Tag: Politics
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Interview
Airdate: August 31, 2011

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.

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Interview
Airdate: September 1, 2011

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.

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Interview
Airdate: August 29, 2011

The California Democrat and member of the new congressional “super committee” explains why the biggest deficit America faces is jobs.

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Interview
Airdate: August 24, 2011

Tavis pays tribute to the legendary lyricist who is described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the “defining creators in mid-century pop music culture.”

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 13th, 2011

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?

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August 12th, 2011

Just before Texas Gov. Rick Perry tossed his hat into the GOP presidential ring, he promoted a Christian-centered prayer day. Our blogger Sean Nixon attended “The Response” and weighs in on the event.

August 1st, 2011

There were sighs of relief this week when a  Texas judge ruled in favor of Gov. Rick Perry’s controversial role in a major religious event. Judge Gray Miller threw out a lawsuit filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The organization, which sued Perry, cited that his participation in the upcoming August 6 day of prayer is a clear violation [...]

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July 19th, 2011

Will candidates “break free from the noise of a one-size-fits-all Christianity” in 2012? Our blogger Sean Nixon makes a case for seizing on a unique opportunity.

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Interview
Airdate: July 18, 2011

Los Angeles mayor and U.S. Conference of Mayors president discusses his city’s reliance on cars and explains why he feels the national immigration debate is wrongheaded.

July 6th, 2011

Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas regards himself as a compassionate conservative in his state, despite his critics, and with good cause. He wants to stem the high recidivism rate of ex-felons by working with faith-based re-entry programs as a way to not only help former inmates, but shore up a lagging state budget. From a government standpoint, [...]

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