Tonight on TakePart Live, cohosts Jacob Soboroff and Cara Santa Maria decode some of the day's biggest news stories, like the U.S. refusing to state whether they've wiretapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.
We Are Legion filmmaker and member of the Stop Watching Us Coalition Brian Knappenberger, professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles Karl Manheim and comedian Zach Selwyn discuss privacy and the NSA. Should we care about the NSA's surveillance? Join the conversation and tweet us @TakePartLive -- we'll read your comments live on the air.
12 Years a Slave is already creating lots of Oscar buzz, and writer John Ridley joins us to preview the film based on the life and struggles of Solomon Northup, a free black man abducted and sold into slavery. Slave stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt.
Also on tonight's show, Daniel Zingale -- the Senior Vice President of Healthy California for The California Endowment -- stops by. We take a look at how climate change has made oceans more acidic and how this affects the food chain in an all-new TPL Climate Report. And, Jacob Soboroff gives us an update on his latest #8DaysChallege: Sharing Economy -- tonight on 'TakePart Live,' Midnight ET/9pm PT on Pivot. Find Pivot in your area.