Advocacy & Activism

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"The Roots of Racism in Charlottesville" (4 minutes)

Nazis, violence, and the long history of white supremacy: Charlottesville and America one year later.

"Breathing While Black" (6.5 minutes)

Is a deadly chemical killing off a predominantly black Louisiana town?  This 77-year old thinks so.  Now he's taking on a giant chemical plant to save his community.

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"In Conversation: Elizabeth Warren and Robert Reich" (27 minutes)

Robert Reich and Senator Elizabeth Warren discuss the progressive movement and how we can reclaim democracy.

"Boycotting Bigotry: Comedians Combat Trump's Corruption and Hate" (11 minutes)

Comedians Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah launch their Boycott Bigotry campaign in Charlottesville, VA, taking to the streets and posting satirical ads that encourage people to boycott Trump properties.

It makes no sense to support any bigoted president with our money, especially this one.

In The Studio - Non-Stranger Rape

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David Lima hosts Julia Hernandez, Victim Advocate, Yolo DA, and Amanda Zambor, Deputy District Attorney, Yolo DA.

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topics discussed include: definition of non-stranger rape; common circumstances of non-stranger rape; what you can do as a victim; what survivors should know; ways can report; victim and family resources.

Recored 08/23/18.

Woman by Woman - New Hope for the Villages of India

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WOMAN by WOMAN: New Hope for the Villages of India documents the story of progressive change for women in some of the least developed villages of India. Vivid images portray the humanity of the people, the beauty of the countryside, as well as the poignant toll of centuries of poverty. In the film we meet women who are coming out of seclusion in order to serve in their communities.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (26.5 minutes)

Laura hits the road this week to report on community stories throughout the country:

entrepreneurship in St. Louis;

electoral organizing in Uniontown, Alabama; and

community wealth building on urban farms in the Detroit area.

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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.”