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(VIDEO) Live Has Arrived - Young Turks' Uygur Breaks New Ground

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.13.2017 | Media
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- It began as a live radio show, before the digital age forced it in to an on-demand box. But now The Young Turks, a video broadcaster prod...

Words From Friends: Chatting With Ana Kasparian, Host of The Young Turks

Jonathan Savitt | Posted 10.03.2016 | Media
Jonathan Savitt

Despite millions of subscribers and billions of views, Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks still hasn't quite adjusted to life in the public eye. "I'm still in the mindset that I work for this little startup company" she told me during our recent conversation.

Alex Jones, Roger Stone Hijack Liberal Livestream At RNC — And Things Get Very Real Very Fast

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics

A tense encounter between several hosts of The Young Turks and conservative stalwarts Roger Stone and Alex Jones almost came to fisticuffs on Thursday...

The Internet's 10 Best Responses to Paul Krugman's Hit Piece on Bernie Sanders: 'Sanders Over the Edge'

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Brian Hanley

(Photo credit: Reuters/Mark Kauzlarich/Tim Shaffer/Photo montage by Salon) When NYT columnist Paul Krugman called Bernie Sanders a Bernie Bro, he st...

Bernie Sanders Should Sit Down with The Young Turks

Joseph El-Cassabgui | Posted 03.24.2017 | 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 Young Turks' Francis Maxwell On Music, Gaming and the Future of Online Video

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.11.2017 | Technology
Shira Lazar

It sounds like The Young Turks, aka The Largest Online News Show in the World, had themselves a blast at CES 2016 in Vegas last week. "Every year I...

Armenian Genocide Recognition: An Open Letter to President Barack Obama

Marie Ohanesian Nardin | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Marie Ohanesian Nardin

Because of destiny, and an astute decision on my great grandfather's part, my grandfather and his brother survived. Only because of that decision am I here today. Therefore, it's my duty as an Armenian and as an American to tell you this story.

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...

You're All Idiots, So Vote

Richard Zombeck | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Richard Zombeck

It's nothing new to feel like our intelligence is being questioned. There has always been a sense that we're being talked down to and that most of what is said is gibberish to placate and appease us without really saying anything of substance.

How We Can Fight Back Against the Supreme Court

Cenk Uygur | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

It was nice while it lasted. Democracy at the national level is dead now. We have replaced it with an open auction. This will not at some future date lead to a worst case scenario. We're already living in that scenario.

Bill O'Reilly: The Rachel Maddow Of Racism?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.01.2013 | Comedy

Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly has made waves the last few weeks for his controversial statements on racism; namely, that black people deserve dis...

How We Will Crush CNN

Cenk Uygur | Posted 08.23.2013 | Media
Cenk Uygur

The handwriting is on the wall. Their ship is too big, too costly and too slow. They couldn't turn that ship around even if they wanted to, and besides, they've already hit the iceberg.

Reactions From Turkish-Americans in the U.S.

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 08.17.2013 | Home
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Turks in the U.S. have a very unique place. It seems that we are the only ones who took out full-page ads in a national newspaper, the New York Times, to protest against Erdoğan, and we are the only ones who thought of organizing a demonstration in support of Erdoğan, too.

On the Ground With Occupy Gezi

Lauren Windsor | Posted 08.03.2013 | Home
Lauren Windsor

On Sunday, June 2, I interviewed Occupy Wall Street activist and co-founder of the Paul Robeson Freedom School Justin Wedes, who is on the ground in Turkey for the Occupy Gezi protests.

Gay Radio Vet And Comedian Launches All-New 'Young Turks' Show

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

For over four amazing years, “The Six Pack” all but dominated our online radio airwaves. So we couldn’t have been sadder to learn that not only ...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Antiscience In Washington On 'The Point' | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.05.2012 | Science

On the eve of one of the most divisive elections in modern history, the conversation strays from international affairs to the economy to health care. ...

Why Media Diversity Matters

Alexandra MacArthur | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media
Alexandra MacArthur

Will the media ever truly be a good vehicle for women and their stories? Not unless women have the option to run the show, ask the questions, and answer them in their own voices. For when women are invisible, their voices are not just lost, their victories are as well.

Cara Santa Maria

A Real Conversation About Climate Change | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green

As the Senior Science Correspondent for The Huffington Post, I'm occasionally asked to appear on internet and television shows representing a scientif...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: What Do Atheists Say About Science, Morality? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.20.2012 | Science

I'm an atheist, and I was recently invited to host an episode of "The Point," presented by "The Young Turks." I invited an interesting panel of thi...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Sally Ride Remembered on TYT | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.25.2012 | Science

Sally Ride was the first American woman to go to space, blasting off on the Space Shuttle Challenger on June 18, 1983, mere months before I was born. ...

The Young Turks- My Interview with the Liberal Immigrant Cenk Uygur

Susie Sampson | Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

2012-07-20-Screenshot20120720at1.49.48PM.jpgI sat down with the liberal immigrant, Cenk Uygur from "The Young Turks," and discussed some of the recent issues facin' our country.

Michelangelo Signorile: Maybe Progressive Boys Should Join Girl Scouts Instead

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

At a time when so many facets of American culture are moving forward to embrace gay rights -- the government, corporations, musicians, social organiza...

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...

Did the Conservative Justices Make 'The Mistake' on Purpose?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

CBS is reporting that Chief Justice Roberts made the switch about a month ago. The army of law clerks at the Supreme Court didn't catch that error in a month of editing and reviewing? And that mistake wasn't made once, it was made 15 times.