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Experts from Afghanistan Urge Members of Congress to Rethink the War (VIDEO)

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

As the war escalates, as the death toll soars and the financial and moral costs spiral out of control, we are bringing in experts who can provide a more complete picture of the dire situation in Afghanistan.

Spilling the Beans About Starbucks' Union-Busting Tactics

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

Turns out the coffee giant has a nasty history of being anti-barista, anti-union, and thus anti-Employee Free Choice Act as well.

What Do Starbucks and Wal-Mart Have in Common?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

There are over 127,000 baristas in our country alone, many of whom are in dire need of better wages, health benefits, and hours. Shouldn't they have the right to be treated fairly?

Brave Afghan Vet Demands Answers from Congress

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Rick Reyes's testimony raises critical concerns that Congress must address before approving a massive supplemental war funding bill in the next few weeks.

Lawrence Korb and I Debate Military Escalation in Afghanistan (Video)

Katrina vanden Heuvel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Katrina vanden Heuvel

I believe the more responsible and effective strategy moving forward is to take US-led military escalation off the table, begin to withdraw US troops and support a regional diplomatic solution.

The Cost of War in Afghanistan (VIDEO)

Rethink Afghanistan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rethink Afghanistan

Everyone has a friend or relative who just lost a job. Do we really want to spend over $1 trillion on another war? Do we really want spend our tax dollars on a war that could last a decade or more?

If David Brooks Thinks He Knows So Much About Afghanistan, He Should Debate Robert Greenwald

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
ZP Heller

I'm curious to know what Afghanistan David Brooks visited? Either Brooks spent all his time hanging out with military leaders or there's a whole crisis he's deliberately trying to downplay.

Twittering from Kabul

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

The final day in Kabul: We were on our way to the peace and reconciliation committee when our "fixer" let me know that there would be 20 or so members of the Taliban turning in their weapons that day!

'Rethink Afghanistan' Takes New 'Real-Time Documentary' Approach For Dialogue On Afghanistan

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The activist filmmaker Robert Greenwald has tried for years to speed up the production process for his documentaries. Now, he says, he is creating one...

What Is "the Most Dangerous Country in the World Today?"

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

Imagine a national dialogue filled with rational, thoughtful discussions on the issues surrounding Afghanistan. That is our goal.

Why I Am Going to Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

From experience, I know the best guides are all of you. What are the key issues and questions that we should be focused on now regarding Afghanistan?

17,000 Troops Will Be "a Drop in the Bucket" in Afghanistan

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
ZP Heller

2008 was the bloodiest year of this war to date, though it looks like 2009 will be much worse -- and not simply because our country is committing so many more troops.

Missing from the Afghan "Surge": A Congressional Debate

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

A key fact about the recent history of Iraq is absolutely critical to the nascent debate about Afghanistan: there was more to the Iraq "surge" than sending additional troops.

Only One Day Left to Tell Your Senators "Lieberman Must Go!"

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

Stripping Lieberman of his committee chairmanships is not about exacting revenge. Lieberman has careened to the right on both foreign and domestic policy issues.

Brave New Films Releases Pro-ACORN Web Video

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

Robert Greenwald's juggernaut viral-film production company, Brave New Films, has responded to the recent barrage of attacks against the community org...

Cancer Expert Discusses Dangers of McCain's Health Record Secrecy

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
ZP Heller

McCain is the most public of public figures right now. We have the right to know about his health history because it could interfere with his ability to lead and become a national security issue.

Jason Linkins

Fox Refuses To Carry Brave New Films Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Brave New Films' most recent political ad, detailing the medical history of GOP nominee John McCain and which raises concern about his recurrent melan...

Why is the Corporate Press Censoring Attempts to Discuss McCain's Health Records?

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
ZP Heller

So far, the possibility of having a frank discussion about McCain's health records has been hampered by attacks from the right and corporate media censorship.

Nancy Pelosi Doesn't Need a Timeout to Fix the Economy

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

Pelosi has made a difference in negotiating this bailout while still managing to speak directly with the public (imagine that!).

What Is Wal-Mart So Afraid Of? Four Words: Employee Free Choice Act

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The Employee Free Choice Act is a vital piece of legislation that, if passed, will go a long way toward restoring the middle class in our country.

Watch A New Health Care Documentary From Brave New Films!

Jason Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Rosenbaum

This weekend, come watch the new documentary about health care by Robert Greenwald at Brave New Films called Diagnosis: NOW! Here's the trailer: Th...

Fox News VP John Moody is Back!

Jim Gilliam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Gilliam

What is the #1 goal at Fox News HQ? Keep people scared.

Swiftboating the Wal-Mart Movie

Jim Gilliam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Gilliam

In another time, the conservative elite would be rushing to embrace a film defending family business from unfair big business destruction. Follow it along, this is classic right-wing echo in action.

Meet the Bloggers: Henry Rollins and Paul Waldman Spurn the Media's Love for McCain

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Greenwald

2008-09-07-meetblogg.jpg Make no mistake, FOX is willing to do whatever it takes to advance their conservative agenda. They will lie, smear, and distort to their hearts' content.

Jason Linkins

John McCain And His Million Dollar Parking Lot

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will John McCain ever live like common people? Will he ever do what common people do? Will he ever fail like common people, ever watch his life slid...