The Founder and President of the Children’s Defense Fund discusses organization’s recently released report, “Ending Child Poverty Now.”
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.
The political activist talks about where Haiti stands today, five years after a devastating 7.0 earthquake hit the tiny island nation.
A longtime advocate for the homeless, Boden offers his thoughts on the status of the War on Poverty, 50 years later.
The religious leader, attorney and author talks about her work advocating economic justice and immigration reform and her memoir, A Nun on the Bus.
Katz shares tales from his first-hand account on post-earthquake Haiti, The Big Truck That Went By, and gives an update on the bungled recovery efforts.
An outspoken critic of the status quo, Vermont’s independent senator assesses the minimum wage debate, poverty and presidential politics.
The NYU professor and best-selling author makes his case for a radical rethinking of approaches to global development.
The Nobel laureate offers his observations about the effects of inequality on economic growth and development and what can be done.
Twenty years after the fall of apartheid and the first free elections in South Africa, Newman takes a look at the country today and discusses her text, After Freedom.