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You're All Idiots, So Vote

Richard Zombeck | Posted 11.05.2014 | 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 | World
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 | World
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 03.02.2013 | Gay 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 07.19.2012 | Gay 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.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Asteroid Mining, The Republican Brain, Science Education On 'The Point'

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

I was recently invited to guest host "The Point," presented by "The Young Turks'" YouTube channel, TownSquare. As the Science Correspondent (and resid...

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...

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...

Michelangelo Signorile Talks Sexual Politics, Obama's Gay Marriage Stance On 'The Young Turks'

Posted 03.16.2012 | Gay Voices

HuffPost Gay Voices Editor-at-Large and Sirius OutQ radio host Michelangelo Signorile offered his views on the Obama administration's "evolution" on s...

A Challenge to Rush: Prove Your Ratings

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.04.2012 | Media
Cenk Uygur

How many listeners does Rush Limbaugh have? Well, in the press there are only two numbers you'll ever see -- 20 million or 15 million. I've got news for you -- those numbers are a total fabrication.

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...

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.