The Laura Flanders Show

Series produced by Laura Flanders

Caption: The place where the people who say it can't be done take a backseat to the people who are doing it.
The place where the people who say it can't be done take a backseat to the people who are doing it. 

The Laura Flanders Show is a TV and radio program that seeks to raise radical spirits by interviewing forward-thinking people who have real experience of shifting power, from the few to the many, in the worlds of arts, entrepreneurship and politics.

On her weekly TV and radio program, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews of 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, economist Michael Hudson and ’Next System” theorist Gar Alperovitz.


15 Pieces

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Housing affordability and power by design? This week on the show, Monique George of Picture the Homeless and Gianpaolo Baiocchi from NYU's Urban De...

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  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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1980’s art both personal and political arose out of the AIDS epidemic. Two major NYC art exhibits – Peter Hujar: Speed of Life (Morgan, thru May 20...

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  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Many are protesting Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's proclaiming April as Confederate Heritage Month, the last state banner to feature confederate ic...

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  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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When it comes to the heart of the matter of art in New York City, what does a more equitable landscape for art and culture look like? Laura speaks ...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Laura talks to SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry (of the Service Employees) and labor journalist Sarah Jaffe about worker wins, challeng...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:35
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While the money media shifts to emerging social crises, many continue to struggle for basic supplies, medical care, and services including electric...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Monopoly capitalism may be on its last legs! This week, economist Michael Hudson joins us to say his predictions on the Trump budget have come true...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Xenophobia, austerity, and an activated constituency -- there's a lot in common across international progressive fronts. Voices from the Progressiv...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Over 30million Americans are uninsured, and even more are sickened by the sky-high costs. While Congress seems sunk in a partisan fight over the Af...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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Women's leadership on the screen, in the streets and on the world stage. This week, New Zealand's former prime minister, Helen Clark and filmmaker ...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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"Some of us have too much of this world’s goods​... and we are thereby separated too widely from each other," ​wrote Eleanor Roosevelt, the subject...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Racial Literacy and Rural Solidarity, this week, Laura talks with two pairs of young activists. Jessica Campbell of the Rural Organizing Project an...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Power politics and the politics of power - this time on the show, we talk with New York Citys Chief Resilience Officer, Daniel Zarrilli, about the ...

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Architect Carl Anthony and activist Ashley Dawson in dialogue about the confluence of economic and racial inequality, and new forms of extreme weat...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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What lies ahead for change makers in 2018, the right and the rest. Laura talks politics, culture, and economics with Tarso Luis Ramos, executive di...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1