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Nikki Medoro Blog: Coronavirus and Presidential Race Round Up

Nikki Medoro Blog: Coronavirus and Presidential Race Round Up

Good morning KGO family and THANK YOU so much for joining me on the new morning Show.  What a time to launch the new show, right? When The Morning Show started on March 2nd, the Coronavirus concerns in the U.S were starting to gain momentum and of course Super Tuesday was the next day.  I…

Women Who Lead: Demma Rodriguez

Women Who Lead: Demma Rodriguez

Demma Rodriguez has been at Google for eight years. Prior to working at Google, she worked at a startup, Tortus Creative. She was the lead solutions engineer at Tortus for five years before being recruited to Google NYC in 2011. From 2011 to 2014, Rodriguez worked in gTech at Google, leading Google Publishers clients through difficult…

Women Who Lead: Ann Barlow

Women Who Lead: Ann Barlow

Ann Barlow is partner and president of Peppercomm West Coast and managing director of the agency’s creative and digital group. For more than twenty-five years, she has counseled B2B and B2C companies of all sizes, nonprofit organizations, and universities. Together with teams from Peppercomm’s offices and affiliates around the globe, she has advocated for clients’ positions…

Online Extremists & Techno-Utopians with Andrew Marantz

Online Extremists & Techno-Utopians with Andrew Marantz

Nikki Medoro talked to Andrew Marantz of the New Yorker about the inner workings of the alt-right and their trolls and propagandists. Originally, I was just trying to see what the internet is doing to our brains, our society, and our politics. There’s only so far you can get with that with abstractions, arguments, and…

The Future of Syria with Dan Gabriel

The Future of Syria with Dan Gabriel

(Photo by Lefteris Pitarakis/AP Images) Nikki Medoro talks to former CIA operative Dan Gabriel about how he sees the future of Syria. There is very few things in DC in 2019 that will unite the city. I think this move by President Trump is one of them and maybe the Washington Nationals are the other.…

Feminism & Health Care with Jennifer Block

Feminism & Health Care with Jennifer Block

Jennifer Block, author of Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution, joins Nikki and Kim to talk about the need for improvements in health care options for women in America. I think we’re having all these important conversations right now about how people’s power is undermined on the basis of gender,…

Gun Control with Congressman Mike Thompson

Gun Control with Congressman Mike Thompson

Congressman Mike Thompson discusses his work as Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and whether he thinks the House and Senate can come to an agreement on guns.

Technology Trouble with Emily Peck

Technology Trouble with Emily Peck

Huffington Post reporter Emily Peck on the rights you are giving up when you sign up for an App. She downloaded the company’s app and did something that all of us do: she clicked accept on the Terms and Conditions to get the app to show up on her phone… Little did she know, by…

Criminal Justice Reform with London Breed

Criminal Justice Reform with London Breed

(Photo by Jeff Chiu/AP Images) “[Kamala Harris] is not given enough credit for what she did to work with those who were accused, and providing them with an opportunity to turn their lives around.” Nikki Medoro talks to San Francisco Mayor London Breed about Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris’ criminal justice platform.

Activism with Lisa Fithian

Activism with Lisa Fithian

Nikki and Kim talk to longtime activist Lisa Fithian about reasons people protest and how to do it effectively. Her new book “Shut it Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance” is available now.

Decriminalizing Drugs with Drug Policy Alliance

Decriminalizing Drugs with Drug Policy Alliance

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants the DNC to adopt a platform in 2020 to decriminalize all drugs. Nikki talks with Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno, Executive Director of Drug Policy Alliance about whether it is a good idea. There are all sorts of problems with the way the system has been built. There is extremely disproportionate punishment,…

The Chip Franklin Show: Marijuana’s Future with Melissa Lee

The Chip Franklin Show: Marijuana’s Future with Melissa Lee

CNBC’s Melissa Lee talks to Chip and Nikki about her new special report, High Risk. High Reward: Cannabis Inc. and whether we are moving to legalize marijuana a little too fast. I think people have the right to do what they want. If they want to get high, and they want to be what they…

Nikki Medoro: The Latest on the College Admissions Scandal Case

Nikki Medoro: The Latest on the College Admissions Scandal Case

(Photo by Paul Marotta/Stringer/Getty) Kate Taylor with the New York Times talks to Nikki Medoro gives an update on the college admissions case involving actress Lori Loughlin. Yesterday’s hearing was not a really dramatic hearing. It was fairly routine. It was about was about the potential conflicts that Lori Loughlin and her husband’s lawyers might have…

Women Who Lead: Naomi Mulgrave

Women Who Lead: Naomi Mulgrave

(Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images) Nikki chats with Naomi Mulgrave, Vice President of Strategic Solutions at Prudential Financial about the upcoming Watermark Conference for Women – Silicon Valley.

Women Who Lead: Asha George

Women Who Lead: Asha George

(Photo by Johns Hopkins – Bloomberg School of Public Health) Nikki talks with Asha George, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion with Dell about the upcoming Watermark Conference for Women Silicon Valley.

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