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Greece - Taking Power vs. Making Power

From taking power to making power. This week "The Laura Flanders Show" presents a special report from Athens, Greece, where many are asking if progressives in government can change much if people don’t change society first. Many people recall the story of Syriza, the progressive left government that took power after the financial crisis. But what fewer people know is the creativity with which Greeks responded to the financial crisis to meet the needs of their community. Their approach to meeting the needs of their community could be be sowing the seeds for societal transformation.

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Laura Flanders Show

2018 has been a year of upheaval for students, in and out of the classroom. This week on the Laura Flanders show, educators and education activists talk about educational justice, teaching in Trump times, and taking stock of the current state of education. We're joined by Natasha Capers, of the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice; Adam Sanchez, of Rethinking Schools; and José Luis Vilson, of EduColor.

  • 2018-09-21T19:00:00-07:00
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Laura Flanders Show

The Trump administration claims its response to Hurricane Maria was a "tremendous," "unsung" success. Yet, what has been truly tremendous in the year since the hurricane is the will of Puerto Ricans building, organizing, and recovering on the island. Puerto Ricans have worked to find solutions that are long term and lead the island away from disaster capitalism, providing examples that will be important as climate crises continue to impact the country.

  • 2018-09-23T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-28T19:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-01T06:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-05T19:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-08T06:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-12T19:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-15T06:30:00-07:00
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