The Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show: Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party’s Radical Rise

July 23, 2018

​What difference does a Party make? This week on the Laura Flanders Show, we talk about what’s happening in the UK where one of the two main parties is picking up many of the radical demands coming out of movement groups seeking to transform the economy and society

Laura Flanders Show: Building the Democratic Economy, from Preston to Cleveland​

June 24, 2018

They’re calling it the Preston model of community wealth building, and it’s inspired by a model in another formerly industrialized city: Cleveland, Ohio, the Evergreen Cooperative model. On today’s program a transatlantic experiment in cooperative community wealth building

Laura Flanders Show: A Public Bank for Public Good!

June 18, 2018

What would students in debt, worker coops, and entrepreneurs stand to gain from a public bank in the financial capital of the world? This week, putting communities over commodities w/ leading figures in the fight for a new economy for working people

Laura Flanders Show: Outsider Power Shifts Insider Politics

June 11, 2018

Social movements and party politics – inherently at odds or natural allies? This week, in his first in-depth TV appearance, Maurice Mitchell, the new National Director of the Working Families Party, joins us in studio. Laura and Maurice discuss his activist background, the WFP’s national and international vision, and how the organization is tackling this…

Laura Flanders Show: Communities Over Commodities

Laura Flanders Show: Communities Over Commodities

May 21, 2018

Housing affordability and power by design? This week on the show, Monique George of Picture the Homeless and Gianpaolo Baiocchi from NYU’s Urban Democracy Lab argue that a truly just housing policy requires a shift in power. Then, from our TED Women series, two architects who are combatting the effects of gentrification and serving low-income…

The Laura Flanders Show

April 21, 2017
The question of Irish sovereignty still looms large. In this special report, Laura Flanders returns to Ireland, 30 years after first reporting on the so-called “Troubles”.