Forgotten Voices

March 30, 2012

Ai-jen Poo : Yes! Magazine Breakthrough 15 Honoree

Dubbed "The Nannies' Norma Rae" by The New York Times, Ai-jen Poo has worked for over a decade advocating for the rights of domestic workers with Domestic Workers United. Today, she joins us to discuss organizing with immigrants for labor rights.

March 30, 2012

Deepak Bhargava: Yes! Magazine Breakthrough 15 Honoree

As the Executive Director for the Center for Community Change, Deepak Bhargava works to empower low-income people through community-building. Today, he joins us to discuss organizing for civil rights and economic justice.

March 30, 2012

Henry Red Cloud: Yes! Magazine Breakthrough 15 Honoree

Henry Red Cloud has spent over a decade working to bring green technology and renewable energy to some of the poorest communities in the United States. Currently, he runs the Lakota Solar Enterprises on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

March 8, 2012

Jason McLennan: Yes! Magazine Breakthrough 15 Honoree

Join us for the next installment in our series of interviews with the Yes! Magazine Breakthrough 15.  In honor of their 15 years in print, Yes! selected 15 heroes whose work is helping to create a more just society.
January 19, 2012

Lily Yeh: Yes! Magazine Breakthrough 15 Honoree

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June 30, 2011

Dr. Howard Gardner


February 10, 2011

Eric Alterman Podcast

Eric Alterman is a writer, historian, college professor, and media critic.  He joins us here to discuss his latest book, Kabuki Democracy: The System vs Barack Obama.  To read more about and by Eric Alterman, click here.

February 8, 2011

David Swanson Podcast

David Swanson is a writer and progressive political activist.  His latest book is War is a Lie.

We recently interviewed David Swanson at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC.  Here is our interview, along with the lively audience Q & A.

June 24, 2010

Lucia St. Clair Robson

Author Lucia St. Clair Robson joins us to discuss her new book Last Train From Cuernavaca, a novel set during the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1920.  Her other books include Ride the Wind, Shadow Patriots, and Ghost Warrior.
June 8, 2010

Witold Rybczynski

Witold Rybczynski is an architect, writer, professor, and urban thinker.  He joins us to discuss his vision for the future of America's cities.

March 26, 2010

Representative Chris Van Hollen talks healthcare

Continuing our series discussing the healthcare reform bill with Maryland's Congressional Delegation, Marc sits down with Representative Chris Van Hollen, who is from Maryland's 8th Congressional District, and who also serves as Chairman of Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
February 4, 2010

Interview with Sheryll Cashin

For this month's Keynote interview in Urbanite magazine, author and professor Sheryll Cashin talks with Marc about the diversity imperative and the civil rights movement of the 21st century.