Tag: Politics
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 26th, 2011

Remember in 2003, when Arnold Schwarzenegger was running for governor, how a bunch of women came forward saying he’d groped them and otherwise behaved in a matter unbecoming of a public figure (or a decent human being)? Turns out they may not have been Democrat shills after all. Hunh. I was living in California at [...]

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Interview
Airdate: May 25, 2011

Princeton professor and “intellectual provocateur” weighs in on the recent controversy sparked by his critique of President Obama.

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May 6th, 2011

Why didn’t we capture bin Laden and bring him to trial? Why answer violence with violence? Join the discussion.

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Interview
Airdate: May 4, 2011

Counter-terrorism expert and former White House advisor Richard Clarke discusses U.S. reaction to bin Laden’s death and today’s decision not to release photos.

May 4th, 2011

Faith and politics is about as old as the U.S. itself. Time and again, individuals seeking office will campaign on issues ranging from taxes and education to free markets and welfare. Yet, no one issue gets more attention from voters than a candidate’s personal faith. One man seeking to share his faith with potential voters is Newt [...]

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May 2nd, 2011

While it’s easy to say that the underlying issue of the ‘birther’ movement is racism, that’s beside the point and not a very useful discussion.

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Interview
Airdate: May 2, 2011

Award-winning investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill weighs in on the impact of Osama bin Laden’s death, including whether it will turn a page in U.S. dealings with Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Interview
Airdate: May 2, 2011

Former Republican U.S. senator from Wyoming Alan Simpson, co-chair of President Obama’s deficit commission, discusses the debate in DC on Medicare and Social Security and where he thinks AARP fits into the dialogue.

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Interview
Airdate: April 25, 2011

In the first of this week’s shows from New York, Tavis talks with Mayor Michael Bloomberg about the challenges his city faces, including education, the economy and immigration.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 22nd, 2011

How do you write about the sex lives of past presidents without being salacious? If you’re controversial publisher Larry Flynt, you co-write a book with history professor David Eisenbach and call it One Nation Under Sex. “I knew nobody would want to read a history book written by a pornographer, so I was just covering [...]

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