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 subscribe to Laura Flanders's feed

Posted on: Nov 11, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Americans voted for change and are getting frustrated with the lack of it, but our guests have both written about the powerful forces holding the status quo in place.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Watch Flanders live with Adam Thompson of the Progressive States Network, Paul Waldman from The American Prospect, and Rep. Raul Grijalva.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Underrepresented booming countries <i>may</i> get a bigger voice in global finance. Nice. But under-represented people? They got arrested.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Laura Flanders, Jeff Cohen and co. explore and celebrate the origins and success stories of the new, independent media.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Abortion Doctor Susan Wicklund discusses the political climate after the death of Dr. George Tiller.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Should we be calling this "Blackwatergate"?

Posted on: Jul 30, 2009, Source: AlterNet

While the media covers Obama, Crowley and Gates making up, sipping beer, the real issue is: Police who abuse power need to be reined in at once.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Laura Flanders and others explain why taxing the wealthy might be good for our health.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Matt Taibbi and Mike Lux discuss whether Goldman Sachs is a risk taker or a coup maker.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Author Sasha Abramsky on why hunger and homelessness receive so little attention.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Laura Flanders and Co. discuss whether Congress is willing to make the necessary changes to fundamentally overhaul the health care system.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2009, Source: GRITtv

GRITtv tweets the news with John MacArthur, Deanna Zandt, and more.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Nomi Prins on whether the Federal Reserve deserves to be split apart.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2009, Source: GRITtv

GRITtv looks at Baltimore's suit against Wells Fargo for discriminating against minority consumers.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, and others talk the dismantling of GM.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2009, Source: GRITtv

GRITtv discusses what pro-choice organizations need to do moving forward.

Posted on: May 28, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Joel Silberman and The Nation's Richard Kim discuss the implications of the Prop 8 ruling.

Posted on: May 27, 2009, Source: GRITtv

A Memorial Day tribute to the tens of thousands of Iraqis and Afghans who have died in these US wars.

Posted on: May 20, 2009, Source: GRITtv

500 workers from the company that made Obama's inaugural suit will lose their jobs if Wells Fargo has its way.

Posted on: May 13, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Women, now the primary breadwinners in many American families, still earn 79 cents to every dollar that men earn.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Laura Flanders sits down with Bolivia's Evo Morales, the country's first indigenous president.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

"Go to where the middle is." It's the conventional wisdom -- and it's bunk.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2009, Source: GRITtv

GRITtv breaks down Obama's plans for military escalation

Posted on: Apr 2, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

I wish I could say APRIL FOOLS. But sadly no. Looking at the history of Afghanistan, I'd have to say, the joke, such as it is, is on us.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2009, Source: GRITtv

If you were pissed off before, well, brace yourself.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2009, Source: GRITtv

Much ado about Exxon Valdez and Geithner's plan for toxic assets.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2009, Source: GRITtv

The ideological blockage the President is talking about is about as big as it gets.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2009, Source: GRITtv

This is just wrong.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2008, Source: GRITtv

At noon to 2 pm EST (9 am to 11 am PST), join Laura Flanders and her many guests, including AlterNet's Steven Rosenfeld and Liliana Segura.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2008, Source: GRITtv

Streaming on Oct 29: Noon EST, 9 am PST

Posted on: Oct 21, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Streaming on Oct 15, 2008: 1pm EST, 10am PST

Posted on: Oct 14, 2008, Source: GRITtv

Streaming on Oct 15, 2008: Noon EST, 9 am PST

Posted on: Sep 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Fed up with waiting for officials or political parties to do the work, concerned citizens are fighting to ensure Americans' right to vote.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2008, Source: GRITtv

Streaming live: Starting at Oct 1, 2008: Noon EST, 9 am PST

Posted on: Sep 30, 2008, Source: GRITtv

Listen to what Ohio voting rights leaders say about 'Golden Week' on Live From Main Street's virtual townhall.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Newly released footage, which was buried to avoid confiscation, shows riot cops arresting and abusing a giant group of people for nothing.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2008, Source: GRITtv

A major breakthrough in prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi's case against the president.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2008, Source: GRITtv

Georgia inmate Davis faces execution next week, but a groundswell of critics say he may be innocent.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Will the media test her on substance or let her play "Ms. Congeniality?" It is up to the public to see through the fact-free diet we're being fed.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2008, Source: GRITtv

Assuming Obama is the Jackie Robinson of American politics...