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 Nobel Prize-winning economist discusses his new book, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them.
The professor of public policy at Harvard, and bestselling author discusses his latest text, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.
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.
A diverse panel of experts discusses various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit’s future.
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 Founder and President of the Children’s Defense Fund discusses the organization’s recently released report, “Ending Child Poverty Now.”
The Academy Award winning actor discusses the “No Kid Hungry” campaign, alongside the CEO of Share Our Strength, Bill Shore.