The Laura Flanders Show

Series produced by Laura Flanders

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The Laura Flanders Show is a TV and radio program that seeks to raise radical spirits by interviewing forward-thinking people who have real experience of shifting power, from the few to the many, in the worlds of arts, entrepreneurship and politics.

On her weekly TV and Radio program/podcast, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews forward-thinking people from the worlds of politics, business, culture and social movements. The Laura Flanders Show produces 28 minute episodes on a weekly schedule. Recent guests include author/activist Naomi Klein, agrarian reformer Shirley Sherrod, novelist Arundhati Roy, economist Michael Hudson and ’Next System” theorist Gar Alperovitz.

"Most Valuable Multimedia Maker LAURA FLANDERS" - The Nation Magazine's 2018/2019 Progressive Honor Role


146 Pieces

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In the aftermath of the January 6th siege of the Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters, Laura convenes a panel of pro-democracy activists to discuss...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 56:00
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In this episode, Laura speaks with Latinx Americans whose work flies in the face of those narratives. They are “unforgetting” histories suppressed...

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The economic collapse unfolding before our eyes is much bigger than it appears and the solution isn’t simply to “build back better.” COVID-19 didn’...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Will the new abolition movement succeed in transforming how we invest public resources? And what really are the economic underpinnings of the syste...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2020
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The U.S. transportation system has long been rife with inequality, making it more difficult for low-income people, people of color, and people with...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
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As a generation of white family farmers ages out of the business of farming, a rising cohort of Latinx workers stands ready to take up the slack.

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Acclaimed white anti-racist scholar Mab Segrest, author of the influential book Memoir of a Race Traitor, takes Laura through the US South to trace...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Can dance and song offer insight into a person’s experience, and provoke curiosity, even empathy across national identity, race and gender? In this...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Food justice is the notion that everyone should have access to healthful food as well as the opportunity to grow, market and serve it. It’s also th...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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What is a citys economy for? New York Citys economy has been very good at piling up private wealth and building tall buildings but its done less we...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
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While the election results are still undecided well hear from Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, abou...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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This week Laura Flanders checks in with one of the leading social critics of our time, MIT professor emeritus, Noam Chomsky. He shares how this el...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Buffalo, New York, was once a booming industrial town fueled by cheap power from Niagara Falls, a center of commerce and trade, the first city in t...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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How does an economy emerge from recession? In Preston, England, they’re experimenting with investing public money in locally-owned businesses and ...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The strength of the U.S. economy is often at the center of debate during an election season. But whether the economy is good or bad, there is no de...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Equipped with a facemask and a selfie stick, Laura Flanders reports in this episode (from a responsible distance) on the impact of Covid-19 on one ...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nearly 40 million Americans live in poverty, making less than $26,200 a year for a family of four. Their stories and their struggles, however, are ...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What does it look like to adopt a public health approach to safety, policing, and economic development? In February, 2020, Laura visited Newark, N...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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From the Basque region in the north, to Barcelona on the Mediterranean, Flanders speaks with contemporary co-op worker-owners who explain how the h...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Two Artists in their conversations with Laura, wheelchair dancer Alice Sheppard and TourettesHero Jess Thom, expand our ideas about beauty, mobili...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3