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Laura Flanders Show: Catastrophes, Cooperatives, and Capital

Laura Flanders Show: Catastrophes, Cooperatives, and Capital

November 18, 2018

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, something unexpected rose up out of the devastation in the Rockaways– worker-owned businesses. Six years later, we get an update from Lorena Giron and Brendan Martin of The Working World, an organization focused on starting and sustaining cooperatives in low-income communities. We also hear from noted Marxist geographer and…

Laura Flanders Show: Food Justice in Urban Agriculture

Laura Flanders Show: Food Justice in Urban Agriculture

October 16, 2018

Food – from where it grows, to where it goes, all of it matters to our bodies and our communities. We begin October with a conversation about how farmers are creating equitable food systems inside cities, from urban agriculture to worker-owned cooperatives

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

Chokwe Lumumba

March 2, 2014
Tolu Olorunda and Rosa Clemente continue their discussion on Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, who recently passed at age 66

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

March 28, 2013
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Decisive Action Needed to Resolve Food Crisis

February 12, 2013

Tim Wise and Sophia Murphy: More than a billion people without food security need action on speculation, biofuels, land grabs, climate change and low levels of public food reserves