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Affordable Heart Surgery; Jewish Environmentalism
September 4, 2015
Affordable Heart Surgery; Jewish Environmentalism
Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty provides world-class heart surgery that even India's poorest can afford; and a farming fellowship offers young Jewish adults the chance to "cultivate the soil and their soul"
September 4, 2015
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Affordable Heart Surgery
September 4, 2015
Affordable Heart Surgery
"I am very, very spiritual but I am not religious. I believe in the existence of God, and before I start an operation I pray to God, and after the surgery I again pray to him for taking me through the operation."
September 4, 2015
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Jewish Environmentalism
September 4, 2015
Jewish Environmentalism
"Judaism is very deeply rooted in agriculture, and I didn’t know that before,” says Molly Zimmerman, who had the support of a three-month fellowship from Hazon, a Jewish environmental group, to learn about organic farming. “Being able to learn things from the Torah related to the things that I ...
September 4, 2015
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Environmental Justice in Mossville; Payday Lenders; Terence Blanchard
August 28, 2015
Environmental Justice in Mossville; Payday Lenders; Terence Blanchard
A small African-American town in Louisiana has been overrun by petrochemical plants and pollution; in Alabama, churches confront predatory short-term loans at exorbitant rates that target and trap the poor; and renowned jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard talks about Hurricane Katrina, music, ...
August 28, 2015
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Environmental Justice in Mossville
August 28, 2015
Environmental Justice in Mossville
"They have created an environment that doesn’t look out for the welfare of the people, but looks out for the welfare of the company," says retired Army General Russel Honore, who is mobilizing an alliance of civic, community, and environmental groups in Louisiana called The Green Army.
August 28, 2015
09:21
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Terence Blanchard on “This Time We’re Living In”
August 28, 2015
Terence Blanchard on “This Time We’re Living In”
"I’ve been a Buddhist for a number of years, and I chant every day, and one of the things that I strongly believe in is that moment of silence, of reflection, for everybody to sit down and be still for a second."
August 28, 2015
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Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary; The Dalai Lama at 80
August 21, 2015
Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary; The Dalai Lama at 80
Rebuilding continues a decade after the devastating floods, and New Orleans communities of faith see hope amidst the tragedy; and old age has not diminished the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader's role as an advocate for world peace and inner happiness
August 21, 2015
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Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary
August 21, 2015
Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary
"We got to know our neighbors in the surrounding community in a way we probably wouldn’t have otherwise, because we did all have to work through it together. And so in these last 10 years I would say we have been much more part of the community where we’ve been a building for over a hundred ...
August 21, 2015
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The Dalai Lama at 80
August 21, 2015
The Dalai Lama at 80
"All major religions teach the practice of compassion, love, forgiveness, and tolerance. If people who really, seriously, sincerely follow their own tradition, then [there will be an] immense effect to bring inner peace, genuine peace."
August 21, 2015
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America’s Incarcerated; The “T” in LGBT
August 14, 2015
America’s Incarcerated; The “T” in LGBT
The US has more people in prison than any other country in the world, and a disproportionate number of them are African Americans; and faith groups like Urban Village Church in Chicago are reaching out and welcoming transgender individuals
August 14, 2015
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America’s Incarcerated
August 14, 2015
America’s Incarcerated
The US has more people in prison than any other country in the world, but UC Berkeley public policy professor Steven Raphael suggests that "instead of spending so much money on incarcerating very old inmates we could use that money to hire more police, have anti-violence interventions for youth, and ...
August 14, 2015
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Bryan Stevenson on America’s Incarcerated
August 14, 2015
Bryan Stevenson on America’s Incarcerated
“When we make a mistake, we want a little grace, we want a little room to be forgiven, and that's what everybody wants. If you tell a lie, you're not just a liar. If you take something that doesn't belong to you, you're not just a thief. And even if you kill someone, you're not just a killer. That ...
August 14, 2015
09:51
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