Politics

7:35am

Thu September 26, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking with Brian O'Nuanain 09/26/13

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain is distraught and a little perplexed this morning over the plight of a close friend of his. 

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11:00am

Sat July 20, 2013
Intelligence Squared U.S.

Intelligence Squared U.S. - The GOP must seize the center or die?

Airs Sunday, July 21 at 6 p.m. 2012 was a disappointing year for Republicans.  The failure to win key swing states in the presidential election and surprising losses in the House and Senate has prompted some reflection.    Was their embrace of small government, low taxes, and a strong conservative stance on social issues at odds with shifting American demographics?  Or did the GOP embrace the right platform, but the wrong candidates?

Arguing for the motion are David Brooks, Op-Ed Columnist for The New York Times and Mickey Edwards, Former US Congressman (R) from Oklahoma. Arguing against the motion are Laura Ingraham, Host of The Laura Ingraham Show and Ralph Reed, Chairman of the Faith & Freedom Coalition.

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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