Maria Foscarinis

March 8, 2019

“Without housing, nothing else is truly possible.”

Maria Foscarinis is the founder and executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, and has advocated for solutions to homelessness at the national level since 1985. We discuss why housing is a human right, how criminalization of the homeless is both perverse and ineffective, and examine the leading reasons behind the affordable housing crisis.

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Trailer: Ross Morales Rocketto

February 6, 2019

"Telling these types of stories, showing people that it's not just white dudes who are lawyers, who have a lot of money, that can do this type of work is one of the most effective ways for us to try to show folks they can do it, too."

Ross Morales Rocketto, co-founder and chief program officer of Run For Something, kicks off the new season with a conversation about diverse, young candidates for state and local office. Tune in on February 16 for Season 5 of Future Hindsight!

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Cristóbal J. Alex

October 19, 2018

“It's been pretty profound to see great Latino candidates exploding Latino turnout.”

Cristóbal Alex is the President of Latino Victory, an organization that is augmenting Latino political power by empowering the community’s voters, donors, and candidates. We discuss why it is essential to increase Latino representation in government and how a more inclusive politics benefits all Americans.

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Trailer: Brian Miller

September 14, 2018

“When more people vote, the electorate is far more representative of the general public.”

A sneak peek of the first episode of Season 4: Brian Miller makes a case for registering and voting. National Voter Registration Day is on September 25, 2018.

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James Doty

February 10, 2018

“We know for long-lasting happiness and meaning, often times it’s being of service or caring. Because it’s your true nature.”

James R. Doty, MD, is a neurosurgeon and clinical professor at Stanford University. He shows us how to shape our own lives and of those around us by reframing, practicing compassion, and living with an open heart.

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Richard Betts

February 2, 2018

"I’d say the minimum in a democracy is people need to learn enough to vote responsibly and to vote."

Richard K. Betts, Ph.D, is the Director of the Saltzmann Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. We talk about how we can be meaningful stakeholders in foreign policy by voting and supporting political movements.

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Matt Kalmans

January 27, 2018

"People still fundamentally know it’s a good thing to participate in the civic process."

Matt Kalmans is the CEO and co-founder of Applecart, a strategic political consultancy and lab. We discuss the power of voting, how social pressure can influence our actions, and the ways in which science and technology can help us understand our political behavior. 

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Trailer: Bernard Harcourt

January 18, 2018

A sneak peek of the first episode of Future Hindsight — Bernard Harcourt discusses why and how civic engagement matters.

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Introduction Episode

January 15, 2018

The Future Hindsight podcast launches on January 20, 2018. Join us for our premier episode where we interview Bernard Harcourt to speak about civic engagement and The Eric H. Holder Initiative.

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