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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...
Crisis and Openings: Introduction to Marxism - Richard D Wolff
Professor Wolff discusses that which the crisis has made possible in relation to Marxism during this lecture given at The Brecht Forum on July 29, 2012 as part of their Annual...
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...
The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained
Why is the refugee crisis all over the news? How is this related to Syria? Why should we care at all?  Click to read 5 Things You Can Do To Help Refugees Right Now Sources...
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.
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). Watch it here. It's a brilliant film that was easy to put at the top of our list of the top 100 documentaries we can use...
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...
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...
This Is Not a 'Migrant Crisis' - It's a Crisis of Inequality and War
The media  is wrong to characterise the issues surrounding the thousands of people attempting to travel into Europe as a ‘migrant crisis’, according to a briefing released...
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"...
European Refugee Crisis - The Anatomy of a Coverup
The real story behind the refugee/migrant crisis in Europe is much stranger than fiction. If you watch the news, you've probably heard about the refugee crisis in Europe (or...
Bolivia: 'For a Lasting Solution to the Climate Crisis We Must Destroy Capitalism'
Bolivia's national contribution to the COP 21 describes capitalism as "a system of death" that has to be destroyed to protect humanity and Mother Earth. EurActiv France reports.
Planetary Crisis: We Are Not All in This Together
“Climate change and extreme weather events are not devastating a random selection of human beings from all walks of life. There are no billionaires among the dead, no corporate...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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://...
A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity (2016)
A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity is a feature-length documentary that follows a community in Australia who came together to explore and demonstrate a simpler way to live in...
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...
Who Is to Blame for the Refugee Crisis?
Today 60 million human beings are displaced from war and extreme poverty. Many European countries are responding to the crisis with racist hysteria, polices and police state...
Climate Change Crisis (Bernie Sanders Vs Hillary Clinton)
What are Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton going to do about Climate Change? We are under attack, and the attack is coming from climate change. Al Gore warns Bernie Sanders...
Is Western Foreign Policy to Blame for the 'European Migrant crisis'?
Over the last few weeks, Britons have been well-informed on the harrowing experiences faced by migrants travelling to Europe in an attempt to escape the harsh realities in...
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...
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...
New Documentary Helping Us See The Invisible Crisis of Plastic in Oceans
Scientists have warned about the dangers of plastic pollution and microplastics in the environment for a while now. But most people still aren’t convinced of the link between...
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"
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 Global Refugee Crisis: Humanity's Last Call for a Culture of Sharing and Cooperation
The real crisis is not the influx of refugees to Europe per se but a toxic combination of destabilising foreign policy agendas, economic austerity and the rise of right-wing...
Our Brand Is Crisis (2005)
A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences.
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...
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...
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...
British Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Complicit in Yemen Humanitarian Crisis
Oxfam has hit out at the British government's position on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, as accusations continue that civilians have been deliberately targeted as Yemen's...
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 —...