Al Gore


Dave Marsh writes at CounterPunch: As a life member of the Folk Alliance International and until recently a member of its board, I’d like to be able to congratulate the organization on…


Former VP Al Gore, attending the Milken Institute 2013 Global Conference in Los Angeles, tells Bloomberg Businessweek that Congress has been hacked (but he’s using a metaphor). He also addresses his favorite…




Al Gore has a new reality program, 24 Hours of Reality, set to air its first live-stream on September 14. In his continuing campaign to raise awareness about global climate changes this program is a new step towards provoking action. The program will run 24 hours around the globe in multiple languages and featuring scientists, executives, celebrities and citizens around the world.


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Interested in hearing your ideas about what we haven’t heard yet about the 2000 election. I have my ideas, but looking forward to hearing what you have to say, nine years later:

Almost a century and a half ago, Senator Stephen Douglas told Abraham Lincoln, who had just defeated him for the presidency, “Partisan feeling must yield to patriotism. I’m with you, Mr. President, and God bless you.” Well, in that same spirit, I say to President-Elect Bush that what remains of partisan rancor must now be put aside, and may God bless his stewardship of this country.

— Vice President Al Gore’s concession speech on December 13, 2000, after the Supreme Court decision Bush v. Gore, effectively ending his hopes of becoming the 43rd president of the U.S.

Full text of Vice President Al Gore’s concession speech here.