The Big Picture

  • The American way of DEATH!
    Our species has a 100-percent mortality rate. Even though we'd rather not think about planning our own farewell, or the final tribute to a loved one, we are consumers in the crosshairs of the funeral industrial complex. Gail Rubin, whose registered...
    Feb 23, 2019 08:43
  • The Big Picture
    The Big Picture with Holland Cooke tackles the latest in political news, debates, commentary and more. The program airs live every Friday at 1:30 PM ET, with re-runs at 7 PM and 10:30 PM EM on Friday and Mondays at 01:30 PM ET.
  • The American way of DEATH!
    The American way of DEATH!
    Our species has a 100-percent mortality rate. Even though we'd rather not think about planning our own farewell, or the final tribute to a loved one, we are consumers in the crosshairs of the funeral industrial complex. Gail Rubin, whose registered...
    Feb 23, 2019 08:43
  • Livestock animal cruelty!
    Livestock animal cruelty!
    Viewer discretion advised. What happens upstream from the neatly wrapped product at the supermarket? Holland Cooke discusses animal factory farming with Liz Pachaud, a factory farm undercover investigator and former member of Mercy For Animals. We...
    Feb 16, 2019 07:55
  • Measles is back & 5G connectivity health warnings
    Measles is back & 5G connectivity health warnings
    Holland Cooke discusses the recent measles outbreak with Dr Eric Braverman, director of Path Medical in NYC and the Path Foundation. Then, Dr Magda Havas, professor emeritus at Trent University, who researches the biological effects of non-ionizing...
    Feb 9, 2019 07:27
  • Inside the turmoil in Venezuela
    Inside the turmoil in Venezuela
    How did the oil-richest country on Earth end up with inflation measured in percentages in the MILLIONS? Holland Cooke discusses Venezuela’s future with former US Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul and Professor Guadalupe...
    Feb 2, 2019 07:21
  • Flint water crisis, who is being held accountable? & the dangers of vaping
    Flint water crisis, who is being held accountable? & the dangers of vaping
    Holland Cooke talks with Attorney Corey Stern, who is representing 2,500 children in Flint, on who should be held accountable in the Flint water crisis. Then, a conversation with author and physician Dr. Dominic Gaziano on the dangers e-cigarettes...
    Jan 26, 2019 07:34
  • Government waste: Your tax dollars at work
    Government waste: Your tax dollars at work
    Holland Cooke talks to Bart Chilton, host of RT America’s Boom Bust show and former CFTC commissioner, about government waste and specific examples of federal taxpayer abuse. He then discusses the topic with Governor Jesse Ventura, host of The...
    Jan 19, 2019 07:30
  • Holding utility companies’ feet to the fire
    Holding utility companies’ feet to the fire
    Holland Cooke talks with attorney Peter McNulty, a California trial attorney who has recovered more than $450 million dollars for his clients and handled cases for the Woolsey fire, about PG&E’s fault in starting California’s...
    Jan 12, 2019 07:30
  • The Trump circus? Has the mainstream media failed its mission?
    The Trump circus? Has the mainstream media failed its mission?
    Holland Cooke talks with Chris Chambers, media studies professor at Georgetown University, and asks whether mainstream media has failed in its mission after veteran news reporter William Arkin concluded that “the world and the state of...
    Jan 4, 2019 21:51
  • How to adjust to automation angst
    How to adjust to automation angst
    Holland Cooke discusses automation angst and whether it’s human nature to resist change; as well as the ethical, social, and policy implications of technology with Dr Deborah Johnson, Olsson professor emeritus of Applied Ethics at the...
    Dec 29, 2018 07:32
  • First step to criminal justice reform & America’s opioids addiction
    First step to criminal justice reform & America’s opioids addiction
    Holland Cooke discusses prison reform with Paul Wright, executive director of the Human Rights Defense Center, whose resume includes a 17-year stint as a Washington state prisoner, as well as roles as a jailhouse lawyer, political activist, and...
    Dec 22, 2018 08:06