The Importance of Obama's Healthcare Success Glenn Loury, professor of Social Sciences and Economics, says that if Obama wins this battle, he’d be up there with F.D.R. and L.B.J. in terms of solidifying the 21st century American welfare state.
Running time: 398 seconds
The Power of the American Voter Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, says that power isn’t exercised in Washington, D.C., but rather flows in from districts and states where people are elected to the Senate.
Running time: 197 seconds
The Success of Americans For Tax Reform Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, talks about how he's shaped the national agenda with Americans for Tax Reform.
Running time: 70 seconds
How to Solve the Nation State Problem Jean Francois Rischard, former VP of The World Bank, discusses how nation-states are useful, but limited in their perspective.
Running time: 486 seconds
The Changes in the American Right Wing Jeff Sharlet, contributing editor for Harper's Magazine, discusses “Biblical capitalism,” and how it is changing the American right wing.
Running time: 824 seconds
The Importance of the UN Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute, talks about how the UN, though much maligned, is vital for creating global agreements.
Running time: 87 seconds
The Lessons from the Eliot Spitzer Scandal Eliot Spitzer, former governor of the state of New York, discusses how his fall from grace changed his view of criminal wrongdoing, and how he would advise other politicians to avoid his own mistakes.
Running time: 222 seconds
Critiquing Eliot Spitzer's Critics Eliot Spitzer, former governor of the state of New York, was one of the most talked-about governors in the country. Two years after his scandal, he sifts the legitimate criticism from the unfair shots and false rumors.
Running time: 154 seconds