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    Book Discussion on Alibaba

    Duncan Clark talked about his book, Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built, about Jack Ma and the creation of Alibaba, an e-commerce company that rivals Amazon. Mr. Clark has known…

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    Book Discussion on The Invisibles

    Jesse Holland talked about his book The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House, in which he looks at the lives of slaves in the White House and reports…

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    Book Discussion on When We Fight, We Win

    Greg Jobin-Leeds and others talked about his book, When We Fight, We Win: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World, about social movements and…

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    Book Discussion on We Too Sing America

    Deepa Iyer talked about her book We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future, in which she catalogs recent racial flashpoints in the…

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    Race In America

    April Ryan moderated a discussion on race in the media, politics, and American culture. Panelists talked about the rise in race-related incidents, their origins and possible…

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    Book Discussion on Last to Die

    Stephen Harding talked about his book, Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Mission, and the Last American Killed in World War II, about the last U.S. troop to die in World War II.…

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    Book Discussion on Last to Die

    Stephen Harding talked about his book, Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Mission, and the Last American Killed in World War II, about U.S. Army Air Forces Sergeant Anthony J.…

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    Book Discussion on Clay Water Brick

    Jessica Jackley talked about her book, Clay Water Brick: Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most with the Least, about the impact entrepreneurs living in many of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Orbital Perspective

    Ron Garan talked about his book, The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles, about what he learned about international cooperation and…

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    Book Discussion on The Age of Dignity

    Ai-jen Poo talked about her book, The Age of Dignity, about the increase in the number of senior citizens in the U.S. and the ability of our caregiver system to handle it. She said…

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    Town Hall on Shooting in Ferguson, Missouri

    Panelists talked about race relations following the August 9, 2014, police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Topics…

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    Book Discussion on Brazil's Dance with the Devil

    Dave Zirin talked about his book, Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy, in which he looks at the politics and economics behind…

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    Book Discussion on A Dream Foreclosed

    Journalist Laura Gottesdiener talked about her book, A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home, in which she looks at the impact of home foreclosures and…

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    Eleanor Holmes Norton and Taylor Branch on Civil Rights

    Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talked with Taylor Branch, author of The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement, about key moments in the civil rights movement. They…

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    Book Discussion on The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority

    Lori Wallach, co-author of The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority, talked about her book, and co-author Todd Tucker explore how the process of creating U.S. trade agreements has…

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    Book Discussion on If You Knew Me You Would Care

    Zainab Salbi talked about her book, If You Knew Me You Would Care, in which she profiles women who have lived through war and other horrors. For the book, she interviewed women in…

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    Book Discussion on The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century

    Peter Dreier talked about his book, The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame, in which he profiles a collection of Americans who championed social and…

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    Book Discussion on A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola

    Ricardo Cortes talked about his book, A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola, in which he chronicles attempts to prohibit the use of coffee and coca in the U.S. and around the…

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    Book Discussion on Billionaires and Ballot Bandits

    Author Greg Palast discussed his book, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps, in which he examines the financial supporters of Super-PACs and how their…

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    Book Discussion on The Seventeen Solutions

    Ralph Nader, author of The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future, presented his thoughts on America’s economic and sociopolitical landscape and spoke about seventeen…

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