Tag: Poverty
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Interview
Airdate: May 5, 2015

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.

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Interview
Airdate: April 27, 2015

The Nobel Prize-winning economist discusses his new book, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them.

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Interview
Airdate: April 20, 2015

The professor of public policy at Harvard, and bestselling author discusses his latest text, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.

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Interview
Airdate: April 23, 2015

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.

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Interview
Airdate: April 21, 2015

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.

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Interview
Airdate: April 21, 2015

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.

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Interview
Airdate: March 26, 2015

A diverse panel of experts discusses various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit’s future.

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Interview
Airdate: March 10, 2015

The MacArthur ‘Genius’ and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance discusses her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America.

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Interview
Airdate: March 9, 2015

The Founder and President of the Children’s Defense Fund discusses the organization’s recently released report, “Ending Child Poverty Now.”

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Interview
Airdate: February 24, 2015

The Academy Award winning actor discusses the “No Kid Hungry” campaign, alongside the CEO of Share Our Strength, Bill Shore.

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