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On her weekly TV and radio program, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews forward-thinking people from the world of politics, business, culture and social movements. The Laura Flanders Show produces 28 minute episodes on a weekly schedule. Recent guests include author/activist Naomi Klein, agrarian reformer Shirley Sherrod, novelist Arundhati Roy, economist Michael Hudson and ’Next System” theorist Gar Alperovitz.
 
Laura Flanders is a best-selling author and the host of The Laura Flanders Show, a syndicated weekly program on which she talks to creative thinkers and change-makers from the worlds of politics, arts and the new economy. In her weekly commentary, The "F" Word, she tells you what she thinks. The "F" Word is heard on the Progressive Voices Channel on Tune-In and is made available free to radio stations who appreciate an upbeat, radical perspective. lauraflanders.com
 
Does Donald Trump make you want to drink and swear? A LOT? You’re in luck! Introducing America’s original Sexy Liberal and host of the nationally syndicated Stephanie Miller Show, now in podcast form! Yes, it’s Stephanie Miller’s Happy Hour Podcast, where you can hang out with Steph and her celebrity and comedian friends for a wild, raunchy, uncensored ride through politics and pop culture. Pour yourself a stiff one and get your podcast on HARD! Pants optional.
 
Architecture Masters is the podcast from the London Festival of Architecture about the people behind the buildings: a series of conversations with some of architecture’s leading lights. These are the people quietly shaping our cities – all hugely respected within the architectural profession, yet somehow their modest profile often belies the impact they have on the world around us. This is a programme for those that are interested in the people who are shaping our world.
 
Company of One explores what happens when businesses challenge the idea that bigger is always better. The show explores a conversation around what happens if growth isn’t the byproduct of success. It's based on the book, Company of One (forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on January 15, 2019). The host, Paul Jarvis, is a writer whose work has appeared in Fast Company, WIRED, USA Today and more. He’s taught over 13,000 students through online courses and has worked with companies like ...
 
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Food justice is the notion that everyone should have access to healthful food as well as the opportunity to grow, market and serve it. It’s also the idea behind a rising movement in the US, looking at how federal state and local policies have, or have not served everyone’s food needs. In this episode, Laura talks with farmers, workers, organizers, …
 
"All this how’s-he-doing coverage is par for the course as we transition to the next administration, but someone’s missing from this picture of our politics. It’s us." We’re coming up on Giving Tuesday. How about you take a look around and support the media that sees you back? Support by becoming a patron, goto https://Patreon.com/theLFShow…
 
Air Date 11/23/2019 Today we take a look at just a few forms the decolonization movement is taking from finance to cartography to the internet and beyond. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com MEMBERSHIP ON PATREON (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content) SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Decolonizing Wealth Through Indi…
 
Air Date 11/20/2020 Today we take a look at the results of the elections beyond the presidency and find that progressive policies did well which should be a lesson to Democrats currently looking to find their bearings and choose a direction. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript BECOME A M…
 
We get some pre-holiday advice from Dr. Doom himself - Dr. Irwin Redlener. He tells us his recommendations for best practices for celebrating Thanksgiving during the pandemic. Bottom line: keep your in-person celebrations limited to members of your household. For more specifics, read Dr. Redlener's article "Thanksgiving for Live, 2020" https://irwi…
 
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Air Date 11/17/2020 Today we take a look at the Republican Party and that which is hath wrought. The deeply racist and conspiratorial constituency has been part of the party for decades but it wasn't always the dominant strain. Today it clearly is and in an age of hyper-polarization and with enthusiastic stoking from Trump, that branch of the party…
 
For this episode of Architecture Masters we’re joined by Frank Anatole, Principal Architect at Network Rail. Network Rail oversees a vast network of built environment infrastructure across the UK including over 2,500 stations, 30,000 bridges and tunnels, as well as countless maintenance depots, signal boxes and other infrastructure buildings that a…
 
