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Scott Noble, who also produced Lifting the Veil, pulls together a combination of internet and original footage to create the first feature-length documentary on Occupy Wall St, telling the story and motivation behind the movement in its own words. It is a treatise to the...
The interactions between wildlife and the physical planet are more complex and fascinating than we could ever have imagined. I can hear you muttering already: he’s completely lost it this time. He’s written a 2,000-word article on whale poo. I admit that at first it might be...
This video has been made for WaterAid as part of the YouTube Cannes Young Lions Ad Contest. Director: Tadas Vidmantas Actor: Ainis Storpirštis Lithuania
We live in extraordinary times. All around us the old world is crumbling, while the new one struggles to be born. Crises and catastrophes are rocking our planet like never before. Rebellions and revolutions are stirring the system to its very core. And yet, while the tidal...
So-called "balanced" climate change coverage usually means a skeptic is put up against a climate expert. Watch HBO funny man John Oliver explain why this set up is so absurd (warning: he likes to swear).
The Internet likes Cat Videos. We like the Internet. This video is the ninth in a series, Notes From The Golden Age (NFTGA) that deals with the fact that we are living in a Golden Age, and looks at how and why this has been hidden from us.
2011 will likely be remembered in America as the year that the nation's youth finally started to wake up - all that bubbling knowledge of the world's problems, all the discontent and disillusion with our broken system finally burst into a flurry of creative action. Our...
'Gift' is a must watch short film that has a profound, heart-touching message about the importance of giving, and the true value of wealth. It’s a beautiful depiction of how we deeply touch others when we selflessly give our time, love and kindness. “Gift” is about a boy who...
A documentary that takes an in depth look into the political movement that sprang from the 2008 economic collapse. It gives a balanced analysis of the movement's successes and failures from those who were instrumental in sustaining the protests to voices from within academia...
This is a ten minute recap of our earthship greenhouse we built at Valhalla. If you'd like to watch the entire playlists; Subscribe to our Channel and watch all 10 parts. :) Watch the entire Playlist of Videos; How we build the Greenhouse from the ground...
The American Ruling Classis one of the most unusual films to be made in America in recent years -- both in terms of form and content. The form is a "dramatic-documentary-musical" and the content is our country's most taboo topic: class, power and privilege in our nominally...
“There it is,” I said, camera in hand. “I’ve been looking for that poster for my ecological city slide show.” Before me was a sign I’d seen several times flashing by through the window of my moving train. It turned out to be part of a campaign by the Vancouver Aquarium...
Why do we stick up for a system or institution we live in -- a government, company, or marriage -- even when anyone else can see it is failing miserably? Why do we resist change even when the system is corrupt or unjust? A new article in Current Directions in Psychological...
There's a lot of talk of Karl Marx in the air these days – from Rush Limbaugh accusing Pope Francis of promoting "pure Marxism" to a Washington Times writer claiming that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is an "unrepentant Marxist."   But few people actually understand...
You fly in through Salt Lake City. You drive your rental car up and up and up to Park City. It's snow, Venti-sized drinks and premiere screenings day and night over the ten days of the 30th anniversary edition of the Sundance Film Festival. You get a real sense of what...
On December 16, 2012 a young woman and her friend travelling on a bus in South Delhi were physically assaulted.  The young woman was raped and brutalized and fought for her life for days following.  Unfortunately she lost her life, but her struggle galvanized millions in...
In a massive blow to multinational agribiz corporations such as  Monsanto, Bayer, and Dow, Peru has officially passed a law banning genetically modified ingredients anywhere within the country for a full decade before coming up for another review.  Peru’s Plenary Session of...
The central objective of this film is to reveal man's condition as a modern slave within the context of the totalitarian mercantile system and to show the forms of mystification which mask his servile condition. Its aim is to attack head on the dominant world organization...
Under the cloak of austerity the primary purpose of this government is to move public money into private pockets! The artist taxi driver takes to the road interviewing people suffering under the ideological destruction of the welfare system: nurses, the homeless, the...
It was at the beginning of 1989 when the French academic Jacques Rupnik sat at his desk, in order to prepare a report on the state of the economic reforms in Mikhail Gorbatsov's Soviet Union. The term that he used in describing the death rattle of the empire was...
Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is an adaptation of the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer based on the travels of
Stand in solidarity with the people of Syria calling and dying for their freedom and right to choose their leaders.   The idea is very simple, but potentially very powerful: Imagine if a million people spoke the words "I Support The Syrian Revolution"?  Our aim is to...
Would you be willing to spend four hours stacking shelves in a supermarket? Regularly? For nothing? And do a spot on the tills, and quite a lot of floor-mopping? Well, it certainly makes a change from hanging out at Starbucks, I suppose. As I climb into my overalls, grab a...
Channel 4's documentary 'The Rise and Rise of Animal Rights' tries to answer the question "What gave rise to the notion that animals have rights, and do they?"
