The Rick Smith Show 12-5-2017

December 6, 2017

Check out today's Podcast with Mathew Chapman, Arthur Delaney, and Jeffrey Shook 

 

Tell us what you think.  Email me Rick@thericksmithshow.com

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Arthur Delaney on Rushed GOP Tax Plan

December 6, 2017

Arthur Delaney, Huffington Post Political reporter and co-hosts the HuffPost Politics podcast joins Rick to discuss the many and varied screw ups by GOP leaders as they rushed through their tax plan and what this means for working people. 

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Matthew Chapman talks Pedophiles and Cake

December 6, 2017

Matthew Chapman, contributor at ShareBlue joins Rick to discuss the insanity of the Alabama senate race and the Supreme Court's hearing of the No Cake for You case. 

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The Rick Smith Show 12-4-2017

December 5, 2017

Greg Palast, Investigative Reporter and author of Best Democracy Money can Buy talks voter suppression tactics in Alabama.

Propane Jane is back and breathing fire as she joins Rick to discuss the Trump Effect on the medical profession, America, and the world from hospitals being able to hire world class doctors to high school sports announcer’s racist comments to near dictatorial regimes Trumpian attacks on CNN and the media.

Steven Singer, Public School Teacher and author of "Gadfly on the Wall: A Public-School Teacher Speaks Out on Racism and Reform."

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Greg Palast on Voter Suppression in Alabama

December 5, 2017

Greg Palast, Investigative Reporter and author of Best Democracy Money can Buy talks voter suppression tactics in Alabama.

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Propane Jane talks Trump Effect on Sanity

December 5, 2017

Propane Jane is back and breathing fire as she joins Rick to discuss the Trump Effect on the medical profession, America, and the world from hospitals being able to hire world class doctors to high school sports announcer’s racist comments to near dictatorial regimes Trumpian attacks on CNN and the media.

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Steven Singer talks New Book

December 5, 2017

Steven Singer, Public School Teacher and author of "Gadfly on the Wall: A Public-School Teacher Speaks Out on Racism and Reform."

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Jeffrey Shook talks Study on Fight for $15 & a Union Improving Lives

December 5, 2017

Jeffrey Shook, associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work joins Rick to discuss the recent study he worked on showing how the Fight for $15 and a Union makes workers and their families lives better and communities better. 

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The Rick Smith Show 12-1-2017

December 4, 2017

The Rick Smoth Show's Free Speech TV hour 

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The Rick Smith Show 11-30-2017

December 1, 2017

Almost finished repairing the computers that seem to all crash at once.  Here is a day from our Labor History tour 

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The Rick Smith Show 11-29-2017 Best of

November 30, 2017

We had a minor computer meltdown today.  It's either the Russians, Trump, or Windows 10.  Here is a blast from the past as we repeat a day from our 2013 Labor History tour 

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The Rick Smith Show 11-28-2017

November 29, 2017
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The Rick Smith Show 11-27-2017

November 28, 2017

Sarah Kendzior, political writer and commentator joins Rick to discuss her recent article titled, Gutting net neutrality is a death knell for the resistance and to explain how allowing the Trump administration to strip this protection is another step closer to authoritarian rule.

 

Helaine Olen, author and economic commentator joins Rick to explain why the fight raging over the @CFPB Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is important to consumers and how we could see another Trump appointee who vehemently opposes the agency they are in charge gains the reigns. 

Jody Calemine, General Counsel, Communications Workers of America joins Rick to discuss Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton’s letter to CEO’s asking for a signed agreement that workers will benefit from Republican tax as GOP members and President Trump pitch how wonderful their plan will be for workers. 

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Sarah Kendzior on Potential Death of the Resistance

November 28, 2017

Sarah Kendzior, political writer and commentator joins Rick to discuss her recent article titled, Gutting net neutrality is a death knell for the resistance and to explain how allowing the Trump administration to strip this protection is another step closer to authoritarian rule.

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Helaine Olen on CFPB Fight and Consequences

November 28, 2017

Helaine Olen, author and economic commentator joins Rick to explain why the fight raging over the @CFPB Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is important to consumers and how we could see another Trump appointee who vehemently opposes the agency they are in charge gains the reigns. 

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Jody Calemine on Getting CEOs to Sign on the Dotted Line

November 28, 2017

Jody Calemine, General Counsel, Communications Workers of America joins Rick to discuss Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton’s letter to CEO’s asking for a signed agreement that workers will benefit from Republican tax as GOP members and President Trump pitch how wonderful their plan will be for workers. 

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The Rick Smith Show 11-23-2017

November 23, 2017

The Rick Smith Show from the AFL-CIO Convention is St. Louis

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The Rick Smith Show 11-22-2017

November 22, 2017

The Rick Smith Show from the AFL-CIO convention in St Louis 

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The Rick Smith Show 11-21-2017

November 22, 2017

Jim Houser, owner of Hawthorne Auto Clinic in Portland, Oregon and an Executive Committee Member of Main Street Alliance joins Rick to discuss the Republican tax plan and what it will mean for small business.

Alex Rowell, research associate for Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress joins Rick to talk GOP tax plan and how it will affect students, the poor, the disabled, and working families across the nation.

Sarah Burris, Raw Story political writer joins Rick to discuss President Trump’s defense of Alabama Republican Senatorial candidate and accused pedophile Roy Moore and to talk how sexual harassment is touching many of the powerful men in the country.  

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Jim Houser on What GOP Tax Plan Means for Small Business

November 22, 2017

Jim Houser, owner of Hawthorne Auto Clinic in Portland, Oregon and an Executive Committee Member of Main Street Alliance joins Rick to discuss the Republican tax plan and what it will mean for small business.

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