On Thursday’s show, Ed is joined by Dr. James Peterson, Director of Africana Studies at LeHigh University, joins the show to discuss Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump trying to win over African American voters.
On Wednesday’s show, Ed is joined by Former Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen to discuss President Obama’s upcoming blitz in support of the Trans Pacific Partnership, and Bernie Sanders’ launch of his “Our Revolution” organization.
Ring of Fire: While Right-Wingers Lose Their Minds Over Social Security, Army Can’t Account for $6.5 Trillion in Defense Spending
Voters in Florida are to decide the future of former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz who resigned after the DNC leaks which revealed the party favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. Her opponent, Tim Canova, has received much of his funding through the so-called Bernie Sanders revolution. Florida voters will also choose between progressive congressman Alan Grayson and establishment favorite Patrick Murphy. For more on this, Mitch Caesar, former Florida Democratic Party Chair and member of the DNC Executive Council, joins ‘News With Ed.’
Donald Trump is expected to clarify his position on immigration this week after having promised to deport all 11 million undocumented migrants. For more on this and on President Obama’s legacy of deportations, Nelini Stamp of Working Families Party and radio host Mark Simone, join ‘News With Ed.’
It’s not just the Latino vote that Donald Trump is struggling to get, but the African-American vote as well. Trump is making an attempt to reverse that by visiting Great Faith Ministries, a black church in Detroit to have a taped interview with Bishop Wayne T. Jackson about issues facing the black community. For more on this, Symone Sanders, democratic strategist and former Communications Director for the Bernie Sanders campaign, joins ‘News With Ed.’
A National Football League player, Colin Kaepernick, refused to stand for the United States anthem before a game to protest perceived racial injustices in the country. For more on this and the implications it has for Kaepernick’s career, lawyer and sports agent Anthony Tall joins ‘News With Ed.’
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday sent a tweet claiming Hillary Clinton has told “so many lies” about her use of a private email server during her tenure at the State Department.