Politics

War Crimes Tribunals

April 7, 2006

A discussion of the efforts to bring world leaders to justice for atrocities such as those committed in Iraq, Sierra Leone, Yugoslavia, and the Sudan.

Bruce Ackerman: "Before the Next Attack" (Yale)

April 6, 2006

The Yale University Professor of Law and Political Science writes about how to preserve civil liberties in an age of terrorism.

DeLay Resignation

April 4, 2006

Analysts join Diane for a discussion of the implications of Texas Republican Tom DeLay's announcement he will give up his seat in the House of Representatives.

Fernando Henrique Cardoso: "The Accidental President of Brazil" (Public Affairs)

March 29, 2006

The man who preceded "Lula" -- Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva -- as president of Brazil joins Diane to talk about his country's dramatic changes in the 20th century and the role he played in bringing Brazil into the 21st century.

Jerome Armstrong and Markos Moulitsas Zuniga: "Crashing The Gate" (Chelsea Green)

March 27, 2006

Two of the nation's leading political bloggers talk about what's wrong with the Democratic Party and how to fix it.

Kevin Phillips: "American Theocracy" (Viking)

March 24, 2006

The former Republican strategist and author of 'American Dynasty' writes about the intersection of religion, oil, politics and money and what it means for the future of the country.

The Electoral College

March 15, 2006

The role of the electoral college in presidential elections and how, some say, it should be reformed.

Nuclear diplomacy

March 13, 2006

A discussion on the Iranian nuclear crisis, the U.S.-India nuclear deal, and the future of nonproliferation efforts.

Sonia Nazario: "Enrique's Journey" (Random House)

March 1, 2006

The true story of boy's dangerous journey to re-unite with his Honduran mother who emigrated to the United States.

Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm

February 28, 2006

Recent announcements by domestic automakers and parts suppliers of financial losses and job cuts have hit Michigan particularly hard. Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm talks about the challenges her state faces - from disappearing...

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