Sunday Night on MNN: Fixing What’s Broken

Every day mainstream media bombards us with bad news, but we hardly ever hear about what we can do to solve the problems at hand. This Sunday on MNN, watch programming that not only addresses crucial problems in our country, but also offers potential solutions to them.

First on “The Radical Imagination,” host Jim Vrettos talks with his guests from the Innocence Project about the dire need for criminal justice reform and what their organization is doing to help. Then on “Both Sides of the Bars,” tune in for a discussion about the effects of domestic violence on a person’s well-being and how we can support abuse victims.

8pm - The Radical Imagination: Imagining Innocence in a World of Injustice

Every time someone is wrongfully convicted of a crime or an innocent person is killed by law enforcement, we are reminded that our criminal justice system is broken. Yet the question remains: will it ever change?

This Sunday on “The Radical Imagination,” host Jim Vrettos of John Jay College talks with Vanessa Potkin and Rebecca Brown of the Innocence Project about what their organization is doing to advocate for criminal justice reform.

Firehouse TV’s “The Radical Imagination” airs every Sunday at 8:00 pm on MNN1 (Spectrum 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33), MNN’s HD Community Channel (Spectrum 1993) or streaming live on mnn.org. Catch the repeat every Thursday at 8:00 pm on MNN4 (FiOS 36, RCN 85, Spectrum 67 & 1998), MNN’s HD Community Channel (Spectrum 1993) or streaming live on mnn.org.

9pm - Both Sides of the Bars: The Additional Complexities of Domestic Violence for People Living with Chronic Health Needs

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.

This Sunday on the Fortune Society’s “Both Sides of the Bars,” host Ronald Day talks with his colleague Shannon Young and Anne Patterson from STEPS to End Family Violence, about the impact of intimate partner violence on a person’s physical and emotional well-being.

“Both Sides of the Bars” airs on Sunday at 9:00 pm on MNN1 (Spectrum 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33), MNN’s HD Community Channel (Spectrum 1993) or streaming live on mnn.org.