Off the release of his new publication, OCCUPY (Occupied Media Pamphlet Series), Laura Flanders (GRITtv) sat down with MIT professor Noam Chomsky to reflect on the grim state of America, and the role activists have to play in turning it around.
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|By: Michael Whitney Monday October 4, 2010 1:20 pm|
Laura Flanders of GRITtv spoke with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka last week about jobs, Trumka’s union experience, and the future of the labor movement. Trumka is clearly aggravated about a lack of progress on jobs, saying that President Obama “is probably more pro-business than anybody in the past.” He also says “the worst thing this president could do” is replace Larry Summers with a CEO.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday June 28, 2010 2:15 pm|
Michael talks about Chuck Schumer, Robert Menendez and the “anonymous senior administration official” who trashed labor after they opposed the anti-labor Blanche Lincoln in Arkansas. As Michael notes, labor has given $15.8 million to DSCC candidates since 2006, and DSCC chief Menendez says he nonetheless expects that financial support to continue.
|By: GRITtv with Laura Flanders Monday March 1, 2010 10:00 am|
After nearly two years with the wonderful FireDogLake crew, GRITtv has launched its brand-new website at http://grittv.org.
|By: Laura Flanders Saturday May 23, 2009 7:51 am|
On MSNBC Laura Flanders calls for the media to get off Cheney’s talking points and get to the problems with Obama’s security plan.
|By: GRITtv with Laura Flanders Sunday February 22, 2009 11:23 am|
Terry Jones, of Monty Python, on why he’s becoming an arms manufacturer. The forecast is good he says. Sales are up. And it doesn’t look like growth will slow any time soon. Think about it…by the time you finish watching this the United States will have spent an additional one million in Iraq and Afghanistan.
|By: Laura Flanders Wednesday May 28, 2008 5:03 pm|
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 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.