Nicole Sandler has worked in radio her entire adult life. After a successful career in music radio in NY and Los Angeles (WPLJ, KLOS, KSCA and others), she returned to talk radio to host mornings on then-progressive talk WINZ/Miami. After a flip to sports, she moved to Air America Radio for a nightly show. When AAR went off the air on Jan 21, 2010, Nicole Sandler moved online where she continues to question authority daily at

20211022 Nicole Sandler Show -Sticking a Fork in this week with Alex Lawson

We made it to Friday, so we've got that going for us. Unfortunately, it was a rough and bumpy week, as the Democrats in Congress can't seem to get their shit together. The media seems to take pleasure in dumping on Biden and his agenda, as if to prove they're equally critical of both sides (even when both sides aren't equally reprehensible, but that's an issue for another day). Alex Lawson is Executive Director of Social Security Works (, and was one of the panelists on a Bernie Sanders live stream earlier this week, that also included AOC, Rev Dr. William Barber, along with Bernie and a few others to again explain what's in the Build Back Better reconciliation package that's being whittled down at the whims of Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema. Alex will join us at the top of the show for a status report on where we are with getting this thing across the finish line. Then I figured we could all use a bit of stress relief heading into the weekend. Dr. Cassandra Leah Quave is a medical doctor, but also an EthnoBotanist, a leader in the field of medical botany. Her new book is "The Plant Hunter: A Scientist's Quest for Nature's Next Medicines". Since Manchinema won't let Medicare negotiate drug prices, maybe we can learn to heal ourselves the natural way... Strike that last paragraph.. the guest somehow wasn't aware we were supposed to talk today, so we didn't. Perhaps another time. Instead, I ranted...