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Laura Flanders Show

This week on the Laura Flanders Show an interview with immigrant and human rights leader, Ravi Ragbir. Ragbir, of the New Sanctuary Coalition in New York was detained January 11 at a routine check in with ICE. He is currently awaiting a hearing on his status. If the intent, or at least the effect of deportations like this one is to silence voices like Ragbir's our response is to lift them back up.

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Communities Over Commodities: How to Get There?

Housing affordability and power by design? This week on the show, Monique George of Picture the Homeless and Gianpaolo Baiocchi from NYU's Urban Democracy Lab argue that a truly just housing policy requires a shift in power. Then, from our TED Women series, two architects who are combating the effects of gentrification and serving low-income communities through innovative design.

  • 2018-05-24T09:00:00-07:00
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Laura Flanders Show

Self-driving cars, biased algorithms, and a social media quiz that scrapes your data -- it seems like the only tech headlines we have are about disasters. But what about the original promise of tech -- to innovate and empower? This week, Bex Hong Hurwitz, a Data & Society fellow and Rashida Richardson of the AI Now Institute, join me to discuss the subversive and democratic potential of technology, and how we harness it. Then, we talk to Kayleigh Walsh from the UK-based tech cooperative Outlandish - a model that centers on empowerment and sustainability.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show