23 Nov 2014

Book Salon Preview: Angels By The River, A Memoir

Reflections on race, environment, politics, and living on the front lines of change Angels By The River: A Memoir Come chat with author Gus Speth and host Will Potter, 5pm ET, 2pm PT. In Angels by the River, James Gustave “Gus” Speth recounts his unlikely path from a southern boyhood

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23 Nov 2014

Sunday Talking Heads: November 23, 2014

Green World Rising

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23 Nov 2014

Sunday Talking Heads: November 23, 2014

Green World Rising H/T Gaius Publius Greetings, Sunday again. Yes, immigration is a top topic but there is a dose of Benghazi. WASHINGTON JOURNAL: 7:45am – Christian Science Monitor Congressional Correspondent Francine Kiefer and Wall Street Journal National Politics Editor Aaron Zitner discuss the political and legislative future of President

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22 Nov 2014

Late Night: The Muse of the Snowdragon

There’s an inspiring system of ice caves in the Sandy Glacier on the west face of Mount Hood in Oregon (waving to Suz here). In the past few years these caves have been spelunked, photographed and filmed. Here is the haunting result.

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22 Nov 2014

Saturday Art: The Muse of the Snowdragon

Requiem of Ice There’s an inspiring system of ice caves in the Sandy Glacier on the west face of Mount Hood in Oregon (waving to Suz here). In the past few years these caves have been spelunked, photographed and filmed: This was a passion project for us inspired by a

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22 Nov 2014

James Risen’s Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War – Book Salon Preview

Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars, to outrageous abuses of power, to wars on normalcy, decency, and truth. In the name of fighting terrorism, our government has done things every bit as shameful as its historic wartime abuses — and until this book, it has worked very hard to cover them up.

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22 Nov 2014

James Risen’s Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War – Book Salon Preview

Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War Chat with James Risen about his new book. Hosted by Tim Shorrock, 5pm ET, 2pm PT. War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely. Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay

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20 Nov 2014

President Obama Addresses the Nation, Taking Executive Action on Immigration.

Citing a broken system, President Obama “is taking executive action to fix what he can to help build a system that lives up to our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants.” The speech, scheduled for 8:00pm ET, is expected to last fifteen minutes. It will be on cable, CSPAN and PBS, but the broadcast networks have their priorities, sweeps.

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18 Nov 2014

Late Night: Game Over

The day wasn’t a total loss, the “Save Mary Landrieu’s Senate Seat” bill didn’t pass, so still no Keystone XL Pipeline -yet.

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16 Nov 2014

Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United – Book Salon Preview

Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United Chat with Zephyr Teachout about her new book. Hosted by Matt Stoller. Today at 5pm ET, 2pm PT. When Louis XVI presented Benjamin Franklin with a snuff box encrusted with diamonds and inset with the King’s portrait, the gift

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