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Cenk Uygur

5 Things Hillary Supporters Don't Get About Bernie Supporters

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Kim

To me, all of these questions stem from the fact that Hillary supporters assume that they and Bernie supporters are fundamentally on the same team. Doesn't the fundamental rule of "The enemy of my enemy is my friend" still apply?

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Bernie vs Superdelegates, Plus Cenk Uygur Gets Himself Kicked Off Airline Flight

Bob Cesca | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Today's topics include: The GOP's Obsession with Bathrooms; Tennessee Republican Accused of Sexual Harassment; Missouri Republican Wants a List of Women Who Had Abortions; and more.

Bernie Sanders Should Sit Down with The Young Turks

Joseph El-Cassabgui | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics
Joseph El-Cassabgui

Uygur, Ana Kasparian, John Iadarola and the other co-hosts have made TYT one of the only major news channel that has consistently and objectively argued for the Vermont senator's positions during this election cycle, and has repeatedly exposed failings in his opponents' past policies and decisions.

The Dildo in the Dock: Gender Fraud and the Gayle Newland Case

Karen Burke | Posted 02.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Karen Burke

The dildo, feminized by its female user, is pushed out of this symbolic order and exposed as a dangerous imposter by the penal system: a penile parody.

New McDonald's School Curriculum Teaches Kids 'Nothing Wrong With Fast Food'

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 10.15.2015 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

The company has created a new documentary for use in middle and high schools which promotes the McDonald's brand so aggressively, it can hardly be called "stealth" marketing. Instead, it's a veritable infomercial for the beleaguered fast food chain.

John Legend is Right, and the Others Are Wrong!

Richard Fowler | Posted 04.27.2015 | Media
Richard Fowler

Why is it that these artists' statements don't receive validity? Isn't John Legend an American? Aren't his feelings and political views valid?

'Mad As Hell' Documents Rise Of Cenk Uygur And Online News

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor & James Thilman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Media

Polarizing rabble-rouser Cenk Uygur is the subject of a new documentary that explores the birth of online news. Co-founder of The Young Turks, the...

Fighting for the Soul of Islam

Ani Zonneveld | Posted 12.29.2014 | Religion
Ani Zonneveld

Let us put this to rest once and for all. This is not a struggle between radical Islam and the West. It is between radical Islam and the rest of us, Muslims and non-Muslims. Freedom is not a Western value. It is a universal value.

The Hissing of the Fat Cats

Mike Lux | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

The powerful, super-wealthy people at the top of the economic food chain have noticed all this populist stirring. Boy, have they noticed. In spite of all their power and wealth, they are offended that anyone is suggesting that the system should be tinkered with. They're speaking out -- in truly silly ways -- and putting their money where their mouths are.

What Do Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey All Have in Common?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey -- all progressive heroes and leading forces in their field -- have lent their voices in praising our upcoming investigative documentary Unmanned: America's Drone Wars.

How a Theoretical Claim About the NSA Magically Transformed Into Factual Reality

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Ultimately, if we're going to engage in a debate about the NSA, certain people need to calm down and very carefully read everything that drops. It's a complicated issue that demands an even-keel and a clear understanding of what's being reported.

Michael Calderone

Will MSNBC Hold Obama Accountable In Second Term? | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK –- MSNBC President Phil Griffin labels his network's sensibility as progressive, but the cable news channel could also be described these d...

WATCH: Cenk Uygur Rails Against Controversial Journalism Practice

Posted 09.16.2012 | Media

Current's Cenk Uygur expressed his displeasure with the newly revealed -- and very controversial -- practice of so-called "quote approval" between pol...

Joy Behar Heads To New Network

Posted 06.11.2012 | Media

Joy Behar is heading to Current TV. The co-host of "The View" is taking her solo act to a new channel. Former Page Six columnist Paula Froelich was...

WATCH: Michelangelo Signorile Visits 'The Young Turks' To Talk About Richard Grenell

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

HuffPost Gay Voices Editor-at-Large Michelangelo Signorile visited Current TV's "The Young Turks" last night to chat about the controversy surrounding...

Friendly Advice to CNN -- Change Everything

Cenk Uygur | Posted 07.02.2012 | Media
Cenk Uygur

For the love of God, stop doing "he said, she said" crap that doesn't actually deliver the news to anyone. Democrats said this and Republicans said that -- who cares? What is the reality?! Your job is supposed to be to bring us facts.

WATCH: Current TV Host Rages Against Bill O'Reilly

Posted 04.18.2012 | Media

Current TV's Cenk Uygur attacked Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday night for saying that organizations on the far left "try to hurt families." Uygur discuss...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: 'The Young Turks' Turns Heat Up On Climate Change | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

As the science correspondent for The Huffington Post, I am often afforded the opportunity to discuss science topics on television and radio. This week...

Glenn Greenwald: Media 'Taking The Lead' In Hyping Iranian Threat

Posted 04.16.2012 | Media

Current's Cenk Uygur and blogger Glenn Greenwald talked about media coverage of Iran on Tuesday's "The Young Turks." Both agreed that large sections o...

A Bridge to Somewhere: Cenk Uygur and Foster Friess Manage a Respectful Discussion on Current TV (VIDEO)

Craig Crawford | Posted 04.14.2012 | Media
Craig Crawford

Kudos to Friess for even agreeing to appear on a show, Cenk's The Young Turks, that is way outside his political lane. And kudos to Cenk for holding his ground without being rude, producing a constructive discussion.

Progressives, Obamabots and a Realistic Evaluation of the President

Bob Cesca | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Should we undermine the most progressive-minded president in at least a generation and will his failure help or hurt the progressive cause? Will his failure pave the way for a more progressive president or a less progressive president? This is the debate on the left.

Current TV at the Television Critics Association Tour: Gore Gores the Media

Ed Martin | Posted 03.17.2012 | Media
Ed Martin

Current TV hasn't had much of a presence at the twice-yearly Television Critics Association gatherings since its initial presentation near the time of its launch at the Summer 2005 tour. That changed Friday.

VP Gore Launches Political Comeback

Tammy Haddad | Posted 03.06.2012 | Media
Tammy Haddad

There was a moment of shock and awe as the former vice president and 2000 presidential candidate gave his political views on the Republican candidates, Supreme Court decisions, Karl Rove, the Koch brothers and the perils of being called a "flip flopper."

How We Can Change the Media

Cenk Uygur | Posted 02.12.2012 | Media
Cenk Uygur

A quote you see everywhere is Gandhi's line about being the change you want to see in the world. Since I'm a corny guy, I took that to heart. Here are some of the main problems with the establishment media that I want to help change.

Current TV's Gore and Granholm Weigh In On Mitt Romney's Debate Performance

Posted 12.11.2011 | Media

Current TV's Cenk Uygur moderated a round table discussion of post-debate analysis Saturday night following the GOP debate in Iowa. Current TV chairma...