Heather C. McGhee

Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos & Demos Action, NBC News Analyst

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Heather McGhee designs and promotes solutions to inequality in America. In her TED talk, “Racism Has a Cost for Everyone”, she shares startling insights into how racism fuels bad policymaking and drains our potential for a sustainable and prosperous future. Her forthcoming book, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together”, is now available for pre-order at heathermcghee.com. The book includes a chapter on the racist roots and strategies of the opposition to climate justice.

Teach-ins and Actions

Recordings reveal President Trump downplayed COVID-19, Desi Lydic talks to the founder of gender reveal parties, and “What Can I Do?” author Jane Fonda discusses climate change activism.

Latest News
Jane Fonda on Nixon Ordering Her Arrest and Civil Disobedience | Late Night with Seth Meyers
Jane Fonda Wants to Have “No Regrets” on Her Deathbed | Howard Stern Show
Press Coverage
‘I was slipping into despair’: Jane Fonda finds hope, purpose in climate change activism | USA Today
Jane Fonda discusses climate change in new book ‘What Can I Do?’ | Today Show