Videos about Elections & Democracy
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Life Goes On: A Positive and Uplifting Response to Dark Times
Recent world events have a lot of people feeling fearful and angry. But there is much more good than bad in this world, and I choose to remain hopeful. This video explains why.
Answering the Call
Fifty one years ago, the nation watched in horror as bloody images of police attacks on civil rights protestors in Selma, Alabama aired on television. John Witeck...
Still Berning (2016)
Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic presidential primary to Hillary Clinton. But it was a glorious loss. And it has become a beginning, not an end. The end of the Bernie Sanders...
Meet Your New Overlord
In the wake of the election of Donald Trump, many peeps are freaking the fuck out. Well, step back, take a break and watch our analysis. IF YOU FIND THESE REPORTS USEFUL...
Bernie Sanders: Now More Than Ever, It's Our Revolution
The Senator from Vermont remains optimistic about the country's future, and urges citizens to become more deeply involved in the political process.
Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton ~ RAP SONG (The Oligarchy)
Sure there are differences between Trump & Hillary. But don't you see all the similarities?
Who I'm Voting For...
Prince Ea announces who he's voting for. It's probably not who you think.
Dinosaur explains Trump policies better than Trump!
Donald Trump is actually the corporate triceratops, Mr. Richfield, from the 90's TV show sitcom, "Dinosaurs". 
Here's How They Try to Suppress Your Vote
In America, voting isn't a right, it's a privilege -like health care, or clean water. Here are some of the tactics politicians use to keep people from voting. REGISTER TO VOTE
Rap News Special Edition: Hillary Clinton Vs Donald Trump
Hello world. RAP NEWS is back for a special episode on the 2016 USA Election mayhem, feat. Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump + a touch of Jill Stein & Gary Johnson. This one's...
Take Your Voice Back! * GOTV *
Are you sick of politicians speaking for you and getting it all wrong? Take your voice back! Vote this November!
Protest for Open Debates! (The CPD is a Fraud!)
Please share this video and DEMAND #OpenDebates! Call the CPD and demand #OpenDebates! @ 202-872-1020 Fight for real democracy and let Jill & Gary's voices be heard!
Africa's Last Colony
Can you name Africa’s last colony? Western Sahara has been occupied by neighboring Morocco for over 40 years, yet most people have never heard of the conflict. NO country in...
I Love My Country But Hate What They Are Doing
The lies that lead us to never ending war - and real solutions to change this fate 32 minute short film featuring prominent Swiss historian and researcher Dr. Daniele Ganser...
Express Yourself - GOTV - Brave New Films
We express ourselves in the choices we make every single day, so why not express your thoughts on issues that matter to you by voting? Let your voice be heard! Vote this November!
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Democratic National Convention
John Oliver covers the Democratic convention and the unconventional state of our democracy. 
How "Winner Take All" Voting Inevitably Leads to a Two Party System
The problems with 'winner take all' or 'first pass the post' voting, explained via the animal kingdom. 
Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich Vs. Chris Hedges on Tackling the Neoliberal Order
The day after Senator Bernie Sanders spoke at the Democratic National Convention and urged his supporters to work to ensure his former rival wins the presidential race, we host...
The Social Construction of Reality
This is deep. "Whose story is defining the context of your reality?"
How Did Hitler Rise to Power?
Decades after the fall of the Third Reich, it feels impossible to understand how Adolf Hitler, the tyrant who orchestrated one of the largest genocides in human history, could...
Turkey's Failed Military Coup, Explained
The attempted coup against Turkish President Erdoğan might have failed, but plenty of problems still await him.
Putting Out the UnWelcome Mat: Democracy Handbook with Bassem Youssef Ep. 1
Bassem Youssef think's he's found a quick fix for our nation's immigration problem: Stop making yourself look so enticing to the rest of the world, and take a cue from Flint...
Epic Rant Directs Anger over Brexit at the F!*£ING TORIES
Reporter Pie is dismayed at the Remain's reaction to Brexit!
Robert Reich: The 5 Principles of True Patriotism
We talk a lot about Patriotism, especially around July 4th, but we need also to take to heart its five basic principles. First: True patriotism isn’t simply about waving the...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Brexit Update
The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and it looks like it may not be an especially smooth transition.
UNCOUNTED: The Story of the California Primary (2016)
In an extensive mini-documentary by Rogue Kite Productions and The Young Turks, we tell you the true story of what happened leading up to and after the California Democratic...
