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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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Laura Flanders Show

The Trump administration claims its response to Hurricane Maria was a "tremendous," "unsung" success. Yet, what has been truly tremendous in the year since the hurricane is the will of Puerto Ricans building, organizing, and recovering on the island. Puerto Ricans have worked to find solutions that are long term and lead the island away from disaster capitalism, providing examples that will be important as climate crises continue to impact the country.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show