Tom Engelhardt and Jonathan Schell discuss American involvement in Vietnam and Afghanistan, US nuclear policy from the 1960s to the present and the dilemma of nuclear weaponry in the Obama era.
Fourteen states have filed suit challenging the healthcare overhaul, particularly the individual mandate, as unconstitutional. Christopher Hayes asks Columbia law professor Gillian Metzger whether this argument holds up.
This week on The Breakdown: The time for comprehensive financial reform and consumer protection has finally come. Christopher Hayes asks Demos's Heather McGhee, does Dodd's financial reform package deliver?
If incumbents are running scared, what does that mean for the phenomenon of the incumbency effect?
How will healthcare reform affect the economy? This week on The Breakdown, Christopher Hayes talks to Ezra Klein to correct the misperceptions.
In 2002, the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel, at the behest of the CIA and in conjunction with the White House, drafted a memo on acceptable standards of interrogation. Now the authors have been cleared of wrongdoing.
Unions need to be at the forefront of improving public education across the country.
Occupy activists are moving debt from the personal to the political.
The former DNC chair predicts an Obama victory, says the future of the Supreme Court at stake.
"Leviticus Again," "Mother's Quail," "The Children"
The Republican National Convention in Tampa will give the Democrats plenty to respond to in Charlotte next week.
Indiscriminate shelling is a daily reality in Zabadani, where nonviolent protests turned to guns after the regime began killing protesters.