- Jill Stein Crashes The Democratic Party!
Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar, with the help of Free Speech TV, helped Green Party Presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein get access to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia where the Democratic National Convention's second day is commencing. Kolhatkar interviewed Stein in front of a phalanx of Secret Service staff who decided on their own to provide her with a detail. Here are highlights from the conversation.
- Robert Scheer and Thomas Frank Discuss DNC
Truthdig editor in chief Robert Scheer speaks with Thomas Frank, columnist at The Guardian and author of "Listen, Liberal," at day two of the Democratic National Convention.
- Independent Journalist Arun Gupta Questions Left's Involvement in Elections
Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar is at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia all week as part of a collaboration with Free Speech TV. While there, on day 2, she spoke with Arun Gupta at the Wells Fargo Center where the convention is taking place. Arun reflected on the energy that the US progressive left has expended in the campaign of Bernie Sanders.
- DNC Day 3: Robert Scheer Questions Lawrence Summers about the 2008 Crash
At POLITICO's 'Economy and the Election' conference, Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer asks Lawrence Summers, President Obama's former treasury secretary, about the role financial deregulation played in the 2008 crash of Wall Street, namely, the absence of Glass-Steagall and the passage of the Commodities Futures Modernization Act.
- DNC Day 3: Robert Scheer at POLITICO's 'Economy and the Election' conference
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer reviews what was said at POLITICO's economy conference and remarks upon his confrontation with Lawrence Summers.
- DNC Day 3: Robert Scheer Questions Lawrence Summers, Michael Blumethal
- Jeff Cohen Dissects Bill Clinton's DNC Speech
On Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, former US President Bill Clinton gave a speech about his wife, soon after she was pronounced the official Democratic Party nominee. The speech was glowing and filled with inaccuracies. FAIR co-founder Jeff Cohen spoke with Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar about just how badly media failed to dissect Clinton's speech.
- How the Democratic Party Gave a Major Corporation Like Uber, Special Treatment in Philly
Up until 2 weeks before the DNC, the ride-sharing company Uber, was banned in Philadelphia. Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar spoke with Rebecca Hammell of the Fair Ride Philly Coalition about how that changed and why.
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