Articles by Al Gore
- Post-Election, Iran Could Become Obama’s Decision
September 06 2012 1:59 PM
For the moment, let’s set aside the friction in U.S.-Israeli relations over Iran’s nuclear program, which serves neither Washington nor Jerusalem.
- A Decade Too Late, Al Gore Calls For End To US Electoral College
August 31 2012 2:54 PM
In one of the less surprising developments of the week, it turns out Al Gore is not a big fan of the U.S. electoral college.
- Whatever Became Of Accents?
August 24 2012 9:28 AM
Regional accents are vanishing across the U.S. and English-speaking world.
- Jack, Ina, And The Lessons Of History
August 23 2012 1:25 PM
He and Ina have a story that's both charming and important. It speaks to the power of love, to the human instinct to survive in the midst of horror, to the role of fate in determining who lives and who dies.
- The Press Treats Obama, Romney Equally Badly: STudy
August 23 2012 12:34 PM
In a presidential campaign marked by an unprecedented level of negativity, journalists have not been immune -- and they've turned their acrimony equally on President Obama and Mitt Romney.
- Renewable Energy Ambitions, Independence & Donald Trump - An Interview with Alex Salmond
August 13 2012 3:55 PM
We were fortunate enough to have some time with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond where we discussed a broad range of topics from Scotland's ambitious renewable energy targets and North Sea oil & gas to Scottish independence and Donald Trump.
- Is President Obama Racist? New Super PAC Vows To Expose Pattern of 'Black Racism'
August 04 2012 1:24 PM
A new super PAC called FightBigotry.com will "connect the dots to explain the one political vulnerability of President Obama that no one else has the stomach to bring up."
- U.S. Should Forcefully Encourage Free Elections In Georgia
July 26 2012 3:12 PM
Freedom and democracy don’t come easily to a land that’s known precious little of it over time.
- U.S. Opportunities In Libya And Egypt
July 12 2012 3:27 PM
Events in Libya and Egypt highlight the potential benefits of United States human rights promotion -- both for the U.S. and for people across the world -- as well as the downsides of America's failure to pursue that task.
- Napoleon Complex: Francois Hollande And The Travails Of Short Political Leaders
July 11 2012 12:15 PM
Francois Hollande, was mocked by his own French media for looking like a ?dwarf? while standing amongst Her Majesty?s Coldstream Guards regiment during his first official visit to London.
- Happy 66th Birthday George W. Bush: From War In Iraq To Tackling Women?s Health Issues In Africa
July 06 2012 11:25 AM
Former U.S. President George W. Bush turns 66 today and though he has remained out of the public's eye his work with HIV/AIDS in Africa continues.
- From Roe v. Wade to Citizens United: 5 Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Cases That Changed Our Lives
June 28 2012 12:10 PM
In a 5-4 decision that shocked the country, the U.S. Supreme sided with the Obama administration and upheld the individual mandate provision of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. The decision's impact will be felt across the country, from small business owners to those without health insurance. It marks the latest landmark Supreme Court ruling that affects our daily lives.
- Peace Through Tennis: An Alluring Idea
June 28 2012 11:20 AM
All is not lost, however, for peace between Israelis and Arabs need not come just from the top down -- not just when leaders across this turbulent region cast aside their weapons and sign treaties.
- We Will Be Haunted By Syria
June 14 2012 11:10 AM
?Life,? the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard said, ?must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.?
- Joy Behar To Host Talk Show On Current TV, In Re-Do Of Failed HLN Stint
June 12 2012 8:50 AM
Joy Behar agreed to host an hour-long talk show on Current TV starting September, tentatively titled ?The Joy Behar Show,? in the struggling channel?s 6 p.m. slot.
- Latest U.S. Report Is Timely Human Rights Reminder
May 31 2012 10:51 AM
The question is whether, in light of growing human rights problems from China and Russia to the Middle East and North Africa, the United States is doing enough to factor human rights into its foreign policy.
- Elizabeth Keadle: Meet Al Gore?s New Girlfriend, Will The Former Vice President Divorce Wife Tipper?
May 18 2012 2:49 PM
Time to update his Facebook relationship status; Al Gore has a new girlfriend. Former vice president Gore, 64, is dating serious girlfriend Elizabeth Keadle. Gore separated from his wife Tipper in 2010 after over 40 years of marriage and four children. The announcement of a new girlfriend comes just two years after their split with no reports about a coming divorce.
- Did Obama Outshine Jimmy Kimmel at the White House Correspondents Dinner 2012? Best Moments
April 30 2012 12:18 PM
Jimmy Kimmel had the ballroom at Washington Hilton roaring with laughter at the White House Correspondents dinner, but the comedian had tough competition from another major speaker.
- Apple Shares Ease On Tax Story, Microsoft-Nook Deal
April 30 2012 9:24 AM
Shares of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, fell 3 percent after Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), the world's biggest software company, and Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) announced a new partnership to battle the iPad.
- 5 Reasons Obama Could Lose The 2012 Election
April 29 2012 10:20 AM
If the U.S. presidential election was held today, President Barack Obama could easily lose. Fortunately for Obama -- and, by extension, for the Democratic Party -- the election is not today: it's 7 months from now.