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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...

Worker Cooperatives And Democratizing Tech With Kayleigh Walsh

Outlandish is a worker cooperative making the world of tech a fairer place. Kayleigh Walsh joins us on this week's LF Show to discuss...

Making Data Shift Power: Bex Hong Hurwitz & Rashida Richardson

Self-driving cars, biased algorithms, and a social media quiz that scrapes your data -- it seems like the only tech headlines we have are...

“Indigenous People Are Marginalized In Almost All Development” – Indigenous Women Leaders At UNPFII

We speak to indigenous women leaders at the 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) at the UN Headquarters...

Communities Over Commodities: How To Get There?

Housing affordability and power by design? This week on the show, Monique George of Picture the Homeless and Gianpaolo Baiocchi from NYU's Urban Democracy...

Hujar, Wojnarowicz: Art, AIDS & Challenge Of Retrospection

1980’s Art – turbulent and provocative – arose out of the AIDS epidemic. Two major art exhibits on view in New York City –...

“Black Women are the Architects of Our Movements” with Agunda Okeyo

Black history month and women's history month are all year! We visit Women's March NYC's inaugural "daring discussions" event at Verso Books to take...

Workers, Wildcats & New Models For Labor Organizing

Laura talks to SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry (of Service Employees) and labor journalist Sarah Jaffe about worker wins, challenges, and some new...

Taking Down The Confederacy — Symbol By Symbol

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has proclaimed April as Confederate Heritage Month, and many are protesting. Mississippi is the last state banner to feature confederate...

Bringing The Public Back To Public Art: Betty Yu, Charlotte Cohen, Amin Husain

Money for the arts. Where’s it come from? Where does it go? Every day there’s another multi-million dollar art auction. Art as a...

“Data Is The Currency Right Now.” – Michelle Miller Of CoWorker.org

When technology is being used to put workers out of jobs, what sorts of platforms put power back in the hands of workers? CoWorker.org...

Patrick Cockburn On Syria

"Politicians and pundits tend to get excited about war, but the US-led strike on Syria of April 14th, was more of a show of...

After Maria: Puerto Rican Self-Determination

What's in store for Puerto Rico's future? More disaster capitalism, or solidarity economics? While the lights have come back on for most, 8% of electrical...

Monopoly Capitalism: At The Breaking Point?

Monopoly capitalism may be on its last legs! This week, economist Michael Hudson joins us to say his predictions on the Trump budget have...

“If The People Lead, Eventually The Leaders Will Follow.” – Mark Pocan & Eduardo Maura

Mark Pocan (D-WI 2nd District)​, also co-chair of Dems' Progressive Caucus and Eduardo Maura, spokesperson of Spanish political party, Podemos, on where a populist...

U.S. Democrats & Europe’s Left – Connecting Across Borders

Xenophobia, austerity, and an activated constituency -- there's a lot in common across international progressive fronts. ​ ​At the Progressive Caucus Center Strategy Summit...

“Transforming The Food System Is Key” – Maria Luisa Mendonça & Mamyrah Dougé-Prosper

Two scholars, from Haiti and Brazil, discuss the global solidarity that forms between states who have faced similar oppressions. Food sovereignty is a necessary...

Healthcare Isn’t Big Business Or Big Philanthropy! – Ben Palmquist & Dr. Steffie Woolhandler

US healthcare is still in crisis. Over thirty million Americans remain uninsured, and even more are sickened by sky-high insurance costs. This January Jeff...

Women Lead On Screen: Helen Clark & Gaylene Preston

More from Women's History Month: women's leadership on the screen, in the streets and on the world stage. This week, we speak with New...

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