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MNN Covers the Left Forum

Programming Highlights By Linda Romano

At the May 2014 Left Forum Annual Conference Manhattan Neighborhood Network covered two workshops on Venezuela as well as an interview conducted in Spanish by Carlos Cabrera with Dr. Claudia Salerno, the Venezuelan Vice Minister for North America and Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Change. Tune into MNN's Civic Block on Sunday August 3 and Sunday August 10 for coverage of these events!

Sunday, August 3 @ 11:00 pm
Hugo Chavez: His Legacy in Food Sovereignty and the Construction of Eco-Socialism in Venezuela Watch

Sunday, August 10, at 10:00pm
Post-Chávez Venezuela: New Directions under the Presidency of Nicolás Maduro?

Both programs will air on MNN 1 (Time Warner Cable Channel 34, RCN 82, FiOS 33) and will stream live online.

 

Esta semana en "Punto de Vista"

Programming Highlights By Linda Romano

Este Proximo Jueves, 31 de Julio, 2014 a las 8:00 pm acompanenos en Punto de Vista con Carlos Cabrera en Vivo, y directamente desde los estudios de MNN. Nuestra invitada es la distinguida lider empresaria Cira Angeles . En Manhattan, Canal 34 Time Warner Cable, 33 Verizon FiOS, 82 RCN, desde cualquier parte del mundo nos puedes ver via internet www.mnn.org click on mnn1.

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Affordable Housing and Renters' Rights on the Next "Represent NYC"

Program Guide, Programming Highlights By Linda Romano

Did you know that 80 percent of poor renters in rent-regulated apartments pay rent that is more than 50 percent of their income, up from 64 percent in 2005?* Statistics like these illustrate the pressing need to address the issues surrounding affordable housing and renters' rights. In the August 3 episode of "Represent NYC," State Assembly Member Linda B. Rosenthal from the 67th District and Katie Goldstein, Executive Director of advocacy organization Tenants and Neighbors discuss what's being done to address these issues today and what to expect in the coming years.

As part of its mission, Tenants and Neighbors believes that "that low and moderate income people should not have to live on the verge of displacement and to have to defend constantly their right to be part of this city." Through their work, they aim to make NYC "a place where people from all walks of life can put down roots and build strong, stable, dynamic communities."

In her seven-year tenure on the NYS Assembly, Rosenthal, whose District includes parts of ...