Fighting for the Future of Hong Kong!

Description   This week the People’s Republic of China celebrates its 70th anniversary. Months of demonstrations continue as Hong Kong fight for the future of their democracy. The historic demonstrations began in June as a response...

Alice Sheppard and STREB: Beauty, Risk, Mobility, and Inclusion

This week, dance as world-changing movement with two artists who expand our ideas about beauty, risk, mobility, and inclusion. Wheelchair dancer and esteemed choreographer Alice Sheppard, and MacArthur Genius Award-winning action architect Elizabeth Streb....

Storming the Federal Reserve

This week we talk about the way central banks steer world development and for whom. Former Goldman Sachs manager, Nomi Prins author of Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World and public ownership researcher...

F-Word: Woodstock Urges Roaming

"One-two-three-four/ What are we waiting for? Fifty years on, after a night spent largely on that big wet, now commercialized field in Bethel, New York, I'm pondering what's happened since. What's taken so long?" Take...

Music, Spirit & Protest: The Hippie Idea, Woodstock & Climbing Poetree

Can music make a movement? This week, legendary music producer Danny Goldberg will reflect on 50 years since Woodstock and go in "Search of the Lost Chord", his book about the hippie summer of...

Artists as Agents of Change, Celebrating Ben Barber

  Enjoy a panel discussion moderated by Laura Flanders and a key note address by Oskar Eustis, director of the famed Public Theater in New York, featuring artists as agents of change celebrating the work of...

The Mad Military Money Machine

There's something sick about US Military spending. It's certainly not keeping anyone safe. This week, why we the public spend billions on bad technology and what happens to service people who speak up about...

Housing as a Human Right

The great American housing crunch and what organizing can do about it. This week we discuss some of the challenges and victories in the campaign for green, affordable public housing. Guests: -Cea Weaver, Campaign Coordinator, Upstate...

Design for Justice: Disabled Hackers are Leading the Way

Can technology advance society if it doesn't include all of society? This week, we talk with three disability justice activists who have ideas about how tech can ensure design, technology, and art are accessible...

F-Word: Jerome Roos’s Smart Take On The Next Financial Crisis

This week's commentary comes by way of Jerome Roos, an LSE Fellow in international political economy at the London School of Economics and founding editor of ROAR Magazine. He paints a grim picture of...

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