This Brave Nation
By Brave New Foundation and The Nation
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A new documentary series from Brave New Foundation and The Nation magazine. Featuring progressive luminaries like Dolores Huerta, Carl Pope, Van Jones, Naomi Klein, Tom Hayden, Pete Seeger, Ava Lowery, Anthony Romero, and Bonnie Raitt. More info at bra
|1||VideoBrave Nation Young Activist Award Recipient: Cristina Lara||Brave New Foundation hosted a reception in honor of Cristina Lara, the first winner of the Brave Nation Young Activist award. Cristina was selected out of 350 other young activists as this year's recipient and received her award at the reception. In||7/15/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoAnthony Romero and Ava Lowery (episode 3)||It's hard to call someone younger than 18 years old a "legend," but Ava Lowery is just that in progressive circles. She created a website at fourteen where she made videos railing against the war. Today, her site, peacetakescourage.com, get||7/6/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoTom Hayden and Naomi Klein (episode 5)||Author, Activist and Former California State Senator Tom Hayden talks in depth with the author of No Logo and The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein, about the state of the fourth branch of government: journalists. Both Hayden and Klein became serious journalist||6/27/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoNaomi Klein on Becoming an Activist||Author, journalist and syndicated columnist Naomi Klein talks to journalist and activist Tom Haydn about the event that lead her to activism in this powerful segment from This Brave Nation.||6/25/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoTom Hayden on Something Worth Giving Your Life To||Activist, journalist and former state senator Tom Hayden talks to journalist, author and syndicated columnist Naomi Klein about devoting your life to a cause in this powerful episode of This Brave Nation.||6/25/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoPete Seeger and Majora Carter (episode 4)||In a Lower Manhattan apartment, one of the greatest living musicians and activists sat down with one of the country's newest great leaders. Pete Seeger, with a list of awards and honors longer than the neck on his famed banjo, still works tirelessly||6/19/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoPete Seeger on The Peekskill Riots||Legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger talks to urban environmental activist Majora Carter about September 4, 1949: The Peekskill Riots.||6/19/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoMajora Carter on Growing Up in the Bronx||Urban environmental activist Majora Carter talks to legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger in this inspiring segment from This Brave Nation.||6/19/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoAnthony Romero on Preserving Liberty||In this segment from This Brave Nation, Executive Director of the ACLU Anthony Romero talks about preserving liberty with peace activist Ava Lowery.||6/11/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoAva Lowery on Fear and Optimism||Seventeen year old peace activist and filmmaker Ava Lowery talks to Executive Director of the ACLU Anthony Romero about fear and optimism in this segment from This Brave Nation.||6/11/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoBonnie Raitt and Dolores Huerta (episode 2)||Bonnie Raitt: legendary musician, feminist, activist. Dolores Huerta: legendary organizer, feminist, activist. Two women who both achieved great successes in their fields and who are not stopping anytime soon. But while one was marching on the streets for||6/6/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoThis Brave Nation: Brave Nation Young Activist Award||Who is a local unsung hero that even at a young age, has the bravery to put themselves on the line for a cause? The Brave Nation Young Activist Award was designed to celebrate a next generation of progressive activism. Too often the younger generation is||6/5/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoDolores Huerta on The Decision Which Changed Her Life Forever||Iconic union organizer Dolores Huerta sits down Multi award winning singer song writer Bonnie Raitt and activist in the second installment of This Brave Nation.||6/5/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoBonnie Raitt on Her Early Influences||Multi award winning singer song writer and activist Bonnie Raitt sits down with union organizer Dolores Huerta in the second installment of This Brave Nation.||6/5/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoCarl Pope and Van Jones (episode 1)||In any other profession, Carl Pope might be considered a "company man." He has worked loyally and tirelessly in the name of the Sierra Club for thirty years, running the organization - the largest of its kind in the country - since 1992. Van Jon||5/30/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoVan Jones on Taking Comfort from History||Van Jones from Green for All sits down with Carl Pope from the Sierra Club in this clip from the first episode of This Brave Nation.||5/30/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoTrailer||A new documentary series from Brave New Foundation and The Nation magazine. Featuring progressive luminaries like Dolores Huerta, Carl Pope, Van Jones, Naomi Klein, Tom Hayden, Pete Seeger, and Bonnie Raitt.||2/11/08||Free||View In iTunes|
Great series! Thank you!
Yet another attempt to put a wedge between different minded Americans. Cant imagine how far our society could go if propaganda from both sides would stop. Im close to 40 and it hasnt happened yet, so I doubt it ever will. Makes me proud to be an Independent. I would suggest not listening to either side and just try to better yourself. Thats the only way to have a possitive impact on our great country. Oh well........I can dream.