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The Forgotten Coup, January 6th & the Small Town Americans on the Frontlines of...

Could a successful coup happen in the US? The ongoing Congressional hearings into the events of January 6 show that just a handful of election officials in several key states stood between...

Democracy is Under Siege in Small Town USA

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Community Safety in a Time of Insurrection

The last US soldier to leave Afghanistan returned home this August, but private security personnel long outnumbered US troops in that war, and the for-profit business of training guns-for-hire is...

AOC & Noam Chomsky: The Way Forward

In this historic, inter-generational meeting of minds, Laura Flanders brings together New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and MIT professor emeritus Noam Chomsky—for the first time ever—to discuss the way forward for people,...

Kim Stanley Robinson: Writing the Future Story People Want

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Mariame Kaba: Rooting Out Our Culture of Harm

In this inspiring Juneteenth conversation, abolitionist Mariame Kaba joins Laura and the Reverend Dr. Jacqui Lewis, to discuss how each of us—parents, children, elders—can be part of building a society where harm...

Abbott Elementary Teaches Us All: Sheryl Lee Ralph & Joyce Abbott

Can you remember the last time when the challenges that inner city public school teachers face were the subject of a popular TV series? Abbott Elementary —...

50 Years After Roe, Is Reporting on Abortion Still Too White?

Forty percent of those who get abortion services in the U.S. are African Americans. Would you know it from the media coverage of the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe vs Wade? S....

Feminists Writing History: Cherríe Moraga and adrienne maree brown

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.

Arundhati Roy: Freedom, Fascism, Fiction and the Pandemic Portal

Two years ago this month, the first cases of Covid-19 were reported in the United States. “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew,” wrote...

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