John Nichols

John Nichols appears in the following:

Why an Armed Militia Occupied an Oregon Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Writers from The Nation discuss the armed standoff in Oregon and investigate its connection to the Bundy brothers. 

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A Socialist President? Sen. Sanders Makes His Case

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Vermont Senator Bernie Sander, a self-described socialist, is running for president. The Takeaway explores what his race means for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic party.

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Money and the Media Election Complex

Monday, September 16, 2013

Political journalist John Nichols describes how massive campaign spending has come to define our politics and challenges American democracy. His book Dollarocracy: How the Money and the Media Election Complex is Destroying America, which he co-authored with Robert W. McChesney, explains how our elections are becoming controlled and managed by consultants who wield millions of dollars and influence our politics as never before. He argues that after the Citizens United ruling, American citizens are in danger of becoming less informed and more open to manipulation.

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Remembering Gore Vidal

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Few embraced their place in American culture with such passion and relish. Gore Vidal was the ultimate man of letters who once said "There is no human problem which could not be solve...

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How the Wisconsin Labor Protests Changed Politics

Monday, February 13, 2012

In response to the Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill that sought to end collective bargaining, thousands of people throughout Wisconsin protested Governor Scott Walker and what they saw as a violation of their rights. At its peak, 100,000 people had congregated at the State Capitol in opposition. Though the bill eventually passed the state legislature, seemingly overnight, a movement was born. And it didn't end in Wisconsin — the critical mass that began in the Midwest quickly spread to nearly every state in the country, taking the form of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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The Nation: Gettin' Ready For Wisconsin Recalls

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

It's time for the recall elections in Wisconsin. John Nichols of The Nation believes this is the picture of democracy and, to get ready for the big event, he's prepared a question and...


The Death and Life of American Journalism

Monday, March 01, 2010

With daily newspapers closing across America, Washington bureaus and international bureaus being shuttered, Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols investigate the crisis in news and talk about the future of journalism. In The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again, they ...

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Thirty Issues: Globalization

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

First, call in with your tales from the global economy: Did your job cross the border without you? Are your biggest customers overseas? Are you now supervising workers in Bangalore? Call in and comment below.

Philip Levy, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and ...

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Democratic Party Platform: What’s in it, and Why

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Each party votes on a party platform during their convention, but we rarely hear about what’s in it or how it got there. John Nichols, DC correspondent for The Nation, joins us from Denver to discuss the Democrats’ 2008 party platform and what role it will ...

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