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Laura Flanders Show

Some of us have too much of this world’s goods, she wrote and we are thereby separated too widely from each other, said Eleanor Roosevelt, the subject of Blanche Wiesen Cook's new three-volume biography of the First Lady. Ahead of Women's History Month, Laura speaks to Cook about why Roosevelt's legacy continues to resonate during our current crises. Plus, a documentary by filmmaker Ross Watne on Arthurdale, the experimental community championed by Eleanor Roosevelt in post-depression West-Virginia.

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Where do we begin to think about food? Is it about how we grow it, how we eat, or who has access to it? Isn't it all of it? However you put it, food is as political as it gets. Today, we'll hear from farmers, organizers, workers, and seed-keepers who all attended the NESAWG conference on food justice in late October. Among them, Leah Penniman whose beautiful new book, Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land , is out now.

Laura Flanders Show

Looking back at the Midterm Elections, we ask the tough questions about white women voters and race, and get introduced to the hi-pinky salute across the border. We meet the co-founders of SURJ, Showing up for Racial Justice, and speak with Grammy Award Winner Arturo O’ Farrill.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show