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Tim Wise: Racism and Affluence

How does race and racism affect in your life? Anti-racist activist and writer Tim Wise is the author of six books, most notably his highly acclaimed memoir, "White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son." His latest book, "Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America" is out this month. Also in this episode, New Orleans youth discuss how racism affects their lives. All that and a few words from Flanders on security forces that stink.

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Our wars abroad and our wars at home. This week on the show, acclaimed graphic artist Molly Crabapple and Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham join me to talk about their collaborative book “Brothers of the Gun.” Then, a report by Jonathan Klett on a community in Wisconsin that mobilized to greet Republicans attending a Trump fundraiser: Voces de La Frontera.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show