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Star Power for People Power: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Saru Jarayaman, Eve Ensler

Before #TimesUp, there was a history of successful collaboration between grassroots activists and celebrities. Laura speaks with Eve Ensler, who will be returning to Broadway with a new play titled "The Body of the World," about why our bodies must be connected to our politics. Then, an interview with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, of the hit show "Grace and Frankie," alongside Saru Jarayaman, president of Restaurant Opportunities Center United.

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This week, Soul Fire Farm’s Leah Penniman talks with Chris Hedges author of America the Farewell tour about environmental threats, societal breakdown, and how we might come back together as humans. Then, a glimpse of CAGED, a play written and conceived by Hedge’s writing students in a high security prison in New Jersey.

  • 2019-02-18T05:30:00-08:00
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