The Rick Smith Show
Scott Paul on Investing in America and its Workers

Scott Paul on Investing in America and its Workers

November 17, 2021

Scott Paul of the Alliance for American Manufacturing joins us to discuss the infrastructure bill that Biden just signed, and what it means for working people all over America.

 

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Alex Press of Jacobin on the IATSE Contract That Almost Wasn‘t

Alex Press of Jacobin on the IATSE Contract That Almost Wasn‘t

November 17, 2021

Alex joins the show to talk about the new contract that saved Hollywood from a crippling strike ... and how close it came to being voted down.

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-17-21 (1st Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-17-21 (1st Hour)

November 17, 2021

As former New Jersey Governor and Trump doormat Chris Christie attempts a redemption tour on all the major networks, we discuss the possible coming of the post-Trump pivot, and why it should be rejected before it ever begins. We also discuss breaking news in the IATSE contract vote, and several other #Strikesgiving stories.

Our guests tonight are:

Alex Press of Jacobin Magazine

Scott Paul of The Alliance for American Manufacturing

Tony DiPerna of the International Masonry Institute

Former Congressman Bob Ney

 

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-17-21 (2nd Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-17-21 (2nd Hour)

November 17, 2021

As former New Jersey Governor and Trump doormat Chris Christie attempts a redemption tour on all the major networks, we discuss the possible coming of the post-Trump pivot, and why it should be rejected before it ever begins. We also discuss breaking news in the IATSE contract vote, and several other #Strikesgiving stories.

Our guests tonight are:

Alex Press of Jacobin Magazine

Scott Paul of The Alliance for American Manufacturing

Tony DiPerna of the International Masonry Institute

Former Congressman Bob Ney

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John Fetterman on the PA Senate Race and the Fight for Democracy

John Fetterman on the PA Senate Race and the Fight for Democracy

November 16, 2021

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman joins the program to talk about life on the campaign trail, and why he wants to take the fight to DC as the next US Senator from the Keystone State.

 

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”The Aggressive Progressive” Chris Hahn

”The Aggressive Progressive” Chris Hahn

November 16, 2021

Chris Hahn joins the show to discuss several news stories and what they mean for working people and the justice system we need, but don't have.

 

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-16-21 (2nd Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-16-21 (2nd Hour)

November 16, 2021

The Rick Smith Show | 11-16-21

As working people fight for their rights on the job, big business is beginning to punch back with their usual union-busting arsenal of tricks, lawlessness, and even closures. Meanwhile, our justice system wears its flaws like badges of honor, and half the political establishment openly supports and end to American democracy. This and more on tonight’s show.

Our guests tonight are:

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman

“The Aggressive Progressive” Chris Hahn

Len Leibert of SMART (Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers)

Former Congressman Bob Ney

 

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-16-21 (1st Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-16-21 (1st Hour)

November 16, 2021

The Rick Smith Show | 11-16-21

As working people fight for their rights on the job, big business is beginning to punch back with their usual union-busting arsenal of tricks, lawlessness, and even closures. Meanwhile, our justice system wears its flaws like badges of honor, and half the political establishment openly supports and end to American democracy. This and more on tonight’s show.

Our guests tonight are:

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman

“The Aggressive Progressive” Chris Hahn

Len Leibert of SMART (Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers)

Former Congressman Bob Ney

 

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Justin Hendrix on 1/6 and the Insurrectionists in Congress

Justin Hendrix on 1/6 and the Insurrectionists in Congress

November 15, 2021

Justin Hendrix of Tech Policy Press discusses the 1/6 insurrection and the role Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) played in it, and what might be next for the newly subpoenaed Trumplicans.

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-15-21 (2nd Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-15-21 (2nd Hour)

November 15, 2021

The Rick Smith Show | 11-15-21

On the day Steve Bannon gets indicted (finally), we talk about the 1/6 insurrection and the role Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) played in it, and what might be next for the newly subpoenaed Trumplicans. We also bring back our all-star panel to break down the major events of the week.

Our guests tonight are:

Justin Hendrix of Tech Policy Press

Laura Packard, Executive Director at Health Care Voter

Journalist Sarah Burris of RawStory

Rich Ojeda of No Dem Left Behind

 

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-15-21 (1st Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-15-21 (1st Hour)

November 15, 2021

The Rick Smith Show | 11-15-21

On the day Steve Bannon gets indicted (finally), we talk about the 1/6 insurrection and the role Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) played in it, and what might be next for the newly subpoenaed Trumplicans. We also bring back our all-star panel to break down the major events of the week.

