Stories by Laura Flanders

Laura Flanders is the host and founder of the Laura Flanders Show. She is the author of "Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species" and "Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians." Read her interviews and reports at or write to her at subscribe to Laura Flanders's feed

Posted on: May 24, 2016, Source: The F Word

How hedge fund billionaires wield outsize power over state economies.

Posted on: May 18, 2016, Source: The F Word

The Panama Papers are just one part of America's history of dodging taxes.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2016, Source: The F Word

How taxpayers unwittingly subsidize churches.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2016, Source: The F Word

Broken toilet seats in student bathrooms, mushrooms on their classroom walls, leaking ceilings — all tied to a lack of funding.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2016, Source: The F Word

Companies took advantage of low commercial rents to remake cities in their image.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2016, Source: The Laura Flanders Show

Dark Money, Super PACs, shady multi-millionaires buying your democracy.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2016, Source: The F Word

Voting for a billionaire doesn't mean you'll become one.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2016, Source: The Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders talks to Viggo Mortensen about politics, photography and the rerelease of his book.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Activists in North America, Europe and Israel began campaigning for a boycott of companies based in occupied territory.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Why our prisons are so crowded.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Between 2007 and 2013 net worth for white families rose from roughly 5 to roughly seven times greater than Black family worth.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, was clear that soup lines weren’t the answer to poverty.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Reporters were charged exorbitant fees for records that are supposed to be free.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2015, Source: GRITtv

Where's the media's curiousity about who's earning the lion's share of Uber's profits?

Posted on: Dec 15, 2014, Source: Truthout

In this wide-ranging interview, the scholar explains that legacy of slavery and genocide of the indigenous are very much with us.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2014, Source: YES! Magazine

As factories return to a struggling neighborhood, one school is training students for the jobs that actually need to be filled.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: GRITtv

The theorists also speak about what activists fighting for a just economy have to do to reach that goal.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2014, Source: GRITtv

And while we're at it, how about the residents in towns with all this firepower review the program?

Posted on: Apr 29, 2014, Source: GRITtv

People's Federal Credit Union's Linda Levy describes what makes a credit union tick.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: GRITtv

AOL's Tim Johnson may have apologized to his employees, but thousands of companies aren't backing down and continue to supress wages and benefits regardless of good earnings.