Tag: Activism
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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 27th, 2012

Guest blogger Sean Breeze asks: How can we construct a proper policy prescription for attacking the multifaceted challenges of poverty when we approach the problem with a preconceived notion that there is something already wrong with the personhood of the poor?

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Interview
Airdate: February 8, 2012

Tavis concludes his two-part conversation with the Egyptian new media activist and former Google exec.

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Interview
Airdate: February 7, 2012

Tavis talks with the former Google executive who helped spark the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

Russian protestor and activist Alexei Navalny  Photo: Alexey Yushenkov
January 30th, 2012

To a chosen few, he was known only as a guy online. To the world, he’s becoming one of Russia’s chief protestors.

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Interview
Airdate: February 3, 2012

The veteran civil rights attorney, out with her memoir, Power Concedes Nothing, discusses why the poor have to make demands and hijack power.

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Interview
Airdate: January 18, 2012

On the final night of a conversation on “Remaking America,” panelists assess how the course of the U.S. can be altered, making it as good as its promise.

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Interview
Airdate: January 17, 2012

In Part 2 of a roundtable discussion on “Remaking America,” some of the country’s most prominent advocates address the realities of dwindling opportunities in a politically paralyzed nation.

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Interview
Airdate: January 16, 2012

In Part 1 of a conversation on “Remaking America,” thought leaders wrestle with solutions for restoring the country’s prosperity.

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Interview
Airdate: January 19, 2012

The Oscar-winning actor and tireless human rights advocate—recently named ambassador-at-large of Haiti—offers his take on Haitian political leaders and discusses the crippling poverty that existed in the country before 2010′s devastating earthquake.

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Interview
Airdate: January 20, 2012

In the final night of the two-part conversation, the Oscar-winning actor-director continues his discussion of the “miracle of the spirit of the Haitian people” and also reflects on this year’s 30th anniversary of Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

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