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Chokehold: Policing Black Men

On the third anniversary of #TamirRice's murder by police, a reminder that existing while Black is often a fatal offense in America, the Laura Flanders interviews former prosecutor Paul Butler. He talks about his book "Chokehold: Policing Black Men." 

This episode also explores the film "Dispatches from Cleveland," which documents the community organizing that changed the prosecutor's office in Cleveland in the wake of the killing of Tamir Rice.

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Laura Flanders Show

From I will not to yes we will. This week on the Laura Flanders Show as the midterm elections play out, we look at the struggle for good governance in these United States and hear from Historian Jeff Biggers, Dream Defender Philip Agnew, and Deb Haaland on her race to be the first Native American woman in the US Congress. Plus, women’ s suffrage fighter Susan B. Anthony, and the voice of the people’s historian, Howard Zinn.

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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

Laura Flanders Show

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