Michael Filler explains Horrors of No Rights at Work

October 11, 2017

Michael B. Filler, Director of the Public Services Division with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters joins Rick to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court case Janus Vs. AFSCME and explain how this case can overturn 40 years of decided law and harm workers ability to fight for better wages, hours, and conditions for generations. 

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Marc Stier talks Terrible Trump Tax Scheme

October 11, 2017

Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center joins Rick from the Capitol in Harrisburg, PA as activists’ rally against Donald Trump’s latest tax plan to discuss the ramification of another massive tax cut for millionaires and billionaires and corporation and what those cuts will mean for working families across the commonwealth.

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The Rick Smith Show 10-10-2017

October 10, 2017

Andrea Chalupa, Journalist and organizer of the March for Truth joins Rick to discuss election hacking and what attacks on the sanctity of our ballot box means for democracy as more information comes about Russian meddling and potential hacking.

                                      A Week of Action to Defend the Special Counsel's Russia Investigation

DEMONSTRATIONS ARE BEING PLANNED AROUND THE COUNTRY TO DEMAND THAT CONGRESS SUPPORT NEW LEGISLATION TO PROTECT ROBERT MUELLER'S INVESTIGATION.

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Tom Prigg, Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district joins Rick to discuss why he has thrown his hat into the ring in one of the most gerrymandered districts in the country and discuss what issues he sees as most important to his district.

@TomPrigg2018 #Prigg4Progress #Pa12

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Andrea Chalupa talks Election Rigging March for Truth

October 10, 2017

Andrea Chalupa, Journalist and organizer of the March for Truth joins Rick to discuss election hacking and what attacks on the sanctity of our ballot box means for democracy as more information comes about Russian meddling and potential hacking.

 

A Week of Action to Defend the Special Counsel's Russia Investigation

DEMONSTRATIONS ARE BEING PLANNED AROUND THE COUNTRY TO DEMAND THAT CONGRESS SUPPORT NEW LEGISLATION TO PROTECT ROBERT MUELLER'S INVESTIGATION.

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Tom Prigg talks Congressional Run

October 10, 2017

Tom Prigg, Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district joins Rick to discuss why he has thrown his hat into the ring in one of the most gerrymandered districts in the country and discuss what issues he sees as most important to his district.

@TomPrigg2018 #Prigg4Progress #Pa12

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The Rick Smith Show 10-9-2017

October 9, 2017

Propane Jane helps Rick figure out the weekend’s insanity emanating from the White House as once again another major distraction, this time in the form of feigned outrage and political theater by Vice President Mike Pence, during the Colt-49ers National Anthem clouds our ability to see the very real problems this administration is creating and other they are ignoring. 

Larry Cohen, Labor Chairman Our Revolution joins Rick to talk about how the latest tax deform plan will enrich the rich and harm workers and to discuss what it will take to turn the nation around as inequality worsens and the tools to fight back are being taken away.

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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Propane Jane Stands Up for Those Taking a Knee

October 9, 2017

Propane Jane helps Rick figure out the weekend’s insanity emanating from the White House as once again another major distraction, this time in the form of feigned outrage and political theater by Vice President Mike Pence, during the Colt-49ers National Anthem clouds our ability to see the very real problems this administration is creating and other they are ignoring.

 

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Larry Cohen talks Tax Deform

October 9, 2017

Larry Cohen, Labor Chairman Our Revolution joins Rick to talk about how the latest tax deform plan will enrich the rich and harm workers and to discuss what it will take to turn the nation around as inequality worsens and the tools to fight back are being taken away.

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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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