Could the Senate start getting things done, if only legislators didn't have to face filibuster threats? This week on The Breakdown: the history of the filibuster, and how to get rid of it.
Gary Younge hits the road to understand how local opposition to President Obama explains a growing national movement.
Almost one year after the stimulus bill was signed into law, Christopher Hayes, with special guest Josh Bivens of the Economic Policy Institute, assess its successes, failures and unknown future.
What effect will the reduction in troops in Iraq that Obama has promised have on defense spending?
In this interview with Tom Dispatch, Anand Gopal talks about his how he learned about an unreported network of U.S. secret prisons in Afghanistan.
The Obama Administration has announced a plan to reduce the budget deficit through a three-year freeze on non-security discretionary spending. What are possible long-term effects?
Morsi's latest power play has sparked the largest uprisings in Egypt since Mubarak was ousted.
"improphisised," "Mirror and Canvas," "The Farewell Letters"
Mitt Romney's energy plan would roll back 50 years of environmental protections.
Breaking the Silence collects testimonies from Israeli soldiers who served or are serving in the occupied territories.
“Syria,” “Inclined to Speak,” “The Game Changed”