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Touretteshero Does Becket

Touretteshero Does Beckett About This Episode Laura interviews British comedian and activist Jess Thom about her performance of Samuel Beckett’s play “Not I.” Thom’s work reveals how neurodiversity makes theater, society—everything!—richer.  From Public Theater listing: "Jess Thom has Tourettes,...

Dance as World-Changing Movement: Alice Sheppard and STREB

Two artists who expand our ideas about beauty, risk, mobility, and inclusion. Wheelchair dancer and esteemed choreographer Alice Sheppard, and MacArthur Genius Award-winning action architect Elizabeth Streb. What difference does art make? Should art-making...

Kenyon Farrow: Lessons from the AIDS Epidemic for COVID-19 (Full Interview)

Senior editor for theBody.com and BodyProHIV Kenyon Farrow sits down with Laura Flanders to discuss the racial and economic implications of COVID-19 as well as lessons from the AIDS epidemic. He examines the US...

The State of Human Rights in Brazil – K.K Verdade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EHU2n0OflsK.K Verdade of Fundo ELAS, Brazil's largest and only women's foundation, updates us on the fight for human rights post-Bolsonaro's election, gender ideology, and how Marielle Franco's fight still continues.
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Big Pharma vs The People

I recently visited Morgantown, WV where 2,000 well-paying jobs are on the chopping block with dire implications for local people, public health, and even national security. The factory across the street from the University...

From the Punisher to Paramilitaries

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. Images of unidentified men with military grade equipment brutally cracking...

Building Public Trust for Public Health

About Vaccines against Covid-19 were developed at record speed. But getting the public to take them may be an uphill battle. In this episode, Laura interviews three public health experts about the challenges of eradicating...

We Treasure What We Measure

We Treasure What We Measure – F Word     To download, please subscribe. To download a single episode, click share in the podcast player above.     A special thanks to our Patreon community for supporting us through this...

A Hub for Radical Thinking: Bluestockings Bookstore & Activist Center

How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

Mary Robinson: Women Leading on Climate Change

Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit has come at a cost to public services and public trust. Could it be different?

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