Tag: Politics
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Interview
Airdate: August 20, 2012

The consumer and political activist shares his opinions on how minimum wage and the weakened labor movement will play into the 2012 presidential race.

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Interview
Airdate: July 2, 2012

The Salon.com columnist weighs in on the Supreme Court’s healthcare ruling, explains her text, What’s the Matter with White People?, and assesses the evolution of the race and class discussion.

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D-MI) is proposing loan debt reform. Photo: US House of Representatives
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 27th, 2012

Rep. Hansen Clark and fellow lawmakers in DC want to reform student loan debt.

The U.S. student loan debt is affecting many Americans
June 25th, 2012

Politicians may have a few ideas to address the student debt crisis, but there’s one guy who thinks we’ll need a social movement to solve it.

Andrew Cuomo Photo: Pat Arnow
June 17th, 2012

The New York Governor’s proposal on marijuana possession is good, but it needs work.

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Interview
Airdate: June 5, 2012

The Oscar-winning filmmaker-turned-author discusses the reasons for writing his new text, Predator Nation.

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Interview
Airdate: June 4, 2012

The New York Times columnist and best-selling author discusses her text, As Texas Goes…, and shares her thoughts on events surrounding this year’s presidential election.

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Interview
Airdate: May 21, 2012

The best-selling author and former senator discusses his text We Can All Do Better, in which he assesses the state of the U.S., the toll placed on its people and what role each American can play to help the nation reach its full potential.

April 30th, 2012

President Obama and Jimmy Kimmel kept the jokes rolling at the annual event.

Image: LWVC via Flickr
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 29th, 2012

It’s easy to loathe folks with opinions that diverge from our own, especially in election times. It’s even easier to forget that the people behind the divergent opinions and provocative soundbites are just that: people.

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