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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...

Integration Won’t Solve Racism in Schools

Making the future while surviving a war. As a photo of a young Sudanese woman, Alaa Saleh or 'Kandaka' leading protest chants from the top of a car goes viral, we take a look at women's participation in the perpetual interplay of global war and peace.

Can Marijuana Create a Path to Justice?

Legalizing cannabis, repairing the economy. Our guests say, reparations and restorative justice for workers in the budding cannabis industry need to be a part of the conversation. 

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.

New Media, Old Problems: Buzzfeed, Vox, and Vice Unionize

The media layoffs are here. It's new media’s sky-is-falling moment. Instead of the promised golden age, we're seeing rolling cutbacks and massive layoffs at digital darlings like VICE and BuzzFeed. Is that it for...

Sex, Pleasure, and Liberation: Desire in A World Transformed

Regulation, degradation, shaming, blaming - enough! Is it time for sexual liberation yet? We talk a lot about sex but not often enough about pleasure, On today's show we try to make up for...

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...

Commoning Our Cities: Mary Miss, Silvia Federici, Peter Linebaugh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCmJcPkpI98 Reinventing our cities and re-enchanting the world. Who gets a say in designing where they live? What if more of us did? This week, we visit Mary Miss, a Guggenheim fellow and celebrated artist,...

A Love Letter to Long Island City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzpra1HL5YUAmazon might no longer be putting its headquarters here, but Western Queens and specifically, Long Island City are a new frontier for New York City's politicized land battles. A Long Island City preacher's son...

NYC Organizers Say #NOHQ2 and Win

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcr43_0BKG0 Amazon’s New York City headquarters is off. As we go to air, it looks as if the mega-seller has pulled out of its plan to locate in New York. In a conversation recorded before that...

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