Stories by ZP Heller

ZP Heller is the editorial director of Brave New Films. He has written for The American Prospect, AlterNet, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Huffington Post, covering everything from politics to pop culture. subscribe to ZP Heller's feed

Posted on: Dec 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet

President Obama's latest escalation exceeds the increase contemplated in his campaign speeches by almost 20,000 troops.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Mr. President, your heroes are watching you.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Warning: Some graphic images. Gen. Stanley McChrystal told Congress that the measure of success in Afghanistan should be "the number of Afghans shielded from violence." Fail.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

The United States added troops in Afghanistan in each of these years. ICOS's maps show that none of these troop increases arrested the growth of the insurgency.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Sarah Palin, Joe Lieberman, Bill Kristol and others want to pressure the president into escalation in Afghanistan.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2009, Source: Open Left

Why won’t Wells Fargo use its bailout billions to keep the Quad City Die Casting company afloat?

Posted on: Jul 9, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Cole and HuffPo's Nico Pitney discuss how the Obama administration must engage the Iranian regime.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Take action to help those affected by recent US airstrikes.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Hilarity from Friday night's Radio and TV Correspondents' Dinner

Posted on: Jun 17, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

See raw, uncensored footage of devastation wrought by US airstrikes in part four of "Rethink Afghanistan."

Posted on: Jun 16, 2009, Source: MichaelMoore.com

A sneak peak of Moore's newest documentary.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Want to know what $96.7 billion more in wartime spending will go toward?

Posted on: Jun 12, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Why it's crucial for networks to cover the situation on the ground in Afghanistan.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Exclusive footage inside a refugee camp in Afghanistan following US airstrikes.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Sobering footage speaks to the dire situation on the ground in the wake of last month's US airstrikes.

Posted on: May 30, 2009, Source: MoveOn.org

MoveOn, VoteVets, and Brave New Foundation amplify testimonies of former interrogators.

Posted on: May 27, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Tell Starbucks' CEO Howard Schultz to support his workers' right to unionize.

Posted on: May 21, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Anti-worker and anti-EFCA, the momentum to Stop Starbucks' problematic anti-labor practices is building.

Posted on: May 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Answering the nagging question, "How do I know if it's fair use?"

Posted on: May 18, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

A new campaign exposing Starbucks' history of terminating, harassing, intimidating, and discriminating against employees attempting to unionize.

Posted on: May 11, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Veterans urge members of Congress to vote no on the $94 billion supplemental war funding bill.

Posted on: May 7, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

What's the most shudder-inducing moment from this O'Reilly Factor clip?

Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

As the situation in Pakistan deteriorates, will the Obama administration escalate drone attacks?

Posted on: Apr 29, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Why Obama has earned a 'D' on the war so far.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Why progressives should dump the "war on terror" in favor of another frame.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Gregory Brothers put a creative spin on current events, T-Pain style.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Brave Afghan vet demands answers from Congress.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

The hawkish Connecticut Senator still refuses to call waterboarding torture.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Are today's antitaxation demonstrations insidious or just absurd?

Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: The Nation

Practical ways to get involved and take action.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

The Daily Show shreds Obama conspiracy theories.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

The socioeconomic parallels between the Vietnam era and today.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Is the NY Times columnist trying to downplay the crisis in Afghanistan?

Posted on: Mar 31, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Time to reclaim the frame from the neocons on this war.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2009, Source: Open Left

How long will the O'Reilly Harassment Machine keep spinning?

Posted on: Mar 25, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Think Progress responds to the Terkel ambush by calling on O'Reilly's corporate advertisers.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2009, Source: Funny or Die

Mad Men's Jon Hamm in this Funny or Die exclusive.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2009, Source: Brave New Films

Why there's never been a better time to demand congressional oversight.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2009, Source: Open Left

Protest AIG and other bailed-out firms this Thursday in a nationwide call to action.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Sen. Bernie Sanders and other politicians rethinking the war in Afghanistan.

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