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DEMOCRACY
 Solidarity for the Homes of Occupy Canada Click on «cc» for subtitles.
Democracy At Work: How This One Idea Could Make Your Job Amazing
Democracy at Work is a project that aims to build a social movement. The movement's goal is transition to a new society whose productive enterprises (offices, factories, and...
Democracy 101: Pittsburgh G20 Protests and the Police Occupation of Pitt University (2009)
Version 1 of a documentary about the recent Pittsburgh G20 Protests, and the Police Occupation of the University of Pittsburgh. This film is a collaboration between Pittsburgh...
Democracy 2.0: Iceland crowdsources new constitution | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR
In just three years, Iceland went from collapse to revolution and back to growth. What can Spain and Greece learn from the Icelandic experience and its embrace of direct...
Democracy Isn't Built on Demonstrators' Bodies
On December 26, 2003, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) deliberately shot at Gil Namati, a 21 year old Israeli protestor that demonstrated against the separation fence/wall. Gil...
Democracy? That Would Be Anarchy!
The lead-up to an election is a tough time to be an anarchist. There's always someone wagging a patronising finger and telling you that your, or their, or someone's...
Democracy Is for Life, Not Just Elections
A mate who I trust said to me; “You know what this election boils down to? Who do you want to be protesting against on May 8th? Or whenever they finish counting, negotiating...
Democracy Needs A None Of The Above Option To Work (2014)
Four videos by NOTA UK on why we need a formal 'None of the Above' (NOTA) option on the ballot paper for all future elections and how to properly implement it. All too often...
Democracy in the Digital Era
We live in remarkable, transformative times. We have the library of Alexandria at our fingertips; all the recorded knowledge of the world is being digitized and made...
Democracy Now! Newscast for February 21, 2006
A daily independent global news hour with Amy Goodman & Juan González Civil Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama Remembers the Day of Malcolm X's Assassination to Her Internment in a...
Inside Occupy Wall Street Raid: Eyewitnesses Describe Arrests, Beatings As NYPD Clear Camp
The Democracy Now! team rushed down to Zuccotti Park in the middle of the night to report on the police crackdown on Occupy Wall Street. We were there until the early hours of...
Freedom Ahead (2012)
Never before in known history have so many people relied on so few for the basic essentials of life. In our present-day democracies, freedom is slowly being commodified. We...
The Myth of the Liberal Media: The Propaganda Model of News
Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky demolish one of the central tenets of our political culture, the idea of the "liberal media." Instead, utilizing a systematic model based on...
Lifting the Veil:  Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy (2011)
This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the "graveyard of social movements", the massive influence of corporate finance in elections, the absurd...
Rich Media, Poor Democracy (2003)
If a key indicator of the health of a democracy is the state of its journalism, the United States is in deep trouble. In Rich Media, Poor Democracy, Robert McChesney lays the...
The Root Problem Is the Root Solution: How We Can Fix Our Democracy and Create a Sustainable Future
So, I was trying to get my friend to read a recent issue of Adbusters magazine. "You've got to read this!" I said. "There's an article about how the media today is owned by...
The War On Democracy (2007)
'The War On Democracy' (2007) was John Pilger's first for cinema. It explores the current and past relationship of Washington with Latin American countries such as Venezuela...
Beyond Elections: Redefining Democracy in the Americas (2008)
From Venezuela's Communal Councils, to Brazil's Participatory Budgeting; from Constitutional Assemblies to grassroots movements, recuperated factories to cooperatives across...
Hacking Democracy (2006)
Hacking Democracy filmed over 3 years, first shown on HBO (a unit of Time Warner) in 2006 and released on DVD in 2007. The film reveals many strange facts about paperless (or...
Noam Chomsky: How the Business Class Shapes Our Opinions about Democracy and Government
"Elections are moments when groups of investors coalesce and invest to control the state." - Thomas Ferguson This is a clip from Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Politics...
Goodnight Democracy: How Big Money Bought Our Democracy, Children’s-Book Style
Remember Goodnight Moon, the children’s book about a young rabbit going to bed? Rootstrikers, a nonpartisan network of activists seeking to get money out of politics, put...
Prout: Economic Democracy in Practice (2004)
Economics of Prout covers the basic economic principles of Prout, which offers a viable alternative to the materialistic, anti human philosophies of Capitalism and Communism.
You, Me, and the SPP: Trading Democracy for Corporate Rule (2009)
What do secrecy, police provocateurs, an assault on democracy and infringements on citizens’ rights have in common? The Security Prosperity Partnership. You, Me, and the SPP...
Culture in Decline #1: What Democracy?
Series Premiere: Culture in Decline | Episode #1 "What Democracy?" by Peter Joseph. This opening show addresses the coming 2012 US Presidential Election and the subject of...
Hong Kong’s “Occupy” Movement for Democracy
The Chinese government is facing what may be the most organized democratic movement in its history as more than 20 percent of Hong Kong’s 3.5 million eligible voters cast a...
