Amy Holmes

Amy Holmes

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Development & Education

Internet Scams 2.0

The new generation of Internet scams is harder to spot. The Takeaway is joined by Ryan LaBarge, who was nearly taken by a scam on craigslist, Jacqui Cheng of Ars Technica, and Amir Orad, executive vice president of Actimize.

Global Politics

Public Option vs. Republican Options

In light of the contentious debate on health care reform, The Takeaway is hosting a Republican strategy session with Fred Barnes, the executive editor of the Weekly Standard, and Reihan Salam, a fellow at the New America Foundation.

Conflict & Justice

DNA Swapping May Cloud Evidence

Scientists in Israel how found a process to fabricate DNA. The Takeaway talks to Timothy Bestor, professor of genetics and development at Columbia University, and Tania Simoncelli, a science advisor at the American Civil Liberties Union.

Arts, Culture & Media

Reflecting on Robert Novak

Washington reporter, columnist and political pundit Robert Novak died after losing a battle to brain cancer. Joining The Takeaway to discuss Novak's career and legacy is Michael Calderone of Politico and Albert Hunt of Bloomberg News.


Favre: The Mighty Vike

The Minnesota Vikings' new quarterback is an old enemy: former Green Bay Packer Brett Favre. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Favre's latest career move is sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and two Favre fans: Rick Stratton and Mike Rice.

Arts, Culture & Media

Powerful Women Roundtable

In honor of Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women, The Takeaway put together a roundtable to discuss what it means to be a powerful woman and who should be topping the list. Our guests: Anna Deavere Smith, Faye Wattleton, and Carol Jenkins.