Tag Archives: Current TV

Extra: ‘We Act Like 7-Year-olds Any Time Race is Involved’: Elon James White Talks Race and Comedy [VIDEO]

In this “Viewpoint” Web exclusive, comedian Elon James White, host of “Blacking it Up!” on TWIB.FM, and comedian John Fugelsang discuss how societal pressure to be politically correct impacts comedy, especially in terms of race.Current

We discussed this topic with Lil Duval, our video will be coming next week.  Stay tuned, but in the mean time let us know what you think about racially based comedy in the comments section.

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Are These 3 Rich Families Attempting to Pay Romney for a ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card [VIDEO]

If this holds true does this shed light on privileged demographics using their ‘resources’ to get away with crime?  Is this why certain demographics represent more percentages in legal system?

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It’s Not the Race Card, it’s Racism: Joy Behar and Guests Evaluate Disrespect Toward Obama [VIDEO]

Current TV host Joy Behar, Sam Seder, host of “Ring of Fire” and “The Majority Report,” and Columbia University professor and HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill weigh in on Arizona radio host Barbara Espinosa, who has come under fire for calling President Obama a “monkey” on air
Watch “Joy Behar: One Week Only *until the fall” weeknights at 8et/5pt, starting Monday on Current TV. For more information, visit current.com/joy.Current TV

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‘We are not a post-racial society’: Behar and Garofalo on GOP’s [VIDEO]

It looks like more people are feeling that the disrespect to the president it racially powered.  Check out this clip with Current TV host Joy Behar, comedian Janeane Garofalo and political blogger Craig Crawford discussing the topic.

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The ‘Little b:’ Bisexuals Lag in Social Acceptance vs Homosexuals [VIDEO]

John Fugelsang says the bisexual community hasn’t shared in all the social progress made by the lesbian and gay communities and is still subject to prejudice from both gay and straight communities. Fugelsang points out that no open bisexuals serve in national elective office — and never have. “It’s a shame,” he says, “because their stories could inspire countless Americans to not feel shame over who, and how, they love.” – Current

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Was Daily Caller Interruption of President Obama’s Immigration [VIDEO]

We had just posed this question on our Facebook page last week.  Either some people are paying attention to our thoughts or we have some like-minded individuals over there at Current.  Either way it’s a plus and we’re glad people are talking about it.  Take a look at the video and chime in with your thoughts in the comments people.

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Granholm: Obama, Thank You for Keeping the Golden Door Open [VIDEO]

A proud citizen by choice, Jennifer Granholm lauds President Obama’s action against deporting undocumented young people for pragmatic and very personal reasons. Granholm says our diversity makes the U.S. a creative and innovative nation. “We are the only nation whose economy is built upon diversity… We are exceptional because of our unique melting pot, not in spite of it,” she says. Sharing her personal story of becoming a citizen, Granholm says she felt like an American from childhood.Current

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Unseen Iran: Nicholas Kristof on His 1,700-Mile Road Trip Across the Country [VIDEO]

Nicholas Kristof, Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, just got back from a 1,700-mile road trip across Iran, and joins “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer to talk about his experiences.Current

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No Way Out? Syria’s Opposition Grows Stronger, But So Does Assad’s Regime [VIDEO]

Michael O’Hanlon, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joins “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer to analyze the worsening situation in Syria, and what — if anything — the United States can do about it.Current

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Coming Out of the Closet…err Cabinet: Rise in Government Support of Gay Marriage [VIDEO]

Lucas Grindley, the editor of the Advocate.com, speaks with Stephanie about the latest DOMA rulings and his article about the growing list of Cabinet Secretaries that support gay marriage. Stephanie says that it feels like the movement is “gathering steam.”

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