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: 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...

Posted on: Aug 6, 2008, Source: GRITtv

A movie about artists fighting against corporate branding.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

If Vanity Fair wanted to flip the New Yorker cover on the GOP, they'd have to portray the media's lies about the candidate. Not the true stuff.