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Cenk Uygur

The Hissing of the Fat Cats

Mike Lux | Posted 03.21.2014 | 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 09.25.2013 | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 05.03.2012 | Gay 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

WATCH: Cenk Uygur Takes A Swipe At Sharpton

Posted 02.08.2012 | Media

Newly minted Current TV host Cenk Uygur took another swipe at his cable news nemesis Al Sharpton on Thursday. Sharpton was Uygur's replacement afte...

Cenk's Back

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 02.03.2012 | Media
Rep. Alan Grayson

Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks and former MSNBC host, returns to TV tomorrow night, on Current TV. And he has invited me to be a guest on his first show.

Paul Blumenthal

Cenk Uygur Launches New Effort To Separate Money And Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The movement to separate money and politics is getting another champion. Progressive television and radio host Cenk Uygur has launched a s...

LA's 'Young Turk' Pundit Headed To Al Gore's Network

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 11.20.2011 | Los Angeles

By FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press NEW YORK — Current TV is bringing Cenk Uygur and "The Young Turks" to its prime-time lineup. Current will w...

Cenk Uygur Coming To Current TV

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur is headed to Keith Olbermann's house. Current TV announced Tuesday that Uygur is bringing his Web show "The Young Turks" to its network....

Cenk Uygur Has a Tree in His Head

Mike Bonifer | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

Cenk Uygur has a tree in his head. I am currently studying the world-shaking work on storytelling in organizations by Dr. David Boje, who teaches at ...

Jason Linkins

Al Sharpton Brings Baggage, Conflict Of Interest And No Discernible Talent, To MSNBC

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.27.2011 | Media

It seems that during the time I was out of the country, The Powers That Be at MSNBC decided to replace "Young Turks" host Cenk Uygur with civil rights...

Ex-MSNBC Host Goes After Al Sharpton

Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur continued his anti-MSNBC tour on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday--and he suggested that he was getting replaced because Al Sharpton, the ma...