Radical. Normally, we don't like that word. Normally, we like our politics somewhere near the center - somewhere between progressive and conservative. You get beyond that and people consider you troubling, at best, dangerous, at worst.Radical positions. Radical solutions. Radical politics. Normally, as I said, not the stuff most... read more
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Mass., and Michael Mulgrew of the United Federation of Teachers talk about the “Occupy Wall Street” protests and discuss whether Democrats can harness that energy for the 2012 race. watch
Occupy… America? The Occupy Wall Street movement is spreading across the country. It’s a grassroots movement with no apparent leader. Will the Democratic party try to step in and ride the wave of enthusiasm? Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Matt Mulgrew, President of the United Federation of Teachers, join us tonight. Then: Just another game of ... read more
The new jobless numbers are out - and while they're good enough to stave off the worst expectations, they're certainly not great. The economy added 103,000 jobs and the unemployment rate is still at 9.1% Paul Krugman compares the Occupy Wall Street movement to the Tea Party, and he says that unlike the Tea Party, the Occupy Wall Street... read more
Hardball’s Chris Matthews talks about the opposition by big businesses to President Barack Obama’s tax proposal saying, “History shows that despite all good sense, sometimes people let their politics get in the way of their own success.” watch
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