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In Order to Form a More Perfect Nation

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June 15, 2008

Robert Greenwald’s Brave New Foundation and The Nation, America’s oldest weekly magazine, have launched a really special series, This Brave Nation.

The first five episodes of This Brave Nation focus on the personal and the political struggles of progressive icons like Tom Hayden, Dolores Huerta, Carl Pope, Bonnie Raitt, and Pete Seeger talking to rising stars like Majora Carter, Van Jones, Naomi Klein, Ava Lowery, and the ACLU’s own Anthony Romero. (Anthony’s episode debuted today. Don’t miss it!) They share ideas, lessons, and experiences so as to inform, enlighten, and inspire a new generation of Americans to commit to action rather than apathy:

Then, on July 13, This Brave Nation will stream a live episode from the Brave New Foundation studios in Culver City, California. After the conversation, the first ever Brave Nation Awards will be presented to the country’s two most inspiring local heroes from a pool of candidates nominated through an online contest and selected by the ten featured heroes themselves. Nominate yourself or someone you know today! (See the rules and nominate heroes here.)

This Brave Nation is a leader in a new trend in online documentaries and grassroots organizing. Check out the episodes online at and share them with friends and future activists today!