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VIDEO: Connecting The Grassroots And The Global At COP21

Climate activists dressed as clowns protest outside the Paris Climate Conference on November 29, 2015. (Flickr / Alternative Libertaire)

In the newest episode of The Laura Flanders Show, Laura talks about the intersection of black liberation and the fight against climate change:

Eric Mann from The Los Angeles Bus Riders Union and the Labor/Community Strategy Center joins us this week. Mann is also the author of many books including “L.A.’s Lethal Air,” “Taking on General Motors,” “Playbook for Progressives: the 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer” and “Katrina’s Legacy: White Racism and Black Reconstruction in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.”

Also in this episode:

Ecuador’s former Finance Minister Pedro Páez on when they renegotiated loans, cut debt payments and reinvested in the local economy. Plus a commentary from Laura on lessons learned from a 19th century African statue.

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