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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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Immigrants Dream of Sanctuary: Ravi Ragbir and Sara Gozalo

Can models of real sanctuary exist in a police state that still insists on broken windows policing? This week on the "Laura Flanders Show," Ravi Ragbir and Sara Gozalo talk about the importance of defining and defending sanctuary cities, and give examples from The New Sanctuary Coalition of New York on its goal to push back state pressure on immigrants.

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With the FCC repeal of net neutrality, how do movements sustain action within the context of mass surveillance -- and what can we do to protect ourselves against incoming attacks? This week, we revisit an interview from earlier this year with Thenmozhi Soundararajan, founder of digital security advocacy organization Equality Labs.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show