5 Reasons Shopping at Walmart Makes you a Scrooge This Holiday Season

This post originally appeared on the Huffington Post

It's no secret that Walmart is the nation's largest retailer and that the family who owns Walmart, the Waltons, are mega-billionaires worth more than $144.7 billion, but what you might not know is that Walmart is the the largest private employer in the United States employing over 1.3 million workers.

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Mentally Ill People Often Face Violence From Police - But These Cities Are Trying to Fix That

By Daniel Ross for Yes! Magazine

Brandy Brown was in her kitchen when she heard the gunshots.

“I thought it was fireworks at first. But I looked outside and I saw a police car down the street. My first instinct was to get my nephew inside the house,” she said.

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Remember When Fox News Used To Pretend It Wasn't A Political Operation?

By Ryan Grim for Huffington Post

Ten years ago, documentary maker Robert Greenwald released a film with a controversial premise: Fox News Channel is not a reliable media outlet but rather a partisan political operation.

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Why 'Baltimore Sun Critic Needs to Apologize to CNN's Van Jones

Post by Robert Greenwald originally appeared on AlterNet. 

In America, media critics are supposed to keep journalists honest and play referee on matters of import.

But what happens when, in the middle of the Ferguson tragedy, a media critic violates every rule of good reporting to launch a fact-free attack on a prominent black commentator?

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Filmmaker Blasts Critic Who Said Van Jones Was 'Unqualified' to Report in Ferguson

Original post by Mark Joyella for Mediabistro's TVNewser

The Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawik, in a discussion of media coverage from Ferguson on NPR’s “On the Media”, said CNN’s Van Jones had “absolutely no credentials” to be on the street reporting on violence that followed the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren WilsonZurawik told NPR’s Bob Garfield that it was “outrageous” to have “one of the fiercest ideologues on cable television” reporting alongside anchors Don Lemon and Anderson Cooper.

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Dear Baltimore Sun: Do Your Homework

Robert Greenwald's blog originally appeared on the Huffington Post

In America, media critics are supposed to keep journalists honest and play referee on matters of import.

But what happens when, in the middle of the Ferguson tragedy, a media critic violates every rule of good reporting to launch a fact-free attack on a prominent black commentator?

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INTERVIEW: Robert Greenwald on The ED Show

On Thursday, November 10th a week before Thanksgiving Ed Schultz had Brave New Films' President and Founder Robert Greenwald on The ED Show to discuss workers who are forced to work on Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday weekend. 

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Standing Up for Workers for the Holidays

Originally posted on Ed Schultz' website

On Friday, November 28th Robert Greenwald joins Ed Schultz on Ed's podcast to talk about the large amount of workers that are forced to work on Thanksgiving and the protests for a living wage at WalMart. 

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A Year After Congressional Testimony, Drone Strike Victims Still Searching for Justice

By Candice Bernd for Truthout

Drone strikes launched on October 11 of this year in Pakistan's Tirah Valley in the Khyber region and in Shawal in the North Waziristan region brought the total number of strikes in Pakistan to 400 since June 2004. The CIA's covert drone program regularly strikes parts of Yemen and Somalia as well.

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The Young Turks Discuss Our Series OverCriminalized

By Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks.

On November 13, 2014 The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discussed Brave New Films' short video series entitled OverCriminalized which explores why we are criminalizing homelessness, mental illness, and substance abuse. View the video below. 

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