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Crisis in the Congo: 7 Million Dead and the Role the US and its Allies Played
A study published by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in January 2008 said that 5.4 million people had died from 1998 to 2007 in Congo, with 45,000 more victims being...
The Crisis of Civilization (2011)
A dark comedy remix mash-up bonanza about the end of industrial civilization. featuring clowns, car crashes, explosions, super heroes, and xylophones and much, much more ...
The Crisis of Civilization (trailer)
The Crisis of Civilization is a documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil reserves, terrorism and...
The Crisis of Credit Visualized
The goal of giving form to a complex situation like the credit crisis is to quickly supply the essence of the situation to those unfamiliar and uninitiated. This project was...
The Crisis of Civilization is an Unprecedented Opportunity
Earlier this month, I had the honour of being interviewed by Rob Hopkins, the founder of the
Greece on the Brink (2014)
Greece has become a focal point in Europe. It is both where the economic crisis has acquired its most acute form and where the revolutionary backlash by the masses has been the...
Between Berlin and a Hard Place: Greece and the German Strategy to Dominate Europe
"They just wanted to take a bat to them," said former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, referring to the attitude of European leaders towards debt-laden Greece in...
Capitalism Hits the Fan: Richard Wolff on the Economic Meltdown (2008)
With breathtaking clarity, renowned University of Massachusetts Economics Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis, showing how it was...
Capitalism Is The Crisis (2011)
This documentary explains the nature of capitalist crisis, visits the protests against austerity measures, and recommends revolutionary paths for the future.
Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity (1999)
Jackson Katz argues that widespread violence in American society, including the tragic school shootings in Littleton, Colorado, Jonesboro, Arkansas, and elsewhere, needs to be...
How a Land High in the Western Himalayas Can Help Us Understand The Crisis of The Modern World
This is a clip from The Economics of Happiness (2011). Thanks to the filmmakers, you can watch the full documentary online for FREE through the month of August, 2015 here on...
Shop 'Til You Drop: The Crisis Of Consumerism (2010)
Are we too materialistic? Are we willfully trashing the planet in our pursuit of things? And what's the source of all this frenetic consumer energy and desire anyway? In a...
Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis (2010)
In times of crisis people seek strong leaders and simple solutions. But what happens when their solutions are identical to the mistakes that caused the very crisis? 'Overdose'...
What the Economic Crisis Really Means, and What We Can Do About It
Doing It Ourselves aims to broaden understanding of the debt crisis and peak resources and encourage action for the sake of personal preparedness, happiness and ethical...
Together: How Cooperatives Show Resilience to the Crisis (2012)
It’s a fact. In Europe, 1.5 million workers co-own their enterprises. They are called worker cooperatives, social cooperatives or participative enterprises. The documentary...
The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis (1987)
In this documentary Bill Moyers exposes the inner workings of the secret government. Though originally broadcast in 1987, it is even more relevant today. Interviews with...
What Banks Don't Want You to Know about the Greek crisis
Is the crisis in Greece solely due to government overspending and irresponsibility? Are the Greek bailouts intended to help the Greek people recover from their "self-inflicted"...
The Greek Crisis - What You're Not Being Told
There are several important variables to the Greek debt crisis that most people aren't talking about. Sources and transcript.
Nuclear Crisis at Fukushima Could Spew Out More Than 15,000 Times as Much Radiation as Hiroshima Bombing
We are now within two months of what may be humankind’s most dangerous moment since the Cuban Missile Crisis. There is no excuse for not acting. All the resources our...
Shift | Beyond the Numbers of the Climate Crisis (2013)
A film by brother/sister duo, Sam and Kate Fulbright to take a closer look at what climate change really means in the United States, and dive beyond the daunting numbers and...
A Simple Solution to the Debt Crisis: Positive Money
Have you ever wondered why there’s so much debt? Or why the experts and authorities seem completely unable to solve the current debt crisis? Well the reason they can’t...
Can We Use the Opportunity of the Economic Crisis to Heal Our Relationship with Money?
Can we use the opportunity of the economic crisis to heal our relationship with money and re-discover true wealth? MONEY and LIFE is a passionate and inspirational...
Ukraine Crisis - What You're Not Being Told
The European and American public are being systematically lied to about the Ukraine crisis. Sources & full transcript: http://...
Russell Brand Takes On The Crisis of Civilisation. But What Now?
During his Wednesday night interview with Jeremy Paxman on BBC Newsnight, comedian and actor Russell Brand said what no politician or pundit would ever dare say: that without...
Evolve Love: Love in a Time of Climate Crisis (Preview)
A demo video of selected scenes from the feature documentary EVOLVE LOVE : Love in a Time of Climate Crisis, by award winning director Velcrow Ripper.Among the incredible...
