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Imara Jones: Transgender Narratives Are Expansive

Despite efforts over the last two years to curtail progress for trans people by the current administration, trans activism has gained momentum and become...

Excerpt: Alternative Education In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Laura Flanders Show Excerpt: Education activists Ana Yris Guzman Toress of Nuestra Escuela Puerto Rico and Nicolle Teresa Ramos, coordinator of Universidad Sin Fronteras...

Unsung: Puerto Rican People’s Power #1YearAfterMaria

The Trump administration claims its response to Hurricane Maria was a "tremendous," "unsung" success. Yet, what has been truly tremendous in the year since...

Education Activists Back To School With A Test For Devos

2018 has been a year of upheaval for students, in and out of the classroom. This week on the Laura Flanders show, educators and...

Kimberly Tissot: Large Obstacles To Parenthood For Those With Disabilities

From sterilization abuse to ineligibility for adoption, people with varied disabilities, from physical to intellectual face a tough climb when becoming parents. Kimberly Tissot...

Policy Demands for #DisabilityRights: An Animated Explainer w Dara Baldwin

Dara Baldwin Senior Public Policy Analyst at National Disability Rights Network explains what disability rights advocates are demanding in policy form from this administration....

JoAnn Wypijewski On What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About #MeToo

Writer JoAnn Wypijewski joins Laura Flanders to discuss her piece in The Nation, "What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About #MeToo." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0X1zrTaBnuI

Ferguson To Detroit: Community Building From The Barbershop To The Polls

Entrepreneurship in St. Louis, MO; electoral organizing in Uniontown, AL; and community wealth building on urban farms in Detroit, MI. This week on the Laura...

Edgar Villanueva Discusses The Actual Net Value Of Philanthropy

Edgar Villanueva has made a career out of radically rethinking the traditional philanthropic model. He joins us on the Laura Flanders show to give...

EXCERPT – Voces de La Frontera

The Laura Flanders Show shares a report by Jonathan Klett on a community in Wisconsin that mobilized to greet Republicans attending a Trump fundraiser:...

Telling Stories Of The Syrian Civil War: Marwan Hisham & Molly Crabapple

Our wars abroad and our wars at home. This week on the show, acclaimed graphic artist Molly Crabapple and Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham joins...

All Families Belong Together: Immigration and Incarceration

Families torn apart at the border and through our prison system. Can we use this moment of public awareness to create change? Emani Davis,...

Web Exclusive: Movement Coalition Presents UN Human Rights Complaint For #FamiliesBelongTogether

In the midst of nation-wide outrage over the Trump administration's family separation policy, a coalition of New York City leaders and organizations came out...

Bodies, Borders, Resistance, Rebirth: Arundhati Roy

India in the throes of a fascism that echoes what we have in America. The country is undergoing a political upheaval with PM Modi...

​SPECIAL REPORT: Building The Democratic Economy, From Preston To Cleveland​

Two forms of government have dominated in the west over the last hundred years. In one big power is vested in the state, the...

EXCERPT – NY Public Bank Putting Communities Over Commodities

Resist. Protect. Build. Public Bank NYC's recent launch action with New York City organizations, including New York Public Interest Research Group; NY Communities for...

A Public Bank For Public Good!

What would students in debt, worker coops, and entrepreneurs stand to gain from a public bank in the financial capital of the world? This...

Outsider Power Shifts Insider Politics: Working Families’ Maurice Mitchell

Social movements and party politics - inherently at odds or natural allies? This week, in his first in-depth TV appearance, Maurice Mitchell, the new...

Christine Hong: Nuclear Brinkmanship Is Business As Usual For US-North Korea Relations

Christine Hong, board member of the Korea Policy Institute and an anti-war activist, on how the history of American militarization on the Korean peninsula...

Should Activists Run For Congress? – Pramila Jayapal & Dominique Stevenson

Activism in the community and in the halls of Congress. This week, our final interview from our Progressive Caucus Center Strategy Summit coverage with...

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