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Award winning host, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews forward-thinking people from the world of politics, business, culture and social movements. The show explores actionable models for creating a better world by reporting on the people and movements driving systemic change. We spotlight the solutions of tomorrow, today. The show airs on PBS stations in over 200+ US markets, and airs on 40+ community radio stations, and is available on YouTube and as a podcast. Online subscribe ...
 
Depending who you ask, big tech is either going to save humanity or destroy us. Taylor Owen thinks it’s a little more complicated than that. Join him in conversation with leading thinkers as they make sense of a world transformed by technology.
 
The Barnard Center for Research on Women hosts a programming series that explores a wide range of feminist and social justice issues like women's rights, gender and sexuality, democracy and voting, immigration and economics. Featured speakers include Angela Davis, Estelle Freedman, Lani Guinier, Josephine Ho, Naomi Klein and Dean Spade. Fusing scholarship with activism, highlights from these events are now available as podcasts.
 
W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu are comedians who take politics seriously — and longtime friends, trying to help keep each other sane. Join them as they pull the alarm on the dumpster fire that is American politics, and talk to the creators, thinkers, and leaders doing the work to defend and reinvent our democracy.
 
The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is a graduate professional school on the campus of University of California, Berkeley. It is among the top graduate journalism schools in the United States. "On Mic" presents events of interest recorded live at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. From authors and photographers to scientists and visionaries, the Podcast brings thought leaders from around the globe to your ear buds.
 
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Full episode notes are at https://Patreon.com/theLFShow This July, America’s largest remaining generic drug manufacturing plant is set to close its doors forever in Morgantown, West Virginia. Its parent company, Viatris (formerly known as Mylan), plans to relocate operations to India and Australia leaving more than 1,400 workers without jobs in the…
 
We'd like to introduce you to American ISIS, a new podcast from The Intercept and Topic Studios. American ISIS offers the most detailed account yet of an American who lived and died inside the Islamic State. This is the first episode. Listen to the full eight-episode documentary podcast on audible.com/AmericanISIS. See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
 
In this episode of Big Tech, Taylor Owen speaks with Geoffrey Cain, author of The Perfect Police State, about the technology enabled in China’s Xinjiang region to oppress its Uighur population. Through a network of surveillance systems, social credit scores, algorithm-driven pre-crime computer software and a society where people are now fearful of …
 
For more than six months, The Intercept’s Trevor Aaronson communicated with Russell Dennison, an American man who traveled to Syria and joined the Islamic State. This week on Intercepted: Aaronson, an investigative reporter, discusses American ISIS, the newest Audible Original podcast documentary from The Intercept and Topic Studios, in which he ch…
 
The following is the full uncut conversation from our TV, Radio & Podcast episode: "Gender Justice Requires more than Money say the Feminists Taking on Philanthropy during Covid" Note: Full episode notes are available to members and non-members at Patreon.com/theLFShow MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, recently made a splash by…
 
Full episode notes are at https://Patreon.com/theLFShow MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, recently made a splash by donating nearly $3 billion to more than 280 nonprofits working in historically underfunded sectors - her third such drop in a year. But while Scott has repeatedly made headlines, the media has largely overlooked t…
 
Hudi is one of those people I thought were just naturally positive, loving and self aware. When I got to speaking with her, I learned that her self love and self awareness is a result of hard work. Hudi found her way to a more fulfilling life through creativity, and from there created the Thrilled Mama coaching program, where she helps other women …
 
“We’re fighting for a worldview. We’re fighting for a different version of what it means to be human on the planet. We’re fighting for a different version of what just relations look like between the human and non-human world.” –Julian Aguon Guam is the secret ingredient for our conversation with indigenous human rights lawyer and author of The Pro…
 
Daniel and Patricia Ellsberg discuss the civic courage and compassion it takes to be a whistleblower with Berkeley Journalism Dean Geeta Anand on the 50th anniversary of the release of the Pentagon Papers in 1971. They are joined by Robert Rosenthal, who was a clerk for The New York Times when it published these secret documents. Their dynamic disc…
 
