Gaza

Daniel Levy the Director of the Middle East Program at the European Council on Foreign Relations explains the strategy behind Israel’s attack on Gaza,why Benjamin Netanyahu is a both a risk averse and ultra right wing Prime Minister, Netanyahu’s Greater Israel strategy, how Palestinians could practice more effective politics, grassroots organizing and Israel/Palestine and why […]
Law professor and author of Other People’s Houses: How Decades of Bailouts, Captive Regulators, and Toxic Bankers Made Home Mortgages a Thrilling Business Jennifer Taub explains the problem with the term “Cramdown”, the story of the Noblemans and fraud in the housing market, the transformation of the Savings and Loan industry, why tax payers hold the bag […]
New York Gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout explains why she is challenging Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic Party Primary, Cuomo’s betrayals on labor, public education, immigration, his one percent agenda economic agenda, why Cuomo is making inequality worse, Zephr’s commitment to public education, Andrew Cuomo’s corrupt conduct on his own corruption commission, the crisis of corruption […]
The Andrew Cuomo campaign admits to being behind strange protesters following Zephyr Teachout, Stuart Varney defends corporate tax dodging on Fox & Friends and he and the friends get all their facts wrong, Israel bombs Gaza’s only power station, Israeli peace protesters march in Tel Aviv, Medicare and Social Security in even better fiscal shape […]
Journalist Charlie Pierce explains his family history and the immigrant experience, the humanitarian crisis at the US Mexico border, how our policies in Central America helped create a culture of violence, Republican Affordable Care Act delusions, the state of Netroots and Elizabeth Warren’s attack on “free trade”. Stephanie Kelton ssociate Professor and Chair of the […]
Muslim Republican activist Saba Ahmed explains why she joined the Republican Party, the Islamophobia inside the conservative movement, social conservatism and Islamic values, can the GOP ever be more tolerant and the refugee crisis at the US Mexico border. Rachel Kurzius, SiriusXM producer and film/theater critic, explains how the new Dawn of the Planet of […]
Independent journalist Max Blumenthal joined Sam live from Egypt where he explained President Morsi’s power grab, the governments constitutional proposal that limits the rights of women and minorities and empowers the military, the new Egypt opposition, why the traditional Islamic establishment opposes the Muslim Brotherhood, how the new Egyptian government is still carrying out the […]
Director Jeff Orlowski explained what the “Extreme Ice Survey” is, the shocking collapse of the earth’s glaciers, the centrality of climate change to our future, why climate change is the biggest issue that humanity faces, how is climate is measured scientifically and the success of his new movie Chasing Ice. Linda McMahon gives bad checks […]
Former Middle East peace negotiator Daniel Levy explained what precipitated Israel’s military action in Gaza, why Netanyahu chose to escalate the conflict, the internal politics of Gaza, how the citizens of Gaza have lived under blockade conditions for several years, Israel’s lack of coherent strategy and how Israel’s worst tendencies are reinforced by American policy […]