Cleveland

The Laura Flanders Show

November 7, 2016
Laura Flanders speaks to the lesbian couple who started the organic food startup Hip Chick Farms in rural CA, and the founder of an award-winning vineyard cooperative in inner-city Cleveland that employs local residents, formerly incarcerated workers, and youth as part of its project to invigorate the local community

Protests Against Republican Party “War on Women”

July 22, 2016

Hours before Trump’s acceptance speech, direct action group CODEPINK danced in the street to call for an end to GOP anti-women rhetoric and policies

Talking Turkey, Kurds and ISIS at the RNC

July 22, 2016

The American-Kurdish Information Network is at the RNC educating Republicans as well as protesters on America’s problematic relationship with Turkey, and how a misguided diplomacy can help groups like ISIS

Mass Arrests Expected at Republican and Democratic Conventions

June 30, 2016

Activist and author Kris Hermes and ACLU’s Steve David discusses a recent victory against free speech restrictions on protests in Cleveland, and the long history of mass arrests and harassment against political speech

The Extrajudicial Killings of Black People by Police

December 29, 2015
Attorney Kamau Franklin explains why the prosecutor’s approach in Tamir Rice’s case was flawed from the beginning and highlights the tools needed to bring a change beyond just criminal justice reform

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security