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Dennis Trainor, Jr. is a writer, filmmaker, and activist.
Current projects include two podcasts: The Acronym podcast and Below the Fold.

Acronym TV publishes special video projects on an irregular schedule.

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As the creator and host of Acronym TV, Dennis has written and produced editorial video commentary since 2007 and published over 1000 short form videos during that span that have garnered over 35 million views on YouTube alone. Guests on the show have included Medea Benjamin,  Alexa O’Brien, Pamela Brown, Christopher Hedges, Phil Donahue, Jill Stein, Ann Wright, Kevin Zeese, Kevin Gosztola and many other leading activists & journalists.

Acronym TV is part of The Young Turks Network, the largest online news source in the world.

His documentary on the Occupy movement, American Autumn: an Occudoc, garnered critical praise from The New York TimesVarietyThe Hollywood Reporter and more. He also wrote and directed Legalize Democracy, a documentary short about the Movement To Amend the Constitution.

Prior to 2009, he published under the alias “Davis Fleetwood” and while doing so was an embedded YouTube personality/media advisor on the staff of Dennis Kucinich’s 2008 presidential campaign, earning the historical footnote as the first .

His work is regularly published on The Huffington PostTruth Out, The Real New NetworkPopular Resistance and many others.

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Arrested at Hart Senate Office Building as part of an Occupy Protest demanding that the “Super Committee” balance budget by ending war (s) and taxing rich. Date: October 11, 2011