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?
How the artist's narrative carried everyone away.
Are cooperatives the answer to our economic woes?
How can we build an effective movement against corporate personhood?
For there to be any kind of change, outrage over the NYPD's spying operation will need to spread more broadly throughout the progressive community.
"Labrador," "A Vision of Labor," "A Unison"
How are ordinary Greeks dealing with a country spiraling out of control?