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The Opportunity Cost of Trump TV

  I’ve been on the road a bit and catching up on email’s been hard; staying up with social media even tricker because I have been failing, failing to keep up with Trump TV. Now don’t...

Standing Up To The Sacklers

Art organizations and sponsorship dollars have gone hand in hand for decades. But with backlash and protests over donors ethics, should cultural institutions begin looking into new funding streams? This week on...

Web Exclusive: Will Schumer See The Sunrise?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg4sPZW9U3w Seven activists were arrested on Tuesday, April 30, while demonstrating outside Senator Chuck Schumer's office, demanding that he sponsor a Green New Deal Resolution. "In its current form, the Green New Deal is a...

Excerpt: Afro-centric Education and Black Power in Bed-Stuy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOcqXyhP8ts"How do we put self-empowerment at the center of schools?" We visit Ember Charter Schools for Mindful Education, a culturally-responsive school in Brooklyn's Bedford Stuyvesant. With over 40 nations represented, Ember is an institution seeking to...

Remembering Marielle Franco

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ubbo9L5dFBsJust days before the one year anniversary of activist Marielle Franco's assassination in Brazil, prosecutors there charged two former police officers with her murder. Those arrests may provide a partial answer to the question...

The State of Human Rights in Brazil – K.K Verdade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EHU2n0OflsK.K Verdade of Fundo ELAS, Brazil's largest and only women's foundation, updates us on the fight for human rights post-Bolsonaro's election, gender ideology, and how Marielle Franco's fight still continues.

How To Stop Letting The System Screw Us All: Jaclyn Friedman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FG5YxF1CmyEWe talk a lot about economics on the show, but we're not just economic beings, we're human ones, with a wide range of wants and desires; including desires for sex. Writer, educator and activist...

The Need For Accessible Technology – Chancey Fleet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cemtDfKX8icWhat's missing in the tech industry? We need developers to really know something about accessibility and to challenge the notion that some things are too visual, says Chancey Fleet in this excerpt from our...

International Women’s Day: the View from Kyrgyzstan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toA3vR9dZr4Britain's John Smith Trust works with up and coming leaders who are building civil society in the former Soviet Union. The Trust recently invited Laura (along with her sister Stephanie, of Bloomberg News) to...

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...

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