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    Weapons of Math Destruction

    Cathy O’Neil talked about her book Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, in which she examines how data algorithms impact society. She’s…

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    The Great Suppression

    Zachary Roth talked about his book The Great Suppression: Voting Rights, Corporate Cash, and the Conservative Assault on Democracy, in which he examines what impact legal rulings on…

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    The Earth Wants You

    Reverend Bill Talen talked about his book The Earth Wants You, in which he presents his critique of capitalism and consumerism.

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    The Poverty Industry

    Professor Daniel Hatcher talked about his book The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, in which he argues that states and local governments are…

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    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 Mr. Ma, a…

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    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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    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 solutions. She was…

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    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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    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…

    459 views
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    The Speech

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talked about his eight and a half hour speech that he delivered on the Senate floor on December 10, 2010. In the speech, Senator Sanders was critical of President…

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    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.…

    502 views
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    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 world’s…

    309 views
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    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.…

    393 views
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    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…

    240 views
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    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 that the…

    516 views
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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 included…

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    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 Brazil’s…

    363 views
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    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…

    174 views
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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 also…

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    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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