Russell is merely the latest in a long line of well-intentioned Westerners with fundamental misunderstandings about Africa, its people and its frequently bewildering politics.
The Emmy-winning TV broadcaster, former judge and author of Patriot Acts talks about corporate money and politics and the need for the American people to get angry about things that matter to them.
The former senator and author of While America Sleeps explains why he feels the U.S. has “gone to sleep on international issues” and offers his prediction on the outcome of the presidential campaign.
The Morning Joe host and former GOP congressman from Florida weighs in on campaign finance reform, whether there’s room in the GOP for moderates and why the Washington of the 1990s is so different from Washington today.
By most accounts, Louis Ortiz is just your average guy. That is, until you get a look at him up close.
With a pending decision from the federal government, the Voter ID law in Texas could reduce the
number of eligible voters by 600,000 people.
Guest blogger Sean Breeze asks: How can we construct a proper policy prescription for attacking the multifaceted challenges of poverty when we approach the problem with a preconceived notion that there is something already wrong with the personhood of the poor?
Just when you thought a totalitarian dictator couldn’t do any worse, he goes off and does something heinous–again.
The director and producer of Game Change, the new HBO dramatization of the 2008 presidential campaign, talks about VP candidate Sarah Palin and whether the filmmakers “went soft” on Sen. John McCain.
The Harvard law professor and noted author discusses the ongoing affirmative action debate as the U.S. Supreme Court agrees to reconsider the constitutionality of race-conscious college admissions.