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Through rigorous debate, Marc Lamont Hill cuts through the headlines to challenge conventional wisdom.
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Dr Marc Lamont Hill is an award-winning journalist and author and is the Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University. Hill is known for his work addressing the intersections of race, justice, politics and culture. His latest best-selling book is ‘We Still Here: Pandemics, Policing, Protest and Possibility’ which follows on the success of ‘Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable from Flint to Ferguson’. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the US National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
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From: UpFront
Can cut­ting meat con­sump­tion save the plan­et?
The world’s food sys­tem is dri­ving a third of all hu­man-caused green­house gas emis­sions.
31 Dec 2021
From: UpFront
Are we run­ning out of time to save the Ama­zon rain­for­est?
With de­for­esta­tion on the rise, sci­en­tists are rais­ing the alarm about a loom­ing eco­log­i­cal cat­a­stro­phe.
31 Dec 2021
From: UpFront
What is be­hind the rise in trans­pho­bia in the UK?
Hos­tile dis­course in the me­dia around trans peo­ple is mak­ing it hard­er to live pri­vate lives, says Chris­tine Burns.
13:13
24 Dec 2021
From: UpFront
What will it take to end gen­der-based vi­o­lence in In­dia?
‘We have to cre­ate bet­ter sys­tems,’ says Del­hi Com­mis­sion for Women Chair­per­son Swati Mali­w­al.
11:29
24 Dec 2021
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An­gela Davis on the ar­gu­ment for po­lice and prison abo­li­tion
We need to ‘un­der­stand and get rid of the con­di­tions that pro­duce vi­o­lence in in­di­vid­u­als,’ says An­gela Davis.
25:52
17 Dec 2021
‘Re­main in Mex­i­co’ pol­i­cy ex­pos­es mi­grants to hor­rif­ic abuse
Un­der the re­cent­ly re­in­stat­ed pol­i­cy, asy­lum seek­ers at the US bor­der are vul­ner­a­ble to ‘tor­ture, rape, and death’.
12:45
10 Dec 2021
Is Poland vi­o­lat­ing in­ter­na­tion­al law at its bor­der?
Marc La­m­ont Hill chal­lenges Poland’s deputy for­eign min­is­ter on the hu­man­i­tar­i­an cri­sis at the bor­der with Be­larus.
12:12
10 Dec 2021
Na­tive Amer­i­can women are fac­ing an epi­dem­ic of vi­o­lence
More than 80 per­cent of In­dige­nous women in the Unit­ed States have ex­pe­ri­enced vi­o­lence in their life­time.
12:38
3 Dec 2021
Has Cana­da failed its In­dige­nous pop­u­la­tion?
Of­fi­cials who say they did not know about abus­es at res­i­den­tial schools are ‘not be­ing truth­ful’, says Mur­ray Sin­clair.
12:03
3 Dec 2021
COVID or­phans: A pan­dem­ic with­in a pan­dem­ic
‘This is a prob­lem al­ready hap­pen­ing, and it’s get­ting worse and fast,’ warns Ox­ford pro­fes­sor, Lu­cie Clu­ver.
11:05
26 Nov 2021
Why are US par­ents still hes­i­tant to vac­ci­nate chil­dren?
‘The vac­cine is a bet­ter bet,’ US Na­tion­al In­sti­tutes of Health Di­rec­tor, Dr Fran­cis Collins, tells Marc La­m­ont Hill.
13:40
26 Nov 2021
TPLF: Ethiopi­an gov­ern­ment us­ing ‘star­va­tion as a weapon’
On Up­Front, Marc La­m­ont Hill speaks with Tigray Peo­ple’s Lib­er­a­tion Front ad­vis­er, Fes­se­ha As­ghe­dom.
11:16
19 Nov 2021
Is Ethiopia on the brink of a hu­man­i­tar­i­an cat­a­stro­phe?
On Up­Front, Marc La­m­ont Hill talks to Ethiopia’s State Min­is­ter for Gov­ern­ment Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Se­la­maw­it Kas­sa.
13:10
19 Nov 2021
Are aid agen­cies help­ing Haiti or mak­ing things worse?
Haiti re­mains one of the poor­est places in the world, de­spite bil­lions in aid dol­lars al­lo­cat­ed to the coun­try.
12:20
12 Nov 2021
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