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Mary Robinson: Women Leading on Climate Change

Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit has come at a cost to public services and public trust. Could it be different?
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Jane Fonda on the Future of Climate Justice

The 2020 US presidential election is set to become one of the most defining moments in our country’s history. As progressive voices rally support for a more inclusive and equitable economy amidst a global...

Housing as a Human Right

How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

Minicast: Mary Robinson, Women Leading in Climate Change

Laura interviewed Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and U.N. Special Envoy on Climate Change, at the Bellagio Women's Leadership Forum. Robinson speaks on producing visionary women leaders and dismantling patriarchy, particularly as tools...

Green New Deal, Yellow Vests

Is the climate movement heating up? This week on the show, activists at all levels of the climate justice movement discuss how inter-generational, cross-coalition, and global organizing is taking control of the future without...

American Decline: A Case for Optimism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4p7DYMzBJs This week, Soul Fire Farm’s Leah Penniman talks with Chris Hedges, author of "America: The Farewell Tour," about environmental threats, societal breakdown, and how we might come back together as humans. Then, a glimpse...

The City as Living Laboratory: Mary Miss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8HCNVvtNiMIn this excerpt we visit Mary Miss, a Guggenheim fellow and celebrated artist, whose organization, The City as Living Laboratory, strives to empower people to create not the cliché of the sustainable city, she...

Reimagining Our Food System

A special thanks to our Patreon community for supporting us through this difficult time and making it possible to keep this content free for everyone. The food system in the US is overdue for a...
In Indian Country, It's not the weather, it's the racism that's keeping thousands in the dark cover

In Indian Country, it’s not the Weather, it’s the Racism That’s Leaving Thousands in...

  Around 30,000 homes in Texas still have no power, and millions of Texans remain under a boil-water mandate days after a deadly winter storm wiped out that state’s weak water and energy systems.  In Texas,...

Covid-19 and the Navajo Nation

The Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the Black and Brown populace across the United States but the rates of infection are at their highest within the Navajo Nation. While the U.S. federal government apportioned...

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