Black Pain / White media: Introducing URL Media, a new, BIPOC Network

If Black Lives Matter, how are journalists and media organizations considering Black pain in their coverage? And how are journalists and editors across the full spectrum of our media thinking about this?...

Stimulus Checks Every Month?

The Compton Pledge is paying 800 families up to $600 per month to give them a leg up. So far, unemployment is down 50% and life is looking up for recipients and...

Armed with Art: Taking Down the Wall of Whiteness

“It's time to disrupt this wall of whiteness,” says interdisciplinary artist Favianna Rodriguez this week on the LF Show. From BLM and MeToo to colonial violence at the border and on indigenous...

Indigenous Peoples’ Power

About “Standing Rock was our Ferguson,” indigenous activist and author Edgar Villanueva tells Laura Flanders in this week’s timely episode. 2020 was a watershed year for indigenous peoples’ movements....

Impeaching Racism Needs to Happen Everywhere

Impeaching Racism Needs to Happen Everywhere The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump began just as we were learning of...

James Baldwin: Lessons for the US

About James Baldwin was one of the 20th century’s most incisive thinkers and writers. In our own era, as political rhetoric, state violence, and popular uprising bring racism into...

Building Public Trust for Public Health

About Vaccines against Covid-19 were developed at record speed. But getting the public to take them may be an uphill battle. In this episode, Laura interviews three public health...

Countering the Coup: From the Grassroots Up

About In the aftermath of the January 6th siege of the Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters, Laura convenes a panel of pro-democracy activists to discuss the fate...

The Economics of Abolition

About “Defund the police” became a rallying cry in the summer of 2020 as demonstrators flooded streets across the United States to demand an end to police brutality in...

Farm Workers to Farm Owners

About Where do racial justice and food justice meet? Perhaps at the point where long time farmworkers are able to buy their own land. In the United States today,...

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