Social Change

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Nicholas Buccola

Five Things I've Learned About

Love, from James Baldwin

Join award-winning author and professor Nicholas Buccola, and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about the meaning of love from the life and thought of James Baldwin.

Aaron Dworkin

Five Things I've Learned About

How Social Change Really Happens

Join entrepreneur, professor, MacArthur Fellow, and President Obama’s first appointment to the National Council on the Arts, Aaron Dworkin, and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about the life-changing power...

Janine di Giovanni

Five Things I've Learned About

Moral Injury and its Personal Consequence

Join multi-award winning journalist and author Janine di Giovanni, and discover the Five Things She’s Learned about understanding and surviving the moral injury individuals suffer when forced to witness an event...

Timothy Hampton

Five Things I've Learned About

Cheerfulness

Join professor Timothy Hampton, and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about the historic roots of cheerfulness, and about how our control this essential tool of emotional life lies not in our deepest selves but...

Elizabeth Lesser

Five Things I've Learned About

How the Hero’s Journey Changes When Women are the Storytellers

Join New York Times bestselling author and Omega Institute co-founder Elizabeth Lesser, and discover the Five Things She’s Learned about what happens when women trust their instincts, dignify their values, and...

James Surowiecki

Five Things I've Learned About

The Wisdom and Madness of Social Media

Join journalist and author James Surowiecki and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about how the Internet is reshaping the way we learn and think – and why, for all of its promise, social media seems to be...

Jonathan Taplin

Five Things I've Learned About

The Future of Media and Democracy

Join acclaimed producer, executive, professor, and author Jonathan Taplin, and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about the tenuous link between media and democracy – and what the continuing convergence of...

Nicole Tung

Five Things I've Learned About

Documenting Stories of Conflict

Join multi-award-winning photojournalist Nicole Tung, and discover the Five Things She’s Learned about photos’ unique power to inform, to connect, and to document people’s lives.

Lewis Watts

Five Things I've Learned About

Documenting Migration and Culture

Join photographer, archivist, curator, and teacher Lewis Watts, and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about photography’s power to trace, preserve, and celebrate the people and communities of the African...

Rick Wilson

Five Things I've Learned About

How We Win the Messaging Wars and Save Democracy

Join ex-Republican political strategist, co-founder of the Lincoln Project, and best-selling author Rick Wilson, and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about what we can do right away to ensure that America...

Larissa Zimberoff

Five Things I've Learned About

What Will Be On Our Plate in Ten Years

Join investigative journalist Larissa Zimberoff, and discover the Five Things She’s Learned about how technology is reshaping our food and reimagining our food system – and what these changes mean for people who...

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