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.
The former education secretary and host of the syndicated radio show Morning in America shares his inspiration for writing the text The Book of Man and assesses the growth in education inequality and the “Race to the Top” program.
The former three-term New York governor explains why he decided not to run in the 2012 presidential election, comments on Mitt Romney’s success on Wall Street in the wake of poverty and offers his views on the NY primary.
The best-selling author explains the inspiration behind the title of his new book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do, comments on whether the media has an impact on Congress and shares his thoughts on this year’s “freshman class” on Capitol Hill.
From the arts and motion pictures to politics and sports, recent guests, who were born in places as far away as Latvia or as close as Sacramento, CA, had the studio (as always) buzzing with thought-provoking and lively discussion on sports, business, politics, scandal, arts and entertainment.
The senior editor of The New Republic reflects on President Obama’s first term, assesses whether the present administration has learned lessons about the economy and discusses his book, The Escape Artist.
While I came away from Under African Skies with a new understanding of the political landscape from which ‘Graceland’ emerged, it was Simon’s ruminations on the role of the artist in our society that hit me hardest.
The California Congressman and member of the Budget and Ways and Means committees offers his thoughts on how the deficit discussion will play out on the 2012 campaign trail.
In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the former lobbyist shares his thoughts on being referred to as an “orthodox Robin Hood” and discusses the conflicting feedback he’s receiving for writing his book, Capitol Punishment.
A shocking story from inside North Korea shows just how little we know about the notoriously secretive socialist state.