Cenk Uygur Interviewing Aaron Swartz

On Friday, Internet pioneer and open information activist Aaron Swartz took his own life at the age of 26. At the time of his death, Swartz was under indictment for logging into JSTOR, a database of scholarly articles, and rapidly downloading those articles with the intent to make them public. If Swartz had lived to be convicted of the charges against him, he faced 50 …

Help Us Win The Shortys

The Shorty Awards are a worldwide effort to engage hundreds of thousands of Twitter users to identify the best people and organizations on social media, culminating in a blockbuster ceremony in New York City. We’ve won a Shorty before (who could forget this acceptance speech?) and we want one again, will you help? All you need is a Twitter account. You can …

January Twitter Takeover Schedule

In order to introduce our new TYT network partners we’re doing something crazy in January, we’re giving them each the keys to our Twitter account (@TheYoungTurks) for a day.   Here’s the schedule January 5  – Lee Camp @LeeCamp January 12 – Dennis Trainor Jr. @dennistrainorjr January 19 – David Pakman @dpakman & @davidpakmanshow January 26 – Julianna Forlano @AbsurdityGirl February …

TYT Network’s Top Ten Clips of 2012

Here’s 2012’s top ten most viewed clips from TYT Network. This list consists exclusively of clips we published on TYT network in 2012. ———————————— 10. ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Sparks Outrage  1,218,937 views, published on 9/12/12 on The Young Turks …the movie — “Innocence of Muslims” — would be blamed the world over for inciting mobs in Egypt and Libya. The movie was …

Happy Holidays from TYT!

We wish you all a very happy holiday season! We will be taking the 24th and 25th off, but the show will return in force on Wednesday, December 26th! Thank you all for your continued support! ~Kimani, your TYT Community Ambassador

Watch Cenk Uygur, Lawrence Lessig, Trevor Potter and more LIVE this Saturday (Nov. 17th) at 1pm PST on The Young Turks LiveStream.

Cenk will be moderating a panel called: Legislative v. Constitutional Remedies: The potential and limits of legislative solutions from 1:00 – 2:15 pm PST with Trevor Potter (former FEC Commissioner – lawyer to Stephen Colbert’s SuperPAC), Lawrence Lessig (Harvard Law School), and Trent Lange (California Clean Money Campaign) RSVP to this event by Clicking Here  The Money out of Politics Conference at UCLA …

Community Blog 11.13.12 – Get to Know Your Community Ambassador

TYT Army! To those of you with children… You know when you host your kid’s birthday party, you are constantly reminded that there are plenty of other children who behave far worse than yours? This bears no relevance to me, just thought I’d point that out. *** Hello! My name is Kimani Wallace David (pronounced Key-mah-knee, or for those of …

Recent iTunes Problems

To TYT Members: We understand that our podcast stopped allowing access earlier today (11/9/12).  The access problems should be fixed.  Please try again to access the podcast and your website accounts. Thank you for your patience and support. ~Kimani

VOTE for The Young Turks in the Podcast Awards!

TYT Army, this is your official batsignal! http://www.podcastawards.com/ The Young Turks is nominated for Best Video Podcast at the Podcast Awards. But we can’t win without your help. If you would like to help TYT win, please vote for us at http://www.podcastawards.com/ After casting your choice, you will be asked to verify your vote by email. Voting lasts November 1st-15th…....

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Rape Panels

by Cenk Uygur Republicans so far have referred to legitimate rape, forcible rape, easy rape, honest rape, emergency rape, enjoyable rape and now gift-from-God rape. Check out this unbelievable Republican Party Rape Advisory Chart for all of the direct quotes from Republicans on this issue. They’re not saying all of this because they just keep slipping up with words. They’re …

Number One Problem in Politics is $$

Cenk Uygur, main host & co-founder of the Internet and talk radio show, The Young Turks (TYT), rails against the corrupting influence of corporate money in politics and calls for a 28th Amendment to the Constitution that would declare that corporations are not human beings and are thus banned from donating to politics.

Members Having Trouble Accessing Member Content?

First, I apologize for the length of time it took to make this post. It took me a while to comprehend the volume of people who are having problems accessing member content, and I had been trying to respond to each concern individually but inevitably some communication is falling through the cracks. Here is the situation. Your payments are going …

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LIVE from TYT on Current: Dinesh D’Souza and the Ryan/Akin bills

Dinesh D’Souza: ‘Obama wants to reduce America’s footprint on the world’ Cenk challenges Dinesh D’Souza’s claims that President Obama is reducing the influence of the United States worldwide and purposefully saddling the country with debt. “You can’t say that Obama, for 5 years, is simply carrying on the Bush legacy. Obama has had the chance to leave his footprint on …

LIVE from TYT on Current: Akin’s “legitimate” problem, Romney taxes, and a ‘hell’ of a punishment for a valedictorian

#ToddAkin, only ducks can prevent pregnancy from #legitimaterape Michael Shure, Dorothy Lucey and Ana Kasparian break down Rep. Todd Akin’s claim that women’s bodies can prevent pregnancy from “legitimate” rape. It turns out that  it can be done — but not my humans. After doing some research, Lucey says, “Apparently, a duck can do this. A duck can will itself …

LIVE from TYT on Current: ‘Snark Week,’ voter ID laws, and Chavis Carter

‘Snark Week’ gets bloody as both campaigns get nasty and Biden stands his ground Candidates and surrogates from both campaigns got nasty this “Snark Week,” with insults flying from all directions. Cenk and Michael “Epic Politics Man” Shure weigh in on Joe Biden’s defiant non-apology and the racial undertones of Republican talking points. http://bit.ly/OZjMUO In some US states, it’s easier …

LIVE from TYT on Current: Right-wing hates Romneycare, Alan Grayson, and NYPD surveillance

Right-wing can’t resist eating their own over Romneycare defense After a Romney campaign spokesperson seemingly defended his groundbreaking health care plan while governor of Massachusetts, right-wing talkers from Rush Limbaugh to Ann Coulter began eating their own. “Why are they doing this?” Cenk asks. “It’s because Romney’s health care plan is identical to Obama’s health care plan, and they’re like …

Member Podcast Update

Based on a members suggestion, for the past few days we manually created the RSS feeds so that iTunes would work properly while we investigated what was going on with the automated one.  The FeedBurner original feed was updated – which is what was causing you to unsubscribe and re-subscribe.  The original problem has now been resolved!  So the good …