The host of MSNBC’s “The Last Word” has been inside Washington and also fictionalized it as a writer for “The West Wing.” But he’d never have written a fictional candidate like Trump.
Republican politicians, including many US governors and the presidential nominee Donald Trump, want to close the door to Syrian refugees. But many conservative Christians say that, on this issue, the politicians are wrong.
At precisely 8:54 p.m. on August 28, 1957, Senator Thurmond began the longest continuous filibuster in US history. A final stand against a tide of history that was overwhelming the forces of racism and white supremacy that dominated the South and Southern lawmakers in Congress.
If you ask Paul Ehrlich, a professor of population studies at Stanford University, he'll tell you the new UN report on the state of the global environment is old news. Dr. Ehrlich talks with host Bruce Gellerman about overpopulation, famine, and climate change, and the urgent need for the human species to save itself from disasters of its own making.
As a new law regulating its oil industry sits stalled in Parliament, Iraq's oil minister is starting talks with international oil companies. Guest: geopolitical analyst Peter Ziehan of the online magazine 'Stratfor'
From banning plastic bags to raising awareness about rising sea levels, kids are proving that they can be a powerful force in the battle against climate change. Living on Earth looks at several young leaders who are taking a stand to protect the planet.
With funding from the World Bank, villagers in southwestern Uganda will receive money for storing carbon in newly-planted trees. But as Beth Hoffman reports, the project could have unintended consequences. From Living on Earth.