When the New York Times editorial board sat down to interview Elizabeth Warren, the first question was about Hunter Biden. These 17 distinguished journalists proceeded to fire a bunch of zingers at the candidate, seeing if they could trip her up on hot button issues like immigration, trade, and Medicare for All. The transcript is […]
Peter Cohn -- Political and Social Documentaries
Cohn made his first film in 1995, the critically acclaimed dramatic feature Drunks, shot in a church basement and on the streets of Times Square in 14 days. Since then, he's made three documentary films on major political and social issues, with self distribution through Hillcrest Films.
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Occasional rants from the keyboard of Peter Cohn
I am a Russian engaged in a campaign of fake political advertising designed to change the outcome of the 2020 Presidential election. I operate in plain sight, yet I am having no problem deploying my campaign, which is aimed to a narrowly defined segment of the American population that I believe will determine the election. […]
Interesting blog posted at Stigler Center’s ProMarket on the latest political sciences theories about the rise of populism: “The main driver [of populism] is “cultural backlash” and, as far as economics plays a role, it is in a racialized manner—nativists believe that “aliens” are getting too numerous or powerful and that is why they think […]
Warren has boldly pushed back on the critics who went after her for not having a plan to pay for Medicare for all. First she came out with a detailed plan for how to pay for it, then she produced another detailed plan for the three-year roll out process, and then we got the plans […]