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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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Immigrants Dream of Sanctuary: Ravi Ragbir and Sara Gozalo

Can models of real sanctuary exist in a police state that still insists on broken windows policing? This week on the "Laura Flanders Show," Ravi Ragbir and Sara Gozalo talk about the importance of defining and defending sanctuary cities, and give examples from The New Sanctuary Coalition of New York on its goal to push back state pressure on immigrants.

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With the FCC repeal of net neutrality, how do movements sustain action within the context of mass surveillance -- and what can we do to protect ourselves against incoming attacks? This week, we revisit an interview from earlier this year with Thenmozhi Soundararajan, founder of digital security advocacy organization Equality Labs.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show