The Rick Smith Show 2-6-2018

February 7, 2018

Ian Millhiser, Justice Editor at ThinkProgress joins Rick to discuss the recent developments in Pennsylvania as Republican leadership works to maintain their gerrymandered majority and share his thoughts on what to expect in the coming days.

David Yankovich, digital campaign strategist joins Rick to discuss the recent news surrounding the Trump administration, the call for a huge military parade, and how Democrats must get their act together.

Dr. Craig Wilkinson, co-author of The People’s Governor The Honorable Culbert Levy Olson, Governor of California 1939-1943 joins Rick to discuss his new book and to share his thoughts on why Governor Olson is such an important historical figure to be remembered.

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Ian Millhiser on PA Gerrymandering

February 7, 2018

Ian Millhiser, Justice Editor at ThinkProgress joins Rick to discuss the recent developments in Pennsylvania as Republican leadership works to maintain their gerrymandered majority and share his thoughts on what to expect in the coming days.

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David Yankovich talks Trump’s Military Parade Fetish

February 7, 2018

David Yankovich, digital campaign strategist joins Rick to discuss the recent news surrounding the Trump administration, the call for a huge military parade, and how Democrats must get their act together.

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Dr. Craig Wilkinson talks Governor Olson

February 7, 2018

Dr. Craig Wilkinson, co-author of The People’s Governor The Honorable Culbert Levy Olson, Governor of California 1939-1943 joins Rick to discuss his new book and to share his thoughts on why Governor Olson is such an important historical figure to be remembered.

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The Rick Smith Show 2-5-2018

February 6, 2018

Matt Scharfstein, Executive Director of The Loyal Opposition joins Rick to discuss the Nonsense Nunes Memo and what the massive distraction was really all about for we the people.

Propane Jane is back to share her thoughts on the Dodge Super Bowl commercial and the outrage it has brought on from people seeing the hypocrisy of Dr. King’s words being used to sell trucks from the same speech he condemned advertisers.

 

Emily Peck, Sr. Reporter on Gender, Economics, and Inequality at Huffington Post joins Rick to discuss the how and whats of the recent reports of Senator Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump pushing a paid parental leave program.

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Matt Scharfstein talks Nunes Nothing Memo

February 6, 2018

Matt Scharfstein, Executive Director of The Loyal Opposition joins Rick to discuss the Nonsense Nunes Memo and what the massive distraction was really all about for we the people.

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Propane Jane talks MLK Dodge Ram Ad

February 6, 2018

Propane Jane is back to share her thoughts on the Dodge Super Bowl commercial and the outrage it has brought on from people seeing the hypocrisy of Dr. King’s words being used to sell trucks from the same speech he condemned advertisers.

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Emily Peck talks Paid Parental Leave Plan

February 6, 2018

Emily Peck, Sr. Reporter on Gender, Economics, and Inequality at Huffington Post joins Rick to discuss the how and whats of the recent reports of Senator Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump pushing a paid parental leave program.

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The Rick Smith Show 2-3-2018

February 3, 2018

The Rick Smith Show from Saturday February 3, 2018

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Nina Esposito-Visgitis talks Potential Teachers Strike

February 3, 2018

Nina Esposito-Visgitis joins Rick to discuss the possibility of a teachers strike in the Pittsburgh school district.  There has not been a work stoppage in Pitttsburgh schools in more than 40 years.  Why now? What are the issues?  What can be done?   Tune in. 

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Josh Shapiro talks SCOTUS Attack on Labor

February 3, 2018

Penssylvania Attorney General Josh Shario joins Rick to talk about the latest attack on workers coming from the US Supreme Court and what Pennsylvania ia doing to stand up. 

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The Rick Smith Show 2-1-2018

February 2, 2018

Scott Dworkin, Co-Founder of the Democratic Coalition and Democratic strategist joins Rick to discuss the latest news surrounding #ReleaseTheMemo as the White House reportedly is reconsidering moving forward.

Leonie Haimson, Executive Director of Class Size Matters, Network for Public Education Board member, and co-chair of the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy joins Rick to discuss fight back against the centralization of public school children’s personal information.

 

Jocelyn Frye, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress joins Rick to discuss her recent articles on policies to deal with sexual harassment.

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Scott Dworkin talks latest news surrounding #ReleaseTheMemo

February 2, 2018

Scott Dworkin, Co-Founder of the Democratic Coalition and Democratic strategist joins Rick to discuss the latest news surrounding #ReleaseTheMemo as the White House reportedly is reconsidering moving forward.

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Leonie Haimson on Student Data Privacy

February 2, 2018

Leonie Haimson, Executive Director of Class Size Matters, Network for Public Education Board member, and co-chair of the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy joins Rick to discuss fight back against the centralization of public school children’s personal information.

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Jocelyn Frye on Sexual Harassment.

February 2, 2018

Jocelyn Frye, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress joins Rick to discuss her recent articles on policies to deal with sexual harassment.

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The Rick Smith Show 1-31-2018

February 1, 2018

Adam Parkhomenko,  Political Advisor joins Rick to discuss the State of the Union address and to answer the burning question of the day. Did he stay awake during the entire speech, or did he fall asleep like Rick?

Sarah Burris, reporter at RawStory.com joins Rick to talk about the top stories of the day at RawStory.com, share her thoughts about the State of the Union address and to answer the burning question of the day. Did he stay awake during the entire speech, or did he fall asleep like Rick?  

Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center joins Rick to discuss the upcoming Budget Address by PA Governor Tom Wolf and why the November election is so important.

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Adam Parkhomenko talks State of the Union

February 1, 2018

Adam Parkhomenko, Political Advisor joins Rick to discuss the State of the Union address and to answer the burning question of the day. Did he stay awake during the entire speech, or did he fall asleep like Rick?

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Sarah Burris on State of the Union

February 1, 2018

Sarah Burris, reporter at RawStory.com joins Rick to talk about the top stories of the day at RawStory.com, share her thoughts about the State of the Union address and to answer the burning question of the day. Did he stay awake during the entire speech, or did he fall asleep like Rick?  

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Marc Stier talks PA Budget Address

February 1, 2018

Marc Stier, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center joins Rick to discuss the upcoming Budget Address by PA Governor Tom Wolf and why the November election is so important.

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The Rick Smith Show 1-30-2018

January 31, 2018

David Yankovich, Political Strategist joins Rick to discuss the state of the nation and what needs to be done to get the nation back on the right track.

Propane Jane is back joining Rick to discuss the state of the nation and what needs to be done to get the nation back on the right track.

Daniel Doubet, Executive Director of Keystone Progress joins Rick to discus the upcoming Pennsylvania Progressive Summit in Harrisburg, PA and invites listeners to show up, stand up, and speak up in solidarity.

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