Heather McGhee: Racism Costs Everyone

Color of Change board chair Heather McGhee talks with Laura about her New York Times best-selling book, The Sum of Us, What Racism Costs Everyone and How we can Prosper Together. She...

Armed with Art: Taking Down the Wall of Whiteness

“It's time to disrupt this wall of whiteness,” says interdisciplinary artist Favianna Rodriguez this week on the LF Show. From BLM and MeToo to colonial violence at the border and on indigenous...

US Healthcare After Covid: What’s Next & How Could It Be Better?

The Medicare for All Act was reintroduced into the U.S. House in March with a record number of cosponsors and public support. But while the idea of a public single payer system...

You Can’t Deal with Capitalism Unless You Deal With Patriarchy

Achieving social justice is going to take much more than reforming our criminal justice system. Valuing all lives equally is going to require...

Not Everyone’s an A$$Hole: Rutger Bregman on Humankind

Life gives us plenty of reasons for cynicism but best-selling author Rutger Bregman (Utopia for Realists) summons a wealth of evidence that humankind can do better. Bregman’s the guy who took down...

Uncut Interview: Keeana-Yamahtta Taylor

Laura talks to Princeton Professor and author Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. This is an uncut interview from The Laura Flanders Show episode Housing as a...

Housing is a Human Right

About Before 2020, America was already in a housing crisis. The Covid-19 pandemic, high unemployment, and a recession have only made things worse. A record level of evictions have...

James Baldwin: Lessons for the US

About James Baldwin was one of the 20th century’s most incisive thinkers and writers. In our own era, as political rhetoric, state violence, and popular uprising bring racism into...

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...

Countering the Coup: From the Grassroots Up

About In the aftermath of the January 6th siege of the Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters, Laura convenes a panel of pro-democracy activists to discuss the fate...

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