Best-selling author and broadcaster Laura Flanders hosts the The Laura Flanders Show, where she interviews forward thinking people from the worlds of politics, business, culture and social movements about the key questions of our day. The LF Show airs weekly on KCET/LinkTV, FreeSpeech TV, and in English & Spanish in teleSUR. Flanders is also a contributing writer to The Nation and Yes! Magazine (“Commonomics”) and a regular guest on MSNBC. She is the author of six books, including The New York Times best-seller, BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004) and Blue GRIT: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Press, 2007). The Laura Flanders Show first aired on Air America Radio 2004-2008. You can find all her archives and more at Lauraflanders.com.
The world’s best president could roll back every last anti-organizing law and set organizers on a mission to sign up every last employed American. Still, the standing pool of desperate unemployed would drain worker power away. Robert Pollin has a proposal.
The British banking scandal reveals just how much the world of finance needs an overhaul.
The workers at Republic Windows and Doors have formed a co-op, New Era Windows, and made a bid to buy the plant. The factory’s current owners seem intent on selling off its parts instead.
Regardless of how the justices rule on Thursday, the Affordable Care Act did not go far enough.
From marriage to the military, LGBTQ people have won acceptance. Now can we tackle the unacceptable levels of fear, poverty and shame that pervade our society?
Nurses and their allies launch a national campaign to push for a tax on financial transactions.
On Monday, 90% of Chicago Teachers Union members voted to support a strike if one is called.