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Reporter in Spain: On the Spanish Left

On Left: Claud Cockburn in Spain with Fred Branfman, commander of British battalion of International Brigade, in a photo by Gerda Toro. (Photo courtesy Laura Flanders)     Eighty years ago this April, Spain fell under a...

Public Ownership of Privatized Medicine

Dana Brown, Director of the Next System Project frames the motives of privatized medicine in a system, which values profit over people. While nations are racing to develop...

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...

Extreme Cities: Ground Zero for Climate Change

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.

Minneapolis Model to Abolish Police

The Minneapolis City Council’s forthcoming proposal to disband its police department was built on years of activism and resistance to systemic police violence and racism. But while calls...

Kimberlé Crenshaw & Soledad O’Brien Call Out the Media on Critical Race Theory

The right wing has found its newest racist wedge issue: Critical Race Theory. This decades-old movement in legal scholarship has suddenly become a talking point for GOP activists, and a widely misused...

New Media, Old Problems: Buzzfeed, Vox, and Vice Unionize

The media layoffs are here. It's new media’s sky-is-falling moment. Instead of the promised golden age, we're seeing rolling cutbacks and massive layoffs at digital darlings like VICE and BuzzFeed. Is that it for...

Cooperation vs Authoritarianism in Spain

About the Show Social change and systems change go hand-in-hand. Movements for democracy and human rights are most effective when they...

Jane Fonda on the Future of Climate Justice

The 2020 US presidential election is set to become one of the most defining moments in our country’s history. As progressive voices rally support for a more inclusive and equitable economy amidst...

Community Land Trusts: A Model for Reparations?

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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