27 2 / 2013

Outstanding journalist Soledad O’Brien will no longer be a host on CNN, but she’s staying with the network — sort of.

Soledad O’Brien is probably the best journalist CNN has; she asks real, hard-hitting questions, and challenges leaders regardless of their party. So obviously she’s being moved out from her anchor job. Why? And what ironic choice is taking her place? Cenk Uygur breaks it down. 

O’Brien told the New York Times that she is returning to the role she had before she became the host of “Starting Point” in 2011: a roving documentary reporter. The twist this time is that she is forming her own production company, Starfish Media, and will not be tied exclusively to CNN; she will be able to shop programs to other networks and air them on the Web as well.”

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23 1 / 2013

Republicans Outraged Obama Is Liberal

Republicans are outraged over President Obama’s Second Quadrennial Inaugural Address because it’s liberal. Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS even made an ad making the case. The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur explains why this line of attack is comical.

Read more here from Tommy Christopher in Mediaite: http://www.mediaite.com/online/president-obamas-second-inaugural-address-was-only-liberal-in-washington-dc/

08 8 / 2012

Aug 7, 2012

 "…The horrific mass murder at a movie theater in Colorado on July 20 and another at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on August 5 are the latest in an epidemic of such gun violence over the last three decades. Since 1982, there have been at least 58 mass murders* carried out with firearms across the country, with the killings unfolding in 30 states from Massachusetts to Hawaii. We’ve mapped them below, including details on the shooters’ identities, the types of weapons they used, and the number of victims they injured and killed.

Of the 134 guns possessed by the killers, more than three quarters were obtained legally. The arsenal included dozens of assault weapons and high-powered handguns…”.* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down on The Young Turks.

Read more here from Mark Follman, Gavin Aronsen, and Deanna Pan in Mother Jones 

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15 3 / 2012

The Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee has recently voted in favor of legislation that will make it legal for an employer to ask women what they need contraception for and fire the employee if they don’t agree with the answer. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss this insane legislation and try to figure out why any woman would vote for a Republican. 

March 15, 2012

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10 3 / 2012

The Republicans newly proposed jobs plan is based around tax breaks (including to hedge fund managers. More via Think Progress: “What’s really holding back small businesses is a lack of demand in the economy, and there’s no reason for businesses to hire, no matter how many tax breaks they receive, unless they have an expectation of more customers. As the chief economist for the conservative National Federation of Independent Business explained, “if you give a small business guy $20,000 he’ll say, ‘I could buy a new delivery truck but I have nobody to deliver to”…”.* Cenk Uygur and Michael Shure discuss on The Young Turks.

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10 3 / 2012

From  Mar 8, 2012  

 25 members of the global hacker group Anonymous were arrested in Europe by Interpol. In America the FBI is fear mongering and talking about cyber ‘terrorism’. Are comparisons to terrorists relevant? The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur on document leaks and how our corrupt government is protecting the interests of private corporations over the interests of the American people.


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01 3 / 2012

March 01, 2012 An update on the Wikileaks Stratfor story is discussed by Cenk Uygur. Who Stratfor is selling intelligence to and some quotes from emails are also discussed. Tell us in the comment section below what you think of our new green screen background. - The Young Turks

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01 3 / 2012

March 01, 2012 Via Salon.com: “Apparently, not only does NBC continue to present McCaffrey to its viewers as some sort of objective analyst, but NBC News executives use him as some kind of private consultant and briefer on the news. On January 12, 2012, McCaffrey presented a seminar to roughly 20 NBC executives and producers — including NBC News President Steve Capus — entitled “Iran, Nukes & Oil: The Gulf Confrontation.” We’ve obtained the Power Point presentation McCaffrey prepared and distributed for his presentation, and in it, he all but predicts war with Iran within the next 90 days: one that is likely to be started by them…”.* The Young Turks

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28 2 / 2012

February 28, 2012

2012 Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum said a speech from former president John F. Kennedy involving separation of church and state made him want to throw up. Should religion and politics mix? Ana Kasparian, former prosecutor Steve Oh, and Jayar Jackson break it down on The Young Turks.

