The Big Picture

  • Life after war for veterans
    There are 18 million military veterans in the US. The country’s Department of Veterans Affairs tells us that around 12 percent of America’s homeless are vets. What’s wrong with this picture? Holland Cooke discusses it with Dorothy...
  • 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.
  • Life after war for veterans
    Life after war for veterans
    There are 18 million military veterans in the US. The country’s Department of Veterans Affairs tells us that around 12 percent of America’s homeless are vets. What’s wrong with this picture? Holland Cooke discusses it with Dorothy...
  • Can social media harm your marriage?
    Can social media harm your marriage?
    Facebook is fun and you might think it’s free, but tell that to divorce defendants who were taken to the cleaners when careless social media posts came back to haunt them. Are you exposed? And what can you do if you’re suspicious?...
  • Bombs and Bombast… and now the blame game
    Bombs and Bombast… and now the blame game
    Although none exploded, plenty of pipe bombs were sent to critics of President Donald Trump. Holland Cooke speaks with Mitch Cesear, former Florida Democratic Party chairman, who found himself too close for comfort week when his congresswoman and...
  • ‘America: The farewell tour’ & climate change: What’s at stake?
    ‘America: The farewell tour’ & climate change: What’s at stake?
    Holland Cooke speaks with Dr Gregg Marland from the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University, and Marc Morano, former Republican political aide, founder of ClimateDepot.com, and climate change skeptic,...
  • Home for the holidays? Air travel tips. Ever get the feeling you’re being watched?
    Home for the holidays? Air travel tips. Ever get the feeling you’re being watched?
    Here come the holidays, and if you’re making air travel plans brace yourself. Air travel isn’t just a routine, it’s a constant game we play. RT’s Holland Cooke gets travel tips from Andrew Appelbaum, attorney at...
  • Happy birthday NASA. 60 years in space!
    Happy birthday NASA. 60 years in space!
    NASA turns sixty. Where do we go from here? And why bother with space? You will see and hear the last man who walked on the moon, Gene Cernan, who sat down for an interview that has not been seen… until now. And, if you have ever wondered...
  • UN diplomacy on display & supreme drama
    UN diplomacy on display & supreme drama
    Holland Cooke speaks with former US diplomat Jim Jatras about UN General Assembly week as another perennial ritual unfolded. Then, what to expect as the Supreme Court begins a new session in October, with David Katz, former federal prosecutor, and...
  • Who’ll survive in US-China tariff battle? & weekly politics update
    Who’ll survive in US-China tariff battle? & weekly politics update
    On this week’s show, Holland Cooke discusses winners and losers in US-China trade wars. He first gets an insight from the President of the Iowa Soybean Association Lindsay Greiner, whose business directly affected by the tariffs, and Bart...
  • Toxic corporate culture & climate change: Is it too late?
    Toxic corporate culture & climate change: Is it too late?
    Holland Cooke speaks with David Lewis, president and CEO of Operations Inc, about sexual harassment in the workplace; and with Deborah Vagins, senior vice president of public policy and research at AAUW, about sexual assault on campuses. Then, a...
  • Free speech in social media? & fossil fuels v renewables
    Free speech in social media? & fossil fuels v renewables
    Holland Cooke speaks with attorney Rahul Manchanda about just how “free” our speech is online; then a discussion with Mark Jacobson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University about climate change and the...