Tag: Poverty
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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.

POVERTY TOUR 1
Interview
Airdate: October 11, 2011

Part 2 of the week’s Poverty Tour shows puts the spotlight on the new poor. Around the theme of “I Had Everything,” Tavis also talks with Vicki B. Escarra, CEO of Feeding America.

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Interview
Airdate: October 14, 2011

In the last night of discussions on poverty in America, the president-CEO of Sojourners and chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Faith shares his observations after recently visiting the Occupy Wall Street protests.

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Interview
Airdate: October 13, 2011

The noted economist, director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise explains how we can end poverty globally.

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Interview
Airdate: October 12, 2011

The Secretary of Health and Human Services identifies what the current administration has gotten right in dealing with the issue of poverty.

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Interview
Airdate: October 11, 2011

The president-CEO of Feeding America shares her concerns about the poverty crisis facing women and children in the U.S.

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