Advocacy & Activism

Perils for Pedestrians

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We visit St. Paul, Minnesota.

America Walks holds the National Walking Summit.

We talk with the chair of the local host committee.

We learn about Our Streets Minneapolis.

We get the thoughts of a pedestrian advocate.

We hear from the Deputy Mayor.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

Is a Public Bank in the financial capital of the world possible?  And how will that public bank help worker co-ops, students, entrepreneurs, and more?  Laura’s guests discuss why it's more needed than ever - and what they're doing to make it happen.

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"Caliph Donald Trump and the Rise of the Christian Taliban" (4 minutes)

There is a growing threat to the laws and values of the United States from a group of religious extremists and fanatics. Not from so-called jihadists or Islamists, or to “creeping Sharia,” but from the “Christian Taliban” — those Bible-thumping fundamentalists who are bent on theocratizing the U.S. government.



"Living While Black" (4 minutes)

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (51.5 minutes)

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

“Should Activists Run for Congress?” and “Outsider Power Shifts Insider Politics.”

"5 Things Every Forest-Lover Needs to Know About Sprite" (4.5 minutes)

Sprite says it cares about sustainability, but did you know the company has been linked to illegal forest destruction in Argentina?

Get the facts -- then take action to tell Sprite to restore the forest it destroyed.

In The Studio - Health Care for All - California

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Autumn Labbe-Renault hosts Millie Braunstein, Yolo County Chapter Coordinator, and Dan Braunstein, Chair, of Health Care for All - California.

healthcareforall.org

topics discussed include: highlights of the organizations efforts as an advocacy group working for single-payer health care in CA.

Recorded 07/31/18.

Media Edge

This episode is currently not viewable online.

"The Laura Flanders Show" (51.5 minutes)

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

“Should Activists Run for Congress?” and “Outsider Power Shifts Insider Politics.”

"5 Things Every Forest-Lover Needs to Know About Sprite" (4.5 minutes)

Sprite says it cares about sustainability, but did you know the company has been linked to illegal forest destruction in Argentina?

Get the facts -- then take action to tell Sprite to restore the forest it destroyed.

Media Edge

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"2018 High School Scholarship Essay Contest" (1 hour, 31 minutes)

On May 6, Sacramento area high school students read and defended their essays in response to a quotation from Iranian women’s rights advocate, Mahnaz Afkhami: “The connection between women’s human rights, gender equality, socioeconomic development, and peace is increasingly apparent."

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"Saving the Heart and Soul of Our Democracy: Why America needs a Poor People’s Campaign and a National Moral Revival" (1 hour, 56 minutes)

This entire episode of Media Edge will include our recording of a spellbinding presentation by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber in Sacramento on November 3 at the St. Mark's United Methodist Church.

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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.