Politics

Jillian C. York: Using ‘National Security’ Concerns to Hide Internet Censorship Jillian C. York: Using ‘National Security’ Concerns to Hide Internet Censorship

At the 2011 Personal Democracy Forum, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jillian C. York discusses WikiLeaks and the censorship of expression on the Internet.

Jun 17, 2011 / Video / The Nation

Dan Sinker: How the Fake Rahm Emanuel Twitter Account Is Influencing the Next Generation of Satire Dan Sinker: How the Fake Rahm Emanuel Twitter Account Is Influencing the Next Generation of Satire

The man behind the @MayorEmanuel Twitter account talks about writing a real-time novel with tweets and how social media networks are ushering in a new generation of satire.

Jun 14, 2011 / Video / The Nation

Is the GOP Planning to Run ‘Fake Democrats’ in Wisconsin? Is the GOP Planning to Run ‘Fake Democrats’ in Wisconsin?

The GOP is trying to create confusion by running "fake Democrats," which would force the state to hold primaries.

Jun 9, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

Intelligence and Judgement Standards for Politicians? Intelligence and Judgement Standards for Politicians?

With politicians involved in scandals all around, shouldn't there be stricter standards for getting into office?

Jun 8, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

Record Number of Wisconsin Legislators Face Recall Over Anti-Union Bill Record Number of Wisconsin Legislators Face Recall Over Anti-Union Bill

Unlike grassroots efforts to recall Republican state senators over their support for Governor Walker's anti-labor bill, efforts by Republicans to recall Democratic state senators m...

Jun 1, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

Ryan’s Budget Should Be a Major Opportunity for Democrats Ryan’s Budget Should Be a Major Opportunity for Democrats

Deciding to support Paul Ryan's Medicare-killing budget was a bad political move for Republicans. And now they're stuck.

May 26, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

John Nichols: Force Republicans to Vote for Their Medicare-Destroying Budget John Nichols: Force Republicans to Vote for Their Medicare-Destroying Budget

Senate Majority leader Harry Reid has a plan to make sure Republicans give up on the Paul Ryan budget.

May 20, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

Obama’s Speech: Democracy in the Middle East Makes America Safe Obama’s Speech: Democracy in the Middle East Makes America Safe

A democratic Middle East makes America more safe, says Nation contributor Melissa Harris-Perry.

May 19, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

Cornel West and Melissa Harris-Perry at Odds on Obama’s Performance Cornel West and Melissa Harris-Perry at Odds on Obama’s Performance

Princeton Professor Cornel West says the president has failed to deliver to the constituencies that voted him into office, The Nation's Melissa Hariss-Perry says that criticism is ...

May 18, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

Paul Ryan Aims to Rebrand His Medicare Plan, But Nobody’s Buying It Paul Ryan Aims to Rebrand His Medicare Plan, But Nobody’s Buying It

Paul Ryan says his plan to overhaul Medicare empowers Americans and guarantees coverage options. What it really does is gives the private insurance industry a green light to prey o...

May 18, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

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