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The Mad Military Money Machine, The Laura Flanders Show

…a peace economy – what might it look like?

▶ This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein interview on #GRITtv

Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, breaks down the history of political inaction around the climate that has brought us to the point of crisis and the visionary framework social movements need to usher in an economy that is both democratic and regenerative. Interview by Laura Flanders Subscribe or “Follow” […]

▶ Laura Flanders: Kate Clinton and Urvashi Vaid — What Makes Revolutionaries Irresistible?

What turns us on to social movements? Is it the same intoxicating energy that draws us to our romantic partners? How do people in politics learn to laugh and what do we need to do to see meaningful change in our lifetimes? Tuesday, 24 June 2014 13:00By Laura Flanders, GRITtv | Interview   truthout.org Kate Clinton and Urvashi […]

Chris Hedges: Thomas Paine, Our Contemporary

Paine knew that the British monarchy, which wielded the global imperial power that America wields today, was blinded by its hubris and military prowess. It had lost the ability to listen and as a result had lost the ability to make rational choices.  By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  May 25, 2014   Portrait of Thomas Paine by Auguste Millière (1880). […]

Two by Chomsky: Obama’s Policies Are Creating Terrorism Around the World & American Government and Corporations Are at War With the American People

 Video: NSA spying justified as preventing terrorism, when it is the administration’s policies that are ensuring terrorism. GRITtv / June 19, 2013  By Laura Flanders via alternet.org  If ever you accused Barack Obama of fearing to offend or suffering from lack of spine, you have to hand it to him now: President Obama is acting more and more like […]

Kathy Kelly> The Longest War: Afghan People Face Fearful Future as American Troops Prepare to Exit

Kathy Kelly> The Longest War: Afghan People Face Fearful Future as American Troops Prepare to Exit Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, talks to Laura Flanders about the economic and social conditions in Afghanistan and what the US “departure” and a “light-footprint  strategy” look like to Afghans. Laura Flanders Interviews Kathy Kelly  BlipTV […]

Laura Flanders interviews Terry Tempest Wiliams

GRITtv with Laura Flanders Terry Tempest Williams 2012-05-22 Episode Archive

Chris Hedges: The World As It Is

“You can’t sustain a democracy in an oligarchic state. The writers on Athenian democracy understood that 2000 years ago,” says Chris Hedges, whose new book The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress explores the problems of a crumbling empire, inside and out. Chris joins Laura in studio for a conversation about the […]