Stories by Laura Flanders

Laura Flanders is the host and founder of "GRITtv with Laura Flanders." She is the author of "Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species" and "Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians." A regular contributor for MSNBC, Flanders has appeared on shows from "Real Time with Bill Maher" to "The O’Reilly Factor." For more information, visit GRITtv.org. subscribe to Laura Flanders's feed

Posted on: Jan 28, 2016, Source: The Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders talks to Viggo Mortensen about politics, photography and the rerelease of his book.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Activists in North America, Europe and Israel began campaigning for a boycott of companies based in occupied territory.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Why our prisons are so crowded.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Between 2007 and 2013 net worth for white families rose from roughly 5 to roughly seven times greater than Black family worth.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, was clear that soup lines weren’t the answer to poverty.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Reporters were charged exorbitant fees for records that are supposed to be free.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2015, Source: GRITtv

Where's the media's curiousity about who's earning the lion's share of Uber's profits?

Posted on: Dec 15, 2014, Source: Truthout

In this wide-ranging interview, the scholar explains that legacy of slavery and genocide of the indigenous are very much with us.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2014, Source: YES! Magazine

As factories return to a struggling neighborhood, one school is training students for the jobs that actually need to be filled.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: GRITtv

The theorists also speak about what activists fighting for a just economy have to do to reach that goal.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2014, Source: GRITtv

And while we're at it, how about the residents in towns with all this firepower review the program?

Posted on: Apr 29, 2014, Source: GRITtv

People's Federal Credit Union's Linda Levy describes what makes a credit union tick.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: GRITtv

AOL's Tim Johnson may have apologized to his employees, but thousands of companies aren't backing down and continue to supress wages and benefits regardless of good earnings.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2013, Source: YES! Magazine

New York City's new mayor has laid out a radically inclusive economic agenda.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2013, Source: GRITtv

Video: NSA spying justified as preventing terrorism, when it is the administration's policies that are ensuring terrorism.

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

If companies can break the UMWA, heaven help the fast food workers.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2012, Source: The Nation

On February 14, 2013, Ensler says One Billion women will rise. I believe her.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2012, Source: The Nation

A new campaign called "Caring Across Generations," has in mind nothing less than a 180-degree turn in the way that Americans think about themselves, one another, and the economy.

Posted on: May 18, 2012, Source: The Nation

The “underground” is always with us. For better and often for worse, it’s how marginalized populations tend to survive—often not very well.

Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source: GRITtv

We’re a nation whose leaders are pursuing policies that amount to economic “suicide” Chomsky says. But there are glimmers of possibility.

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