lies, fascism thrives...
  • Is there any legitimacy to the Republican's complaint that Biden's Covid relief plan will bring inflation? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System
  • Made in China: A Prisoner, an SOS Letter, and the Hidden Cost of America's Cheap Goods - Amelia Pang, Journalist of Uyghur descent.

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