Mitch Landrieu

Donald Trump and David Duke Are Sinister Soul Brothers

As a state legislator in Louisiana, Mitch Landrieu got a chance to observe telegenic Klansman David Duke up close. Now he’s watching Trump work the …

New Orleans

What I learned from my fight to remove Confederate monuments

Mitch Landrieu, the mayor of New Orleans, on the removal of four Confederate monuments and what it means for the city’s future<p>Here I was, the mayor of New Orleans, in the midst of a building boom like no other, the city filled with million-dollar construction jobs, and I couldn’t find anyone in …

Rights & Freedoms

Watch Mitch Landrieu sound off on gun violence: 'They were created to kill' |

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu continued his book tour with fresh denials of running for president during an appearance Friday (March 23) on HBO …


‘A terrible episode we’ve seen many times’: Bill Maher speaks on Clark shooting

Political talk show host Bill Maher discussed Sunday’s fatal shooting of Stephon Clark by Sacramento police in an interview Friday with author and …

Bill Maher

Amanpour: Cate Blanchett and Mitch Landrieu

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Cate Blanchett

Mitch Landrieu and the Mythology of Confederate Monument Removal

The debate surrounding Confederate monuments revolves largely around the question of why they were erected and dedicated in the first place. With the …

Rights & Freedoms

The top 15 Democratic presidential hopefuls for 2020, ranked

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>In case you needed reminding that the 2020 election is just around the corner, two 70-something men got into a war of words this week over physically beating each other up. These two men just happened to be the current president and the most recent vice president.<p>I'm …


Paper Monuments represent a different approach to memorialization | Opinion |

In a March 7 press release, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that "the Foundation for Louisiana, along with Colloqate Design and other …

New Orleans

Globe editorial: The problem with Ottawa’s plan to consult the public on racism? Ottawa itself

Canada’s self-image is of an open, inclusive society – one of the planet’s most welcoming places.<p>And in relative terms, that’s mostly true. Ours is an unusually successful national story. But step back a few paces and the picture begins to look ever so slightly askew.<p>It’s time to face an …


Funeral Mass held for Saints and Pelicans owner Benson

NFL and NBA executives joined Saints and Pelicans players and coaches and New Orleans city officials in a historic French Quarter cathedral Friday …


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah


March For Our Lives, 'Greek Freak,' Stormy Daniels: This weekend

You can expect headlines from the March For Our Lives demonstrations on Saturday, the Stormy Daniels interview on Sunday and the upset-filled NCAA …


Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!

<b>Cheers and Jeers for</b> <b>Friday, March 23, 2018</b><p><b>Note:</b> NOBODY CONGRATULATES ANYBODY ANYMORE UNTIL WE FIGURE OUT WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON!<p><b>By the …

Liberal View

New Orleans says goodbye to Tom Benson as only New Orleans can |

Paul Tagliabue attended countless Super Bowls and met scores of U.S. Presidents and foreign leaders during his 17-year tenure as NFL Commissioner.<p>But …

New Orleans

The White Southern Anti-Trump

Last May, Mitch Landrieu, the mayor of New Orleans, delivered one of the most stirring and important speeches of the Trump era without once deigning to mention the president’s name. He spoke after New Orleans pulled down four Confederate monuments, the culmination of a ferocious two-year political …

Rights & Freedoms

Growth slows to a trickle in New Orleans, fans pay respects to Benson, gambling at the capital: Your morning briefing

Click here to sign up for the New Orleans morning roundup!<p>New Orleans done growing?<p>New census data show population growth in New Orleans slowed to a …

Tom Benson

Democratic Mayor Says the US Should Treat Gun Violence 'Like Ebola'

According to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D), the United States has to treat gun violence like it would treat Ebola in order to achieve any …


New Orleans Mayor on removing Confederate monuments

"We're not supposed to be reaching back into our past and telling people just deal with it and we can't rethink where we were, especially if we made a mistake," says Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

New Orleans

As Statues Fall, Racism Stays

A New Orleans city worker measures the Jefferson Davis monument on May 4, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana.Justin Sullivan/Getty Images <b>Listen to</b> …

New Orleans

The Briefing: How 'Louise made history'

WASHINGTON – On the House floor, they called her "the gentle lady from New York," but Rep. Louise M. Slaughter wasn't always the sweet Southern …

Donald Trump

Mitch Landrieu's new book aims far beyond New Orleans

I wasn’t too deep into Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s new book, “In the Shadow of Statues,” before I knew that it’s not aimed at me. Nor is it aimed at you, …

New Orleans

Roger Goodell, Adam Silver expected to attend Tom Benson's funeral |

Roger Goodell and Adam Silver are among five current and former sports league commissioners that plan to attend Tom Benson's funeral on Friday (March …

Tom Benson

Washington's Daniel Snyder on Tom Benson: 'What he's done for the city will forever last' |

One hour after public visitation ended, high-profile guests arrived Thursday (March 22) in a steady procession throughout the afternoon at the Notre …

Football (U.S.)

What the Soviet bloc and the American South have in common

While he was still a dissident playwright living under a Communist system, Vaclav Havel produced possibly the most brilliant essay ever written on political oppression in Eastern Europe: “The Power of the Powerless.” This year marks the 40th anniversary of its appearance in opposition circles in …


Mitch Landrieu, a 'Cajun Democrat,' could shake up national politics: report |

Politico published a story Wednesday morning (March 21) that takes a deeper look at New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's possible run at higher office, …

New Orleans

Los Angeles mayor headed to Iowa

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) will stoke speculation that he is considering running for president in 2020 when he makes several stops across …

Los Angeles

New Orleans Mayor: 'We need to judge people based on their behavior' to ease racial tensions

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu tells Chuck what the country needs to do in order to ease the unrest within communities.

U.S. Politics

Being Jewish in the Age of Trump

Coming up on today’s show:<p><b>April Glaser</b>, Slate technology writer and co-host of the podcast If Then, discusses what the Cambridge Analytica revelations say about who Facebook is for, and how this news will affect users' experiences on both Facebook and other social networks.• <b><br>Mitch Landrieu</b>, mayor (D) …

New York Times

Political Cornflakes: The Cajun Democrat who could shake up the 2020 presidential race

The Cajun Democrat who could shake up the 2020 presidential race. The 10th Circuit shoots down the Utah GOP’s suit against SB54. Utahns hit their …

Salt Lake City

Report: Obama strategist says Mitch Landrieu has 'strong appeal' as presidential candidate

Talk of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu possibly running for president in 2020 has cranked up in the past few weeks as the polarizing politician …

New Orleans