"All this how’s-he-doing coverage is par for the course as we transition to the next administration, but someone’s missing from this picture of our politics. It’s us." We’re coming up on Giving Tuesday. How about you take a look around and support the media that sees you back? Support by becoming a patron, goto https://Patreon.com/theLFShow For spe…
 
Air Date: 11–13-2020 Direct Download Transcript Today we take a look at the slow-motion coup that we've known was coming since 2016. The baseless lawsuits, the absurd claims and the perpetual grift. Always the grift. BECOME A MEMBER! (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content) EPISODE SPONSORS: GROUND.NEWS/BEST IF YOU’RE GOING TO SHOP AMAZON: Amazon USA | …
 
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What is a city’s economy for? New York City’s economy has been very good at piling up private wealth and building tall buildings but it’s done less well, especially recently, when it comes to maintaining public services and public trust. In this episode, Laura attends an historic gathering at the School for Labor and Urban Studies at the City Unive…
 
Air Date 11/10/2020 Today we take a look at the long and shifting history of the myth of democracy in America. We've never had it since the beginning but the reasons have shifted, ebbed and flowed over time. Now, in the midst of an attempted slow-motion coup, we look back at this most central American myth. Be part of the show! Leave us a message a…
 
Air Date 11/6/2020 Today, Amanda and I process the election, explain hyper-polarization, and why Black women are saving the country again. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript VoicedMail™: Examining and understanding the 2020 election results - Jonathan Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Pro…
 
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While the election results are still undecided well hear from Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, about how one of the nations largest unions is addressing the ongoing impact of Covid-19, pandemic poverty and the systemic inequities that no single election can fix. We need a new normal says Henry. How do…
 
Air Date 11/2/2020 Today we brace for the election, consider what may come after it and prepare for the role we may need to play in the coming weeks. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript BECOME A MEMBER! (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content) EPISODE SPONSORS: Get System Check from The Natio…
 
Election day is upon us. Reading of the names of those who died due to the coronavirus pandemic. "This list needn't expand any longer. Vote in favor of our public health."The F-Word is released bi-weekly featuring timely commentaries by Laura Flanders and guests. Support by becoming a patron, goto https://Patreon.com/theLFShow…
 
Election day is upon us. A reading of the names of those who died due to the coronavirus pandemic. "This list needn't expand any longer. Vote in favor of our public health." The F-Word is released bi-weekly featuring timely commentaries by Laura Flanders and guests. Support by becoming a patron, goto https://Patreon.com/theLFShow Pandemic Death Tol…
 
Air Date 2/25/2020 Today we take a look at a post-acquittal, power-mad Trump taking advantage of his thoroughly-confirmed ability to do whatever he wants without repercussion and the work Bill Barr is doing to completely subvert the Justice Department in favor of using it as a tool to favor the President's friends and harm his enemies. Be part of t…
 
Elie Mystal joins us as we grapple with our optimism and dread before election day 2020. We get his clear-eyed legal perspective on what kind of GOP f---ery it will take to give the election to Trump and what we can do to fight back. Plus, we get a sad/hilarious childhood Halloween story. A great chat!…
 
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While this program explores the possibilities that go well beyond what can be achieved by one candidate or with one vote — elections do matter and the US 2020 elections are no exception. This week Laura Flanders checks in with one of the leading social critics of our time, MIT professor emeritus, Noam Chomsky. He dives into what's stake in this ele…
 
Air Date 10/27/2020 Today we take a look at some idea for rebuilding our economy and our society in a way that will help everyone recover from the pandemic and make us more ready for the next emergency we face. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript BECOME A MEMBER! (Get AD FREE Shows & Bon…
 
Air Date 7/5/2019 Today we take an unflinching look at Mitch McConnell and what a bad, bad man he is for basically all of the reasons. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Money Money Money Part 1 - Embedded with Kelly McEvers and Tom Dreisbach - Air Date 6-6-19 Mitch fully embrace…
 
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