"The Laura Flanders Show" (26.5 minutes)
Can sanctuary exist in a state that still insists on broken windows policing? Ravi Ragbir and Sara Gozalo of The New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City describe pushing back state pressure and creating real sanctuary, communally, through partnering -- not policing.
"Our Treatment of HIV Has Advanced. Why Hasn't the Stigma Changed?" (17 minutes)
The treatment of HIV has significantly advanced over the past three decades — why hasn't our perception of people with the disease advanced along with it? After being diagnosed with HIV, Arik Hartmann chose to live transparently, being open about his status, in an effort to educate people. In this candid, personal talk, he shares what it's like to live with HIV — and calls on us to dismiss our misconceptions about the disease.
"Gun Violence In America: A Preventable Epidemic" (67 minutes)
On October 22, 2017, Joshua Sugarmann, founder and executive director of the Violence Policy center in Washington, D.C., was the keynote speaker at the Joint Annual Dinner of the Sacramento Chapters of Physicians for Social Responsibility and Americans Against Gun Violence. Sugarmann asserted that the epidemic of Gun Violence in America can and must be solved.
"Bring Andres Home" (5 minutes)
The lawyer for a Kona coffee farmer who was deported back to Mexico despite being called a “pillar of his community” by a U.S. judge plans to file an appeal with the Board of Immigration Appeals on the grounds that he was legitimately married to a U.S. citizen and should not have been deported.