Doug Cunningham on Labor News of the Day

October 9, 2017

Doug Cunningham, Reporter at Workers Independent News joins Rick to discuss the top stories of the day and to explain how they relate to working people.

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The Rick Smith Show 10-6-2017

October 6, 2017

Matías Vernengo, Professor of Economics Bucknell University joins Rick to discuss the latest jobs numbers and talk about the coming tax plan and how it will affect the economy.

Isaiah J. Poole, Communications Director with People’s Action and the People’s Action Institute joins Rick to discuss the week that was in Trump World.

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Matias Vernengo talks Jobs Report

October 6, 2017

Matías Vernengo, Professor of Economics Bucknell University joins Rick to discuss the latest jobs numbers and talk about the coming tax plan and how it will affect the economy.

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Isaiah Poole Talks Latest Trump Administration Insanity

October 6, 2017

Isaiah J. Poole, Communications Director with People’s Action and the People’s Action Institute joins Rick to discuss the week that was in Trump World.

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The Rick Smith Show 10-5-2017

October 5, 2017

Alex Moore, Communication Director for Teamster’s Joint Council 16 joins Rick to discuss the recent right wing lie and attack on Teamster truck drivers in Puerto Rico and to talk about the Teamsters/AFL-CIO joint relief effort to send truck drivers, electricians, nurses, and other skilled workers to the island.

Andrea Chalupa, journalist and political commentator joins Rick to examine recent reporters that have come out of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia’s involvement in influencing the 2016 election and potential collusion and what it could mean for the 2018 midterms.

Chelsea Parsons, Vice President of Guns and Crime Policy at The Center for American Progress joins Rick to talk about the most recent gun massacre and what policies the nation can and should pursue to keep citizens safe. 

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Alex Moore explains Real Fake News & Teamster Relief Efforts

October 5, 2017

Alex Moore, Communication Director for Teamster’s Joint Council 16 joins Rick to discuss the recent right wing lie and attack on Teamster truck drivers in Puerto Rico and to talk about the Teamsters/AFL-CIO joint relief effort to send truck drivers, electricians, nurses, and other skilled workers to the island.

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Andrea Chalupa talks Senate Intelligence Committee Revelations

October 5, 2017

Andrea Chalupa, journalist and political commentator joins Rick to examine recent reporters that have come out of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia’s involvement in influencing the 2016 election and potential collusion and what it could mean for the 2018 midterms.

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Chelsea Parsons talks Guns and Massacre

October 5, 2017

Chelsea Parsons, Vice President of Guns and Crime Policy at The Center for American Progress joins Rick to talk about the most recent gun massacre and what policies the nation can and should pursue to keep citizens safe. 

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The Rick Smith Show 9-28-2017

September 28, 2017

Our Show from September 28, 2017

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The Rick Smith Show 9-27-2017

September 27, 2017

Richard McDaniel, political commentator and former Clinton staffer joins Rick to share his thought on the Alabama senate primary results and discuss what messages can be gleaned from the victory by formers two-time Alabama State Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore.

Sarah Kendzior, journalist and political commentator joins Rick to discuss the recent news that indictments are coming down the pike over the Russian interference investigation and to talk about the Robert Mueller and his team of investigator should be pursuing as they dig into the 2016 election.

 

Joshua Holland, Contributor to The Nation and Rolling Stone and Host of Politics and Reality Radio joins Rick to talk NFL, Kneeling, and presidential nonsense.  Did you know Puerto Rico is an island surrounded by a very big ocean?   

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Richard McDaniel talks Impact of Moore Victory in Alabama

September 27, 2017

Richard McDaniel, political commentator and former Clinton staffer joins Rick to share his thought on the Alabama senate primary results and discuss what messages can be gleaned from the victory by formers two-time Alabama State Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore.

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Sarah Kendzior talks Possibility and Realities of Indictments

September 27, 2017

Sarah Kendzior, journalist and political commentator joins Rick to discuss the recent news that indictments are coming down the pike over the Russian interference investigation and to talk about the Robert Mueller and his team of investigator should be pursuing as they dig into the 2016 election.

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Joshua Holland talks Kneeling and More

September 27, 2017

Joshua Holland, Contributor to The Nation and Rolling Stone and Host of Politics and Reality Radio joins Rick to talk NFL, Kneeling, and presidential nonsense.  Did you know Puerto Rico is an island surrounded by a very big ocean?   

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The Rick Smith Show 9-26-2017

September 26, 2017

Erica Smith, ADAPT Member joins Rick to discuss how she was arrested for protesting at the #CassidyGraham Senate hearing demanding that senators make “No cuts to Medicaid, save our liberty” and what the GOP attacks will mean to her and other ADAPT members.

 

Andrea Chalupa, journalist and Co-Organizer of the #MarchforTruth joins Rick to talk about the EMAILS, yes, the damn Emails, but this time it appears the Trump Administration is the ones using private emails to perform government functions. Hypocrisy Much?  And about a little thing like 21 states possibly being hacked by Russians or Russian operatives.  Nothing to see here, move along.

Bob Amsterdam, international attorney and author of Empire of Deceit joins Rick to discuss his recently released book on the fleecing of the American taxpayer through charter schools by the Gulen Organization, why this is different from most charter schemes, and why American’s should be concerned.

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Erica Smith talks #ADAPTandRESIST

September 26, 2017

Erica Smith, ADAPT Member joins Rick to discuss how she was arrested for protesting at the #CassidyGraham Senate hearing demanding that senators make “No cuts to Medicaid, save our liberty” and what the GOP attacks will mean to her and other ADAPT members.

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Andrea Chalupa talks EMAILS and the Hacking of Democracy

September 26, 2017

Andrea Chalupa, journalist and Co-Organizer of the #MarchforTruth joins Rick to talk about the EMAILS, yes, the damn Emails, but this time it appears the Trump Administration is the ones using private emails to perform government functions. Hypocrisy Much?  And about a little thing like 21 states possibly being hacked by Russians or Russian operatives.  Nothing to see here, move along.

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Bob Amsterdam talks Empire of Deceit

September 26, 2017

Bob Amsterdam, international attorney and author of Empire of Deceit joins Rick to discuss his recently released book on the fleecing of the American taxpayer through charter schools by the Gulen Organization, why this is different from most charter schemes, and why American’s should be concerned.

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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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