Thank you everyone! You asked for Laura Flanders, and she said yes. Ring of Fire is honored to welcome our newest host. Of course, she absolutely needs no introduction, as she is as big a persona as they come in Liberal-Progressive Media. Check out her page and posts at Laura Flanders Ring of Fire.
We love bragging about her so we can’t help ourselves. Laura is a best-selling author and broadcaster. After many years in public and commercial radio, she founded The Laura Flanders Show / GRITtv in 2008 to serve as an online channel for in-depth conversations with forward-thinking people from the worlds of politics, economics, business and the arts. A primetime, daily broadcast, GRITtv with Laura Flanders airs on Free Speech TV, KCET/Linktv and teleSUR, as a weekly program. Flanders is a contributing writer to The Nation and Yes! magazine (“Commonomics”). She is also the author of six books including the New York Times best-seller, BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004) and Blue GRIT: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Press, 2007). The Laura Flanders Show aired nationally on Air America Radio (2004-2008) before which she was the founding host of Your Call, on public radio, KALW, and CounterSpin, the nationally-syndicated radio program from the mediawatch group FAIR. Flanders is a repeat guest on Real Time with Bill Maher and appears regularly on MSNBC. She’s also served as a substitute host for PBS veteran, Bill Moyers.
Check out Laura’s most recent episode titled: Food, Land, and Freedom: Jalal Sabur & Raymond Figueroa, Jr.