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“The Laura Flanders Show” (26.5 minutes)

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed April as Confederate Heritage Month. Mississippi has the last state banner featuring confederate iconography, and the movement to change it is an important part of the greater movement to take down Confederate symbols in America.

“What if Gentrification was about Healing Communities Instead of Displacing Them?” (15 minutes)

Liz Ogbu is an architect who works on spatial justice: the idea that justice has a geography and that the equitable distribution of resources and services is a human right. In San Francisco, she's questioning the all too familiar story of gentrification: that poor people will be pushed out by development and progress.

“The Monopolization of America” (11 minutes)

Robert Reich takes a take an in-depth look at antitrust laws in the United States and explains how corporate giants have come to dominate the American economy and politics.

“Humanity’s True Purpose” (9 minutes)

Is humanity nothing more than a cancer on the planet, consuming its host until it is gone, guaranteeing its own destruction in the process? A quick glance at the effects of our behavior might lead us to say yes.

But looks can be deceiving.

“The Growing Danger of Nuclear War… and What We Can Do About It” (48 minutes)

Dr. Ira Helfand, co-president of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, spoke about the realities of the nuclear threat that we face. He was the keynote speaker at the PSR’s annual dinner in Sacramento on October 23, 2016.

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Episode Number: 
682
Duration: 
1 hour 58 min
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Category: 
DCTV - Sponsored Programs
Disposition: 
DCTV Digital Library
Format: 
MPEG2 - MP4