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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

Someone turns 65 every 8 seconds in this country, and as our elderly population grows, so does the need to build an economy around our future selves. In this episode, three leaders in the age justice movement share their ideas about how we can age with dignity and power and change our society to reflect just that. Then we visit the largest home care cooperative in the U.S. to take a look at age justice, and worker justice, in practice.

Laura Flanders Show

Fifty years ago at the Stonewall bar in New York, gay pride took the form of a riot, not a parade. Today, the question remains as relevant as ever: Just how do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, I speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders who each has a different relationship to being out and proud. We've come a long way they say, but in the next 50 years we have a long way to go.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show