The Rick Smith Show
Sara Nelson on the Power of Unions

Sara Nelson on the Power of Unions

November 30, 2021

Sara Nelson, President of Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA) joins us to discuss the importance of unions and why American working people need to take a more aggressive approach to holding greedy corporations accountable.

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-29-21 (1st Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-29-21 (1st Hour)

November 30, 2021

Amazon gets called out for its union-busting nonsense, Twitter gets a new CEO, and 2022 seems more uncertain than ever. That and more on tonight’s show.

Our guests tonight are:

Sara Nelson, President: AFA-CWA, AFL-CIO

Steve Pierson, Co-Host of Swing Left’s “How We Win” Podcast

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The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube & Twitch TV, and the show runs every night in prime time on Free Speech TV.

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Radio listeners – You can find us in most major markets, including New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, Los Angeles on KPFK 90.7 FM, Chicago on WCPT AM 820, Columbus on 98.3/92.7 FM, Minneapolis on AM950, and many others. Check your local listings.

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-29-21 (2nd Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-29-21 (2nd Hour)

November 30, 2021

Amazon gets called out for its union-busting nonsense, Twitter gets a new CEO, and 2022 seems more uncertain than ever. That and more on tonight’s show.

Our guests tonight are:

Sara Nelson, President: AFA-CWA, AFL-CIO

Steve Pierson, Co-Host of Swing Left’s “How We Win” Podcast

Call-in at 1-866-416-RICK (7425) to join the show.

Want more #RickShow? Go to https://www.thericksmithshow.com

The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube & Twitch TV, and the show runs every night in prime time on Free Speech TV.

Be sure to add the FSTV channel on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, on the FSTV iOS app, or find it in the regular channel lineup on DirecTV or Dish.

Radio listeners – You can find us in most major markets, including New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, Los Angeles on KPFK 90.7 FM, Chicago on WCPT AM 820, Columbus on 98.3/92.7 FM, Minneapolis on AM950, and many others. Check your local listings.

Questions or comments? Email Rick@thericksmithshow.com

Happy Thanksgiving | Best of the #RickShow

Happy Thanksgiving | Best of the #RickShow

November 29, 2021

The show is on a break for the holiday, so here are some of our favorite interviews and hot takes from the past few weeks. The regular podcast will return tomorrow.

Also, we're happy to announce two new members of the #RickShow radio family, as we will be launching new shows in:

Chicago on WCPT 820AM - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

Minneapolis on AM950 - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

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Happy Thanksgiving | Best of the #RickShow

Happy Thanksgiving | Best of the #RickShow

November 26, 2021

The show is on a break for the holiday, so here are some of our favorite interviews and hot takes from the past few weeks. The show will return on Monday, November 29.

Also, we're happy to announce two new members of the #RickShow radio family, as we will be launching new shows in:

Chicago on WCPT 820AM - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

Minneapolis on AM950 - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

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Happy Thanksgiving | Best of the #RickShow

Happy Thanksgiving | Best of the #RickShow

November 25, 2021

The show is on a break for the holiday, so here are some of our favorite interviews and hot takes from the past few weeks. The show will return on Monday, November 29.

Also, we're happy to announce two new members of the #RickShow radio family, as we will be launching new shows in:

Chicago on WCPT 820AM - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

Minneapolis on AM950 - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

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Happy Thanksgiving | Best of the #RickShow

Happy Thanksgiving | Best of the #RickShow

November 24, 2021

The show is on a break for the holiday, so here are some of our favorite interviews and hot takes from the past few weeks. The show will return on Monday, November 29.

Also, we're happy to announce two new members of the #RickShow radio family, as we will be launching new shows in:

Chicago on WCPT 820AM - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

Minneapolis on AM950 - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

Call 1-866-416-RICK (7425) to join the show.

Happy Thanksgiving | Best of The #RickShow

Happy Thanksgiving | Best of The #RickShow

November 23, 2021

The show is on a break for the holiday, so here are some of our favorite interviews and hot takes from the past few weeks. The show will return on Monday, November 29.

Also, we're happy to announce two new members of the #RickShow radio family, as we will be launching new shows in:

Chicago on WCPT 820AM - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

Minneapolis on AM950 - 8P - 10P CST (Live Call-in Show)

Call 1-866-416-RICK (7425) to join the show.

State Senator Art Haywood of Pennsylvania

State Senator Art Haywood of Pennsylvania

November 22, 2021

PA State Senator Art Haywood joins us to discuss a monument week of news, and what that need means for the working families of Pennsylvania.

 

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Khary Penebaker Gun Violence Survivor and Treasurer of the DNC Black Caucus

Khary Penebaker Gun Violence Survivor and Treasurer of the DNC Black Caucus

November 22, 2021

Khary Penebaker discusses the aftermath of the Rittenhouse trial and how the outcome is as predictable as it is infuriating.

 

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-22-21 (2nd Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-22-21 (2nd Hour)

November 22, 2021

As the Rittenhouse trial comes to a terrible but predictable end, we discuss the case and why it went how it did, and what is likely to happen next. But also, as #Strikesgiving continues, we talk to some striking teachers about what’s going on in our schools, and the panel returns to break down the week.

Our guests tonight are:

Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood

Khary Penebaker Gun Violence Survivor and Treasurer of the DNC Black Caucus

Journalist Sarah Burris of RawStory

Rich Ojeda of No Dem Left Behind

Scott Dworkin of the Democratic Coalition

 

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The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube, and you can catch up on what you miss twice a week on Free Speech TV:

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-22-21 (1st Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-22-21 (1st Hour)

November 22, 2021

As the Rittenhouse trial comes to a terrible but predictable end, we discuss the case and why it went how it did, and what is likely to happen next. But also, as #Strikesgiving continues, we talk to some striking teachers about what’s going on in our schools, and the panel returns to break down the week.

