Ven. Lama Tenzin Dhonden, Founder and Chair of the nonprofit Friends of the Dalai Lama, and Kelly Thornton Smith, the Founder and Board Chair for the Center for Living Peace discuss the coming visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who is turning 80 this year.
The Maryland congressman and the CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle discuss the death of 25 year old Freddie Gray, and the developing situation in the city of Baltimore.
The Academy Award-winner shares her thoughts on how gender is represented in the media, and what drove her to spearhead the upcoming Bentonville Film Festival.
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.