What can we expect from the General James Mattis as Trump’s pick for Secretary of Defense? William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, talks about why he left the Obama administration and how his ideas may change the U.S. foreign policy and military presence in the world.
Bart Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate for Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy group, talks about Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Mnuchin. As a prior Goldman Sachs banker, Mnuchin has a long history as an insider to the banking industry.
If you hold an elected position, how do you keep your job? Gerrymander the voting districts, of course. Recent statistics show how Republicans have kept control of the state politics, while not getting a majority of votes, and Senior Counsel of the Brennan Center, Michael Li, talks about recent and upcoming court challenges to political […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Elizabeth F. Schwartz, author of the book “Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise“, about potential legal restrictions in a society which may be becoming less tolerant of same-sex marriage and legal rights.
Betsy DeVos’ crusade to replace public schools with vouchers and charter schools demonstrates a huge conflict of interest in her recent pick as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, according to Diane Ravitch, historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and a research professor at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, […]
Exit polls from some districts for the 2016 election differed by as much as 5.2% from the final vote tallies — a statistical difference that has called into question the security and accuracy of some of the electronic voting methods. David W. Moore, senior editor at the Gallop Poll, professor at the University of New […]