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Facing Race in the Tea Party Era

The 2010 midterm elections have activists taking stock. This week, we take you to the ‘Facing Race’ conference for an in-depth discussion about how race continues to impact education, jobs, healthcare and almost every social issue.


How We Survive: The Recession Generation

If you’re a young person looking for a job, it looks pretty dismal out there, and it may not brighten up anytime soon. On this edition of How We Survive, we look at how the economy is hitting the “millennial generation.”


Arizona’s SB 1070: The Battle for Immigrant’s Rights

Arizona’s SB 1070 put immigration enforcement in the national spotlight. On this edition, we look at the controversial law – its effects in Arizona and across the country, and how it has motivated immigrant communities to become politically active.


The Price of Nature: Buying Our Way Out of Climate Chaos?

At the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, discussion centered on market-based solutions. On this edition, experts engage in a roundtable discussion about alternative ways to both understand and solve the climate crisis.


The Presumption of Guilt: Charles Ogletree on the Arrest of Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Harvard professor Ogletree speaks about his book, “The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America.”