A chat about inside/outside electoral strategy and reality. This, and the full hour of GRITtv: Hillary and the RFK flap, Iraqi insurgency “Meeting Resistance”, Dr. Dahlia Wasfi, and Stop The Clash of Civilizations from Avaaz.org
|By: Laura Flanders Wednesday May 28, 2008 5:03 pm|
|By: Laura Flanders Wednesday May 28, 2008 10:12 am|
Iran, Al-Qaeda, Saddam’s “dead-enders”…you’d have a pretty muddled picture of who’s fighting in Iraq if you only read the headlines in American media. Molly Bingham and Steve Conors offer a very different picture in their new film Meeting Resistance.
|By: Laura Flanders Tuesday May 27, 2008 5:04 pm|
Iraq War veteran Kris Goldsmith had the grim job of working as a photo-documentarian for US Military intelligence on the ground in Iraq. I talk with Kris about his experiences in Iraq, and the consequences of stop-loss back home.
|By: Laura Flanders Tuesday May 27, 2008 10:02 am|
Here is the full roundtable discussion on rolling back presidential powers. Do we expect the next resident of the White House to ditch the Patriot Act? Anthony Romero, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, Vincent Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, and David Golove, Hiller Family Foundation Professor of Law at NYU School of Law discuss.
|By: Laura Flanders Monday May 26, 2008 5:07 pm|
Women still face a military attitude that up to now has been “Because women aren’t allowed in combat, they can’t have PTSD. It must be depression or women’s issues like PMS.” This Memorial Day it’s worth noting that the US military is a whole lot keener to deploy women than it is to look after them when they’ve done their service. We discuss veterans’ issues in a GRITtv roundtable.
|By: Laura Flanders Monday May 26, 2008 1:06 pm|
As we remember the service members who have given their lives in all American wars, we discuss what supporting the troops really means.
|By: Laura Flanders Monday May 26, 2008 10:09 am|
Tom Morello, of The Nightwatchman, on what recovery’s going to take.
|By: Laura Flanders Thursday May 22, 2008 5:05 pm|
Tonight on GRITtv we take a look at healthcare in Canada, Germany and Taiwan, preview the new film War Inc, and check out a documentary-in-progress about “The Most Dangerous Man In America.”
|By: Laura Flanders Thursday May 22, 2008 3:14 pm|
Today we sit down with War, Inc. director Josh Seftel and co-screenwriter Jeremy Pikser, whose film shows how a more accurate representation of corporate profiteering and malicious intervention in global conflict can lead to horrifyingly hilarious results.
|By: Laura Flanders Thursday May 22, 2008 1:02 pm|
Dr. Henry Kissinger called Dr. Daniel Ellsberg, “The Most Dangerous Man In America” and a traitor. When Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith came up with the idea of a film on Ellsberg, the repeated response was “why hasn’t it been done before?”