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Global Politics

Haiti's mobile money

Sarah Palin urged Americans on Sunday not to forget Haiti as she wrapped up a weekend visit to the Caribbean nation. Haitians have been looking for ways to help themselves and some are using their cell phones to do so. Sabri Ben-Acho reports from Haiti.

Conflict & Justice

Iran's 'Daily Show'

A new television show is changing the way many Iranians watch news. Some call it the Iranian version of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Its name in Persian is Parazit (Static). Mitra Taj reports on its rising popularity both in Iran and abroad.

Global Politics

Is 'mean girls' misogynist?

Earlier this week, we spoke to Gail Sheehy of The Daily Beast about what Maureen Dowd and she have labelled the "mean girls" in this election But is that term fair? Rebecca Traister, senior writer at, joins us.

Arts, Culture & Media

Is our democracy about anger?

The 'Restoring Honor' rally held by Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin on the National Mall this weekend had our hosts remembering other moments when frustration towards the government led people to make a very public and angry outcry.


Global Politics

What's Wrong With Our Governors?

On Friday afternoon, seemingly out of the blue, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin resigned. The Takeaway discusses gubernatorial behavior with New York Times columnist Gail Collins, who wrote about Sarah Palin and her speech in her Saturday column.

Global Politics

Sarah Palin's Supporters Speak Out

To her supporters, Sarah Palin's resignation as Governor of Alaska makes sense. Joining The Takeaway to discuss why is blogger Jimmie Bise and Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of the Susan B. Anthony List and co-founder of Team Sarah.

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.