July 31, 2009 The Beer Summit and Race in America
Glen Ford discusses upward mobility for black elite has not translated
into a better life for ordinary blacks. ord is a distinguished radio-show
host and commentator. In 1977, Ford co-launched, produced and hosted
America’s Black Forum, the first nationally syndicated Black news
interview program on commercial television. In 1987, Ford launched Rap
It Up, the first nationally syndicated Hip Hop music show, broadcast
on 65 radio stations. Ford co-founded the Black Agenda Report. Ford
is also the author of The Big Lie: An Analysis of U.S. Media Coverage
of the Grenada Invasion.
July 30, 2009 Obama Should Force the Votes on Health Care
Richard Wolff discusses why Obama must create the support needed to reform
health care. Wolff is an Economist, Author, and Professor Emeritus of
Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and New School University.
He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Paris I (Sorbonne).
He has authored or co-authored 10 books including The Economics of Colonialism,
Bringing It All Back Home: Class, Gender and Power in the Modern Household,
and Rethinking Marxism. His recent work has concentrated on analyzing
the causes and alternative solutions to the current global economic crisis.
July 27, 2009 Indian Navy's Nuclear Edge
India's Nuclear Ballistic Submarine INS Arihant is set to be launched.
INS Arihant was developed under the top secret ATV. Brahma Chellaney,
K Subrahmanyam and Rear Admiral Raja Menon discuss the development.
July 22, 2009 Fox News is a Big Fat Idiot
Neil Cavuto makes an idiot out of himself once again by discussing whether
the new surgeon general nominee, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, is "too
the post. In support of this argument, the Fox News Team interviewed
a guest wearing
a "No Chubbies" T-shirt.
July 17, 2009 Max Keiser: "Goldman
Sachs Are Scum"
“They are literally stealing a hundred million dollars a day. Goldman
Sachs is stealing every day on the floor of the exchange. They should
be in the Hague, they should be taken on financial terrorism charges.
They should all be thrown in jail”
14, 2009 GOP will investigate 'Clinton blow job' but not CIA
FireDogLake blogger Marcy Wheeler attacks Matt Lewis of Townhall
for his argument that investigating the previous administration would
a bad precedent. "Your idea is that, after investigating Bill Clinton
for a blow job for, like, five years, we shouldn't investigate the huge,
that were done under the past administration only because [former Attorney
General] Alberto Gonzales was too much in the back pocket of [then-Vice
President] Dick Cheney to do it when he was still
in office," she
July 13, 2009 Wendell Potter on Profits Before Patients
Bill Moyers interviews former health insurance
industry executive Wendell Potter, who left the field after almost 20
become a health reform advocate.
10, 2009 The Fed Under Fire
The Federal Reserve is one of the most powerful and secretive institutions
in Washington, long considered beyond the reach of lawmakers. But now,
as details emerge of how the Fed secretly doled out more than a trillion
dollars during the financial crisis, a rare bipartisan movement in Congress
demands that the Fed be held accountable.
July 2, 2009 Major Military Operation Starts in Afghanistan
Thousands of U.S. Marines and hundreds of Afghan troops moved into Taliban-infested
villages of southern Afghanistan Thursday in the first major operation
under President Barack Obama's strategy to stabilize the country.