The richest 1% in the U.S. already pay more than a quarter of all federal taxes. Are the nation's wealthiest not paying their "fair share," or should tax breaks be extended in the name of job creation? What is best for continued economic recovery?
President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs" in 1971. Now, 9% of the U.S. uses illegal drugs despite the world's highest incarceration rate. Decimated communities are left in the wake. Is it time to legalize or are we winning this war on drugs?
With Obama and Romney sharply diverging on key policy issues, the American public will be faced with the starkest contrast since 1984, if not 1964. A panel of experts will examine this clash of ideas and the issues destined to define the 2012 election.
Join National Journal, Univision News, and ABC News to examine how growth in Hispanic voters and other key demographic trends are dramatically shifting U.S. policy and politics and the very nature of the GOP in tomorrow's America.
Hosted by National Journal and The Atlantic, this panel discussion features Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic figures discussing what President Obama must accomplish in a second term if he is reelected.
Our nation is in the midst of a public health crisis so profound that it is undermining America's economic competitiveness. A panel of experts explore how investment in community health can be optimized through public-private partnerships.
The Atlantic and National Journal convene a panel of key voices from the nation's cities and leading industries to discuss strategies for reducing energy consumption, increasing efficiency and powering the cities of the future.
In this panel discussion hosted by National Journal and The Atlantic, National Journal Editorial Director Ron Brownstein, Major Garrett, David Gregory, and others examine how Mitt Romney will govern if he is elected president.
Political leaders discuss America's energy future policies. This event will present an opportunity for top American thought leaders to exchange views on our energy future, energy security, and how energy policy is shaped by political considerations.
The scale of government secrecy and surveillance has surpassed all previous boundaries. What impact are secret governmental operations having on our democratic processes, and are they helping or harming our national security?
Nearly fifty years out, conspiracy theorists continue to challenge official accounts of JFK's assassination. In this FORA.tv classic, famed prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi discusses his book on the topic -- a definitive attempt to set the record straight.
Philip K. Howard claims that, from the capitol to the classroom, our cultural institutions have slowly been buried under stifling layers of legal nonsense and gross inefficiency. Can we dig ourselves out of this bureaucratic pit before it's too late?
In the wake of Chinese leader Hu Jintao's historic visit to Washington, bestselling author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman examines America's complicated relationship with the rising Asian superpower.
New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks offers a fresh perspective on politics and culture in the age of President Obama. Is the country moving further to the left, right or center? What is the future of the tea party movement?
Award-winning journalist Richard Wolffe discusses his latest book, Revival: The Struggle for Survival Inside the Obama White House, based on exclusive interviews with President Obama and his senior staff.