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Body Power with Okwui Okpokwasili

About Can dance and song offer insight into a person’s experience, and provoke curiosity, even empathy across national identity, race and gender? In this episode, Laura interviews MacArthur Genius...

Food Justice

About 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 the idea...

Whose Economy is it?

About What is a city’s economy for? New York City’s economy has been very good at piling up private wealth and building tall buildings but it’s done less well,...

Election 2020

About The US holds a momentous election amid a global pandemic, an economic meltdown and one of the most polarizing presidencies in generations. In this episode, recorded just hours...

Jane Fonda on the Future of Climate Justice

The 2020 US presidential election is set to become one of the most defining moments in our country’s history. As progressive voices rally support for a more inclusive and equitable economy amidst...

Pre-Election Special with Noam Chomsky

While this program explores the possibilities that go well beyond what can be achieved by one candidate or with one vote — elections do matter and the US 2020 elections are no...

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Raul Midón: Creative Adaptation and Covid-19

Raul Midón: Creative Adaptation During Covid-19       To download, please subscribe. To download a single episode, click share in the podcast player below.       A special thanks to our Patreon community for supporting us through this difficult time...

Fandango at the Vote: SURJ & Arturo O’Farrill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq5NbdVcR_U Looking back on the midterm elections, we ask the tough questions about white women voters and race, then get introduced to the hi-pinky salute across the border. We meet the co-founders of SURJ, Showing up...

Disability Justice

In the first episode of our first season on national public TV, Laura interviews two performance artists whose work illustrates how difference and neurodiversity can make art and society richer and more...

Reimagining Our Food System

Reimagining Our Food System       A special thanks to our Patreon community for supporting us through this difficult time and making it possible to keep this content free for everyone.     The food system in the US is...

Hunger and Racial Justice During Covid-19

Hunger and Racial Justice During Covid-19       A special thanks to our Patreon community for supporting us through this difficult time and making it possible to keep this content free for everyone.     Racial justice and economic justice...

Environmental Racism as Usual: Covid-19

Environmental Racism As Usual During Covid-19       To download, please subscribe. To download a single episode, click share in the podcast player below.     A special thanks to our Patreon community for supporting us through this difficult time...

Hidden Gems

Eduardo Galeano: Stories Of Almost Everyone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH0OPatdPLURecorded in May 2009: Eduardo Galeano (1940-2015) Laura Flanders interviewed the author in anticipation of what would become his last book, Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone, published by Nation Books. Galeano spent a lifetime...

Chilean Women Seek Justice 40 Years After Coup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9EB0byb_bALaura Flanders' show streams at GRITtv.org. 40 years after the Nixon-administration backed coup in Chile, photographer Paula Allen and Victoria Saavedra Gonzalez whose 17 year old brother was "disappeared", describe the search for...

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