Minneapolis Model to Abolish Police

Minneapolis Model to Abolish Police       The Minneapolis City Council’s forthcoming proposal to disband its police department was built on years of activism and resistance to systemic police violence and racism. But while calls to defund...

The Homeless Can’t Stay Home

The Homeless Can't Stay Home       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.   To hear Laura’s full, uncut conversation...

How We Can End Gender-Based Violence

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.

Extreme Cities: Ground Zero for Climate Change

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.

Aging Isn’t A Problem, Ageism Is

Someone turns 65 every 8 seconds in this country, and as our elderly population grows, so does the need to build an economy around our future selves. In this episode, three leaders in the age justice movement share their ideas about how we can age with dignity, power, and change our society to reflect just that.

Special Report: Whose Economy Is It? Ours.

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?

Standing Up To The Sacklers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSZpGVc5p2w Purdue Pharma and other opioid makers are facing thousands of suits, accusing them of sparking a deadly opioid epidemic. But what's that got to do with your local art museum this week where public...

Chattanooga to Karachi: Resilient Under Violence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd1pLvT6lCk A suspicious fire and a white power symbol at a legendary leadership school in the U.S. South. And a brutal backlash to a women's rights march in Pakistan. This week, leaders who are resilient...

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...

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. 

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