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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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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Arm Our Cities With Military-Grade Healthcare, Not Weapons

It might not be perfect, but in contrast to the rest of our healthcare sector, instead of being fragmented, fractious, profit-driven, and poorly prepared, the VA is national, integrated, non-profit, and relatively effective.

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Does the US Have a Culture of Violence? Not the United States of Women

The white, male, militarist culture of violence isn’t inevitable. It’s a societal choice. Let's switch.

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Racism Among the Royals? Really?

While Queen Elizabeth the person may be off the hook for asking about Archie's complexion, the monarchy's not off the hook for colonialism or white supremacy. 

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In Indian Country, It’s Not the Weather, It’s the Racism That’s Leaving Thousands in the Dark

How do we explain the fact that of the 55,000 homes in the Navajo Nation, about 15,000 don’t have electricity—now, or at any time? 

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Time to Take the Mittens Off!

"If you like the Bernie meme, you’re going to love Healthcare For All."

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