Our guests tonight are:

Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood

Khary Penebaker Gun Violence Survivor and Treasurer of the DNC Black Caucus

Journalist Sarah Burris of RawStory

Rich Ojeda of No Dem Left Behind

Scott Dworkin of the Democratic Coalition

 

Want more #RickShow? Go to https://www.thericksmithshow.com

The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube, and you can catch up on what you miss twice a week on Free Speech TV:

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Apprenticeship Week with Anton Ruesing of IUPAT

Apprenticeship Week with Anton Ruesing of IUPAT

November 19, 2021

Union Leader Anton Ruesing joins us to discuss union apprenticeship programs and how they are one of the only debt-free ways to create family sustaining careers in America today.

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Scott DiMauro of The Ohio Education Association

Scott DiMauro of The Ohio Education Association

November 19, 2021

Scott DiMauro joins to discuss a broad array of educational issues, from funding, to teacher pay, to attacks on teachers and school board members over created controversies, and more.

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-19-21 (1st Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-19-21 (1st Hour)

November 19, 2021

It’s National Apprenticeship Week, and we will be sharing stories of success from around the country. We also talk about the recent right-wing attacks on our schools, and then we’ll break down several current events and news stories with some of our favorite analysts and journalists.

Our guests tonight are:

Scott DiMauro – President of the Ohio Education Association

Anton Ruesing of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)

Journalist Sarah Burris of RawStory

Former Congressman Bob Ney

 

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The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube, and you can catch up on what you miss twice a week on Free Speech TV:

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Questions or comments? Email Rick@thericksmithshow.com

The Rick Smith Show | 11-19-21 (2nd Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-19-21 (2nd Hour)

November 19, 2021

It’s National Apprenticeship Week, and we will be sharing stories of success from around the country. We also talk about the recent right-wing attacks on our schools, and then we’ll break down several current events and news stories with some of our favorite analysts and journalists.

Our guests tonight are:

Scott DiMauro – President of the Ohio Education Association

Anton Ruesing of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)

Journalist Sarah Burris of RawStory

Former Congressman Bob Ney

 

Want more #RickShow? Go to https://www.thericksmithshow.com

The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube, and you can catch up on what you miss twice a week on Free Speech TV:

Wednesday night @ 9pm EST

Saturday night @ 6pm EST

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Questions or comments? Email Rick@thericksmithshow.com

Jason Walsh of the BlueGreen Alliance

Jason Walsh of the BlueGreen Alliance

November 18, 2021

Jason Walsh stops by to tell us about the infrastructure plan and what is can do to help us combat the climate emergency, and also how the real climate policy is in the Build Back Better package that still needs to pass.

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The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube, and you can catch up on what you miss twice a week on Free Speech TV:

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Hamilton Nolan of In These Times

Hamilton Nolan of In These Times

November 18, 2021

Journalist Hamilton Nolan joins us to discuss a number of new articles he has written recently about the recent strike wave and what is has done and is doing for American working people.

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The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube, and you can catch up on what you miss twice a week on Free Speech TV:

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-18-21 (2nd Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-18-21 (2nd Hour)

November 18, 2021

Strange days are here. On the day the Qanon Shaman is sentenced to the better part of four years in prison, GOP Congressman Paul Gosar gets censured for threatening to kill a colleague, and GOP Congresswoman Lauren Bobert has her “hold my beer” moment when she accuses a colleague of being part of “the jihad caucus.” Luckily, though, there are still some adults left in the room. They’re trying to build a better America, and we have a few of them on the show.

Our guests tonight are:

Jason Walsh of The BlueGreen Alliance

Journalist Hamilton Nolan of In These Times

IBEW Apprentice Marlon Anderson

Andres Vinelli of The Center for American Progress

 

Want more #RickShow? Go to https://www.thericksmithshow.com

The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube, and you can catch up on what you miss twice a week on Free Speech TV:

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Questions or comments? Email Rick@thericksmithshow.com

The Rick Smith Show | 11-18-21 (1st Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-18-21 (1st Hour)

November 18, 2021

Strange days are here. On the day the Qanon Shaman is sentenced to the better part of four years in prison, GOP Congressman Paul Gosar gets censured for threatening to kill a colleague, and GOP Congresswoman Lauren Bobert has her “hold my beer” moment when she accuses a colleague of being part of “the jihad caucus.” Luckily, though, there are still some adults left in the room. They’re trying to build a better America, and we have a few of them on the show.

Our guests tonight are:

Jason Walsh of The BlueGreen Alliance

Journalist Hamilton Nolan of In These Times

IBEW Apprentice Marlon Anderson

Andres Vinelli of The Center for American Progress

 

Want more #RickShow? Go to https://www.thericksmithshow.com

The Rick Smith Show streams live every weeknight from 9p-11p EST on YouTube, and you can catch up on what you miss twice a week on Free Speech TV:

Wednesday night @ 9pm EST

Saturday night @ 6pm EST

Be sure to add the FSTV channel on Apple TV or Roku or find us in the regular channel lineup on DirecTV or Dish.

Radio listeners – You can find us in most major markets, including New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, Los Angeles on KPFK 90.7 FM, Chicago on WCPT AM 820, and many others. Check your local listings.

Questions or comments? Email Rick@thericksmithshow.com

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