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“Sentencing Reform -- Drug Addiction” (17.5 minutes)

This video explores an alternative solution to arresting people struggling with drug addiction: The Post-Prison Education Program (PPEP), a successful treatment model based in Seattle that breaks the intergenerational cycle of addiction and crime through education and intensive post-release support.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (26.5 minutes)

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 and seem to suggest, more than ever, that capitalism is not only a disservice to the people, but it's also unsuccessful.

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"Immigrant Stories: Doctors and Nurses" (7.5 minutes)

This video expose how inhumane immigration policies are forcing people to choose between medical care or deportation.

The Protecting Sensitive Locations Act would strengthen current guidelines, expand the list of sensitive locations, and prohibit enforcement activity within 1,000 feet of any sensitive location.



"Dakota 38" (78 minutes)

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (53 minutes)

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

“Healthcare isn't Big Business or Big Philanthropy” and “U.S. Democrats & Europe's Left."

"Trump's Brand is Ayn Rand" (5 minutes)

Robert Reich explains why Ayn Rand's ideas have destroyed the common good.

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"A Focus on Black History Every Month" (7 minutes)

The very existence of “Black History Month” suggests that, for 28 days in February, we should think about Black History, so that we can comfortably forget about it for the next 11 months of the year. But that’s a dangerousand sometimes fatal mistake, because forgetting or ignoring history can cause chaos.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (26 minutes)

Laura talks with young activists Jessica Campbell of the Rural Organizing Project and Lou Murrey of the Stay Together Appalachia. They share tips on combating the right in rural communities. Then, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi share their high school project - a crowdsourced racial literacy curriculum.

"Your 3 Choices When It Comes to Trump" (2 minutes)

Robert Reich explains your 3 choices in the age of Trump.

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"Who Should Get Into the USA?" (17.5 minutes)

Robert Reich looks at the facts behind the immigration debate.

"The Laura Flanders Show" (26 minutes)

Laura talks politics, culture, and economics with Tarso Luís Ramos, executive director of Political Research Associates, and Sarah Ludwig, co-founder of the New Economy Project. Plus, Laura's weekly commentary with a few cheers for the cities who divest (in this new "fossil fuel moment").

Populist Dialogues - 18-05 - Racism as a Public Health Crisis

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Leslie Gregory is President and founder of Right2Health and she joins us today to talk about how racism is a causative factor in poor health outcomes for African-Americans.. It is so important that the CDC should recognize it as such and declare it. But it refuses. How do we change the CDC opinion? Leslie feels it is time to stop asking if racism is a factor and to declare that it is so.