Posts Tagged ‘ PBS ’

Amid inequality and polarization, how can we strengthen American democracy? | PBS NewsHour

Two years ago, the 240-year-old American Academy of Arts and Sciences created a bipartisan commission to analyze the state of American democracy. The group is now issuing a report detailing 31 recommendations for how to strengthen it. Two of the three commission chairs, Harvard University’s Danielle Allen and Stephen Heintz of the Philanthropic Foundation, join Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Source: Amid inequality and polarization, how can we strengthen American democracy? | PBS NewsHour

Remembering Jim Lehrer | PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer, a giant in journalism known for his tenacity and dedication to simply delivering the news, died Thursday at the age of 85.

Source: Remembering Jim Lehrer | PBS NewsHour

Photos: Cities around the world celebrate LGBT pride

Photos: Cities around the world celebrate LGBT pride.

Poet Wo Chan uses words to fight oppression

Poet Wo Chan, photo by Cameron Blaylock

Poet Wo Chan uses words to fight oppression.

Claudia Rankine: Using poetry to uncover the moments that lead to racism : NewsHour Poetry Series : Video : The Poetry Foundation

Using poetry to uncover the moments that lead to racism : NewsHour Poetry Series : Video : The Poetry Foundation.

Safecast draws on power of the crowd to map Japan’s radiation – Boing Boing

 

 

Safecast draws on power of the crowd to map Japan’s radiation – Boing Boing.

What’s the fallout for pets abandoned in Japan’s Fukushima hot zone? – Boing Boing

 

 

What’s the fallout for pets abandoned in Japan’s Fukushima hot zone? – Boing Boing.

POV – If a Tree Falls, a documentary / PBS

 

 

POV – If a Tree Falls | PBS.

Environmental Attorney Robert F Kennedy Jr interviewed by Tavis Smiley / PBS

RFK, Jr on West Virginia Mountaintop Removal, Corporate Takeover of Government

from A Longhouse Birdhouse

Aimee Mann | Iron and Wine / Austin City Limits | PBS Video

Aimee Mann / Iron and Wine | Austin City Limits | PBS Video.