While the spotlight is currently on the trauma of immigrant family separation at the southern border, Americans are unfortunately unaware of their own sad history regarding the disenfranchisement and racial bias toward non-white migrants.
Could extreme income inequality destroy the very fabric of democracy? The US has been here before — in fact, the vast divide between the super wealthy and everyone else might be a reoccurring symptom of flaws in the original constitutional system.
Bobby Kennedy had seen Harlem, the South Bronx, and Bedford-Stuyvesant. But what he witnessed in the Mississippi Delta in 1967 would impact the last 14 months of his life.
Paul Schrade was shot in the head the night Bobby Kennedy was killed. A longtime friend of RFK, he tells us what he knows, what he witnessed, and what he thinks.
Chris Matthews shares a soulful, insightful, and highly personal look at Bobby Kennedy.
An inside look at the issues and crises that tore the country apart and how President Lyndon B. Johnson navigated what was, till now, the most tumultuous year in modern American history.
Military historian Patrick O’Donnell provides a moment of reflection on the who and why of the brutal Korean war, which never really ended and is still haunting us today.
China is investing in major infrastructure projects worldwide, including a railway network that would connect it to Singapore and the countries of the Southeast Asian mainland. Is China laying the groundwork to become the dominant power of the 21st century?
CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou explains why acting CIA director Gina Haspel has said “Yes” to torture at every opportunity, and what the CIA under her control might look like.
Geopolitics expert and bestselling author Ian Bremmer talks to Jeff Schechtman about how, for the West, security and prosperity have worked against each other, how technology feeds this divide, how China has benefited from it all, and how those left behind see a future that is obsolete.
Today the Senate Intelligence Committee heard testimony from CIA director nominee Gina Haspel, notorious for her role in the CIA’s torture program. It’s worth remembering that the only person to go to jail over this program was whistleblower John Kiriakou. Here’s one of our interviews with him.