I really enjoyed talking with Tavis today on the show. When you only have ten minutes to explain things as complicated as the oceans, over-fishing and fish-farming, you always kick yourself after the fact. “Tavis, I meant Atlantic bluefin tuna,” you say. Or, “Tavis, you can have the salmon–but Alaska wild salmon is better for [...]
Tavis talks with counterinsurgency specialist and one of the architects of the U.S. surge in Iraq.
Civil rights veteran and president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, explains the constitutional battle between the federal government and the state of Arizona over immigration.
House Energy Committee chair discusses energy reform after the BP oil spill and the role American citizens play in the problem.
What makes a community healthy? That was the question posed to teenagers by Youth UpRising in Oakland, CA. The mostly African-American youth responded that it is a place where bullets don’t fly, where their friends are not buried before they’re old enough to vote, where there are fewer liquor stores than there are grocery stores. [...]
Orange Beach, AL mayor weighs in with the latest news on the impact of the oil spill crisis on the Gulf Coast.
Journalist and author of The Icarus Syndrome weighs in on the administration’s relationship with Gen. McChrystal.
The five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s arrival on the Gulf Coast is just months away, and the region is grappling with one of the largest environmental disasters in American history — the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tavis recently spoke to a former oil company executive, who analyzed BP’s handling of the [...]
Along a dusty highway, 18 miles or so outside of Caracas, Venezuela, you’ll see the gates of La Villa del Cine. It’s not a prison. It’s not a strip mall. It’s a movie studio that looks, well, like a prison or a strip mall. But La Villa isn’t just any movie studio, it’s the movie [...]
Pennsylvania representative explains why he opted into the U.S. Senate race and gives his take on benchmarks for the Iraq war and how the BP oil spill affects financial regulation.