Al Jazeera English is preparing for its July 2010 major-market American debut. The channel has previously experienced static in trying to penetrate the North American market, but plans are currently under way to prime this new audience.
Monthly Archives For June 2009
Amidst the heated debate over the future of health care, one professor told the House Subcommittee on Health that it could take 4 trillion dollars to make sure “nearly everyone” in America has health insurance.
Abigail Thernstrom makes the argument that, in the aftermath of the election of Barack Obama, the Voting Rights Act has actually begun hampering and damaging the very racial group it was originally intended to protect.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) advised Bloggers Briefing attendees at the Heritage Foundation that networking activism and education by conservative bloggers has never been quite as imperative.
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) recently hosted a discussion entitled “Governing Geoengineering.”
Supporters of government-run medical care frequently point to the “affordability” of this type of system, but such terms are inherently misleading.
Due to the recent appearance of oversight issues in the national veterans’ healthcare program, the Senate Subcommittee on Veterans’ Affairs convened a hearing chaired by Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI).
Reacting to what some have called President Barack Obama’s recent health care “infomercial” on ABC, Representative Charles Boustany, M.D. (R-LA) recently spoke via conference call to bloggers and journalists about the emerging Republican alternative to the 852-page Democratic proposal.
During a panel discussion on domestic human rights at the Center for American Progress (CAP) on June 17th, audience members learned that they had quite a few inalienable rights that they might have missed in the U.S. Constitution.
The atmosphere was somber at the Victims of Communism Memorial on June 16th, as speakers urged attendees to remember those who perished under past communist regimes as well as those who suffer under them still.