Tag: Politics
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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

Airdate: April 13, 2011

Massachusetts governor comments on President Obama’s speech on his deficit reduction plan, explains how the budget battle is impacting the states and talks about his new memoir.

Airdate: April 6, 2011

Maryland congressman, the Ranking Member on the House Budget Committee, discusses the federal budget impasse and efforts to reach a compromise.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 1st, 2011

This post was previously published on March 21, 2011 at Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity. Marist College recently conducted a survey to determine what superpower Americans would most like to have. More than a quarter of Americans said they would want the power to travel through time, which tied with mind-reading as the most popular […]

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