As with most larger-than-life figures Pres. Nelson Mandela was controversial. We know of his achievements and follies. But what is his legacy? What will he be best remembered for?
A shrewd politician, a visionary, or both?
Representant of a unique musical tradition
Totó La Momposina’s entire life has been dedicated to representing the music of Colombia’s Caribbean coastline. As a singer, dancer and teacher she embodies that fertile place where Colombia’s African, Indigenous Indian and Spanish cultures mingle to create a unique musical tradition. Totó is not only its greatest interpreter, but also a restless innovator.
Steven Donziger took on Chevron Oil in Ecuador and won the largest human rights and environmental court judgment in history. Then he lost his freedom. Watch this Jimmy Dore report on a human rights lawyer who fights the corporate control of our society on behalf of the vulnerable, only to find the institutions of power unite to crucify him.