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Video and transcript via BillMoyers.com. The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and Jamie Raskin, constitutional law professor and Maryland state senator, join Bill to discuss how the uncontested power of the Supreme Court is changing our Read more...
I've now been to five Occupations. My plans were made months ahead of time and the Occupy movement lasted long enough to meet me in a couple of east coast cities. It was there I kept on running into Iraq vets sleeping in public parks. So for Read more...
Above: How Republicans imagine every town in Massachusetts.One of the conservative baloney machine's greatest triumphs has been to convince a sizable portion of the country that states such as Massachusetts (which I proudly call home) are decrepit Read more...
About the time I think I've heard the worst of what anyone can say or do, Charles Koch ratchets it up a notch. This recording was made in June at a secret meeting in Vail, Colorado with right-wing donors. Here's the relevant transcript : KOCH: Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Emmylou Harris: The Story Behind 'Big Black Dog'
Emmylou Harris' new album, _Hard Bargain,_ is full of all kinds of goodness. Perhaps the most impressive thing about it is that Emmylou, who has made a career out of singing other people's songs beautifully, wrote most of the songs herself Read more...

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Country legend Charlie Louvin died today at 83 from pancreatic cancer. Read more...
Still fresh with the rush of blood in the water, right-wing extremists gathered recently at a secret Washington DC meeting to plan the demise of the country as we know it. Led by ideologues and think tank luminaries, they're all planning the next Read more...
On This Week with Christiane Amanpour, an interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. First of all, this is public diplomacy. Obviously, Clinton is only telling the truth as it suits the long-term Mideast strategy. For example, Prime Read more...
Good ol' Joe strikes against the neocons' drumbeat for war: Iran's influence in Iraq has been exaggerated and Tehran's efforts to shape parliamentary elections in the country "utterly failed," US Vice President Joe Biden said on Read more...
Nanci Griffith Blogging Live About Her New Album, The Loving Kind, Right Here
[media id=8470] The Loving Kind from Howie Klein. When I mentioned to Rolling Stone writer (and author) Eric Boehlert that I was going to be talking Read more...