Since neither side of the federal government seems to agree on the best way forward for our country, the people are taking matters into their own hands. This Sunday on MNN, watch programs that explore ways we can make a difference on a local level and the leaders we should look to for support.
Watch new episodes of “Represent NYC” and “The Radical Imagination” this Sunday night starting at 7pm on MNN1 (Spectrum 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33), MNNHD (Spectrum 1993) or streaming live on mnn.org!
7pm - Represent NYC: Women Lead the Way in a Male Driven Council
Whether they’re fighting for truly affordable housing or saving small businesses, newly-elected NYC Council Members Diana Ayala (East Harlem, South Bronx) and Carlina Rivera (Murray Hill, Gramercy Park, East Village) are starting off strong and going to bat for their constituents.
This Sunday on “Represent NYC,” tune in as New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli talks with them about their priorities moving forward including a solution to the opioid crisis, improvements to the hospital system and addressing noise complaints. Plus, learn more about their 21 in '21 campaign to elect more women to the Council.
8pm - The Radical Imagination: Imagining the 10 Commandments as a Religious Counterculture for Social Justice
The separation of church and state exists for good reason, but what if certain religious teachings could help drive radical, progressive change?
This Sunday on “The Radical Imagination,” host Jim Vrettos chats with Reverend Ana Levy-Lyons about her new book, “No Other Gods: The Politics of the Ten Commandments,” and how we can use traditional religious texts as a moral compass in the fight for social justice.