On Friday’s Show, Ed gives commentary on Donald Trump’s action regarding Carrier in Indianapolis, as well as the state of the Democratic Party.
On Tuesday’s show, Ed is joined by Dr. Reese Halter, distinguished Conservation Biologist, to discuss millions of trees dying in California and what that does to the environment. Ed also gives commentary on the need for new leadership among House Democrats ahead of their Wednesday vote.
Two hospitals have released a new report detailing the enormous costs of repealing the Affordable Care Act. It would cause an “unprecedented health crisis,” they claim. Sirius XM Satellite Radio host Joe Madison and GOP strategist and Keelen Group lobbyist Frank McCarthy join RT’s Ed Schultz to discuss the realities of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to “repeal and replace” Obamacare.
Several hundred people attended a rally today organized by Good Jobs Nation. Bernie Sanders, Keith Ellison, and others addressed the crowd of union organizers and activists. “It is not a radical idea to say that if you work 40 hours a week, you should not be living in poverty!” Sanders thundered. RT’s Anya Parampil spoke with Ellison, who discussed his failed bid to oust Nancy Pelosi in the Congressional leadership, as well as recent smears by wealthy right-wing Democrats accusing him of anti-Semitism.
Jim Naureckas of the media watchdog group Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) joins RT’s Ed Schultz to discuss The Washington Post’s recent “blacklist” of alternative media sites, which he calls an “amateurish collection of random websites” which includes groups “with no connection whatsoever to Russia,” and that The Washington Post’s publication of the list amounts to “McCarthyism,” as any criticisms of the US system appear to invite accusations of disinformation-peddling.