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Matthew Gant spent almost 20 years in prison, after being convicted in the murder of a man that Gant said killed his brother. Now Gant works on the street in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood, mediating conflicts. Read more...
We're in the middle of something very serious - the wholesale buyout of everything we've created. Read more...
Naomi Klein, author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, says the tragic destruction of Hurricane Sandy can also be the catalyst for the transformation of politics and our economy. She’s been in New York visiting the Read more...
The Future Children Project from FutureChildrenProject on Vimeo. Re-electing President Obama is a momentous decision that will require every single voter. What would the children of the future say if we let them down this Read more...
Thousands of people protested across Greece on Thursday against the next round of spending cuts, required in return for another bailout installment. The 24-hour strike is the country's 20th national stoppage since the debt crisis Read more...

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On the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, GRITtv host Laura Flanders talks to journalist Arun Gupta and organizer Marina Sitrin about the movement’s impact and future role in American life and politics. Read more...
Via Occupy Seattle: When – Mon, September 17, 6pm – 10pm Where – Westlake 400 Pine (map) Occupy changed the conversation. It placed greed front and center in the public debate. In solidarity with #OWS and Occupy’s 1 year Read more...
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Action Fund reminds Mitt Romney that climate change is no joke. Read more...
Detroit's story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century— the Great Migration of African Americans escaping Jim Crow; the rise of manufacturing and the middle class; the love affair with automobiles; the flowering of the American dream; and now . . . the collapse of the economy and the fading American mythos. With its vivid, painterly palette and haunting score, DETROPIA sculpts a dreamlike collage of a grand city teetering on the brink of dissolution. Read more...