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Web Exclusive: Mary Robinson – Leading On Climate Change

In April 2019, Laura interviewed Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and U.N. Special Envoy on Climate Change, at the Bellagio Women's...

The F-Word: Media Funding

"For all the changes in the media world, some things remain the same. A handful of mostly pale male editors and publishers...

Our Economy, Our City – Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson

New York City faces the serious challenges of any major city, specifically when it comes to inequality and climate risk. But with...

Special Report: Whose Economy Is It? Ours.

Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings....

Dance As World-Changing Movement: Alice Sheppard And STREB

This week, two artists who expand our ideas about beauty, risk, mobility, and inclusion. Wheelchair dancer and esteemed choreographer Alice Sheppard, and...

Web Exclusive: Will Schumer See The Sunrise?

Seven activists were arrested on Tuesday, April 30, while demonstrating outside Senator Chuck Schumer's office, demanding that he sponsor a Green New...

Chattanooga To Karachi: Resilient Under Violence

A suspicious fire and a white power symbol at a legendary leadership school in the U.S. South. And a brutal backlash to...

Drawing Comix At The Margins

Far more than an escape, comics can pack a political punch, as does the work of this week’s guests. First up, Mohammad...

Integration Won’t Solve Racism In Schools

Segregation in education is as bad as ever, and no end appears to be in sight. So what approaches might make a...

Are Women Better At Waging Peace?

Making the future while surviving a war. In humanity’s never ending war stories, combat makes the news, but the macho gaze misses...

Can Marijuana Create A Path To Justice?

The fight to legalize marijuana has never been easy, as evidenced by the recent collapse of months-long efforts in New Jersey and...

Gender Ideology: A Pretext For Murder In Brazil

#EleNao! Just days before the anniversary of activist Marielle Franco's assassination in Brazil, prosecutors there charged two former police officers with her...

The State Of Human Rights In Brazil – K.K Verdade

K.K Verdade of Fundo ELAS, Brazil's largest and only women's foundation, updates us on the fight for human rights post-Bolsonaro's election, gender...

New Media, Old Problems: Buzzfeed, Vox, And Vice Unionize

The media layoffs are here. It's new media’s sky-is-falling moment. Instead of the promised golden age, we're seeing rolling cutbacks and massive...

How To Stop Letting The System Screw Us All: Jaclyn Friedman

We talk a lot about economics on the show, but we're not just economic beings, we're human ones, with a wide range...

International Women’s Day In Central Asia: The View From Kyrgyzstan

Britain's John Smith Trust works with up and coming leaders who are building civil society in the former Soviet Union. The Trust...

Tech: Existential Threat Or Life Support?

Days of wonder, days of rage. We're living through an information revolution as profound as any since Gutenberg and the printing press,...

The City As Living Laboratory: Mary Miss

In this excerpt we visit Mary Miss, a Guggenheim fellow and celebrated artist, whose organization, The City as Living Laboratory, strives to...

Commoning Our Cities: Mary Miss, Silvia Federici, Peter Linebaugh

Reinventing our cities and re-enchanting the world. Who gets a say in designing where they live? What if more of us did?...

A Love Letter To Long Island City

As we go to air, it looks as if Amazon has pulled out of its plan to locate in New York. In...

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