Does the Crisis of Civilization have Modern Origins?
This is an excerpt from the two-part, 60-minute DVD. In it, Daniel Quinn proposes that the modern environmental crisis has its origins in the agricultural revolution that began...
Sen. Bernie Sanders rails against the culprits of our Economic Crisis
This is a FANTASTIC speech given by Bernie Sanders on income inequality here in America. Important graphs and images have been added for those that need a little more...
The Oka Crisis in 5 minutes
An extract of an interview with indigenous militant Gord Hill, who breaks down just what the fuck happened during the so called "Oka Crisis"
Planet for Sale: The Food Crisis and the Global Land Grab (2011)
The capitalization of the commons worldwide by massive financial corporations threatens to industrialize lands that have been cared for and sustained by the native...
Americans' Complicity in the Prison Rape Crisis
The target of jokes and indifference, sexual assault has become part of the American prison experience The Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women, a maximum-security prison in...
Our Brand Is Crisis (2005)
A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences.
Ukraine Crisis is about Great Power Oil & Gas Pipeline Rivalry
Resource scarcity and competition to dominate the Eurasian energy corridors are behind Russian militarism and US interference Russia's armed intervention in the Crimea...
A Social Cleansing - Gentrification and the Housing Crisis in London
We are in the middle of a growing housing crisis (the UK is in breach of its own United Nations human rights commitment to provide people with adequate homes) which is...
Chris Hedges: Crisis Cults and the Collapse of Industrial Civilization
Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, concerning areas of extreme poverty that he refers to as crisis zones, as well...
How Can the Crisis of Our Time Be Turned Into a Great Love Story?
“The future belongs to the most compelling story.” — Drew Dellinger Humans are story-makers — we are continually weaving disparate events into coherent narratives. It gives...
Remix Film Challenge! | The Crisis Of Civilization
REMIX : To combine or edit existing materials to produce something new. If you’ve seen it, you’ll probably have guessed that here at The Crisis of Civilization we love Remix...
Velcrow Ripper: Love In A Time of Climate Crisis
It’s the year 2010. Icebergs are melting, forest fires are raging out of control, sea levels are rising, drinking water is becoming scarcer, droughts, famine, conflict —...
The Globola Crisis
Would people care more about climate change if we called it Globola?
Sibel Edmonds, Crisis of Civilization Podcast Episode 3 (Part 1)
FBI whistle-blower Sibel Edmonds was described as “the most gagged person in the history of the United States” by the American Civil Liberties Union. This week, Nafeez...
Rap News 22: The Energy Crisis
 Like many others who preceded us, our "civilisation" faces an Energy Crisis of megawattic proportions, which threatens to bring an end to our brief joyride. But our dirty...
The Youth Job Crisis
Youths in Canada and the U.S. are finding it increasingly difficult to find employment after they finish their post-secondary education. And a growing portion of the jobs...
Greek Debt Crisis: 'Banks Will Collapse' without a Deal
As Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande meet to discuss Greece, the banks teeter on the edge of nationalisation. Paul Mason reports from Athens.
Twenty Things YOU Can Do To Address the Climate Crisis!
Getting your mind around climate change is hard. Confronting it requires us to deal with the ways that coal, oil, and gas have shaped nearly every aspect of our world, from our...
Causes, Deep Causes, and Solutions to the Economic and Environmental Crisis of Our Time
I. The Real Cause of the Present Crisis What is the “deep cause” of the present crisis? It is not the subprime lending, or the housing bubble that might have been reined in...
Last Call: The Untold Reasons for the Global Crisis (trailer)
Last Call provides a high-level examination of one of the most fundamental environmental questions of our time - are there limits to growth? In 1972, the publication of the...
After Crisis, Greeks Work to Promote 'Social' Economy
ALONIA, Greece — The feisty owner of a small family business that makes detergents has never had time for anticapitalist firebrands. So he was suspicious and skeptical when he...
5 Years After the Financial Crisis, The Big Banks Are Still Committing Massive Crimes
Preface: Not all banks are criminal enterprises. The wrongdoing of a particular bank cannot be attributed to other banks without proof. But – as documented below – many of...
'New Normals' of the Climate Crisis Demand a New Economy
The Post Carbon Institute released a new report today, Climate After Growth: Why Environmentalists Must Embrace Post-Growth Economics & Community Resilience. The report calls...
This Economic Collapse Is a 'Crisis of Bigness'
Leopold Kohr warned 50 years ago that the gigantist global system would grow until it imploded. We should have listened
Stunning Photorealistic Pastel Drawings Bring Awareness To Climate Crisis
At first glance, these images look like like photos of glaciers and icebergs afloat on tranquil and frigid seas. The truth is somewhat more interesting, however – they’re...