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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

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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

    F-Word: A Memorial Day For Lies?

    F-Word: A Memorial Day For Lies?

    So which will it be? Will this disaster spark a shift for the better? Or will the deadly myths white Americans tell ourselves survive Covid19?

    Memorial Day messaging bodes ill.

    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 That's also where you'll find our series "Forward Thinking on Covid-19".

    • 3 min
    F-Word: The Future Is Up For Grabs

    F-Word: The Future Is Up For Grabs

    "When it comes to cashing in on Covid 19 the race has just begun. Whether you’re talking education, or contact tracing or medicine or mind control, an anti-democratic dystopian future is being charted fast, while we the people are locked down, locked up and locked out."

    The F-Word is released bi-weekly featuring timely commentaries by Laura Flanders and guests. Support by becoming a patron. That's also where you'll find our series "Forward Thinking on Covid-19".

    • 3 min
    F-Word: Covid By The Numbers

    F-Word: Covid By The Numbers

    The F-Word is released bi-monthly featuring timely commentaries by Laura Flanders and guests.

    The latest:
    "Four to five hundred million dollars is what our deadly president claims the US is contributing to the World Health Organization per year, the contribution he says he wants to suspend. For reference, $300 million is what Mr Trump owes Deutsche Bank on loans connected to the Trump Organization’s failing Washington hotel, the same hotel for which the Trump Organization has applied to the Trump Administration for relief."

    Watch/LISTEN to our NEW SERIES Forward Thinking on Covid-19 where guests offer their view point from a forward looking perspective in their area of expertise. Become a Patreon member to unlock the full unedited conversations. This week, Hamid Khan Coordinator of the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition of the Los Angeles Community Action Network speaking on contact tracing and policing bodies in the name of public health and Dara Baldwin Director of National Policy for the Center for Disability Rights on the big money power that’s still being felt even in the Covid- quieted halls of Congress.

    • 4 min
    F-Word: Thank you Bernie. Screw You, New York Times

    F-Word: Thank you Bernie. Screw You, New York Times

    The F-Word is released bi-monthly featuring timely commentaries by Laura Flanders and guests. Support by becoming a patron, goto https://Patreon.com/theLFShow

    The latest:
    "It is the essence of American liberalism to trash radical dreams and then dance on them. And that’s just what the New York Times did, the day after Bernie Sanders bowed out of the Democratic race for the nomination."

    • 3 min
    F-Word- Covid-19: Our Health Crisis is born of Bigotry

    F-Word- Covid-19: Our Health Crisis is born of Bigotry

    "A bridge is only as strong as its weakest part. Former slave turned educator Anna Julia Cooper uttered those very contemporary-sounding words back in 1893. The US didn’t heed them then. We haven’t heeded them yet. The big question, brought home to us one more time by the Covid 19 crisis, is why not? What does American society so love about having weak parts that we refuse, year after year, and epidemic after epidemic to shore them up?"

    The F-Word is released bi-monthly featuring timely commentaries by Laura Flanders and guests. Support by becoming a patron, goto https://Patreon.com/theLFShow

    • 3 min
    F-Word- February/March: The Pandering Months

    F-Word- February/March: The Pandering Months

    ::The latest Laura Flanders commentary, The F-Word ::

    "Here we are again, ending Black History Month, starting Women’s History month. ...Do we need more months? We certainly need more intersectionality."

    Become a member and unlock audio extras. The latest, Laura in conversation with Eve Ensler about her new book "The Apology". And Staceyann Chin's performs poetry from her first anthology.

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The perspectives and depth through which Laura shares her insight and engages her interviewees really shows the complexities of global issues that everyone should care about. This should be in your weekly routine to be a more engaged and informed individual.

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