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Forget Everything You Know About Texas

Red, Republican, anti abortion, anti trans — Texas has certainly been a testing ground for backlash policies and politicians, and that could be what’s happening now, but could it also be a bellwether of...
Photographs of Phyllis Bennis, Anastasia Leukhina and Dmitri Makarov.

Winning War, Building Peace: Activists from Ukraine, Russia & The US Debate

FOR UKRAINIAN ASSISTANCE: The Kyiv School of Economics established a charitable fund for centralized procurement of protective gear and medical equipment:  https://kse.ua/support/donation/The latest peace talks in the Russia-Ukraine war may lead to an eventual...

Imani Perry: The Future of Democracy Depends on the South

As goes the South, so goes the nation. It may be a cliché but according to this week’s guest it’s true. In South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul...

Voting Rights: BIPOC Media Sound the Alarm

Even as the nation celebrated the birthday and legacy of voting rights advocate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, the right to vote for which King fought so hard remains a matter of hot dispute....

Freedom for Women Requires Abolition Feminism: Suzanne Pharr & Beth Richie

In 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn Roe v Wade, imperiling all women’s freedoms, and creating a new pipeline to prison for the vulnerable just as the world is learning how counterproductive most...

Red Road to the Future: Native Sovereignty is Key to Climate Justice

In the midst of a national reckoning with white supremacy and colonial history, Indigenous people are demanding a new relationship with DC — honoring the traditional, legal, and moral rights of native nations. Earlier...

AOC & Noam Chomsky: The Way Forward

Prefer to Listen?Subscribe to our podcast to listen to this week’s episode on your favorite podcast platform.In this historic, inter-generational meeting of minds, Laura Flanders brings together New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and MIT...

Sunny Red Bear: Uncut Interview

The following is the full uncut conversation with Sunny Red Bear from our episode LANDBACK: A Tipi Village Takes on Healing & Homelessness.Sunny Red Bear is NDN Collective's Director of Racial Equity, and Lakota from...

LANDBACK: A Tipi Village Takes on Healing & Homelessness

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Laura reports from “He Sapa‘’, the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota where NDN Collective is reclaiming ancestral lands to address homelessness, addiction and violence against Native Americans. Catalyzed in...
Headshots of Adrienne Evans, Rinku Sen, Scot Nakagawa and Rachel O'Leary Carmona.

Democracy: A National Temperature Check

Disinformation, polarization, growing economic inequality, attempts to undermine elections and the rights of women and racial minorities—all of these are turning up the heat on American democracy. At the same time, pro-democracy movements are...

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