September 14, 2014

As the nation marks Constitution Day this week, legal scholar Jack Balkin of Yale University says conservative judges keep making up things that aren’t IN the Constitution and imagine a country that never existed. Antitrust expert Lina Khan tells us how the courts have taken away Americans’ right to sue corporations. And Bill Press interviews anti-war Congresswoman Barbara Lee.

 

  • September 14, 2014 September 14, 2014 Is Chief Justice John Roberts crazy? Why can’t we take corporations to court? The answers to these dilemmas come from constitutional scholar Jack Balkin and antitrust expert Lina Khan. And Bill Press talks with Congresswoman Barbara Lee.
  • Jack Balkin Jack Balkin Law professor Jack Balkin, on the anniversary of the Constitution’s ratification, says the opinion of Supreme Court Justice John Roberts allowing unlimited political donations is “just crazy”
  • Lina Khan Lina Khan Antitrust expert Lina Khan says the right to sue should be a fundamental conservative idea … but with help from Democrats, conservatives have virtually guaranteed that consumers can’t even go to court when corporations steamroll them.
  • Barbara Lee Barbara Lee Bill Press and his guest, California Congresswoman Barbara Lee.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower What job creation numbers don’t tell us.

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June 9, 2013

It’s time for a true progressive to run the nation’s largest city, and New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, endorsed by 21st Century Democrats, plans to be just the one to do it. Foreign policy expert Professor Mark Katz says Russia can still play a key role in resolving the crisis in Syria. And Bill Press interviews Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth.

  • June 9, 2013 June 9, 2013 Bill de Blasio says it takes a progressive to run New York City. Professor Mark Katz looks to Russia to help stop the slaughter in Syria.
  • Bill de Blasio Bill de Blasio Bill de Blasio is the elected public advocate of New York City, and he is running for mayor. He says it’s time for more profoundly progressive policies in the Big Apple, and 21st Century Democrats agrees.
  • Mark Katz Mark Katz America’s hesitancy about taking action in Syria leaves plenty of room for the Russians to get involved. That’s the view of foreign policy Professor Mark Katz, who says the best America might be able to do on its own is to “contain” Syria.
  • John Yarmuth John Yarmuth Bill Press and his guest, Congressman John Yarmuth of Kentucky, on military sexual assaults, and the president's new national security and judicial appointments.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Seeing things at the Jersey Shore.

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