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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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In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, something unexpected rose up out of the devastation in the Rockaways, worker-owned businesses. Now 6 years later, we get an update from Lorena Giron and Brendan Martin of The Working World, an organization focused on starting and sustaining cooperatives in low-income communities. We also hear from noted Marxist geographer and anthropologist, David Harvey about the perils of the "State-Finance Nexus" in the face of economic upheaval.

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Here at the traditional start of the Holiday Season, many in the U.S. come together with family and friends to celebrate and give thanks. Though for indigenous peoples around the world perhaps apologies, even recompense would be more in order. First, we hear from Native American Activists Michelle Cook and Hartman Deetz about the ongoing struggle for autonomy and environmental protection that has taken them into U.S. courtrooms and corporate boardrooms seeking justice.

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