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The Brian Lehrer Show

Share Your "Partyism" Stories

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Discrimination based on your political views? Could a person's "partyism" cause discrimination at work? Has it ever happened to you? Listeners: call in and share your stories.

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Chris Quinn on Women's Equality Party

Monday, October 27, 2014

Former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn discusses the new Women's Equality Party.

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Finding Common Ground for the Common Good

Monday, April 01, 2013

Recent debates over gun control, the budget and gay rights have shown us that our nation cannot seem to agree on anything these days. Jim Wallis, progressive Christian activist, president and CEO of Sojourners, and author of  On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good, says it's time to focus on the old concept, "the common good" as the only way out of our politically polarized gridlock.


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What Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black Can Teach Us About Partisanship

Thursday, June 21, 2012

In a new book, comedian Michael Ian Black and MSNBC contributor Meghan McCain ask Republicans and Democrats, "Can't we all just get along?"

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Name Your Own Political Party

Friday, May 25, 2012

Use our Political Party Name Generator to get the creative juices flowing, then tell us what you'd name your party.

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An Independent View on the NY Independence Party

Tuesday, February 22, 2011


I'm not one of those centrists who pretends I'm not a partisan. I'm as politically opinionated as the next guy — but I do attempt to watch when my personal biases result in giving candidates I support, or in this case an organization, more leeway than I'd give anyone else.