The UN announced last month that we needed about a billion - specifically $988 million - to effectively fight the African Ebola outbreak. Putting aside the absurdity of pinning down such a precise number (really, $988 million? $987 wouldn’t do the trick?), the sad fact remains that we are not even halfway there. Richer governments, we arebeing told, need to step up.Read More
The Supreme Court – now a fully functioning arm of the Republican Party – has made another plainly partisan call. But it’s okay. They did it for the right reason – to make sure white people retain complete control of America. They decided that Texas’ voter ID law can stand, disenfranchising likely hundreds of thousands of minority and poor would-be voters. You know, in the name of making sure two or three of them don’t vote twice.Read More
Bill Maher and panelists John Avlon, Dr. Cornel West and Mary Matalin discuss the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.
“Divest Harvard” and “First Here, Then Everywhere” founder Chloe Maxmin joins Real Time’s Miles Leicher backstage to discuss the roots of her activism.
Bill Maher interviews journalist and “Pay Any Price” author James Risen about President Obama’s crackdown on whistleblowers and its impact on the freedom of the press.
A hilarious video is making the rounds on the Internet – but, to be fair, anything seems entertaining after months of watching people dump buckets of ice water over their heads. It’s a clip from “The Price Is Right” and the contestants are bidding to see who can come closest to the retail price of the “item up for bids,” which happens to be one of those lawn hammocks.Read More
Bill Maher talks to Harvard University student Chloe Maxmin about the “Flip A District” campaign to un-elect Minnesota Congressman John Kline.
In his editorial New Rule, Bill Maher tears into Kansas Governor Sam Brownbeck and the Republican “Zombie Lie” of trickle-down economics, as well as voters who allow themselves to be distracted by faux scandals.
Bill Maher lays down some new laws of the land.
Bill Maher reports on the personalized treats celebrities are handing out to kids this Halloween.
Bill Maher’s monologue from Friday, October 24, 2014.
Bill Maher and his guests – James Risen, Dr. Cornel West, Mary Matalin, John Avlon and Chloe Maxmin – answer viewer questions after the show.
The Monopoly game is back at McDonald’s and my favorite playing piece is the irony. Monopoly, of course, is the celebrated capitalism game where players compete to see who ends up with all the cash and real estate, leaving all the other participants flat broke – just like it works in real-life America!Read More