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John Ridley continues to tackle subjects that are relevant to today’s America.
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S2 E10: John Ridley - Uncompromising in Hollywood

Oscar-winning filmmaker John Ridley discusses race in the entertainment industry, his multi-platform work; and the changes in film and television consumption.
Season 2 Episode 210
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S2 E8: Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Jennifer Ito

Jennifer Ito, Research Director at USC’s Program for Environmental, and Regional Equity and Marqueece Harris Dawson, Councilmember to L.A.’s 8th District, discuss L.A.'s income inequality and shifting economy. They discuss changing wages and how while those at the top continue to see their wages grow, those at the bottom are faced with stagnant wages.
Season 2 Episode 208
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25:02
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S2 E7: Chris Hughes & Natalie Foster - Universal Basic Income

Chris Hughes, Facebook co-founder, and Natalie Foster, co-founder of peers.org explain why a Universal Basic Income is needed and how the idea can be carried out.
Season 2 Episode 207
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25:01
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Dr. Maja Mataric

USC Professor Mataric is developing robots that will work in healthcare. She discusses how robots were first created to do dirty, dull and dangerous jobs and how today, robots are being used assist individuals with medical needs such as stroke patients and children with autism.
Season 2 Episode 205
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25:00
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S2 E1: Jeanie Buss - Inside the House of Lakers

Jeanie Buss, Lakers' owner, talks about being a woman in big-time sports, about the future of the Lakers, and more.
Season 2 Episode 201
Adam Steltzner - From Rocker to Rocket Scientist
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27:00
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Adam Steltzner - From Rocker to Rocket Scientist

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover lead engineer -- sending another Rover in 2020.
Season 2 Episode 9
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25:02
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Chris Hughes & Natalie Foster - Universal Basic Income

Chris Hughes and Natalie Foster explain why a Universal Basic Income is needed.
Season 2 Episode 7
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25:02
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Susan Burton - A New Way of Life

Burton is a reform activist running a non-profit helping women released from prison.
Season 2 Episode 6
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Manuel Pastor - Immigration: Fiction, Fear, and Fact

Immigration expert Manuel Pastor talks on the real issue of immigration.
Season 2 Episode 4
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Kevin Demoff - L.A. Rams Comeback: Boom or Bust

Kevin Demoff talks about the Rams' complex and its impact on Inglewood and L.A.
Season 2 Episode 3
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