The Co-Founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and Director of UC Berkeley’s Food Labor Research Center discusses the recent nationwide “Fight for $15″ demonstrations, which was the largest protest by low-wage earners in American history.
The filmmaker and adjunct professor at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs talks about the history of cultural overlap between the U.S. and the nation of Cuba.
Called “the go-to journalist on all things Cuban and Miami,” the award-winning author and reporter gives her take on the changing relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
The NYU instructor and author discusses his new book, The Occupiers: The Making of the 99 Percent Movement.
The Financial Times reporter shares his findings on the raiding of African resources detailed in his new book, The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth.
The legendary South African trumpeter reflects on his native country’s anti-apartheid struggle, and what the past twenty years of freedom have meant to his homeland.
The Academy Award nominated documentarian lifts the curtain on a secretive group of ‘spin doctors’ in his new film Merchants of Doubt.
The renowned environmental activist unpacks a troubling new bill that makes it easier for companies to bring untested chemical products into the marketplace.
Part 2 of our conversation with the civil rights hero and ‘crusader for justice’ on his extraordinary life and career.
A diverse panel of experts discusses various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit’s future.