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...

The Economics of Abolition

About “Defund the police” became a rallying cry in the summer of 2020 as demonstrators flooded streets across the United States to demand an end to police brutality in...

Farm Workers to Farm Owners

About Where do racial justice and food justice meet? Perhaps at the point where long time farmworkers are able to buy their own land. In the United States today,...

Lynching and Lunacy

About Acclaimed white anti-racist scholar Mab Segrest, author of the influential book Memoir of a Race Traitor, takes Laura through the US South to trace the racist roots of...

Body Power with Okwui Okpokwasili

About Can dance and song offer insight into a person’s experience, and provoke curiosity, even empathy across national identity, race and gender? In this episode, Laura interviews MacArthur Genius...

Food Justice

About Food justice is the notion that everyone should have access to healthful food as well as the opportunity to grow, market and serve it. It’s also the idea...

Election 2020

About The US holds a momentous election amid a global pandemic, an economic meltdown and one of the most polarizing presidencies in generations. In this episode, recorded just hours...

Election 2020: Women of Color on the Path to Victory

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election is still undetermined, but a clear shift to local and state elections reveals a strong and promising future for the progressive voice for justice —...

Reporting on Economic Hardship

About Nearly 40 million Americans live in poverty, making less than $26,200 a year for a family of four. Their stories and their struggles, however, are rarely represented in...

Racial Justice is Also Economic Justice

About Newark, NJ has been held up as a real world example of what defunding the police could actually look like. The Newark Community Street Team, which we featured...

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