Videos about Corporations
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Three of the Best Moments from the Brilliant Satirical Film 'Network'
Network (1976) is director Sidney Lumet's brilliant, pitch-black criticism of the hollow, lurid wasteland of television journalism where entertainment value and short-term...
TPP, TTIP, TiSA, ISDS - Acronyms to End Democracy
The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership), TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), and TISA (Trade in Services Agreement) are currently being negotiated behind closed...
How To Avoid Paying Your Taxes
Corporations and individuals are suspected of hiding $21 trillion in taxable income. How do they do it? AJ+ will tell you.
Mining Company Ousted by Zapotec Community in Mexico
Brilliant story about the community of Magdalena Teitipac in Oaxaca, Mexico, who have succeeded in banishing a mining company that intruded on their traditional lands without...
Why Big Media Shouldn't Get Bigger:  Bill Moyers Interviews Bernie Sanders (2013)
In 1983, 50 corporations controlled a majority of American media. Now that number is six. And Big Media may get even bigger, thanks to the FCC's consideration of ending a rule...
The Greatest War Going On Today Has Been Called The Silent War, Because Few Ever Speak Of It
"There are no bullets, but it's a war in which people are dying... And the principle weapon, is debt." This clip is taken from the beginning of the film War By Other Means...
This Is The World As It Is. It Is Global and It Is What We Obey.
This is the truth about the world today: not as it should be, or how it was taught to us in schools, but as it really is. The 5 minute clip is from OBEY (2013), a film based...
What Is Community Wealth Building?
Traditional economic development wastes billions of dollars of taxpayer money to subsidize the profit of corporations with no loyalty to the communities who foot the bill. But...
TPP/TTIP/TiSA Grants Banks Terrifying Secret Powers
"In March 2014, the Bank of England let the cat out of the bag: money is just an IOU, and the banks are rolling in it. So wrote David Graeber in The Guardian the same month...
Columbia University Becomes First To Divest From Prisons
Columbia University becomes the first major U.S. university to divest from the prison prison industry. It's all thanks to student activism.
The Most Important Thing You Need To Know About TTIP (also applies to TPP)
The most important thing you need to know about TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership); a heavily flawed trade deal proposal between the United States and Europe...
The TPP: What You're Not Being Told
There's a reason this is being hidden from the public. Transcript and sources: http://stormcloudsgathering.com/the-tpp-what-youre-not-being-told 
An Introduction To Capitalism
At its root, capitalism is an economic system based on three things: wage labour (working for a wage), private ownership or control of the means of production (things like...
Why Artists Are Saying No to TTIP
A group of artists including actors Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott and Juliet Stevenson and designer Vivienne Westwood are fronting a campaign to raise public awareness of the trade...
Monsanto: The Poison Expert That Wants to Feed Us
Is the ‘old’ Monsanto, the one responsible for producing Agent Orange, PCB’s and DDT and a terrible record at covering up and denying the tragedies that have resulted from...
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...
A song of Oil, Ice and Fire - Shell's Plans to Drill The Arctic
Right now, Shell is preparing to drill in the Arctic for the first time. If we don’t stop them, it could be the beginning of the end for everything we hold dear - because if...
Can We Do It Ourselves? (2015)
Within modern life exists a paradox: we celebrate democracy as a political system, but not as an economic system, even though our workplaces have a far greater impact on our...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Chickens
John Oliver explains how chicken farming can be unfair, punishing, and inhumane. And not just for the chickens! 
UDITA (2015)
Life, death, oppression and resistance - 5 Years with the women of Bangladesh's sweatshops and their fight for a better life. Produced by RAINBOW COLLECTIVE and OPENVIZOR...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Paid Family Leave
Many American companies do not offer paid leave after the birth of a child, which means they probably shouldn't run sappy Mother's Day ads.
This Hedge Fund Billionaire Takes from the Poor to Give to the Rich
Paul Tudor Jones THINKS he's Robin Hood -but he is the opposite! LEARN MORE SUBSCRIBE The Hedge Clippers are working to expose the mechanisms hedge funds and billionaires...
Food Chains (2014)
In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Fashion
Trendy clothes are cheaper than ever. That sounds great for the people who buy them, but it's horrible for the people who make them. 
