Live Chat With Edward Snowden, 3pm ET #AskSnowden

By: Thursday January 23, 2014 11:55 am

his afternoon at 3pm ET, Edward Snowden will participate in an hour-long live chat online. Submit questions on twitter now with the hashtag:



Bill Black Stopping by FDL for Special Salon Today at 2:00pm ET

By: Friday February 17, 2012 8:20 am

Programming note: I’ll be hosting a special FDL Salon with William Black, professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One. Black specializes in white-collar criminology, and in his time as a federal regulator, he helped put over 1,000 financial executives in jail for the savings & loan crisis.

Please Welcome Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers

By: Thursday March 4, 2010 8:31 am

Randi Weingarten is the President of the American Federation of Teachers, the union that represents more than 1.4 million educators. We invited her here today to talk about the mass firing of 74 teachers in Rhode Island last month. The profile of the issue was raised dramatically when President Obama voiced his support for the [...]

FDL Welcomes Drew Westen: Leadership, Obama Style, and the Looming Losses in 2010

By: Wednesday January 6, 2010 9:00 am

Just before Christmas, on December 20, 2009, Dr. Drew Westen posted a lengthy article at Huffington Post entitled Leadership, Obama Style, and the Looming Losses in 2010: Pretty Speeches, Compromised Values, and the Quest for the Lowest Common Denominator. Dr. Westen’s piece caused quite a stir in both the blogosphere and more traditional media, and [...]

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