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Women Lead On Screen: Helen Clark & Gaylene Preston

More from Women's History Month: women's leadership on the screen, in the streets, and on the world stage. This week, we speak with New Zealand's former prime minister, Helen Clark and filmmaker Gaylene Preston regarding their documentary about Clark's foiled bid to become the United Nation's first female Secretary General. Then, we stop by the Athena Film Festival to find out why representation remains to important to leadership behind and in front of the camera.

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Laura Flanders Show

2018 has been a year of upheaval for students, in and out of the classroom. This week on the Laura Flanders show, educators and education activists talk about educational justice, teaching in Trump times, and taking stock of the current state of education. We're joined by Natasha Capers, of the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice; Adam Sanchez, of Rethinking Schools; and José Luis Vilson, of EduColor.

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