GMO OMG (2014)
GMO OMG director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice? And perhaps...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Patents
For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the system by stockpiling patents and threatening lawsuits, businesses are forced...
If Politics Is Dead, Is The Election Its Funeral?
In this episode, I look at the recent collapses within the political parties in the US and UK and work out is this the death of politics? 
The 3 Biggest Myths Blinding Us to Economic Truth
Robert Reich breaks down the 3 biggest economic myths. 1. The “job creators” are CEOs, corporations and the rich, whose taxes must be low in order to induce them to create...
The Lie We Live
Spencer Cathcart raises all the right questions, exposes collective lies and stories we tell ourselves all the while retaining a sense of hope for humanity. This video will...
The NRA Vs Pediatricians
You wouldn’t go to a gun lobbyist or a Smith and Wesson executive for advice about your health. But that’s who is controlling our nation’s response to one of the deadliest...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Tobacco
Thanks to tobacco industry regulations and marketing restrictions in the US, smoking rates have dropped dramatically. John Oliver explains how tobacco companies are keeping...
What Does It Take to Start a Worker Co-Op? A Practical Video Guide to Democratizing Our Economy
A new film asks whether practicing workplace democracy would be easier if our media gave us as many visions of collaboration as they do of competition? As Sarah van Gelder...
Life at a Walmart Sweatshop
In China, factory workers live in dorms owned by Walmart - workers pay rent and utilities.  If they move out of the dorms to live in a place not connected to Walmart, they...
Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers (2006)
This is the story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war.   Acclaimed director Robert Greenwald (Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, Outfoxed and...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Marketing to Doctors
Pharmaceutical companies spend billions of dollars marketing drugs to doctors. We have a few issues with that.
How the Rich Keep Us Poor
Ever wondered how they do it? Guinea, and many other African countries, will never rise out of poverty if this continues to happen... Please watch the video and then sign the...
Capitalism Is Just a Story - Rise Up and Create a New One
How many of us have a sneaking suspicion that something pretty fundamental is going wrong in the world? We keep hearing about the potentially devastating consequences of...
The Great Invisible (2014)
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. It killed 11 workers and caused the worst oil spill in American history. The explosion still...
The Worst Trade Deal You've Never Heard Of
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, now headed to Congress, is a product of big corporations and Wall Street, seeking to circumvent regulations protecting workers, consumers, and...
Koch Brothers EXPOSED (2014)
Billionaires David and Charles Koch have been handed the ability to buy our democracy in the form of giant checks to the House, Senate, and soon, possibly even the...
Inside The Private Prison Industry: An Interview With Christopher Petrella
Majority Report producer Michael Brooks interviews journalist Christopher Petrella, covering the power of the private prison industry, why private prisons are working to be...
Detroit Part I: Extinguishing the Homeless & Shutting Off Human Rights
On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, features exclusive on-the-ground coverage from Detroit, Michigan, beginning with a look at a tent city outside of downtown...
Detroit Part II: Bankruptcy Dictatorship & Foreclosed Futures
 On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, features part II of BTS' on-the-ground coverage from Detroit. 
Ursula Le Guin Speech Challenges The Inevitability of Capitalism
Ursula K. Le Guin accepts the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and challenges the assumption that capitalism seems...
Bill Moyers: The New Robber Barons
Washington continues to reward wealthy donors and Wall St but what about everyday Americans? Author and historian Steve Fraser has answers. 
Democrats Bow Down to Wall Street
Bill speaks with outspoken veteran journalist John R. MacArthur, president and publisher of Harper's Magazine, about the problems with the Obama-backed Trans-Pacific...
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...
Dying in Prison
The largest immigration detention center in America profits from denying health care to prisoners. SUBSCRIBE  WATCH MORE:  Roberto Martinez-Medina got arrested for not having...
This Amazing Spoken-Word Film Captures the Madness of Shopping in 4 Minutes
‘Live Rich’ - A spoken word film about the true meaning of wealth. Follow Buy Nothing Day on Twitter and Facebook. Video by Gary Turk.
Tesco Chainstore Massacre
Parody ad for Tesco from the stage show 'Pete the Temp vs Climate Change'.