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Rev. James Lawson: Our Country is Based on Plantation Capitalism

Friday, 13 September 2013 12:24 By Laura Flanders, GRITtv | Video

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Rev. James Lawson: Our Country is Based on Plantation Capitalism GRITtv

Civil Rights veteran, Rev. James Lawson addressed the AFL-CIO's Diversity Conference in Los Angeles 9/7/13. In a brief interview with GRITtv's Laura Flanders, he described what he believes labor is up against: "plantation capitalism."

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Laura Flanders

Best-selling author and broadcaster Laura Flanders interviews forward thinking people from the worlds of politics, business, culture and social movements on her internationally syndicated TV program, The Laura Flanders Show. The LF Show airs weekly on KCET/LinkTV, FreeSpeech TV, and in English & Spanish in teleSUR. Flanders is also a contributing writer to The Nation and Yes! Magazine ("Commonomics") and a regular guest on MSNBC. She is the author of six books, including The New York Times best-seller, BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004) and Blue GRIT: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Press, 2007). The Laura Flanders Show first aired on Air America Radio 2004-2008. You can find all her archives and more at Lauraflanders.com or via Twitter @GRITlaura


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Rev. James Lawson: Our Country is Based on Plantation Capitalism

Friday, 13 September 2013 12:24 By Laura Flanders, GRITtv | Video

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Rev. James Lawson: Our Country is Based on Plantation Capitalism GRITtv

Civil Rights veteran, Rev. James Lawson addressed the AFL-CIO's Diversity Conference in Los Angeles 9/7/13. In a brief interview with GRITtv's Laura Flanders, he described what he believes labor is up against: "plantation capitalism."

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Laura Flanders

Best-selling author and broadcaster Laura Flanders interviews forward thinking people from the worlds of politics, business, culture and social movements on her internationally syndicated TV program, The Laura Flanders Show. The LF Show airs weekly on KCET/LinkTV, FreeSpeech TV, and in English & Spanish in teleSUR. Flanders is also a contributing writer to The Nation and Yes! Magazine ("Commonomics") and a regular guest on MSNBC. She is the author of six books, including The New York Times best-seller, BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004) and Blue GRIT: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Press, 2007). The Laura Flanders Show first aired on Air America Radio 2004-2008. You can find all her archives and more at Lauraflanders.com or via Twitter @GRITlaura


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