The Rick Smith Show 9-25-2017

September 25, 2017

Propane Jane is back on fire over the past weekend’s insanity as she joins Rick to discuss why the Take a Knee protest is so important and why it’s not surprising that Donald Trump would use it as an issue to further divide the nation.

Jeff Santos, Talk Radio host and current candidate for Cambridge MA City Council joins Rick to explain his decision to come out from behind the microphone and run for public office and to discuss the local issues he views as important for his community.

 

Doug Cunningham, labor reporter at Worker’s Independent News joins Rick to discuss the top labor stories of the day as NFL workers stand up by kneeling down, a Tennessee factory unionizes in a reportedly unfriendly area, and California legislators works to stop wage theft.

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Propane Jane is On Fire over Trump’s Latest Attack on NFL Players

September 25, 2017

Propane Jane is back on fire over the past weekend’s insanity as she joins Rick to discuss why the Take a Knee protest is so important and why it’s not surprising that Donald Trump would use it as an issue to further divide the nation.

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Jeff Santos on Running for Office

September 25, 2017

Jeff Santos, Talk Radio host and current candidate for Cambridge MA City Council joins Rick to explain his decision to come out from behind the microphone and run for public office and to discuss the local issues he views as important for his community.

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Doug Cunningham on NFL Protest American Style

September 25, 2017

Doug Cunningham, labor reporter at Worker’s Independent News joins Rick to discuss the top labor stories of the day as NFL workers stand up by kneeling down, a Tennessee factory unionizes in a reportedly unfriendly area, and California legislators works to stop wage theft.

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The Rick Smith Show 9-15-2017

September 15, 2017

Carol Kuniholm, Chairperson of Fair Districts PA joins Rick to discuss how #Gerrymandering is harming the nation’s democracy as voters are being disenfranchised by a system that seems rigged against participatory democracy and toward entrenched power. 

Richard Master, Founder and CEO of MCS Industries, Inc. and  Executive Producer of the documentaries, “Big Pharma…Market Failure” and “Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point” joins Rick to discuss his support for Senator Bernie Sanders #MedicareforALL legislation and explains what this is a fiscally sound, pro-business solution to our nation’s healthcare needs.

Isaiah J. Poole, Communications Director with People’s Action and the People’s Action Institute joins Rick for a wrap of the week’s insanity and discusses the important issues the Trump Administration seems to be on every side of and then some.

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Carol Kuniholm talks Gerrymandering Misery

September 15, 2017

Carol Kuniholm, Chairperson of Fair Districts PA joins Rick to discuss how #Gerrymandering is harming the nation’s democracy as voters are being disenfranchised by a system that seems rigged against participatory democracy and toward entrenched power.

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Richard Master on Medicare for All is Pro-Business

September 15, 2017

Richard Master, Founder and CEO of MCS Industries, Inc. and  Executive Producer of the documentaries, “Big Pharma…Market Failure” and “Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point” joins Rick to discuss his support for Senator Bernie Sanders #MedicareforALL legislation and explains what this is a fiscally sound, pro-business solution to our nation’s healthcare needs.

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Isaiah Poole attempts to Explain the Week in Trump

September 15, 2017

Isaiah J. Poole, Communications Director with People’s Action and the People’s Action Institute joins Rick for a wrap of the week’s insanity and discusses the important issues the Trump Administration seems to be on every side of and then some.

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The Rick Smith Show 9-14-2017

September 14, 2017

Gary Morton, President of AFGE Local 3631 joins Rick to discuss his union’s campaign to save the Environmental Protection Agency from the Trump/GOP budget axe and to explain what the proposed massive cuts means to communities across the nation.

Linda Weber, Congressional candidate in New Jersey’s 7th district joins Rick to explain why she has thrown her hat into the ring and what issues she is psassionate about tackling as a representative.

Melissa Boteach, vice president of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress joins Rick to talk about the latest economic news out and what it means for workers across the nation as poverty and uninsured numbers go down.

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Gary Morton on Saving the EPA and Environment

September 14, 2017

Gary Morton, President of AFGE Local 3631 joins Rick to discuss his union’s campaign to save the Environmental Protection Agency from the Trump/GOP budget axe and to explain what the proposed massive cuts means to communities across the nation.

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Linda Weber on Why She’s Running for Congress

September 14, 2017

Linda Weber, Congressional candidate in New Jersey’s 7th district joins Rick to explain why she has thrown her hat into the ring and what issues she is psassionate about tackling as a representative.

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Melissa Boteah on Latest Economic News

September 14, 2017

Melissa Boteach, vice president of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress joins Rick to talk about the latest economic news out and what it means for workers across the nation as poverty and uninsured numbers go down.

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The Rick Smith Show 9-13-2017

September 13, 2017

David Yankovich, Political commentator joins Rick to discuss the recent news and rumors swirling around the Trump White House.

Dr. Stephen Herzenberg, Executive Director of the Keystone Research Center shares his thoughts on the latest gimmick by Republicans in the Pennsylvania House of Representative to “rechristen” the state pathetically low Impact fee as a “Severance Tax” while not bringing in additional revenue to close the state’s massive budget deficit.

Will Bunch, National Columnist Philly Daily News joins Rick to talk about his old buddy Melvin Redick and the other created Americans used to spread misinformation and lies during the 2016 election and discuss what the future holds in light of the 2016 propaganda war Americans lost.

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David Yankovich talks Trump White House

September 13, 2017

David Yankovich, Political commentator joins Rick to discuss the recent news and rumors swirling around the Trump White House.

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Dr. Stephen Herzenberg explain “New” PA Severance Tax

September 13, 2017

Dr. Stephen Herzenberg, Executive Director of the Keystone Research Center shares his thoughts on the latest gimmick by Republicans in the Pennsylvania House of Representative to “rechristen” the state pathetically low Impact fee as a “Severance Tax” while not bringing in additional revenue to close the state’s massive budget deficit.

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Will Bunch shares Memories of Melvin Redick

September 13, 2017

Will Bunch, National Columnist Philly Daily News joins Rick to talk about his old buddy Melvin Redick and the other created Americans used to spread misinformation and lies during the 2016 election and discuss what the future holds in light of the 2016 propaganda war Americans lost.

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The Rick Smith Show 9-12-2017

September 12, 2017

Check out today's #Podcast with Adam Parkhomenko, former Advisor to Hillary Clinton, Andrea Chalupa, journalist, and Lisa Hymas is director of the climate and energy program at Media Matters for America.

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The Rick Smith Show 9-11-2017

September 11, 2017

Propane Jane is back!  She joins Rick to discuss her firsthand experience with Hurricane Harvey and shares her thoughts on the federal response to the crisis.

Wythe Keever Assistant Communications Director at PSEA joins Rick to discuss the latest Republican budgeting gimmick and who it will harm education across the commonwealth.

Frank Emspak, Executive Producer Workers Independent News joins Rick to report on the latest news from around the Labor Movement. 

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Propane Jane is Back, Not Even a Hurricane Can Keep Her Down

September 11, 2017

Propane Jane is back!  She joins Rick to discuss her firsthand experience with Hurricane Harvey and shares her thoughts on the federal response to the crisis.

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Wythe Keever on Latest PA GOP Budget Gimmick

September 11, 2017

Wythe Keever Assistant Communications Director at PSEA joins Rick to discuss the latest Republican budgeting gimmick and who it will harm education across the commonwealth.

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