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Dec 20, 2014

Posner on human rights … Lake on the midterm elections… and Bill Press with former Congressman Dennis Kucinich.

 

A human rights expert talks about torture. A political analyst says Republicans now have to show they can govern. And Bill Press talks with former Congressman Dennis Kucinich.

 

Eric Posner

Professor Eric Posner has written a book basically saying that human rights interventions usually don’t work. And he explains when torture and other extreme measures work, and when they don’t.

http://ericposner.com/

 

Celinda Lake

Political strategist Celinda Lake says 2014 was a wave election, and now it is the Republicans who have to prove they can govern.

www.lakeresearch.com

 

Dennis Kucinich

Bill Press and his guest, former Congressman Dennis Kucinich.

 

Jim Hightower

Wall Street And Congress perform legislative acrobatics.