Politics

6:00pm

Sun May 19, 2013
Intelligence Squared US

Intelligence Squared US: The Internet Is Closing Our Minds

Airs Sunday, May 19 at 6 p.m.  Does the internet poison politics? It's been argued that the rise of 'personalization,' the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy access to the like-minded, have served to reinforce our pre-conceptions. Is the information bubble a myth, or is it undermining civic discourse? Is the rise of social media really broadening our world views, or narrowing them? The debaters are Eli Pariser, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Evgeny Morozov, and Jacob Weisberg.

7:35am

Thu March 14, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for March 14, 2013

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain takes a ride on a rant this week over congresses approval rating and failures.

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8:00pm

Tue February 12, 2013
State Of The Union

State Of The Union 2013

Airs Tuesday, February 12 at 8 pm. President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address and  NPR News will offer live anchored special coverage starting at 8 pm CT. Our special coverage will be hosted by Melissa Block. She'll be joined in the studio by NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving.

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7:35am

Thu February 7, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for February 7, 2013

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain discusses one of the most impassioned issues of our day.

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9:02am

Fri January 25, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: On meetings with Monk Willis

The late Monk Willis spends time with his friend, Gary Borders.
Credit Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders pens a tribute to his late friend Monk Willis, a Longview businessman, civic leader and adviser to President Lyndon Johnson.

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