Richmond Mayor Douglas Wilder discusses the need to focus on rebuilding American cities from the inside out.
Keith Olbermann says that when it comes to FISA, the Democrats are doing 'a collective impression of Homer Simpson falling off a cliff.'
Progressive Congressman Robert Wexler discusses his new book and what liberalism means for America.
This Schoolhouse Rock-inspired cartoon portrays John McCain's "double-talk" express.
The Nation's Betsy Reed, Business Observer's Doug Henwood and other guests discuss whether Barack Obama can be a 'people's president'.
Legendary activist Tom Hayden talks with Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine, about the state of the fourth branch of government.
From Tom Dispatch: The current economic crisis is caused by policies that tax the richest Americans at strikingly low levels and spend huge sums on defense projects that have no bearing on national security.
"Because Washington has no urban agenda, the cities in this country are doing poorly. Unemployment is up. Faith in the economy has gone down. Crime has gone up."
"Our cities across this country are proud. They have a great history. But like a boxer, they've taken one knee, and they have to bring themselves back."
"I want to see one of the candidates come up with a comprehensive plan to eliminate the tide of drugs coming into our country. I mean, we have wars here in our city."
"The media and pollsters don't focus on urban issues. They focus on the war, abortion, gay rights -- things that, quite frankly, for those of us in the trenches, are not exactly the hot button issues."
"Water is my top 10 priorities. Or top 20"