City Works - Season 3
Laura is a best-selling author and broadcaster. After many years in public and commercial radio, she founded The Laura Flanders Show / GRITtv in 2008 to serve as an online channel for in depth conversations with forward-thinking people from the worlds of politics, economics, business and the artsAmerica Radio (2004-2008) before which she was the founding host of Your Call, on public radio, KALW, and CounterSpin, the nationally-syndicated radio program from the mediawatch group FAIR.
- Episode One – BLM and Police Unions
- Episode Two -Immigrant Workers: Contesting the Narrative
- Episode Three – Pandemic Economics
- Episode Four – Post Election Reporters Roundtable
- Episode Five – New York’s Housing Crisis: Tenant Organizing in a Pandemic
- Episode Six – The Biden Administration and the Working Class
- Episode Seven – COVID Recovery and Essential Workers: What’s Next?
- Episode Eight – Worker Organizing in 2021 America
- Episode Nine – Transgender Workforce Activism: Pride is Political
- Episode One – Workers in New York City; Steven Greenhouse
- Episode Two – Wage Theft; State of the Unions with Ruth Milkman
- Episode Three – Street Vendors; UAW Strike; Vinny Alvarez
- Episode Four – Beyond Resistance
- Episode Five – Teacher’s Strike with Stacy Davis Gates; Randi Weingarten
- Episode Six – Nurses on the Front Lines of Healthcare Delivery
- Episode Seven – Activism in the Gaming Industry
- Episode Eight – Domestic Workers and the Pandemic
- Episode Nine – AOC – Pramila Jayapal – COVID-19 Frontline Workers
ABOUT THE PRODUCTION TEAM
The new show is a collaboration between CUNY TV and the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies. Gail Yancosek, the station’s Executive Director and Gregory Mantsios, the School’s Dean are executive producer. Rose Imperato is a co-producer along with Craig Thompson of CUNY TV. Carl Ginsberg is senior consultant and scriptwriter and Paula Finn is a consulting producer.
ABOUT CUNY TV
The City University of New York’s television station, CUNY TV, has been educating and informing viewers for more than three decades. Established in 1985, the station has steadily increased its ambition and scope, in 2009 transitioning to high definition and adding over-the-air broadcasting to its existing cable distribution. Now reaching 7.3 million broadcast households in the New York metro area, CUNY TV is committed to extending the academic mission of the university to offer lifelong learning opportunities to all New Yorkers.