Pre-Election Roundtable

Noam Chomsky, Zephyr Teachout, Makani Themba and Maria Hinojosa

In this pre-election roundtable, recorded just days before November 3, 2020, Laura checks in with the US’s most enduring social critic, MIT professor emeritus, Noam Chomsky, and sits down with three dedicated activists whose visions for change extend well beyond this single election. They discuss how they reconcile the need for long-term, systemic change and vigorous social justice movements, with elections, voting and electoral politics. Our guests are: Former New York gubernatorial candidate, attorney, and associate professor of law at Fordham University, Zephyr Teachout, Jackson, Mississippi-based organizer and movement strategist Makani Themba Nixon, and Emmy Award-winning journalist and anchor of Latino USA, Maria Hinojosa.

In This Episode

  • Noam Chomsky: Professor Emeritus, MIT, author, contributor, TurnOut, Mobilizing Voters in an Emergency. 
  • Zephyr Teachout: Author, Break Em Up; Recovering Our Freedom From Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money
  • Makani Themba: Movement strategist: Higher Ground Change Strategies
  • Maria Hinojosa: Emmy Award-winning journalist, anchor and executive producer of Latino USA on National Public Radio

Where to Watch

You can watch this episode on your local WORLD channel at 11:30 am ET on Sunday, October 11, or on your local PBS station.
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Click here to watch online on YouTube. The episode will be made available at 11:30 am ET on Sunday, December 1.



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