Tag: Politics
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 [...]

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Interview
Airdate: July 15, 2010

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

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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.

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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. [...]

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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.

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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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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 10th, 2010

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 [...]

Interview
Airdate: June 7, 2010

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.

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