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GRITtv: War, Inc.

On today’s program, we discuss War, Inc., a new blockbuster satire from the man who wrote Bulworth. We sit down with co-screenwriter Jeremy Pikser and director Josh Seftel, whose film shows how a more accurate representation of corporate profiteering and malicious intervention in global conflict can lead to horrifyingly hilarious results.

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GRITtv: War, Inc.

On today’s program, we discuss War, Inc., a new blockbuster satire from the man who wrote Bulworth. We sit down with co-screenwriter Jeremy Pikser and director Josh Seftel, whose film shows how a more accurate representation of corporate profiteering and malicious intervention in global conflict can lead to horrifyingly hilarious results.

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Laura Flanders

Laura Flanders

Laura Flanders, author, and host of RadioNation on Air America Radio, has built a reputation for courageous investigative journalism coupled with compassion and a sense of humor. In writing her last book, Blue Grit, she traveled the country reporting on grassroots success stories and broadcast live to over 150 radio stations from community centers in places including Helena, Salt Lake City, New Orleans, Miami, Las Vegas, and Milwaukee. In her television appearances (Lou Dobbs, Larry King Live,) on radio and in her many books (including Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species) and articles (The Nation and others,) Flanders calls for a new politics of fairness, equality and citizen action. Articulating the human dimension of American communities in trouble, her programs have become destinations for those seeking the skills and the will to make a difference. Flanders is a regular contributor to the Nation Magazine and CNN. Before joining Air America, where she was part of the original lineup, and hosted “The Laura Flanders Show” for three years, Flanders was the founding host of the award-winning “Your Call” weekday mornings on public radio, KALW in the Bay Area and CounterSpin, the radio show of the mediawatch group, FAIR.