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"How to Prevent Future Trumps" (4 minutes)

Robert Reich explains how we can stop the rise of more Trumps in the future.

"USDA Inspectors Complained About Chemicals Sprayed on Poultry -- They Were Ignored" (8.5 minutes)

In 2008, Jessica Robertson was a full-time consumer safety inspector for the U.S.D.A. In the years that followed, she had three elbow surgeries and sustained a serious nerve injury in her neck. Stranger symptoms came later. Nothing happened when she and other workers at the plant raised concerns.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (51.5 minutes)

In these two episodes, Laura and her guests address these topics:

“Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party's Radical Rise,” and

“Decolonizing Wealth Through Indigenous Leadership.”

"TED Talks: Lindsay Malloy and Bronwyn King" (29.5 minutes)

In these two TED Talks, Lindsay Malloy and Bronwyn King discuss:

“Why Teens Confess to Crimes They Didn't Commit,” and

“You May Be Accidentally Investing In Cigarette Companies.”

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25.5 minutes)

Building the Democratic Economy, from Preston to Cleveland.

Preston, England, the birthplace of the industrial revolution in many ways, is experimenting with a new, cooperative model, inspired by another formerly industrialized city: Cleveland, Ohio.

Perils for Pedestrians

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We visit Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

- We talk with a member of the bicycle and pedestrian advisory committee.

- We learn about Pedal Fergus Falls.

- The West Central Initiative helps small towns with pedestrian issues.

- We head north of the border to meet an advocate in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Perils for Pedestrians

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We visit St. Paul, Minnesota.

America Walks holds the National Walking Summit.

We talk with the chair of the local host committee.

We learn about Our Streets Minneapolis.

We get the thoughts of a pedestrian advocate.

We hear from the Deputy Mayor.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

Is a Public Bank in the financial capital of the world possible?  And how will that public bank help worker co-ops, students, entrepreneurs, and more?  Laura’s guests discuss why it's more needed than ever - and what they're doing to make it happen.

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"Caliph Donald Trump and the Rise of the Christian Taliban" (4 minutes)

There is a growing threat to the laws and values of the United States from a group of religious extremists and fanatics. Not from so-called jihadists or Islamists, or to “creeping Sharia,” but from the “Christian Taliban” — those Bible-thumping fundamentalists who are bent on theocratizing the U.S. government.



"Living While Black" (4 minutes)

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (51.5 minutes)

In these two episodes, Laura and her guests address these topics:

“Should Activists Run for Congress?” and “Outsider Power Shifts Insider Politics.”

"5 Things Every Forest-Lover Needs to Know About Sprite" (4.5 minutes)

Sprite says it cares about sustainability, but did you know the company has been linked to illegal forest destruction in Argentina?

Get the facts -- then take action to tell Sprite to restore the forest it destroyed.