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The Laura Flanders Show

On her weekly TV, podcast and radio program, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews forward-thinking people from the world of politics, business, culture and social movements. The Laura Flanders Show produces 28 minute episodes on a weekly schedule. Recent guests include author/activist Naomi Klein, agrarian reformer Shirley Sherrod, novelist Arundhati Roy, economists Richard Wolff, Michael Hudson and ’Next System” theorist Gar Alperovitz.
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Now displaying: October, 2017

The Laura Flanders Show currently produces 25 minute episodes on a weekly schedule featuring in-depth conversations with forward-thinking people from the worlds of politics, art, entrepreneurship as well as special reports on people working to reduce inequality and shift power, for radical change.  The Laura Flanders Show reaches over 400k viewers weekly on LinkTV and  Free Speech TV, on Dish Network and DIRECTV, as well as on cable stations nationwide and online. The show is distributed weekly on multiple platforms in a variety of formats, including audio, video, and text.

Oct 30, 2017

Laura Flanders' weekly commentary the 'F-word'.  

Write to Laura, she'd love to hear from you Laura@LauraFlanders.com
Note to our podcast subscribers, you will receive weekly the F-Word in addition to the weekly show with your free subscription or you can subscribe to the F-word via itunes directly.  Please take the time to write a review in iTunes, it helps spread the word. Thank you!

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Oct 25, 2017

This week, distinguished professor David Harvey joins us in the studio to talk about the spirals of capitalism and his new book Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason. Then we meet with filmmaker Pau Faus who captured in his film Ada for Mayor the unlikely, successful, campaign of Barcelona's Ada Colau, from activism to governance.  And Catalan Crisis or Capitalist Crisis? What’s happening in Spain is not only about ancient history. Music featured: El Run Run, by Ivan Lagarto ft'ing Ada Colau, Voces en Guerra by Opoloh featuring Diego Pedragosa and Cant de Batre by Maria Arnal & Marcel Bagés

Oct 18, 2017

This week on the show, Patri Ramirez Gonzalez from the Puerto Rico/Detroit Solidarity Exchange Network talks about grassroots plans to save family farmers and the ecosystem in Puerto Rico, and Trishala Deb, Asia regional director for Thousand Currents, a grant-making organization with partners across the world, shares hard won lessons from grassroots activists in Asia. Then from food justice and grassroots brilliance we'll hear from David Galarza Santa, a labor and community activist, about a Puerto Rican plan to recover, revitalize and resist calls for electricity privatization by building back different.  Music Featured: Living on the Frontline, VJS & Keith Thompson, Corporate Cannibal, Grace Jones.

Oct 16, 2017

Laura Flanders' weekly commentary the 'F-word'.

Write to Laura, she'd love to hear from you Laura@LauraFlanders.com
Note to our podcast subscribers, you will receive weekly the F-Word in addition to the weekly show with your free subscription.  Please take the time to write a review in iTunes, it helps spread the word. Thank you!

Sign up for theLFShow e-newsletter and receive Laura's report on New Media for a New Economy: http://LauraFlanders.com/subscribe

Oct 11, 2017

A urgent conversation about media diversity and our lack of it. With guests Joe Amditis, assoc. director, Center for Cooperative Media & Dru Oja Jay, media activist and hacker. And then, from Detroit, a special report on the work grassroots media activists are doing, telling new stories, and creating their own media networks. Music featured: Weapons of Mass Distraction by Thievery Corporation, 18th Street Lounge Records & Alternative Facts by Mikki Afflick, Soul Sun Soul Music.

Oct 6, 2017

Laura Flanders weekly commentary the 'fword'. This week, Surveillance. If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention and if you are, well the feds know about it.  

Write to Laura, she'd love to hear from you Laura@LauraFlanders.com

Note to our podcast subscribers, weekly the F-Word will be coming to you in addition to the weekly show.  And we will be launching a weekly mini-sode soon.  Please take the time to write a review at iTunes, it helps spread the word and allows greater reach. Thank you!

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Oct 4, 2017

Going beyond the headlines of the Ferguson story. We'll talk with one of the directors of the documentary Whose Streets?. As the news cameras left Ferguson, Missouri, after the police killing of Michael Brown, Sabaah Folayan and her team stayed on to document what happens to people subjected to police violence as a matter of routine. And an F Word from me on surveillance. If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention and if you are, well the feds know about it.  Music featured:  selctions from Samora Pinderhughes’ album ‘The Transformations Suite’.

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