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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

As the President sounds off about holy babies born and unborn, we talk about the ongoing criminalization of women who happen to get pregnant. What has been the media’s role and have they done enough to make amends? We’ll talk to Lynn Paltrow, one of the lawyers representing incarcerated women, media critic Janine Jackson, and Suzanne Sellers who fell afoul of one of those laws in the 1990s. Then, a drill down with Lynn Paltrow about the threats to Roe and more.

Laura Flanders Show

“Amazon’s New York City headquarters is off. As we go to air, it looks as if the mega-seller has pulled out of its plan to locate in New York. In a conversation recorded before that news broke, we looked at the resistance the plan provoked and why, and considered how development might be possible without displacement? In this week s show, residents of Long Island City talk about their problems with Amazon and we take a tour of the place with a Long Island preacher’ s son.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show