Our guests tonight are:

Justin Hendrix of Tech Policy Press

Laura Packard, Executive Director at Health Care Voter

Journalist Sarah Burris of RawStory

Rich Ojeda of No Dem Left Behind

 

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Author Pat Garofalo on Anti-Trust Laws and Corrupt Corporations

Author Pat Garofalo on Anti-Trust Laws and Corrupt Corporations

November 12, 2021

Pat Garofalo, author of "The Billionaire Boondoggle" joins to talk about runaway corruption and what we can do to stop it.

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Renato Mariotti on the Rittenhouse Trial

Renato Mariotti on the Rittenhouse Trial

November 12, 2021

Former federal Prosecutor Renato Mariotti joins to discuss the Rittenhouse trial, some of the odd behavior we have seen so far, and what it might mean for the outcome.

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-12-21 (1st Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-12-21 (1st Hour)

November 12, 2021

The Rick Smith Show | 11-12-21

#Strikesgiving rages on as workers stand up for themselves across the country and the GOP continues its attacks on workers. Also, we discuss the ongoing drama in the Rittenhouse trial, which featured a defense witness who attended the 1/6 insurrection, and several new hints that this trial is becoming a right-wing farce. That and more on tonight’s show.

Our guests tonight are:

Former Federal Prosecutor Renato Mariotti

Pat Garofalo, Author of “The Billionaire Boondoggle”

Journalist Sarah Burris of RawStory

Former Congressman Bob Ney

 

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The Rick Smith Show | 11-12-21 (2nd Hour)

The Rick Smith Show | 11-12-21 (2nd Hour)

November 12, 2021

The Rick Smith Show | 11-12-21

#Strikesgiving rages on as workers stand up for themselves across the country and the GOP continues its attacks on workers. Also, we discuss the ongoing drama in the Rittenhouse trial, which featured a defense witness who attended the 1/6 insurrection, and several new hints that this trial is becoming a right-wing farce. That and more on tonight’s show.

Our guests tonight are:

Former Federal Prosecutor Renato Mariotti

Pat Garofalo, Author of “The Billionaire Boondoggle”

Journalist Sarah Burris of RawStory

Former Congressman Bob Ney

 

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Dr. Allison Gill of The Daily Beans Podcast

Dr. Allison Gill of The Daily Beans Podcast

November 11, 2021

Dr. Gill stops by to discuss the Rittenhouse trial and a number of other current stories.

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Fighting for Workers‘ Rights at Kellogg‘s

Fighting for Workers‘ Rights at Kellogg‘s

November 11, 2021

Heather Green of BCTGM joins us to discuss the Kelloggs strike and what it means for working people today, and working people in future generations.

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

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

November 11, 2021

The Rick Smith Show | 11-11-21

As #Strikesgiving approaches and the Rittenhouse trial gets closer to its conclusion, we weigh in on several current stories affecting working families and the America they are trying to put back together. We discuss one Congressman making death threats against his colleagues, working people fighting for better conditions, and the new “inflation” boogeyman that the GOP says is coming to get us all.

Our guests tonight are:

Allison Gill of “The Daily Beans” podcast

Heather Green of BCTGM, on strike at Kelloggs

Labor Attorney Paul Secunda

Economist Rose Khattar of The Center for American Progress

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

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

November 11, 2021

The Rick Smith Show | 11-11-21

As #Strikesgiving approaches and the Rittenhouse trial gets closer to its conclusion, we weigh in on several current stories affecting working families and the America they are trying to put back together. We discuss one Congressman making death threats against his colleagues, working people fighting for better conditions, and the new “inflation” boogeyman that the GOP says is coming to get us all.

Our guests tonight are:

Allison Gill of “The Daily Beans” podcast

Heather Green of BCTGM, on strike at Kelloggs

Labor Attorney Paul Secunda

Economist Rose Khattar of The Center for American Progress

 

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Scott Paul on the Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Scott Paul on the Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

November 10, 2021

Scott Paul talks infrastructure and what the most recent investment will mean for American working families.

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