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Breaking down Obama's big housing speech

Breaking down Obama's big housing speech

08/07/13 08:54PM

The President talked housing on Tuesday in Arizona.  Ezra Klein talks with Heidi Moore, U.S. finance and economics editor for The Guardian Newspaper, Mike Konczal, a fellow with the Roosevelt Institute, and Shahien Nasiripour, Chief Financial and... watch

#click3 'Shark Week' extends to NYC subway

08/07/13 08:39PM

1. Colbert Report Daft Punk dance party + Ashton Kutcher + Jeff Bridges + Jimmy Fallon + Nick Cannon Matt Damon - DAFT PUNK! 2. It is 'Shark Week' on the Discovery Channel and on the N train. 3. Only robot on Mars sings 'Happy Birthday' to itself, should have opted for "One is the Loneliest Number." read more

Click3: Wake up, Al!

Click3: Wake up, Al!

08/07/13 08:35PM

Ezra Klein shares the three most awesomest things on the Internet for Tuesday: Al Roker sleeps in; Wall-E is brought to life; the stars of "The Office" were almost stars from other things. watch

Who owns the news?

Who owns the news?

08/07/13 08:27PM

Ezra Klein is joined by Michael Moynihan from The Daily Beast, Jay Rosen from New York University, and John Cassidy of The New Yorker to discuss the future of the news business. watch

Tracking the future of journalism

Tracking the future of journalism

08/07/13 08:15PM

Ezra Klein talks with Michael Moynihan, Jay Rosen, and John Cassidy about the path of journalism, considering how much it's changed following the introduction of digital media. watch

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca tosses a pistol onto a pile of guns to be melted at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's 20th annual Gun Melt at the Gerdau Steel Mill in Rancho Cucamonga, California, July 30, 2013. Thousands of weapons...

California: Did tough gun control laws cut firearms deaths?

08/07/13 06:46PM

Do gun control laws work? New figures from the nation’s most populous state, which also happens to have the nation’s toughest statewide gun laws, suggest they do. California passed some of the nation’s toughest gun laws over the past two decades, and gun deaths across the state have declined by more than half, according to a new study by a Cali... read more

US President Barack Obama and Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan tour Erickson Construction on August 6, 2013 in Chandler, Arizona. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty)

Obama bets on private market in housing recovery

08/07/13 02:52PM

The day after he unveiled his plan for promoting American homeownership, President Obama emphasized the importance of the broader economy to his housing policy in a Wednesday virtual roundtable. "Keeping the overall economy in the right direction means there's a stronger market for homes," he told CEO Spencer Rascoff, ... read more

The impact of test-tube burgers on farmed...

The impact of test-tube burgers on farmed animals

08/06/13 08:54PM

Ezra Klein talks with Bruce Friedrich Senior Advocacy Director of Farm Sanctuary about the ethical and environmental implications of lab-grown meat.  Will it improve the welfare of farmed animals in this country? Chefs Curtis Stone, Amanda Cohen, and... watch

Would you eat this burger?

Would you eat this burger?

08/06/13 08:41PM

Dutch scientist Mark Post unveiled the world's first synthetic meat patty in London on Monday. Two lucky volunteers tasted the burger, and the reviews were mixed.  Ezra Klein talks with chefs Curtis Stone, Amanda Cohen and Homaro Cantu about the future... watch

#click3 Al Roker's dog ate his alarm

08/06/13 08:40PM

1. Al Roker overslept. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy 2. Real life Wall-E. 3. Now-famous actors audition for NBC's The Office. Imagine the line-up. read more