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New Media for a New Economy

This week on "The Laura Flanders Show," an urgent conversation about media diversity and our lack of it. We can do better, and we must. This episode features Joe Amditis, associate director of the Center for Cooperative Media in Montclair, New Jersey, and Dru Oja Jay, a long time independent media activist and hacker.

Then, from Detroit, a special report on the work grassroots media activists are doing, telling new stories, and creating their own media networks, with Jenny Lee of the Allied Media Projects, Diana Nucera and Anderson Walworth of Detroit Community Technology Project, Paige Watkins of The Detroit Narrative Agency, Monica Lewis Patrick and Cecile McClellan of We the People of Detroit, and Scott Kurashige, author of "The Fifty Year Rebellion."

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Laura Flanders Show

Rep Pramila Jayapal and Baltimore activist Dominique Stevenson discuss activism, political involvement and why leaders should consider running for office. Then Stevenson takes us on to a community farming project in Sandtown (Freddie Gray's neighborhood).

  • 2018-08-19T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-24T19:00:00-07:00
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Laura Flanders Show

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 midterm election year.

  • 2018-08-26T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-31T19:00:00-07:00
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Laura Flanders Show

Two forms of government have dominated in the west over the last hundred years. In one big power is vested in the state, the government, in the other policy is dominated by the influence of big industry, big corporations, or big money. Well a hundred years after the Russian revolution, and ten years after the financial crash, a whole lot of people all around the world are saying “are there any alternatives?” especially as neither of those models has delivered on a promise of shared prosperity.

  • 2018-09-02T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-07T19:00:00-07:00
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Laura Flanders Show

  • 2018-09-09T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-14T19:00:00-07:00
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Laura Flanders Show

  • 2018-09-16T09:30:00-07:00
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