Publisher of Harper's magazine; author of The Selling of Free Trade: NAFTA, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy and You Can't Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America
There was bloody violence on the streets of Tehran today as police clubbed, gassed and possibly even shot at some 200 demonstrators.
Jun. 24, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
Yesterday, President Obama toughened his language against political repression by the government of Iran. Today, more bloody violence is being reported.
Jun. 24, 2009from To the Point
In Cleveland, Ohio Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton zeroed in on each other and the economy, with special focus on the North American Free Trade Agreement , but…
Feb. 27, 2008from To the Point
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.
Apr. 11from To the Point
Everyone’s lawyering up.
May. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The U.S. government’s attack on the WikiLeaks founder covers up a menacing assault on the First Amendment, argues journalist Bruce Shapiro.
Apr. 26from Scheer Intelligence
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.
May. 3from Left, Right & Center