Earth Democracy
Vandana Shiva explains the concept of a deeper democracy called "Earth Democracy."
Legalize Democracy (2014)
Legalize Democracy is a documentary film by Dennis Trainor, Jr. about a movement to amend the U.S. Constitution so that Corporations are not considered people, and money is not...
Blockchain Revolution: Open Source Democracy for the 99%
"The revolution in this era may not need pitchforks, as the ‘peasants’ can just stop paying for the plutocracy." “The Pitchforks Are Coming ... For Us Plutocrats”! This is how...
Julian Assange Exclusive Interview with Democracy Now!
In a Democracy Now! exclusive Amy Goodman talks to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent nearly three years inside Ecuador’s Embassy in London, where he has political...
Breaking the Mold: Democracy at Work
On October 2nd 1992, Marland Mold, a Pittsfield, Massachusetts plastic mold manufacturer became an employee-owned company. The once radical notion of worker ownership was...
Representative Democracy IS NOT Democracy
This is satisfying truth-telling. The real civics lesson we ought to get in school. Part 2: Direct Democracy Part 3: Visions of a Free Society
This Is What Energy Democracy Looks Like
Profit-driven approaches to our energy supply are not working. Emissions continue to rise and our climate is rapidly changing. How can we move toward “energy democracy,”...
Trickle-Up Democracy
I know we’re not supposed to say such things, but I have lost faith in national politics. Yes, I’ll [continue to vote in] elections and do my part to get the less sold-out...
Bring "Democracy Now!" to a Station Near You
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media...
Third Party Candidates to Join in Real Time on Democracy Now!'s Live Coverage of First Pres. Debate
democracynow on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free As President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney square off in the first presidential debate in Denver on...
A Little Light'll Do Ya - Defending Democracy in America
Blacked out or dismissed as 'conspiracy theories' by corporate news outlets, reports of massive vote fraud in the 2004 presidential election circulated on the internet and...
Consensus (Direct Democracy @ Occupy Wall St)
A look into the "HOW" of the Occupy Wall Street movement: The consensus process.The community of occupiers at Liberty Plaza have sparked the process of building a movement that...
Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (2004)
There were other connections between the Bushes and the Saudis. Carlyle Group, which hired both George Bush junior and senior, received major funds and worked for Saudi Royals...
Liquid Democracy: The App That Turns Everyone into a Politician
Liquid Democracy is one of the boldest contemporary innovations in democratic decision-making. The idea uses web technology that allows users to interact in new ways. Its...
Noam Chomsky's Roadmap to a Just World: People Reanimating Democracy
Noam ChomskyI'd like to comment on topics that I think should regularly be on the front pages but are not - and in many crucial cases are scarcely mentioned at all or are...
How Electronic Voting Machines Could Steal Our Democracy
The Riz Khan show looks at how electronic voting could be manipulated to flip the outcome of the 2008 US presidential election. A great 12 minute synopsis of the issue, up to...
Monsanto Hates Democracy
Monsanto hates democracy because democracy doesn't work for Monsanto. Nine out of 10 of us want to know where Monsanto's been hiding the GMOs in our food and  most of us...
That Awkward Moment When You Realize the U.S. Killed Democracy in Iran for Oil
Sixty years ago this week, on Aug. 19, 1953, the United States, in collaboration with Britain, successfully staged a coup in Iran to overthrow democratically elected Prime...
The Assange Agenda -- Surveillance, Democracy And You (trailer)
The Assange Agenda is a documentary about how surveillance by governments and corporations is disrupting democracy and how Julian Assange, Wikileaks and others attempt to...
Attack ads: bad for democracy, good for Big Media
Attack ads may be bad news for our democracy -- but Big Media companies are laughing all the way to the bank, raking in $3 billion in political ads this season.
Engaging People: Stories About Citizens Revitalizing Democracy
Engaging People is a web series of short documentaries about people who are engaged and actively making change in their communities. They serve as models of service...
Sharp Left Turn for the Media Reform Movement: Toward a Post-Capitalist Democracy
The contemporary media reform movement exploded into prominence in the United States in 2003 as a response to the effort by the Bush Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to...
PROUT's Concept of Economic Democracy
10 minutes of plain-spoken awesome. Economic Democracy is the BIG IDEA of our time. Make sure you don't miss the awesome moment starting at 2:30 that goes until 3:25!  "People...
Own The Change: Building Economic Democracy One Worker Co-op at a Time (2015)
Own the Change: Building Economic Democracy One Worker Co-op at a Time is a short documentary meant to give an overview of what a worker co-op is, how it can transform lives...
A Citizen Go-Getter on Civic Participation and Democracy
We all know people who are hard-core doers, and Rosemary Ryan, life-long Highlands, New Jersey resident delivers in spades. She's been elected Board of Education President...