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24 2 / 2012

February 23, 2012

Mimi Kennedy (actress, Midnight In Paris) makes a point about how Hollywood exports violence abroad, and Jordan Zakarin (writer/editor, The Huffington Post) shares his thoughts on the cozy relationship between the film industry and the Pentagon. The final point is on what may be the most controversial moment in Oscars history involving Marlon Brando and Native Americans. Cenk Uygur (host, The Young Turks) leads the discussion with Mike Farrell (actor/activist/writer, and president, Death Penalty Focus), Tina Dupuy (managing editor, CrooksAndLiars.com), and Ed Rampell (film critic and author, ‘Progressive Hollywood’). Fun fact: Mike challenges Chuck Norris to a debate

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Tina on CrooksAndLiars: http://crooksandliars.com/blog/40104Book - ‘Progressive Hollywood’: http://www.amazon.com/Progressive-Hollywood-Ed-Rampell/dp/1932857109

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24 2 / 2012

February 23, 2012

Mimi Kennedy (actress, Midnight In Paris) makes a point about how Hollywood exports violence abroad, and Jordan Zakarin (writer/editor, The Huffington Post) shares his thoughts on the cozy relationship between the film industry and the Pentagon. The final point is on what may be the most controversial moment in Oscars history involving Marlon Brando and Native Americans. Cenk Uygur (host, The Young Turks) leads the discussion with Mike Farrell (actor/activist/writer, and president, Death Penalty Focus), Tina Dupuy (managing editor, CrooksAndLiars.com), and Ed Rampell (film critic and author, ‘Progressive Hollywood’). Fun fact: Mike challenges Chuck Norris to a debate

Watch More Points: http://www.youtube.com/townsquare

Mike Farrell: http://www.mikefarrell.org/Death Penalty Focus: http://www.deathpenalty.org/

Book - ‘Just Call Me Mike’: http://www.mikefarrell.org/book/info.htmlEd Rampbell: http://edrampell.com/

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24 2 / 2012

February 23, 2012

Mimi Kennedy (actress, Midnight In Paris) makes a point about how Hollywood exports violence abroad, and Jordan Zakarin (writer/editor, The Huffington Post) shares his thoughts on the cozy relationship between the film industry and the Pentagon. The final point is on what may be the most controversial moment in Oscars history involving Marlon Brando and Native Americans. Cenk Uygur (host, The Young Turks) leads the discussion with Mike Farrell (actor/activist/writer, and president, Death Penalty Focus), Tina Dupuy (managing editor, CrooksAndLiars.com), and Ed Rampell (film critic and author, ‘Progressive Hollywood’). Fun fact: Mike challenges Chuck Norris to a debate

Watch More Points: http://www.youtube.com/townsquare

Mike Farrell: http://www.mikefarrell.org/Death Penalty Focus: http://www.deathpenalty.org/

Book - ‘Just Call Me Mike’: http://www.mikefarrell.org/book/info.htmlEd Rampbell: http://edrampell.com/

Tina on CrooksAndLiars: http://crooksandliars.com/blog/40104Book - ‘Progressive Hollywood’: http://www.amazon.com/Progressive-Hollywood-Ed-Rampell/dp/1932857109

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18 2 / 2012

Don’t let them lie us into another war!

February 18, 2012 

The Young Turks: On another special Media Watch, CNN’s Erin Burnett has night after night reported that Iran is inherently dangerous.
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01 2 / 2012

February 01, 2012

A recent Huffington Post article by Dan Froomkin and Paul Blumenthal which focused on how much money the banks have spent on lobbying. Cenk Uygur discusses this amazing number and why the banks spend so much money on lobbying the federal government. 

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27 1 / 2012

January 27, 2012

Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett agree with a majority of Americans who want to raise taxes on the rich. The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

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