Archive of Politickin with Ari Berman

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9 - Politickin with Ari Berman - 20070723

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8 - Politickin with Ari Berman - 20070716

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6 - Politickin with Ari Berman - Michael Moore's Movie Sicko

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Sicko Van

Today's discussion will cover "Sicko", the new Michael Moore film about healthcare which our Washington DC correspondent and Nation contributing writer Ari Berman saw over the weekend.

Other topics include Dennis Raimondi's upcoming interview with former
Congressman David Bonior who is now John Edwards' national campaign
manager and Barack Obama's big money take for the 2nd quarter as well
as his visit to Fairfield tomorrow.

Facilitating the discussion are Speaking Freely's Dennis Raimondi and Planet Erstwild's James Moore.

5 - Politickin with Ari Berman - Episode #5 - June 25, 2007

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Nation
contributing writer Ari Berman discusses two conferences he attended last week with
Democratic presidential candidates--the Take Back America conference and the AFSCME Labor conference, as well as what's going on in Congress with energy and immigration.

Michael Bloomberg's potential run for president will also be discussed with Speaking Freely's Dennis Raimondi and Planet Erstwild's James Moore.

3 - Politickin with Ari Berman - 20070611

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Ari Berman discusses the latest happenings out of the nation's capitol with Planet Erstwild's James Moore.

Topics:
1. Iraq
--Korea-type presence
--casualty figures
2. Immigration
--bill collapsing in Senate/impact of conservative grassroots
mobilization
3. '08 race
--some updates on Ari's Nation article about Hillary which the New York Times and others picked up

Measures of progress or lack thereof in Iraq:
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/10/opinion/10ohanlon.html?_r=1&oref=sloginnyt Story on union complaints about Mark Penn:
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2007/06/05/1682/
Ari's follow-up blog:
http://www.thenation.com/blogs/notion?bid=15&pid=203527
Paul Krugman column:
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2007/06/11/1798/
Nation edit on immigration:
http://www.thenation.com/doc/20070611/editors2

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This Politickin with Ari Berman show includes

1/ A review of last night's second Democratic debate in New Hampshire

2/ The impact of Republican hopeful Fred Thompson on the '08 race

3/ The affect of John McCain's attacks on Republicans over the issue of immigration

Ari Berman is a contributing writer for The Nation, Puffin Foundation writing fellow at the Nation Institute, Fairfield Native and has appeared on C-Span, MSNBC, and FOX as a political analyst.

Ari was interviewed this past Thursday by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez on Democracy Now about his recent article for The Nation entitled "Hillary Inc", an expose of Hillary Clinton's corporate team of advisors.

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Ari Berman

Ari Berman, based in Washington, DC, is a contributing writer for The Nation, a contributor to The Notion and a Puffin Foundation writing fellow at The Nation Institute.

Today's topics will include Congressional votes on Iraq, immigration compromise, and the significance of the leaked memo advising Hillary Clinton to skip campaigning rigorously in Iowa.

 

4 - Politickin with Ari Berman - 20070618

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contributing writer Ari Berman discusses recent developments in Gaza and the West Bank with Planet Erstwild's James Moore, as well as the leaked Barack Obama opposition research document which the New York Times' Adam Nagourney wrote about. Does it mean Obama's "new kind of politics" are closer to "politics as usual"?
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