Panel Videos

Ari Melber Gives the Opening Speech at Organizing 2.0 Conference from Will Urquhart on Vimeo.

Keynote Address at Organizing 2.0 Conference
Begins at the 3-minute mark — address at a 2009 conference about organizing, new media and political campaigns (begins at 3:10).

“Obama’s Transparency Problem,” opening remarks from Best and Worst of Obama’s First 100 Days
@ The Nation “Obama @ 100 in Washington”
Representatives Donna Edwards & Steve Cohen, and The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel, Chris Hayes, Ari Melber, William Greider & Deepak Bhargava; moderated by John Nichols.
(Transcript available at

Pennsylvania Leadership Forum
Co-moderated a 2010 Senate Primary forum for Sen. Arlen Specter & Rep. Joe Sestak
(Entire forum footage available at New York Times coverage here.)

Civic Engagement and the Youth Vote in 2008
@ Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Harvard Prof. John G. Palfrey, Producer Wes Hill, Producer Jesse Dylan, Ron Paul campaign aide Jeff Frazee, The Nation’s Ari Melber. Other panel clips available here and here on YouTube, and entire panel video available at Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics website.

Elected and Connected: Uses, Dangers and Benefits of Being an Elected Official in a 2.0 World
@ George Washington University’s Online Politics Conference

Sen. Claire McCaskill & Representatives Steve Israel, Cathy McMorris Rodgers & Tim Ryan, moderated by The Nation’s Ari Melber. (Entire video available at — with Flash Player, instructions here.)