Through cutting-edge CGI, National Geographic explores the potential effects of sea level rise on our civilization over the next few centuries. Earth Under Water explains the science behind the prediction of sea level rise and shows what will happen if the levels rise with...
A new post-carbon era dawns as the old fossil fuel system dies. It's time to step up.   Last Friday, I posted an exclusive report about a new NASA-backed scientific research project at the 
The changing of the Earth is evident all around us, sea levels are rising, greed is rising, species death counts are rising, and more. Stephen Hawking predicts the end of humanity will occur in less than 40 years' time. It is quite clear that what we are doing now isn't...
In the wake of Thatcher’s departure, I remember her victims. Patrick Warby’s daughter, Marie, was one of them. Marie, aged five, suffered from a bowel deformity and needed a special diet. Without it, the pain was excruciating. Her father was a Durham miner and had used all...
A couple years back when I was working toward a philosophy major in college, I wrote a rebuttal on the section of The Anarchist FAQ that covers anarcho-capitalism. I removed the rebuttal from the web because I didn't have the time or inclination to continue to maintain it...
Very, very few people can ever say that they are in the single most important place they could possibly be, doing the single most important thing they could possibly be doing -- that's you, here, now. You are the movement that we need if we are going to win in the few years...
Five million people die every year as a result of the carbon economy and the impacts of climate change, according to the latest edition of DARA’s Climate Vulnerability Monitor.Published today, the report warns this could rise to six million by 2030, with 700,000 of those...
From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins comes Girl Rising - an innovative new feature film about the power of education to change a girl -- and the world. Visit girlrising.com to learn how to bring Girl Rising to your local theater.
The rise of fundamentalism is a decidedly modern phenomenon in which US imperialism has always played a major role. The Islamic State is no exception. As the jihadi militants of the Islamist State — IS, formerly known as ISIS — rampage through Syria and Iraq, wantonly...
Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans — nearly 1 in 2 — have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income. The latest census data depict a middle class that’s shrinking as unemployment stays high and the...
The Mayfair Set, subtitled Four Stories About the Rise of Business and the Decline of Political Power, is a series of programmes produced by Adam Curtis for the BBC, first broadcast in the summer of 1999. The programme looks at how buccaneer capitalists of hot money were...
A documentary, a research project, a story of stories about the construction of a sustainable, solidary and decentralized economy. Weaving nets that overcome the individualization and the hierarchical division of work. Thousands of people every day all over the world. Here...
On Monday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama took to Facebook to tell his four million friends that "religion is no longer adequate." The Tibetan religious leader was quoting from a book he published last year, entitled "Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World," in which he...
The last couple of days have been gloomy ones. I kept checking in with the vague and dire reports from the nuclear-power bleeding edge in Japan. For part of the time I was also immersed in a post about truly awful things going on in the U.S. poultry industry. While digging...
By Louis Michel New York - Virtually everyone in the world at some point in the past year saw Edward Snowden's face on a telescreen. His image was ubiquitous and the information he coveted and later divulged to the world is one of the biggest releases of classified...
When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay "propaganda" in June last year, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state. Homophobia becoming legislation means it’s now not only accepted in Russia but actively...
The fight against fracking, fracked gas pipelines and LNG terminals is heating up in BC.  Resistance is on the rise - communities across BC are mobilizing to take a stand against a fractured future and oppose Premier Clark’s dangerous and dirty LNG pipedreams. Liquefied...
Balud is a Filipino dialect word for "waves." This short experimental film is a response to Typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan), which swallowed my hometown Tacloban city last November, 2013. This film dedicated to family, friends and fellowmen who were lost on its...
This video describe about mangrove rehabilitation efforts, to against rob (seawater inundation) at Semarang city, Central Java, Indonesia. Seawater inundation is caused by sea level rise and land subsidence. KeSEMaT is organization who care with this phenomenon, and take...
A new Always advert seeks to change what it means to be 'like a girl' by showing kids and adults reacting differently to the phrase. Women: if someone asked you to ‘run like a girl’, what would you do? Might you start running with dainty little steps? Or would you run the...
Meet the anthropologist, activist, and anarchist who helped transform a hapless rally into a global protest movement David Graeber likes to say that he had three goals for the year: promote his book, learn to drive, and launch a worldwide revolution. The first is going well...
I have yet to see my nearest large occupation, Boston, or the precursor of all U.S. occupations, Wall Street. Instead, I have been on the road for the past six weeks in Thesselonika and Athens Greece; Istanbul and Diyarbikar Turkey; Lexington, Kentucky; London, England...
Charlie Rose gives an in-depth interview with Charles Ferguson, about his 2011 Academy Award Winning documentary "Inside Job".
Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade is an hour-long documentary film written and directed by Garrett Graham in collaboration with the Tar Sands Blockade and features exclusive video footage shot by the blockaders themselves during the course of over six...
It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. We have fundamentally changed the rules of the game and the rules of engagement. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government--condoned torture occur in corners across the...