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Laura Flanders Show

When you live in the rural South, your story rarely makes the news, but southern activists are shaking things up, with their votes, and their broadband transmitter too. This week, Ashlee Woodard Henderson and Allyn Mayfield Steele, the co-directors of the revered civil rights school, the Highlander Center, talk about blue waves, black women and broadband. And we revisit Detroit, where residents denied affordable internet meshed servers to serve their neighbors, one rooftop at a time.

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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