The Laura Flanders Show

Series produced by Laura Flanders

Caption: The place where the people who say it can't be done take a backseat to the people who are doing it.
The place where the people who say it can't be done take a backseat to the people who are doing it. 

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, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews of forward-thinking people from the world 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.


37 Pieces

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In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, something unexpected rose up out of the devastation in the Rockaways-- worker-owned businesses. Six years lat...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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From no, I won't to yes, we will. It’s official, over a hundred women, more women than ever, were voted into Congress including New Mexico’s Deb Ha...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Nathan Schneider, crusader for collective ownership and author of "Everything for Everyone: the Radical Tradition That Is Shaping The Next Economy....

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Food --- from where it grows, to where it goes, all of it matters to our bodies and our communities. We begin October with a conversation about how...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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"Cities accumulate capital, people, aspirations, and power. But, whose power? Whose aspirations? How can we find in the city a place of possibility...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Despite efforts over the last two years to curtail progress for trans people by the current administration, trans activism has gained momentum and ...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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The Trump administration claims its response to Hurricane Maria was a "tremendous," "unsung" success. Yet, what has been truly tremendous since the...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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2018 has been a year of upheaval for students, in and out of the classroom. This week educators and education activists talk about educational just...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:26
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On July 26th, marked the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Thousands of disability activists, including many of those ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 56:14
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Social movements and party politics - inherently at odds or natural allies? This week, in his first in-depth TV appearance, Maurice Mitchell, the n...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Seattle Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-7th) and Baltimore activist Dominique Stevenson discuss activism, political involvement and why leaders...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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What lies ahead for change makers in 2018, the right and the rest. Laura talks politics, culture, and economics with Tarso Luis Ramos, executive di...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Architect Carl Anthony and activist Ashley Dawson in dialogue about the confluence of economic and racial inequality, and new forms of extreme weat...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Power politics and the politics of power - this time on the show, we talk with New York Citys Chief Resilience Officer, Daniel Zarrilli, about the ...

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Racial Literacy and Rural Solidarity, this week, Laura talks with two pairs of young activists. Jessica Campbell of the Rural Organizing Project an...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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"Some of us have too much of this world’s goods​... and we are thereby separated too widely from each other," ​wrote Eleanor Roosevelt, the subject...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Women's leadership on the screen, in the streets and on the world stage. This week, New Zealand's former prime minister, Helen Clark and filmmaker ...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Over 30million Americans are uninsured, and even more are sickened by the sky-high costs. While Congress seems sunk in a partisan fight over the Af...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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Xenophobia, austerity, and an activated constituency -- there's a lot in common across international progressive fronts. Voices from the Progressiv...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Monopoly capitalism may be on its last legs! This week, economist Michael Hudson joins us to say his predictions on the Trump budget have come true...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1