Exclusives | June 30, 2016
Lavin Weekly #44: Crabapple, Bolick, & Packer
— 1. Molly Crabapple Warns Against a Narrowing of the Minds...
Diversity | June 30, 2016
Watch: Jelani Cobb Examines Newark, NJ Law Enforcement in Policing the Police
— Jelani Cobb’s new Frontline documentary, Policing the Police, is now available online. The film follows Cobb as he profiles the Newark police force, a department known for its brutality despite being one of the most diverse units in the nation. ...
Politics | June 29, 2016
Where Do We Go from Here? Lavin Speakers on the Brexit Referendum
— Last week, the UK stunned the world when it voted (narrowly) in favour of seceding from the European Union. And at The Lavin Agency, a number of our expert keynote speakers are well-primed to talk about Brexit—what it means for the global economy, international relations, innovation, business, and more. How will Prime Minister Cameron’s coming resignation change Britain’s political landscape? What does the pound’s 30-year low signify for those investing in the UK? These Lavin...
Authors | June 28, 2016
“Calling it a memoir trivializes my reporting”: Suki Kim in The New Republic
— Suki Kim’s Without You, There Is No Us is not a memoir. It’s a work of investigative journalism. And in a new op-ed for The New Republic, Kim tells us exactly how far she had to go to defend this...
Diversity | June 28, 2016
Moving Pictures: The Significance of Sarah Lewis’s “Vision & Justice”
— In “Celebrating Black Culture With a Careful Eye,” The New York Times conducts an in-depth new interview with diversity and innovation speaker Sarah Lewis, who has been making headlines everywhere for her stellar guest-edited...
Big Data | June 27, 2016
New Videos: Jordan Ellenberg Runs the Numbers
— Jordan Ellenberg sees math everywhere. Behind each of our decisions are unseen forces, equations with tangible, real-world outcomes, and Ellenberg lays them bare in fascinating keynotes. His book How Not to Be Wrong (named to Bill Gates’s summer 2016 reading list) unearths the mathematical underpinnings of some unlikely subjects—everything...
In a riveting interview conducted by Riaz Meghji, Mohamed Fahmy recounts tales of his imprisonment in Egypt, the importance of journalism, and what this means to each of us in today’s society.