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
Trailer for Greg Palast's feature documentary exposing the theft of the 2016 election and the billionaires bankrolling the ballot banditry. Coming Summer 2016 Support this...
Political Polls Are Bad for Democracy: Here's Why
Most of us have never taken part in a poll about politics, says Guardian US data editor Mona Chalabi, but we will happily believe the results and even let them affect how we...
The Choices Are Awful, But We Have to Vote to Stay in the EU
Eleanor Penny explains why Britain needs to remain in the EU despite it's structural racism and lack of democracy. 
This Satirical Trump Vs. Bernie Debate Is Both Hilarious and Highly Disturbing
Comedians James Adomian (Bernie Sanders) and Anthony Atamanuik (Donald Trump) bring two of the most controversial candidates in history, head-to-head, or rather bald-to-toupee...
What Is Economic Democracy?
An animated look at David Schweickart's proposal for a next system, grounded in democratic worker cooperatives and built around public control of financial capital. More info...
Why the Left Should Vote to Leave the EU
Aaron Bastani, famously pro-Brexit left commentator gives his four reasons why the EU can't be relied upon for democracy, social justice and freedom.
Authoritarianism: the Political Science That Explains Trump
The obscure research that predicted Donald Trump. For more, read Amanda Taub's feature "The rise of American authoritarianism".
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Primaries and Caucuses
Primaries and caucuses are a surprisingly undemocratic part of the democratic process. John Oliver discusses our convoluted system for choosing presidential nominees. 
Peasants for Plutocracy: How the Billionaires Brainwashed America
The following video explores the influence billionaires have had through massive public relations campaigns, fake "grass roots" movements like the Tea Party, and funding of...
How to Upgrade Democracy for the Internet Era
Pia Mancini and her colleagues want to upgrade democracy in Argentina and beyond. Through their open-source mobile platform they want to bring citizens inside the legislative...
A Trump Presidency Would be as American as Bald Eagles, Indigenous Genocide and Apple Pie
Every bold advancement of progress in the United States is met by a racist backlash, says Steven Thrasher. So, he argues, it would make complete sense if Donald Trump became...
2016 Presidential Election Reality Check
We're awake now. We're not going back to sleep.
Amy Goodman: How the Media Is Ruining This Election
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! tells us about Trump-land and how the media is ruining this election. 
Hillary Clinton's Business of Corporate Shilling & War Making (2016)
Digging deep into Hillary's connections to Wall Street, Abby Martin reveals how the Clinton's multi-million-dollar political machine operates.  This episode chronicles the...
Muslims for Trump Have a Message You Should Listen To. It's NOT What You Expect.
Peace House attended a Trump rally disguised as satirical characters. What happened after completely changed their perspective...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Congressional Fundraising
Lawmakers have to raise money to keep their jobs, but a surprising amount of their job now consists of raising money. John Oliver sits down with Congressman Steve Israel to...
Bush Official Would Vote for Bernie Sanders Before Donald Trump
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, who served in the first term of the George W. Bush Administration as the Chief of Staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell, shares his candid...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Border Wall
Donald Drumpf wants to build a wall on the U.S-Mexico border. Is his plan feasible? 
Anonymous Have Just Brilliantly Trolled Trump
Anonymous published information about Donald Trump, including his cell phone number and Social Security number, online. The response from the Trump team was to call for the...
Brazil's Political Explosion for Beginners
During the presidency of Lula Da Silva, billions of dollars in bribes were taken to allow construction companies to overcharge the government-owned oil company, Petrobras. Now...
Donald Trump: A History of Violence
Please watch this video through to the end. Those who support Trump and the ignorant, violent hostility he intentionally fosters have no place calling themselves patriots. This...
Donald Trump Shows Alarming Willingness to Use Fascist Terms & Styles
"Fascism: Could it happen here?" That’s a question increasingly being raised as Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump continues his bid for the White House. People...
Why Bernie Is the Most Electable Candidate in 80 Seconds
Here's why Bernie Sanders is the most electable candidate in 80 seconds. Help us out at Made by Tyler Sanders and Adrienne Teeley
Sanders Path to Victory Blocked by Media and Party Elites
Former White House counsel Bill Curry says only sustained grassroots pressure will push democratic leadership to address the economic interests of the working-class.