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Uninvited to the Party: The 2016 Republican National Convention

For this special episode, the Laura Flanders went to Cleveland, OH, scene of the Republican National Convention, 2016. While most of the media’s spotlight was on the Trump show inside the Quicken Loans Arena, the LF Show looked at the state of the city of Cleveland, its host. A city that’s hurting, in a country that’s hurting. Who is speaking to all this hurt?

Laura talks with Joel Anderson and Cassandra Johnson, the family of 37 year old mom Tanisha Anderson, killed by Cleveland Police in 2014. They continue to await justice. Other guests include Jim Mason, Goodyear Unit President and member of United Steelworkers of America; Harriet Applegate, Executive Secretary at North Shore AFL-CIO; Imam Paul Hassan, Cleveland Interfaith Activist as well as Deb Kline, Dirhector of Cleveland Jobs for Justice, and more.

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The Laura Flanders Show is non commercial. This special was made possible in collaboration with our colleagues at Link TV, Free Speech TV and teleSUR, with financial support from viewers and listeners. (Also available as a podcast.)