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▶ This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein interview on #GRITtv

Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, breaks down the history of political inaction around the climate that has brought us to the point of crisis and the visionary framework social movements need to usher in an economy that is both democratic and regenerative. Interview by Laura Flanders [youtube=http://youtu.be/mlwzOPxN-QA] Subscribe or More

Chris Hedges: Thomas Paine, Our Contemporary

Paine knew that the British monarchy, which wielded the global imperial power that America wields today, was blinded by its hubris and military prowess. It had lost the ability to listen and as a result had lost the ability to make rational choices.  By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  May 25, 2014   Portrait of Thomas Paine by Auguste Millière (1880). More

Two by Chomsky: Obama's Policies Are Creating Terrorism Around the World & American Government and Corporations Are at War With the American People

 Video: NSA spying justified as preventing terrorism, when it is the administration's policies that are ensuring terrorism. GRITtv / June 19, 2013  By Laura Flanders via alternet.org  If ever you accused Barack Obama of fearing to offend or suffering from lack of spine, you have to hand it to him now: President Obama is acting more and more like More

Two by Chomsky: Obama’s Policies Are Creating Terrorism Around the World & American Government and Corporations Are at War With the American People

 Video: NSA spying justified as preventing terrorism, when it is the administration's policies that are ensuring terrorism. GRITtv / June 19, 2013  By Laura Flanders via alternet.org  If ever you accused Barack Obama of fearing to offend or suffering from lack of spine, you have to hand it to him now: President Obama is acting more and more like More

Chris Hedges: The World As It Is

"You can't sustain a democracy in an oligarchic state. The writers on Athenian democracy understood that 2000 years ago," says Chris Hedges, whose new book The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress explores the problems of a crumbling empire, inside and out. Chris joins Laura in studio for a conversation about the More

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