Contributing writer Laura Flanders is the host and founder of GRITtv with Laura Flanders, a daily talk show for people who want to do more than talk. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004) and Blue GRIT: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Press, 2007). A regular contributor on MSNBC, Flanders has appeared on shows from Real Time with Bill Maher to The O’Reilly Factor. Flanders is the editor of At the Tea Party: The Wing Nuts, Whack Jobs and Whitey-whiteness of the New Republican Right… and Why we Should Take it Seriously (October 2010, OR books). For more information, go to LauraFlanders.com or GRITtv.org.
The world’s best president could roll back every last anti-organizing law and set organizers on a mission to sign up every last employed American. Still, the standing pool of desperate unemployed would drain worker power away. Robert Pollin has a proposal.
The British banking scandal reveals just how much the world of finance needs an overhaul.
The workers at Republic Windows and Doors have formed a co-op, New Era Windows, and made a bid to buy the plant. The factory’s current owners seem intent on selling off its parts instead.
Regardless of how the justices rule on Thursday, the Affordable Care Act did not go far enough.
From marriage to the military, LGBTQ people have won acceptance. Now can we tackle the unacceptable levels of fear, poverty and shame that pervade our society?
Nurses and their allies launch a national campaign to push for a tax on financial transactions.
On Monday, 90% of Chicago Teachers Union members voted to support a strike if one is called.