Tag: Activism
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Interview
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.

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Interview
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.

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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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