Videos about Elections & Democracy
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Sister of Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Has a Message for Trump
Donald Trump and his campaign rhetoric against Muslims is a major issue for Dr. Suzanne Barakat, sister of Deah Barakat, a victim in the Chapel Hill shooting. Here's what she...
What's a Rigged Economy?
Income inequality is rising and working Americans feel like they aren't getting ahead. Welcome to the rigged economy. Here's how it works.
The Mad World of Donald Trump (2016)
Matt Frei enters the colourful and mad world of presidential hopeful, Donald Trump - whose meteoric political rise comes amid one of the most controversial political campaigns...
Capitalism Will Eat Democracy Unless We Speak Up
Have you wondered why politicians aren't what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance...
DOUBLESPEAK- A Film About Climate Change
Doublespeak highlights the contradictory actions of President Obama and the British Prime Minister, David Cameron when it comes to addressing the urgent threat of climate...
Noam Chomsky on the U.S. Presidential Election and the Rise of Islamophobia
Renowned political theorist Noam Chomsky is often cited for his criticism of the US political system. In the second of a special two-part interview, Chomsky sits down with...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Voting
Every American deserves an equal vote. But in some states, access to voting is becoming less and less equal. 
Comedian Brian Dunkleman Takes On the Stigma of Socialism
There's nothing more American than Football. There's also nothing more socialist. Brian Dunkleman Takes On the Stigma of Socialism.
Bernie Sanders Is a BEAST
Epic compilation of some of his most dramatic moments of Bernie speaking truth to the establishment. Bernie Sanders has stood up for the working class and spoken out against...
Dark Money: How Billionaires Are Buying Elections
Billionaires have found a shady way to secretly finance candidates. They use nonprofits as vats of cash to funnel cash to candidates that will advance their interests. 
Stephen Colbert Interviews Neil Degrasse Tyson
Stephen Colbert Interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson
Baby Got Pacs! (Parody)
Check out Sir-Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back," remixed and rewritten to be about the shadiest kind of campaign funding. "I like super PACs and I cannot lie!"
Black Voters Drop Hillary Clinton to Support Bernie Sanders & MLK's Legacy
Black Voters explain why they have dropped Hillary Clinton, and supports Bernie Sanders instead. & Building on MLK's Legacy. Vote in the Primaries! Also make sure you register...
Corporate Media Admits Bernie Sanders Is a Strong(Er) General Election Candidate
The blackout on Bernie is starting to end.
Ralph Nader and Abby Martin on the Corporate Elections
On this week’s episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin interviews American political figure Ralph Nader about the 2016 presidential race—from the “Brown Shirt” Trump movement...
Talking Shop with Bernie Sanders and Killer Mike
On November 23rd, 2015, Killer Mike sat down with Senator Bernie Sanders at The SWAG Shop in Atlanta, GA to discuss topics ranging from gun control to democratic...
#ThisIsACoup - How The EU Destroyed the First Radical Left Gov in Modern History (2015)
Director Theopi Skarlatos and producer Paul Mason present #ThisIsACoup, a four part documentary series telling the story of how the European Union destroyed the first radical...
What Is Democracy?
Democracy is something we can all agree on. But what does it actually mean? James Butler looks at the many ways the word gets used politically and what it means to attempt to...
Who Owns the Media? An Exclusive Look Into UK and USA Press
Insurge Intelligence recruited Scenes of Reason to create a video teaser for an exclusive exploration of how the media is run in the UK and the USA under the title "How...
Reykjavik Rising (2015)
In October 2008 Iceland was hit with one of the biggest financial disasters any nation in the world had experienced. In response, citizens took to the streets creating what is...
Noam Chomsky & Abby Martin: Electing the President of an Empire
At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Abby Martin interviews world-renowned philosopher and linguist Professor Noam Chomsky. Prof. Chomsky comments...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Canadian Election
Canada is about to have a major election. John Oliver enlists Mike Myers, a beaver, and a moose to give voters some advice.
