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How Cities Respond To Climate Change: Ashley Dawson and Carl Anthony

This week, architect and regional planner Carl Anthony and Ashley Dawson, author of "Extreme Cities," discuss how cities must respond to disaster by centering those who are at the intersections of its worst outcomes. As the majority of humanity lives in urban areas, Anthony and Dawson explain who's most vulnerable to the impact of extreme weather events.

Also, Avery Bang of nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity discusses the Inca tradition of building footbridges for freedom. 

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Laura Flanders Show

Rep Pramila Jayapal and Baltimore activist Dominique Stevenson discuss activism, political involvement and why leaders should consider running for office. Then Stevenson takes us on to a community farming project in Sandtown (Freddie Gray's neighborhood).

Laura Flanders Show

Social movements and party politics - inherently at odds or natural allies? This week, in his first in-depth TV appearance, Maurice Mitchell, the new National Director of the Working Families Party, joins us in studio. Laura and Maurice discuss his activist background, the WFP's national and international vision, and how the organization is tackling this midterm election year.

Laura Flanders Show

Two forms of government have dominated in the west over the last hundred years. In one big power is vested in the state, the government, in the other policy is dominated by the influence of big industry, big corporations, or big money. Well a hundred years after the Russian revolution, and ten years after the financial crash, a whole lot of people all around the world are saying “are there any alternatives?” especially as neither of those models has delivered on a promise of shared prosperity.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show