Ralph Nader Goes to Cayman Island Offshore Tax Haven

 

In 2015, Laura Flanders and Ralph Nader found themselves on Grand Cayman Island, at once a tropical tourist paradise and the home of one of the biggest tax havens in the world, Ugland House.

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Right to the City: From Policing to Planning: Putting People in Charge

 

Can residents determine how their cities change? They can certainly have an impact, say Aaron Bartley and John Washington of People United for Sustainable Housing (P.U.S.H.) in Buffalo, New York. PUSH Buffalo brings people together to create sustainable neighborhoods with quality affordable housing, green jobs and next generation infrastructure. Could their model apply where you live?

Also in this show, Laura discusses the “great corporate buy-up” of our cities. Is that public plaza public, private or who knows?

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Hilary Wainwright on Gender Equality: "We Want Better than That!"

The British feminist socialist, best known for being editor of Red Pepper magazine, talks with Laura Flanders about her first Women's Liberation meeting , her thoughts on Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, and how her feminism intersects with solidarity economics.

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Public Banking, Public Water: Who's in Control? Gwendolyn Hallsmith and Rep. Lawrence

 

From poisoning Flint to bankrupting Main Street, can residents regain a say in what happens in their communities? In this episode, Laura discusses race, gender, and banking with Gwendolyn Hallsmith, the author of Vermont Dollars, Vermont Sense, and she asks Michigan Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence who - and what - failed the people of Flint, MI.

Plus an F Word from Laura on shedding light on dark money. What might media cover if they weren’t so obsessed with Donald Trump?

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