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Laura Flanders

Laura Flanders

Laura Flanders interviews forward-thinking people about the key questions of our time on The Laura Flanders Show, a nationally syndicated radio and television program also available as a podcast. A contributing writer to The Nation, Flanders is also the author of six books, including "Bushwomen: How They Won the White House for Their Man" (2005). She is the recipient of a 2019 Izzy Award for excellence in independent journalism, the Pat Mitchell Lifetime Achievement Award for advancing women’s and girls’ visibility in media, and a 2020 Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship for her reporting and advocacy for public media. lauraflanders.org


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From SCOTUS to Shireen: Same Extremism, Same Threat

We're facing one thing: a struggle over power, and it's not over yet.

Laura Flanders ·


Win the War, Invest in Peace: That's the Conversation We Need to Be Having

Practice in holding two things together at the same time: the need to stop this war and to work across national boundaries to prevent the next one.

Laura Flanders ·


Prices Are Spiking and Options Are Shrinking: We're at a Tipping Point for Oil & Gas

Bad options number one, two, and three: drill the lands, give into the Big Oil thugs, and lose the midterms.

Laura Flanders ·


War Will Continue Until We Stop It

The bombs were different: American not Russian. Thirty years on, as we watch another wrecking, another invasion, another horror, do we choose to remember or do we choose to forget?

Laura Flanders ·


US Supreme Court Nomination Debates Are Dangerous

Under pressure to serve up "balance" in their coverage, producers and editors look for pundits to attack the most moderate and to defend the most extreme nominees.

Laura Flanders ·


The Disability Revolution We All Need

Whether we're talking about righting the wrongs of poverty, patriarchy, racism, or lack of care, affirmative conduct may be required.

Laura Flanders ·


Buffalo's Next Mayor Is Putting Electeds on Notice

India Walton is poised to be Buffalo’s next mayor, the first woman, the first nurse, the first socialist in a big U.S. city in decades.

Laura Flanders ·


GOP United in Action To Keep Workers Down

Republican governors in state after state are cutting off the federal aid. They'd rather turn away free money than relieve pressure on the poor. 

Laura Flanders ·

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