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On May 27, 2020 GasLit Nation Co-host and NY Times Best Selling author Sara Kendzior Joined Rick to discuss a wide array of topics from Trump’s attack on social media to the death of another unarmed black man by police. In this lightly edited transcript Rick discusses...
Wake UP Alert, “China treats this as a war time environment, and that wants to entirely subvert our country” – Emily de La Bruyère
On Friday May 22, 2020, Emily de La Bruyère, co-founder of Horizon Advisory joined Rick on the show to discuss China and their push to dominate global manufacturing, the risks associated with China dominating 5G technology, Tariffs, and more. Rick has been talking...
On Wednesday May 20, 2020 John Costa, President of the Amalgamated Transit Union joined Rick to discuss the work his union was doing to protect workers in one of the most deadly of essential jobs and to share his thoughts on what needs to be done before workers are...
On Wednesday May 13, 2020 John Samuelsen, President of the Transport Worker’s Union (TWU) joined Rick to discuss the conditions his members are facing during this deadly global pandemic. During the discuss President Samuelsen talks about the HEROES Act and the...
On Thursday May 7th, 2020 Ben Speight, Director of AFGE's Crisis Response Campaign joined Rick to discuss the widespread actions at Veterans Administration facilities across the country to demand safer working conditions and adequate Personal Protective Equipment...
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In 2005, The Rick Smith Show stepped into a local radio world devoid of progressive talk. Rick took his straight shooting no nonsense Teamster outlook to the air and started mixing it up with conservatives from one of the reddest areas north of the Mason Dixon line. His show grew steadily, attracting listeners starved for a voice that spoke to working stiffs who felt the economic floor crumbling beneath them.