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Rise Like Lions: OWS and the Seeds of Revolution (2011)
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...
Everything Is Connected
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...
Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Eyes Wide Open writer Eduardo Galeano take us on a journey through today’s Latin America. After 500 years of exploitation and repression, Latin America is at a turning point in...
The Price of Memory
It’s 2002 and Queen Elizabeth II visits Jamaica for her Golden Jubilee Celebrations. While there, she is petitioned by a small group of Rastafari for slavery reparations. For...
"CapeTownMotherCity?" (2011)
Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa and its most popular destination for tourists. It is especially known for its beautiful beaches, Table Mountain...
Good News/Bad News: A Manifesto for Independent Media
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...
Why Is This Man Having Such a Bad Day?
This video has been made for WaterAid as part of the YouTube Cannes Young Lions Ad Contest. Director: Tadas Vidmantas Actor: Ainis Storpirštis Lithuania
The Best Social Change Documentaries of 2011
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...
We Can Do So Much Better than Adaptation Or Resilience. Let's Focus On Building The World We Want.
'Call it the creative instead of “resilient” frame of mind. “Resilient” is OK, but it is still reactive, if in a good way. Better to create something actively good in the first...
An Important History Lesson from an Animated Cat.
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...
Watch John Oliver Take the Hot Air Out of Climate Change Coverage
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...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The IRS
Nobody likes the IRS. But recent budget and staff cuts have made it increasingly difficult for the department to do its very important job. Don't take our word for it. Ask...
My Father's Gift
'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...
Occupy: The Movie
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...
Why Do People Defend Unjust, Inept, and Corrupt Systems?
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...
An Earthship in 10 Minutes
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...
The American Ruling Class (2005)
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...
Sun Dancing on Snow: Shining a Bright Light on Social Justice
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...
Marx Was Right: Five Surprising Ways Karl Marx Predicted 2014
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...
1 Billion Rising Against Rape: Why Will You Rise?
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...
On Modern Servitude (2009)
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...
The Economics of Happiness (2011)
Economic globalization has led to a massive expansion in the scale and power of big business and banking. It has also worsened nearly every problem we face: fundamentalism and...
Peru Passes Monumental Ten Year Ban on Genetically Engineered Foods
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...
Just As You Suspected, Mega-Corporations Dominate EU Lobbying
The latest analytical report from Transparency International has revealed that the majority of lobbying meetings involving the European Commissioners and their staff were...
This Is Not A Recession, It's A Robbery (2013)
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...
Why the UK Leads the Way on Inequality
The UK is leading one global race: it is the only G7 country in which wealth inequality has increased steadily since 2000. Seemingly unaffected by the financial crisis or...
On the Front Lines of Class War: Why the Fight for a Livable Wage Is Everyone's Fight
"There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class - the rich class - that's making war, and we're winning." - Warren Buffett (2006) In the spring of 2004, amid the thaw...
Earth Under Water (2011)
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...
The Rise and Rise of Animal Rights (2001)
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?"
The Global Transition Tipping Point Has Arrived - Vive la Révolution
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...
The TPA and the Trojan Horse
On Monday, President Obama signed the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill, fast-tracking the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership). Yesterday, it was revealed that the bill has a...
Into the Wild (trailer)
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...
Catastroika: Privatization goes Public  (2012)
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...
Solidarity with the Syrian people
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...
The People's Supermarket: Communal, Cheap and Democratic
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...
Life off the Grid
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...
Girl Rising (2013) (trailer)
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...
Climate Change Could Kill 100 Million People by 2030
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...
The Islamic State: a Monster the US Empire Created
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...
Voluntourist Trap: Volunteer Travel Programs Silence Critics while Luring in Record Numbers of Would-be Volunteers
On April 2, 2015, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) aired the documentary “Volunteers Unleashed” after a controversial reworking of the film in response to threats of...
How a Libertarian Capitalist Became a Libertarian Socialist
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...
We Can't Wait for the Politicians, We Have to Create the Future that We Need Ourselves
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...
Nearly Half of Americans Are Now Classified as Low Income or Below the Poverty Line
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...
When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren't Called 'Hitler'
Take a look at this picture. Do you know who it is? Most people haven’t heard of him. But you should have. When you see his face or hear his name you should get as sick in...
Dance on Thatcher's Grave, but Remember, There Has Been a Coup in Britain
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...
The Mayfair Set: Four Stories About The Rise Of Business And The Decline Of Political Power (1999)
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...
The Rise and Fall of Globosome
In the vastness of space, there's a a small speck of rock inhabited by the most peculiar lifeforms: Dark little "Globosomes" that start to replicate fast and begin to show...
Asylum Stories - the Reality of Living Life in the UK Asylum system
We spoke to four women, who are asylum seekers based in Greater Manchester, to find out what their experiences of the asylum system have been, and how they feel about the...
Young and Gay in Putin's Russia (2014)
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...
LNG Pipedreams, Fractured Futures and Community Resistance
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...