Tag: Poverty
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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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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: 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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Interview
Airdate: October 31, 2011

Borosage, who is also co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future, discusses taxes, the Occupy Wall Street movement and the problem with the term “working poor.”

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October 7th, 2011

Ever hear of Katie Davis? Our blogger San Nixon has, and he explains why she’s quite the inspiration.

POVERTY TOUR 5
Interview
Airdate: October 14, 2011

The last night of discussions on poverty in America—”The Fight of the Poor”—directs attention to groups and communities organizing a movement to end poverty across the country. Tavis also talks with Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners magazine and chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Faith.

POVERTY TOUR 3
Interview
Airdate: October 13, 2011

Part 4 of this special series on poverty, “Nothing Moves Without Us,” examines jobs and the unemployment crisis. Tavis also talks with the director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise Alliance Jeffrey Sachs.

POVERTY TOUR 2
Interview
Airdate: October 12, 2011

Tonight’s discussion on poverty in America—”No Room at the Inn”—continues with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and a focus on the housing crisis.

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