bill clinton on charlie rose December 17, 2007Posted by KG in 2008 Elections, interviews, news, politics.
Tags: bill clinton, charlie rose, giving, hillary clinton
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discusses microfinance, social entrepreneurship, subprime lending, and of course the mrs…
rolling stone’s 40th anniversary issue November 14, 2007Posted by KG in 2008 Elections, arts/culture, books, campaign finance, comedy, design, econ, environment, film, health, hip-hop, history, immigration, international, interviews, iraq, iraq war, media, misc, music, news, politics, race, religion, science, style, tech, television, terrorism.
Tags: al gore, atheism, atheist, bill clinton, bill gates, bill maher, cornel west, daily show, economy, end of faith, global warming, graduation, inequality, interviews, jon stewart, kanye west, paradigm, paul krugman, princeton, real time with bill maher, religion, rolling stone, sam harris, satire, secularism, sustainability
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“This issue looks forward, not back, and it’s packed with interviews with the artists, leaders and thinkers who can best divine what our future holds. It arrives, appropriately, during the run-up to next year’s presidential election, which looms as a moment of truth for our nation. “People are nauseous about being perceived as the enemy,” Bono says of America’s standing in the world. “Whoever fixes that problem gets elected.” But it’s not just politics – as a society, we face choices that will likely determine the fate of our civilization, matters of war and peace, resource depletion and explosive population growth. And, of course, global warming: “It’s a mistake to think of the climate crisis as one in a list of issues that will define our future,” Al Gore tells us. “It is the issue.”
We don’t claim to have the answers to these challenges, but we do know where to look for leadership and inspiration. The values of tolerance, inclusiveness, common sense and personal liberty (not to mention fun) that took shape in the 1960s have animated this magazine ever since.”
chock full of wit and wisdom from some of the world’s most interesting minds…
you can find the entire issue digitally right here, but the interface rolling stone set up is really horrible, so i’ve made the text from some of the interviews into pdfs:
here’s some quotes that i’ve culled:
oh those crazy democratic presidential nominees… November 5, 2007Posted by KG in 2008 Elections, comedy, media, news, politics, television.
Tags: barack obama, bill clinton, bill richardson, christopher dodd, dancing, dennis kucinich, ellen, hillary clinton, joe biden, john edwards, mike gravel, skit, snl
when making a case for charisma goes wrong…