Tag: Politics
charlie-crist-2010-08-18
Interview
Airdate: August 18, 2010

Florida governor talks about the impact of the Gulf Coast oil spill on his state, the Tea Party and his bid for the U.S. Senate as an independent candidate.

PeterHotez-RS
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 27th, 2010

In my previous guest blog post for this site I described a hidden burden of poverty and illness resulting from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the world’s poorest countries. In addition to representing the most common infections of the “bottom billion” — people who live on less than $1.25 per day — I revealed that [...]

Photo by Laura Straus.
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 15th, 2010

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 [...]

david-kilcullen-2010-07-15
Interview
Airdate: July 15, 2010

Tavis talks with counterinsurgency specialist and one of the architects of the U.S. surge in Iraq.

thomas-saenz-2010-07-08
Interview
Airdate: July 8, 2010

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.

Interview
Airdate: July 7, 2010

House Energy Committee chair discusses energy reform after the BP oil spill and the role American citizens play in the problem.

RobertPhillips-RS
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 1st, 2010

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. [...]

tony-kennon-2010-06-23
Interview
Airdate: June 23, 2010

Orange Beach, AL mayor weighs in with the latest news on the impact of the oil spill crisis on the Gulf Coast.

peter-beinart-2010-06-22
Interview
Airdate: June 22, 2010

Journalist and author of The Icarus Syndrome weighs in on the administration’s relationship with Gen. McChrystal.

Oil burns near the site of the spill in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 21st, 2010

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 [...]

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