The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of That Used to Be Us discusses the president’s veto of Palestine’s U.N. statehood bid and shares his thoughts on the president’s jobs bill.
The Oscar-winning filmmaker and author of Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life discusses President Obama’s plan to cut the national debt and shares what he would say to the president if he had five minutes alone with him.
A survivor of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, Manning reflects on her 10-year journey of survival and re-creation.
The noted religious scholar and No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam” author, who predicted the youth-centered Arab uprising in the Middle East and North Africa, outlines the impact that the Arab Spring will have on U.S. foreign policy.
The former Detroit mayor and co-author of the memoir Surrendered describes his time in solitary confinement and explains why that low point was the first time that he found true freedom.
The Harvard law professor and author of The Persistence of the Color Line explains why he believes that the nation’s first Black president is not going to be a transformative president when it comes to race.
The whistleblower whose book on the Bernie Madoff scheme, No One Would Listen, is the basis for the new film Chasing Madoff, discusses his 10-year journey and explains why the fraud was obvious to anybody who cared to look.
One of our bloggers thinks Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the best voices on the side of the working poor in American journalism. What do you think?
Did somebody say something about Tavis getting some much-needed rest? Not so fast. During his annual production hiatus, he continued his Foundation’s annual Leadership Institute and is kicking off a national Poverty Tour to raise awareness about the plight of the poor. But, our Web site staff did manage to track him down for a few summer reading recommendations.
Prendergast discusses the remarkable story behind his new text, Unlikely Brothers: Our Story of Adventure, Loss, and Redemption.