Politics

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Invoke the 14th Amendment and Avoid a Default Crisis Katrina vanden Heuvel: Invoke the 14th Amendment and Avoid a Default Crisis

The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel argues that its time for the President to take a leadership role on the debt ceiling and invoke the 14th amendment.

Jul 8, 2011 / Video / The Nation

Are Voters Who Elected Republicans Suffering Buyers Remorse? Are Voters Who Elected Republicans Suffering Buyers Remorse?

According to John Nichols, conservative governors' destructive budget-cutting and brutal attitude toward public sector unions have alienated the public. 

Jun 22, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

Melissa Harris-Perry: How Obama Can Capture the Spirit of 2008 in 2012 Melissa Harris-Perry: How Obama Can Capture the Spirit of 2008 in 2012

How can Obama recapture the momentum of 2008? The Nation's Melissa Harris-Perry discusses the president's re-election strategies and how this season's quickly-changing dynamics wil...

Jun 21, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

Howard Dean: We Can’t Count on Politicians To Stand Up To Moneyed Interests Howard Dean: We Can’t Count on Politicians To Stand Up To Moneyed Interests

Speaking from experience, Howard Dean addresses Netroots Nation to condemn moneyed interests and claim that we, the people, will have to take responsibility for creating the long-a...

Jun 20, 2011 / Video / Free Speech TV

The Attack on the Middle Class (and the Plan to Fight Back) The Attack on the Middle Class (and the Plan to Fight Back)

The Nation's Ari Melber joins a panel of progressive advocates to encourage Americans to reunite and rebuild our country through demanding what we have always wanted—good job...

Jun 20, 2011 / Video / The Nation

Van Jones at Netroots Nation: ‘Don’t Mess With Our Values’ Van Jones at Netroots Nation: ‘Don’t Mess With Our Values’

In a fiery keynote address at the Netroots Nation 2011 convention in Minneapolis, Van Jones called for a renewed progressive movement that is unafraid to assert its values.  ...

Jun 20, 2011 / Video / The Nation

Ari Berman: What Are the Structural Barriers to Progressive Success? Ari Berman: What Are the Structural Barriers to Progressive Success?

How can progressives push government to be of, by and for the people, rather than for the privileged few?

Jun 17, 2011 / Video / Free Speech TV

Is Weinergate a Distraction? Is Weinergate a Distraction?

Weinergate reminds us that we need to elect politicians not just based on their policy positions, but on whether we trust their judgment, honesty and integrity as well.

Jun 16, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

Katrina vanden Heuvel: How Far Right Is Michele Bachmann? Katrina vanden Heuvel: How Far Right Is Michele Bachmann?

The media has focused too much on Bachmann's self-styled image and not enough on the far-right policy positions and neo-McCarthy politics she has embraced as a member of Congress. ...

Jun 15, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

Sex Scandal Rehab: A Political Move? Sex Scandal Rehab: A Political Move?

What is Anthony Weiner hoping to solve by going to rehab? Melissa Harris-Perry dissects whether or not one can make a comeback from a political scandal.

Jun 14, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

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