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Capitalism, Imperialism, Feminism: Monique Wilson & Agnes Pareyio

A special show dedicated to International Women's Day, featuring two leaders of the global women's movement.

Monique Wilson played the lead in the hit musical Ms. Saigon, she's now the Director of International Affairs of the Gabriela Women's Party, a national alliance of grassroots women's organizations in the Philippines. Monique is also director of the One Billion Rising campaign.

Agnes Pareyio was named the United Nations in Kenya Person of the Year in 2005. She is the founder and director of two safe houses for girls in Kenya, established for young women and girls fleeing Female Genital Mutilation and early marriage. She has also been a candidate for Kenyan Parliament.

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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.

  • 2018-11-23T18:00:00-08:00
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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