Join a series of 30-minute conversations with the thinkers and doers shaping how we’re seeing and reacting to the coronavirus pandemic… and what comes after.
Episode 11: Injustice in the Air
Could the pandemic become a tipping point inspiring us to consider the distribution of risk and to invest in healthier communities? Join a conversation with Harvard’s Dr. Francesca Dominici with NAACP and Cancer Free Economy’s Kimathi Boothe.
Episode 10: Cooperatives, Collectives, and Mutual Aid
Learn how working cooperatively creates safer, stronger, and more just communities with Shavaun Evans, Co-Director of New Economy Coalition and Andrew Delmonte, Director of Cooperative Development of PUSH Buffalo
Episode 9: Environmental Racism
A discussion with Jamie Margolin, founder of Zero Hour and author of Youth to Power, on environmental racism and her journey as a youth climate activist.
Episode 8: Black Liberation Economies
Join a conversation on racial justice and police accountability with activist and youth organizer Joshua Dedmond of Cooperation Jackson, and Detroit MC and cultural organizer, Owolabí William Copeland.
Episode 7: Amazon’s War Against Their Workers
Amazon whistleblower and labor rights activist, Chris Smalls, discusses the grueling working conditions of working as a warehouse employee and exposes Amazon’s tactics on how they silence people who question their authority.
Episode 6: Finding Purpose in a Pandemic
Learn how a yoga teacher quit his job in New York and followed his passion to travel the world and tell the stories of the people who live and work at dumpsites.
Episode 5: Water For All
A discussion on Detroit’s hard-won moratorium on water shutoffs, and the growing cry for a massive federal investment in public water infrastructure.
Episode 4: Story of Plastic Special
Discover the milestones made holding corporate polluters accountable, and examine what still needs to be done to build a sustainable future.
Episode 3: Disaster Capitalism, Plastics Edition
Learn about Big Plastic’s attempt to leverage the pandemic to roll back decades of hard-won environmental, health and safety laws.
Episode 2: Essential Work
How are essential workers continuing to fight for labor rights in the midst of a pandemic?