Check out the episode "Did a Summer Camp Help Spark a Disability Revolution?", the full episode notes https://Patreon.com/theLFShow "Living free, with equality, dignity, equity and justice - requires more than law, it requires systemic change." The F-Word is released bi-weekly featuring timely commentaries by Laura Flanders and guests. Flex your me…
 
Full episode notes are at https://Patreon.com/theLFShow Crip Camp is a Peabody Award-winning documentary from Netflix and Higher Ground Productions that tells the story of Camp Jened, a summer camp in the 1960s where disabled youth could be themselves. The film follows several former campers who went on to be leaders of the Disability Rights Moveme…
 
Western democracies and tech companies have long painted the Chinese tech sector as not only a threat to the US sector but also as operating in direct conflict with American companies. They say that China is walled off from the rest of the world, that these tech companies are just an extension of the state, and that they create and promote state su…
 
The following is the full uncut conversation from our TV, Radio & Podcast episode: "Prof. Kimberlé W. Crenshaw and Soledad OBrien Call Out the Media on Critical Race Theory" Note: Full episode notes are available to members and non-members at Patreon.com/theLFShow The right wing has found its newest racist wedge issue: Critical Race Theory. This de…
 
Water protectors are traveling in growing numbers to stand with the Anishinaabe-led movement to stop the construction of Line 3, a tar sands oil pipeline. This week on Intercepted: Intercept reporter Alleen Brown takes us to northern Minnesota, a flashpoint in the fight to halt the expansion of the fossil fuel industry as the climate crisis deepens…
 
Learning is as easy as 1–2–3! Help your pre-K children master challenging math concepts—whether they're learning at home or need extra practice outside of the classroom. Unlike workbooks that teach through repetition, these puzzle books provide an interactive and exciting resource that will make learning math fun for your young scholars!…
 
Full episode notes are at https://Patreon.com/theLFShow 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 term in mainstream media. The topic is bringing tension to school board meetings across the c…
 
The Front Lines of Public Perception with Ateret Violet Shmuel. Ateret Violet Shmuel is what one would call a social justice warrior. She is a Jewish mother, writer, educator and international human rights and Indigenous rights advocate. Ateret has dedicated her life to creating partnerships with indigenous peoples as the director of Indigenous Bri…
 
This gruesome grimoire collects the deepest secrets and darkest spells of dastardly Disney villains like Maleficent, Cruella de Vil, Ursula, Mother Gothel, and Prince Hans. Look behind doors and lift secret flaps to uncover the villains' personal keepsakes and collectibles, including the incantation the Evil Queen summoned to poison Snow White's ap…
 
"It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the air force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber," has been a popular saying as long as I can remember. But time has come to make it a reality and the Poor People's Campaign is showing there is better way to protect national security that doesn't involving keeping million…
 
If you missed our show you can listen/download the podcast or watch our feature on Making Buffalo Our City at our YouTube channel, just search Laura Flanders and Buffalo. And if your local public TV or local radio radio station’s not yet one of the 270 or so that’s carry our program, ask them to add it to their schedule. We have more stories like W…
 
Full episode notes are at https://Patreon.com/theLFShow The subversive, healing, and celebratory powers of music and media are at the heart of this week’s conversation, featuring Saida Pagán, a contributor to Palabra, a journalism site run by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and Dr. Guthrie Ramsey, a music historian, jazz musician …
 
The journalism industry in America has grown and adapted over its 300-year history. Different business models and ownership schemes have been tried, mostly in an attempt to establish an independent free press. Social media platforms have contributed to both the decline in revenue for news outlets and the echo-chamber effect that results when users …
 
Domestic workers — nannies, house cleaners, and care workers — are one of the fastest-growing labor groups in the U.S. They are also some of the most undervalued and least-protected workers, a factor further exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. This week on Intercepted: Vanessa Bee and Murtaza Hussain interview Ai-jen Poo, co-founder and execut…
 
The following is the full uncut conversation from our TV, Radio & Podcast episode: "Rooting Out Our Culture of Harm". Note: Full episode notes are available to members and non-members at Patreon.com/theLFShow In this inspiring Juneteenth conversation, abolitionist Mariame Kaba joins Laura and the Reverend Dr. Jacqui Lewis, to discuss how each of us…
 
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