How much control does the President really have, anyway? Americans voted for change and are getting frustrated with the lack of it, but our guests have both written about the powerful forces holding the status quo in place.
|By: GRITtv with Laura Flanders Wednesday November 11, 2009 9:00 am|
|By: Laura Flanders Wednesday May 21, 2008 8:57 am|
While corporations clamp their claws ever more firmly on the political process, there’s a former global economy insider who thinks that makes consumers stronger. GRITtv interviews John Perkins, author of The Secret History of the American Empire.
|By: Laura Flanders Tuesday May 20, 2008 5:32 pm|
Tonight on GRITtv, we discuss the place of God in politics, and the placement of responsibility in Iraq.
|By: Laura Flanders Monday May 19, 2008 5:00 pm|
Tonight on GRITtv, The Nation‘s Betsy Reed, the MediaChannel’s Danny Schechter and Air America’s Lionel consider weigh in on the question: whatever happened to the “Gotcha Press”? We also ask Austin Dacey: in a religion-soaked campaign, how can secularists compete?
|By: Laura Flanders Monday May 19, 2008 2:59 pm|
Do voters want politicians to flaunt their faith for votes? GRITtv interviews Austin Dacey of the United Nations Center for Inquiry, who thinks that there is a way for non-believers to compete in the political arena.
|By: Laura Flanders Thursday May 15, 2008 5:29 pm|
We ask two vets and a pacifist what it means to Support The Troops, and premiere a snip of IRAQ PAPER SCISSORS. Plus a Handstand-A-Thon in Brooklyn , the G.I. Bill of Rights, The Great Derangement, and One Immigrant’s Tale from the Movement Vision Lab.
|By: Laura Flanders Thursday May 15, 2008 1:44 pm|
In his new book, The Great Derangement, Matt chronicles his cross-country travels, and finds that, with distrust of the government at new heights and cynicism about the media and their role even higher, the country is “flipping out.”