Government Action

6 segments

As Libyan rebel forces advanced on Tripoli over the past few weeks, their political leaders met with Western and other diplomats to lay the foundation for a new government. Political theorist Benjamin Barber, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the policy center Demos and a former member of the International Board of the Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation, talks about the prospects for democracy in Libya. Plus: New Jersey Congressman Leonard Lance; and Gene Russianoff, staff attorney at NYPIRG’s Straphangers campaign, details their annual State of the Subways report.