GRITtv: Iran Protest in New York City

After the June Iranian presidential election dissolved into widespread accusations of election fraud, the world watched as protesters took the streets. But after a burst of activity and a strong government crackdown, in which dozens were killed and thousands may still be in jail, the comparative silence fails to mask the growing tension. Last week, there was a three day hunger strike and demonstration at the UN in New York City and GRITtv's own Chris Giblin and Sam Alcoff went out to get a sense of the situation.

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Laura Flanders talks to creative thinkers and change-makers from the worlds of politics, arts and the new economy. The smartest conversations, with the smartest thinkers and doers of our time, distributed in multiple formats on a variety of platforms. Keep abreast of fresh content by following GRITtv, the site Flanders founded, on Twitter @GRITtv.