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Shows featuring Rick Mac Arthur

  • 25 Years of the Harper’s Index Harpersweb
    Harper’s Magazine is marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of its popular monthly feature, the Harper’s Index. The Index reports sometimes funny, often sobering political realities through statistics and unusual figures. Turn to this month’s edition, and you’ll find out things like how much the Bush campaign paid Enron and Halliburton for use of corporate jets during the...
    December 23, 2008 | Story
  • McCain Campaign Calls Obama a "Socialist" — But Why is That a Smear? Macarthurweb
    As the presidential race enters the final stretch, the McCain campaign has been sharpening a new line of attack against Sen. Barack Obama: charging that his tax plan amounts to socialism. We speak to Harper’s publisher Rick MacArthur about whether Obama is a socialist and why being called one is considered a smear in US political culture. [includes rush transcript]
    October 24, 2008 | Story