Friday, May 30, 2014
In New York State, party politics go beyond Democrats and Republicans. The Working Families Party is considering running a progressive challenger to Governor Andrew Cuomo, and will decide at the party convention this weekend. The Governor has already accepted the nomination of the Independence Party. Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, explains why New York State's ballots have candidates run on multiple lines, and what it means for voters, the candidates, and our democracy.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
This interview originally aired live on April 25, 2013. An edited version was re-aired on August 2, 2013 as part of a special episode of The Brian Lehrer Show.
Monday, October 22, 2012
By Justin Krebs : IAFC Blogger
Perspectives that would enlarge our political discussion are blocked from entreating mainstream discourse. When they can't be laughed off, casually dismissed or simply ignored, they get suppressed by police tactics that both major parties condone.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Ralph Nader, political activist and author of The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future, talks about his new book and reflects on the current political climate in this election year.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
By Tim Sullivan : It's A Free Country blogger
With the presidential election now squarely focused on the economic issues Sachs expertly analyzes, the book has gained relevance during the past year and its sales should gain a second wind as a result.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
By Solomon Kleinsmith : IAFC Blogger
-Solomon Kleinsmith, It's A Free Country blogger.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
-Michael Long, Conservative Party of New York State Chairman, on The Brian Lehrer Show