The father of UCSB shooting victim Christopher Martinez discusses gun control in the aftermath of the tragedy, which took place last year in Isla Vista, CA.
The Academy Award-winning actress and Executive Producer of the documentary Storied Streets discusses the film alongside her son, who directed the project about homelessness in America.
The Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin discusses his new book, Forgotten Citizens: Deportation, Children, and the Making of American Exiles and Orphans.
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.