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All Families Belong Together: Immigration and Incarceration

This week, the Laura Flanders Show discusses how families are torn apart at the border and through our prison system. Can we use this moment of public awareness to create change? Emani Davis, a long-standing advocate for children of incarcerated parents, and Color Of Change's Rashad Robinson are this week's guests.

Also, this episode features a short film on the cash bail system by Molly Crabapple and John Legend.

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Laura Flanders Show

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, something unexpected rose up out of the devastation in the Rockaways, worker-owned businesses. Now 6 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 anthropologist, David Harvey about the perils of the "State-Finance Nexus" in the face of economic upheaval.

Laura Flanders Show

Here at the traditional start of the Holiday Season, many in the U.S. come together with family and friends to celebrate and give thanks. Though for indigenous peoples around the world perhaps apologies, even recompense would be more in order. First, we hear from Native American Activists Michelle Cook and Hartman Deetz about the ongoing struggle for autonomy and environmental protection that has taken them into U.S. courtrooms and corporate boardrooms seeking justice.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show