Doctor Francis Collins is stepping down as director of the National Institutes of Health after 12 years. He reflects on his legacy and his agency's efforts in the fight against COVID-19.
Today the Supreme Court heard one of the most important election cases in more than a decade. On the line is how much our legal system can intervene to ensure equal access to voting.
This comes as Republican lawmakers around the country use Donald Trump’s false claims of a rigged 2020 election to push laws that would limit things like early voting and vote by mail.
Experts worry these laws could impact turnout, especially among minorities.
Diane’s guest, Ari Berman, is a senior reporter at Mother Jones and author of the book, “Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle For Voting Rights In America.” Diane and Ari spoke Tuesday afternoon, shortly after arguments at the Supreme Court ended.
- Ari Berman Senior contributing writer, The Nation; author of "Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America"
Most Recent Shows
Congress expert Norman Ornstein on what the debate over the debt limit says about dysfunction in Congress, and his ideas for how to fix it.
Trump impeachment witness Fiona Hill on what her own background says about this political moment, and why she thinks the greatest threat to American democracy now comes from within.
Cities and states across the country are exploring reparations programs for Black Americans, but not all reparations advocates think it's the right approach. Diane talks to Mayor Daniel Biss of Evanston, Ill., and William Darity, Jr., and Kirsten Mullen, the co-authors of the book, "From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century”