Cenk Uygur and Michael Shure recap the highlights of President Obama’s second inauguration, dig into what the first four years saw Obama do and then talk about what that could mean for the future. Political reporter Joe Williams joins from Washington to give his take on Inauguration Day events, and Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, talks about Obama’s promise to take action on climate change. Then Dr. Willie Parker joins to talk about Roe v. Wade and what it’s like being an abortion provider during a time when the issue is still so divisive. Plus, Lauren Brown Jarvis of Jack and Jill Politics and Chris Geidner from BuzzFeed Politics talk about the U.S. still striving for equality. What has Obama done so far for immigrants, for gay rights, and to protect and support women? What might he do in the future?
Cenk Uygur, Michael Shure, Jayar Jackson and Chris Geidner talk about Cornel West criticizing Obama for using a Bible that had belonged to Martin Luther King Jr. in his second swearing-in. watch video
Cenk Uygur talks to Dr. Willie Parker, a Chicago-based ob/gyn who routinely travels to Mississippi to provide women’s health care, including abortions. watch video
Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, talks about President Obama’s remarks on climate change during his inaugural address.
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