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// New Economy

The US economy is in crisis. More than that, the US economy, as currently structured, is a crisis for the majority of people. GRITtv covers people who are working to build a new economy, one that is more democratic, more humane, and more in tune with our ecosystem.
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  • This week author and critic Walter Mosley joins The Laura Flanders Show to talk socialism, capitalism and his latest crime novel Rose Gold, which doesn't shy away from race, class and other heavy issu
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  • Author and historian Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz joins GRITtv to discuss how the history of genocide of Native peoples affects all people of the US, even today. In Chew On This, Laura talks to Tom Goldtooth
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  • This week on The Laura Flanders Show on GRITtv, political economist Gar Alperovitz on the New Economy movement, “projectism” and cracking the capitalist ideology.Plus a spotlight on Shift Change, ...
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  • David Harvey and Gar Alperovitz have been thinking, writing and speaking about capitalism for decades. David Harvey is a widely cited author of, among other things, Seventeen Contradictions and the En
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  • The Yes Men talk about their fictitious Department of Energy initiative, American Renewable Clean-Energy Network, presented at this year's Homeland Security Congress.
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// Justice

GRITtv talks with people who are tackling the many inter-connected faces of injustice: legal, physical, environmental or economic, and asks, what might genuine justice look like?
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  • #GRITtv exclusive: Alaska lawmakers passed a law against sex trafficking, but who does it really affect? A documentary short from GRITtv.
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  • On The Laura Flanders Show: Author/activist Arundhati Roy on the Annihilation of Caste, B.R. Ambedkar and the Western myth of Mahatma Gandhi. And Glenn Greenwald addresses diversity concerns about his...
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  • Andrea Ritchie, Executive Director of Streetwise & Safe and co-author of Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States sat down with Laura to discuss policing gender and s
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  • My Brother's Keeper, while a noble campaign, would be more likely to succeed if it was redesigned to include girls and young women of color too. #wecantwait.
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  • On the Melissa Harris Perry Show, Flanders talked about media coverage of Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, race and racism in the outburst around NFL star Richard Sherman and a new film on
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  • While we celebrate Dr. King on this hard-fought-for holiday, let us also remember the change-making heroes and she-roes living around us. People like Esther Cooper Jackson, now 96.
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// Work

GRITtv examines the way work is changing in the 21st century economy and how workers and their institutions are responding
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  • Healthcare panic surrounding ebola seems familiar to activists of the ACT Up era. Should we focusing on science or sensationalism? Anne-christine d'Adesky and National Nurses United's Deborah Burger o
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  • David Harvey and Gar Alperovitz have been thinking, writing and speaking about capitalism for decades. David Harvey is a widely cited author of, among other things, Seventeen Contradictions and the En
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  • "We put such a double standard on sex workers to prove that they made an empowered choice, in a way that we don't do about other service work that can also be quite exploitative."
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  • Earlier this week, we heard from Councilmember Maria del Carmen Arroyo and NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives Founder Chris Michael who came on the show to discuss the potential of worker-owned co-ope
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  • Bill de Blasio campaigned on ushering in a new era in New York City and actively pursued low-wage voters. Now that he is Mayor, what can the people who elected him do to influence what happens next?
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  • Barbara Garson joins GRITtv to break down the workplace realities behind the corporate profit numbers--how has the nature of work changed to benefit those at the top?
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  • FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture co-founder and activist Rebecca Nagle joins The Laura Flanders Show to talk about on-campus rape, corporate culture jamming, and Emma Sulkowicz and Carry that Weight.
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  • My Brother's Keeper, while a noble campaign, would be more likely to succeed if it was redesigned to include girls and young women of color too. #wecantwait.
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  • "We put such a double standard on sex workers to prove that they made an empowered choice, in a way that we don't do about other service work that can also be quite exploitative."
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  • "The State of Female Justice" is a public conversation series produced by VDay and GRITtv as part of the One Billion Rising Campaign. With host Laura Flanders, Eve Ensler and Kimberle Crenshaw join Ma
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  • Author/activist Laura Flanders looks back at another year of GRITtv.
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  • With drones flying over the Middle East and Africa, whistleblowers being prosecuted for telling the truth and a military industrial complex worth billions of dollars, Richard Rowley and Jeremy Scahill
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  • CHEW ON THIS: Tom Goldtooth, executive director of Indigenous Environmental Network sits down with Laura Flanders to talk economies connected to the earth and symptoms of colonization.
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  • Climate change isn't just a disaster, Naomi Klein says in her new book, This Changes Everything. It is also a chance to demand and build a better world. Laura talks to Klein about her simultaneous def
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  • The Yes Men talk about their fictitious Department of Energy initiative, American Renewable Clean-Energy Network, presented at this year's Homeland Security Congress.
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  • In this excerpt from the State of Female Justice in America panel last November, the panelists talk consider the many faces of injustice, and what might genuine gender justice - not more incarceration
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  • "If we look back maybe even only five years from now, and substitute the word fossil fuel with the word slavery we will be aghast at how we thought about this issue. Our leading public institutions a
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  • This week, the operators of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant began the removal of 400 tons of highly irradiated spent fuel. Nuclear researcher Harvey Wasserman talks about the risks and need f
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  • "The State of Female Justice" is a public conversation series produced by VDay and GRITtv as part of the One Billion Rising Campaign. With host Laura Flanders, Eve Ensler and Kimberle Crenshaw join Ma
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  • While we celebrate Dr. King on this hard-fought-for holiday, let us also remember the change-making heroes and she-roes living around us. People like Esther Cooper Jackson, now 96.
    Watch
  • Author/activist Laura Flanders looks back at another year of GRITtv.
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  • Anonymous hackivist, Jeremy Hammond, was sentenced to 120 months in federal detention on Nov. 15,
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  • How we converge our movements and make them unstoppable - "is not by going for the fringe reforms here, but by really fixing the problem," Green Party leader Jill Stein tells GRITtv. "We don’t have
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  • In the wake of the US backed coup in Chile, the “Caravan of Death” arrived in the desert town of Calama on October 19, 1973, and "disappeared" twenty-six local men. It has taken forty years of dig
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