How to Stop a Pipeline: Canadian First Nations' Legal Battle for Their Territories
A decade-long battle over a proposed pipeline is helping shape the Canadian national election even as a historic legal case may make or break the development. First Nations are...
Whoa Canada (2015)
“Whoa Canada” is about Canada’s surveillance programs in an era of climate change. We’ve interviewed some of the countries leading experts and people who have actually been...
Land You Love - Hey Rosetta! & Yukon Blonde
Land You Love is a political protest song concerning the upcoming 2015 Canadian federal election.  The music video was performed and recorded on opposite sides of the country...
Noam Chomsky on the Economic War on Latin America
Chris Spannos speaks with the acclaimed public intellectual about the shift in US policy toward Cuba and what it signals.  In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly...
Please Don't Vote: A Message From The Republican Party
The Republican party counts on poor voter turnout to win. That's how they won in 2014, and it's how they'd like to win in 2016. If you want to do your part to help the GOP and...
Noam Chomsky on the (in)compatibility of Democracy and Capitalism
Noam Chomsky on the relationship between capitalism and democracy. Deleted scene from the documentary "Can We Do It Ourselves?"
The Supreme Price (2014)
The Supreme Price is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Washington DC Statehood
Washington DC experiences taxation without representation. It's also missing from rhyming state songs. John Oliver and a group of singing children fix one of these problems. 
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...
Bernie Sanders Explains Why Elites Don't Want You To Vote
In an excerpt from the 2006 documentary "American Blackout" Senator Bernie Sanders Explains Why Elites Don't Want You To Vote.
Heard That Old Saying Democracy Is the Tyranny of The Majority? It Was Propaganda Invented By Elites
Is it really surprising that the elite minority would try to convince the majority over which they rule, that democracy = tyranny? This is a clip taken from the film Golden...
Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley (2015)
It is June 28th, 2009. The people of Honduras are preparing to vote in their country's first-ever referendum. However, instead of waking up to ballot boxes they rise to find...
Tired of the Two-Party System Foiling Alternatives? Instant-Runoff Voting Is The Obvious Solution
Matt Gonzalez, President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, speaks to the Green Party national convention. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. June 26th, 2004. www.mattgonzalez.com
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...
The Square (2013)
The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster for a number of years. Through the news, we only get a glimpse of the bloodiest battle, an election, or a million man...
Disregarding Gaza - Why is Gaza Not an Issue in the Israeli Elections?
A short documentary that examines the absence of Gaza and the Palestinians from the Israeli mainstream media and 2015 elections. Shot during operation Protective Edge by Tamar...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: U.S. Territories
A set of Supreme Court decisions made over 100 years ago has left U.S. territories without meaningful representation. That's weird, right? 
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...
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...
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...
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. 
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...
Anonymous: The Movement Behind the Mask
There’s community in anonymity. And for activists around the world, the iconic Guy Fawkes mask has become a symbol of that community. “The mask is an identifier of like-minded...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: State Legislatures and ALEC
While midterm coverage is largely focused on the parts of Congress that do very little, vital (and bizarre) midterm elections are going unexamined. State legislators pass a lot...
The Roots of Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Revolution'
Abby Martin discusses the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, highlighting the long history of tension between mainland China and the autonomous region and how China is...
Amazing Aerial Footage Showing Scale Of Protests In Hong Kong
Occupy Central is growing bigger by the day. To find out more read this story.
NOTA UK: An Introduction to NOTA (2014)
The first of four videos by NOTA UK about why we need a 'None of the Above' option on the ballot paper for all future UK elections. Parts 2, 3 & 4 coming soon... Find out more...
Westminster Fear & Media Bias Shafted Scotland: Russell Brand The Trews (E150)
Russell Brand The Trews (E150). Reaction to the referendum in which Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom. But were the odds stacked against independence?