Category Archives: Book TV

Politics and Prose: Bruce Bartlett- ‘The Truth Matters’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I don’t want to make this all about Donald Trump, but when I thinking about The Truth Matters I think of that Kellyanne Conway line from February last year I … Continue reading

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Washington Watch: BookTV Afterwords- Carlos Lozada Interviewing David Frum: Trumpocracy & The State of Western Democracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Maybe Trumpocracy is another way of talking about the new highly rated Washington reality TV show known as The White House, with Donald Trump. I say highly rated and not … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Robert Reich- ‘The Common Good’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat In this long PBS style fundraiser marathon of a speech that Robert Reich gave in Washington about his book The Common Good, I got the sense that he was talking … Continue reading

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Politics & Prose: John Leland- ‘Happiness Is A Choice You Make’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe in the cliche life is a highway and then add Tom Cochrane’s line, I want to ride it all night long. On the highway of life ( to … Continue reading

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Politics & Prose: David Frum- Trumpocracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat David Frum’s Trumpocracy argues that thanks to President Donald Trump and perhaps other people and other things our liberal democracy and liberal democratic form of government is at risk. That … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Book TV- U.S. Representative Bobby Rush- Interviewing Catherine Wilkerson: ‘The Legacy of The Weather Underground & The New Left Movement of The 1960s’

“Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a student activist movement in the United States that was one of the main representations of the New Left. The organization developed and expanded rapidly in the mid-1960s before dissolving at its last … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: David Cay Johnston- ‘It’s Even Worse Than You Think’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with David C. Johnston that Donald Trump is not the disease in American politics, but a symptom. His presidency is an example of what can happen when Americans … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Alec Baldwin & Kurt Anderson- Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump

  Source:The New Democrat “Alec Baldwin reads, in character as Donald Trump, from his book with Kurt Andersen ” You Can’t Spell America Without ME” From Politics and Prose If there is one thing that you can give Donald Trump credit … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Jonathan Martin Interviewing Denis Leary- ‘Why We Don’t Suck’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I haven’t read Denis Leary’s book so I can’t get you any real analysis of it whatsoever. But I was alive, conscience, and in America, for the entire time in … Continue reading

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Crash Course: John Green- 1984 By George Orwell: Crash Course Literature

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Under George Orwell, 1984 is a dystopia where everything is in black and white and apparently rainbows don’t exist. You can have black or white, water or skim milk, thats it … Continue reading

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