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"Trump's Troubling Ties to Russia" (2.5 minutes)

Donald Trump’s dangerous infatuation with Russian President Vladimir Putin has been well documented. Less well known, however, are his vast ties to shady Russian businessmen and oligarchs who have helped to fund his real estate empire. Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s shady and long-running ties to Russia and how they are putting America at risk.

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"Indivisible -- A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda" (2.5 minutes)

Together, we can resist and win! Watch and share this quick guide to learning about the best practices for making Congress listen -- straight from the brilliant minds of congressional staffers.

"The Laura Flanders Show" (25.5 minutes)

Laura attends the Progressive Congress Summit to speak with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) ad their colleague, Keith Ellison (D-MN).

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"The Racial Politics of Time" (12.5 minutes)

Cultural theorist Brittney Cooper examines racism through the lens of time, showing

us how historically it has been stolen from people of color, resulting in lost

moments of joy and connection, lost years of healthy quality of life and the

delay of progress. A candid, thought-provoking take on history and race that

may make you reconsider your understanding of time, and your place in it.



"An Evening with Senator Marie Chappelle-Nadal" (1 hour, 43 minutes)

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

Political voices Kate Aronoff and Jonah Birch discuss the future of the Left: were the

election results a testament to the decline of the Left, or is this a moment

for a new left movement? When 13 million people in America cast a vote for a

self described Democratic Socialist, is there hope to be found in a political

movement propelled by the swamp in the White House? Our guests this week

discuss how we got to Trump, and where we -- as progressives -- are going.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

If we're going to liberate anyone in the era of Trump, we'll have to start looking where we

haven't looked before. This week's guests, radical Southern activists Suzanne Pharr and Stephanie Guilloud, spoke with Laura at Facing Race in November 2016, just days after the election. Through their movement work in the South, both have seen, and built, ground models for equitable, democratic, and defended communities.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

Capitalism looks different to those who were once commodities, and that has implications for how we build a future not based in domination.

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"How Students of Color Confront Impostor Syndrome" (10.5 minutes)

As a black woman from a tough part of the Bronx who grew up to attain all the markers of academic prestige, Dena Simmons knows that for students of color, success in school sometimes comes at the cost of living authentically. Now an educator herself, Simmons discusses how we might create a classroom that makes all students feel proud of who they are. "Every child deserves an education that guarantees the safety to learn in the comfort of one's own skin," she says.