Michael Hirsh

Politico Magazine

Guest

National Editor for Politico magazine; former chief correspondent at National Journal and blogger at InformingThe99Percent; former senior editor, foreign editor and chief diplomatic correspondent for Newsweek magazine; author of At War with Ourselves: Why America Is Squandering Its Chance to Build a Better World and Capital Offense: How Washington's Wise Men Turned America's Future over to Wall Street

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Fifty years ago in Selma, Alabama, it was white sheriff's deputies and soldiers brutally attacking civil rights marchers.

From Selma to Ferguson: Criminal Justice Reform

Fifty years ago in Selma, Alabama, it was white sheriff's deputies and soldiers brutally attacking civil rights marchers.

from To the Point

The US and North Korea are exchanging threats and counter-threats in the aftermath of the hacking of Sony Pictures.

North Korea Emerges as Cyber-Hacker Power

The US and North Korea are exchanging threats and counter-threats in the aftermath of the hacking of Sony Pictures.

from To the Point

Republican  John Boehner  and Democrat  Nancy Pelosi  left the White House today supporting  President Obama's plan  to punish Syria's use of chemical weapons.

The President, Congress and the 'Red Line' in Syria

Republican John Boehner and Democrat Nancy Pelosi left the White House today supporting President Obama's plan to punish Syria's use of chemical weapons.

from To the Point

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Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

from Greater LA

Keli Goff speaks with Geraldo Cadava and Gloria Feldt about two topics in the news: the “Latino vote” and abortion laws and access.

from Left, Right & Center

Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

from Left, Right & Center

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

from Left, Right & Center

Documentary filmmaker Judith Ehrlich joins Robert Scheer on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence” to discuss “The Boys Who Said No,” a documentary about the Vietnam War draft resisters.

from Scheer Intelligence

Before he co-created the hit show “Empire,” writer Danny Strong won accolades for two HBO movies based on real events.

from The Business

Journalist Stephen Davis documents in detail the lead up, cover up and aftermath of a 1990 hostage crisis that few recall.

from Scheer Intelligence

U.S. Representative Karen Bass officially announced plans to leave Washington D.C. and run for mayor of LA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas faces 20 federal charges of conspiracy, bribery, mail, and wire fraud — all connected to an alleged scheme with Marilyn Louise Flynn, the former…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand