Tag: Politics
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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March 31st, 2011

How does one go about shutting down the federal government? And what does that mean for the American people? You know, the folks the government actually serve.

Airdate: March 31, 2011

Washington Post journalist and ‘The Fix’ blogger goes inside the budget battle and discusses details of a potential government shutdown.

Airdate: March 30, 2011

Texas congressman explains why he thinks President Obama was wrong for bringing the U.S. into the Libyan conflict.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 29th, 2011

Former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee, sits down with Tavis tonight to discuss the state of education in the country and to respond to a USA Today investigation that questions the integrity of standardized test scores at D.C. schools under her watch. “We followed all of the right protocols,” Rhee says via satellite from D.C. […]

Airdate: March 28, 2011

Second-term Indiana governor, a potential GOP presidential candidate in the 2012 race, discusses the recent budget crisis and legislative walkout in his state.

March 27th, 2011

I saw this story online and found it really interesting. CNN reporter Eric Marrapodi writes how the Obama administration’s “don’t ask don’t tell” repeal could affect chaplains maintaining their role in the military. It’s true that many individuals took the role of chaplain because they feel a higher calling to be of service to the […]

Airdate: March 24, 2011

Council on Foreign Relations president describes why he believes the U.S. has made a mistake by escalating its goals in the Libyan conflict.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 24th, 2011

Foreign policy expert Richard Haass talks to Tavis tonight about the role of the United States in the Libyan conflict. “I believe we made a mistake by escalating our goals,” says the President of the Council on Foreign Relations. “Very quickly we took diplomacy off the board. We were left then with either sanctions… or […]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 23rd, 2011

Twitter turned five this week, and co-founder Biz Stone sat down with Tavis to discuss the ups and downs of the microblogging site. I wish we could have predicted it,” says Stone in the clip below and on the show tonight. “Because we weren’t ready for the growth.” The growth that Stone is referring to […]

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