Learn About the Russian Press Michael Idov, writer for New York Magazine and editor-in-chief of RUSSIA!, talks about the Russian press.
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The Effect of a Conflict in Central Asia Michael Klare, professor and director of PAWSS, The Five Colleges, talks about what will happen if there is a conflict in Central Asia.
Running time: 411 seconds
The Oratory of Barack Obama Michael Waldman, executive director of NYU's Brennan Center, elaborates on the speech skills of Barack Obama and John McCain.
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The Problems of American Democracy Michael Waldman, executive director of NYU's Brennan Center, talks about what he thinks about the history of the American democracy.
Running time: 210 seconds
How to Reform American Democracy Michael Waldman, executive director of NYU's Brennan Center, talks about how the American democracy can be changed and why it needs to be changed.
Running time: 556 seconds
How to Save Social Security Mike Gravel, former senator, (D) Alaska, talks about what type of program he would run to save the social security in America, if he would become the next president of the U.S.
Running time: 119 seconds
Mo Rocca on the Two Political Parties in America Humorist Mo Rocca talks about whether two political parties in America are enough. He thinks that the two parties are already so close together, that a third party won't make much of a difference.
Running time: 57 seconds
Mo Rocca on Sports and Steroids Humorist Mo Rocca elaborates on the connection between sports and steroids in America. He also talks about how anxious Americans are about the disappearance of sports heroes.
Running time: 135 seconds
Moby on Music and Politics Musician Moby talks about whether music can change politics or politicians. He also talks about the difference between politicians and musicians.
Running time: 104 seconds
The Crisis in African American Politics Glen Ford, executive editor of the Black Agenda Report, says that Barack Obama represents no change at all; in fact, he is setting off a major crisis in the African-American political community.
Running time: 539 seconds
The Failure of Activism in Today's Government Glen Ford, executive editor of the Black Agenda Report, doubts the ability of today’s political environment to reverse corporate influence; he suggests that real progress can only be made via mass organizing.
Running time: 397 seconds
The Missteps in Obama's Policy Glen Ford, executive editor of the Black Agenda Report, outlines specific areas—like the Gates controversy—in which he has been disappointed by Obama, and reveals Obama’s greatest success story.
Running time: 410 seconds