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  • emMean Girlem
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    Mean Girl

    New York University Professor Lisa Duggan talked about her book, Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed, on the life and political influence of the late author Ayn Rand.

    945 views
  • David Rolf Discusses emThe Fight for Fifteenem
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    The Fight for Fifteen

    David Rolf talked about his book The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America, in which he looks at the movement to increase wages for workers. Mr. Wolf talked about the…

    753 views
  • 2016 Left Forum Opening Plenary
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    2016 Left Forum Opening Plenary

    Tariq Ali, author of The Extreme Centre, Medea Benjamin, author of Drone Warfare, and Chris Hedges, author of Wages of Rebellion, talked about capitalism and militarism. The panel was…

    1,138 views
  • Panel Discussion on Thomas Paine
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    Panel Discussion on Thomas Paine

    Chris Hedges, Cornel West, and Richard Wolff talked about the importance of Thomas Paine and his most influential works: Common Sense, The Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason. This event…

    2,399 views
  • emA Colossal Wreckem
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    A Colossal Wreck

    Alexander Cockburn’s family and colleagues talked about the late journalist’s life and posthumously published book. A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, And…

    826 views
  • Netroots Nation Conference
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    Netroots Nation Conference

    Senator Al Franken gave a keynote address at the Netroots Nation annual conference. In his remarks he spoke about the Democratic legislative agenda and focused on the need to preserve…

    256 views
  • Memorial Service for Studs Terkel
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    Memorial Service for Studs Terkel

    A memorial was held for author and radio host Studs Terkel, who died on October 31, 2008, at the age of 96. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985, and is best remembered for…

    912 views
  • emBlue Gritem
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    Blue Grit

    Laura Flanders talked about her book Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians, published by Penguin Press. In her book she argues that instead of rushing to the…

    103 views
  • emThe Great War for Civilisationem
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    The Great War for Civilisation

    Robert Fisk read excerpts from his new book, The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East, published by Vintage. The book covers Mr. Fisk’s thirty years of reporting from the…

    606 views
  • Covering Corporate America
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    Covering Corporate America

    Moderated by Laura Flanders, the national conference for journalism consisted of panel members discussing the topic, “Covering Corporate America.” Topics included many stories of their…

    89 views
  • emInequality Matters  The Growing Economic Divide in Americaem
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    Inequality Matters: The Growing Economic Divide in America

    James Lardner talked about the book he co-edited Inequality Matters: The Growing Economic Divide in America and Its Poisonous Consequences, published by New Press. He was joined by Meizhu…

    393 views
  • emBushwomenem
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    Bushwomen

    Ms. Flanders talked about her book, Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species, published by Verso Books. In the book, the author examines the backgrounds of some of the women in the Bush…

    158 views
  • Republican Convention Preview
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    Republican Convention Preview

    The guests discussed the presidential campaign, the candidates' military records, the Iraq War, and other topical issues. They also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and…

    32 views
  • News Review
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    News Review

    Ms. Flanders talked about various stories in the news and responded to viewer comments and questions.

    35 views
  • em911em
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    9-11

    Professor Chomsky discussed his book 9-11, published by Seven Stories Press. In the book, he examines the events of September 11, the historical precedents for it, and the long-term implications of the…

    1,073 views