Tag: Activism
Airdate: September 20, 2012

The actor-activist talks about his latest film, the financial thriller Arbitrage, and his human rights work.

Airdate: August 20, 2012

The consumer and political activist shares his opinions on how minimum wage and the weakened labor movement will play into the 2012 presidential race.

Airdate: July 12, 2012

The Oscar-winning star of Union Square recounts the adrenaline rush of working on the indie film and explains how audiences can relate to it.

Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 5th, 2012

The outspoken environmental activist is featured in the documentary, Last Call at the Oasis, which highlights the vital role of water in our everyday lives and those struggling with defects in the current system. Read up on her and tune in to see the conversation.

Airdate: July 6, 2012

Brockovich describes the water crisis in the U.S., her issues with the EPA and why she feels Americans live in a third world country—all of which are detailed in the documentary, Last Call at the Oasis.

Airdate: March 30, 2012

On the third and final night of a compelling discussion, the panelists’ conversation includes recommendations for national action to move women and children out of poverty.

Airdate: March 29, 2012

In the second of a three-part discussion, some of the most prominent females in the U.S. address issues around women, children and poverty in America.

Airdate: March 28, 2012

In Part 1 of a conversation on the rising numbers of women and children in poverty, panelists discuss the financial, social and economic disparities that women face in the U.S.

Airdate: March 9, 2012

The author of Grace and Grit, whose fight to gain equal pay for women in the workplace led to landmark legislation, recounts her poor upbringing in rural Alabama and discusses her years working at Goodyear.

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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