Videos about Elections & Democracy
51-100 of 110
Noam Chomsky: How the Business Class Shapes Our Opinions about Democracy and Government
"Elections are moments when groups of investors coalesce and invest to control the state." - Thomas Ferguson This is a clip from Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Politics...
Counter-Intelligence: Shining a Light on Black Operations (2013)
An extraordinary work by a gifted filmmaker, "Counter-Intelligence" shines sunlight into the darkest crevices of empire run amok. The film vividly exposes a monstrous and...
Monty Python Explains Occupy Wall St. in 3 Minutes
A little bit of political satire on systems of government. This just about sums it up doesn't it? :)
Free The Press, Buy The Tribune Company
Infamous right-wing billionaires Rupert Murdoch and the Koch Brothers are threatening to buy the Tribune Company, which publishes the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago...
The Money Lobby (2013)
The Money Lobby examines how Political Action Committees (PACs) and Super PACs have managed to monopolize the political discourse in the US in favor of a privileged...
Earth Democracy
Vandana Shiva explains the concept of a deeper democracy called "Earth Democracy."
David Barsamian on Democrats vs. Republicans: Same Result, Different Poison
The founder and director of Alternative Radio, David Barsamian, talks about how Republicans and Democrats are essentially the same, it's just a choice of how fast you want...
War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and The National Security State (2013) (trailer)
In a Democracy, citizens are entitled to the freedom of information and the freedom of the press, but what happens when that democratic government turns its back on the truth...
Street Fight (2005)
Nominated for an Academy Award, this film chronicles the hard-fought campaign for mayor of Newark, New Jersey, by Corey Booker, a young community activist and City Council...
Engaging People: Stories About Citizens Revitalizing Democracy
Engaging People is a web series of short documentaries about people who are engaged and actively making change in their communities. They serve as models of service...
Who Rules America? (2012)
Welcome to Wall Street – the epicenter of financial power in America, perhaps the money capital of the world. The globally oriented financial firms, based in the New York...
The Citizen's Oath
The #1 demand of both the Occupy Movement & the Tea Party has been to end the bribing of our public officials to once and for all have a government of the people, for the...
Resistencia (trailer)
Honduras; A military coup d'etat pushes landless farmers to carry out the most audacious takeover in recent memory. You were inspired by Tahrir. You were inspired by Occupy...
Shift Change: True Stories of Dignified Jobs in Democratic Workplaces
At a time when many are disillusioned with big banks and big business, and growing inequity in our country, employee ownership offers a real solution for workers and...
Democracy At Work: How This One Idea Could Make Your Job Amazing
Democracy at Work is a project that aims to build a social movement. The movement's goal is transition to a new society whose productive enterprises (offices, factories, and...
Four Horsemen (2012)
The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments, religion and mainstream economists...
Priceless (2012)
PRICELE$$ is a filmmaker’s personal journey across America to answer a burning question: why are some of our government’s most basic policies, like food and energy, so...
RzUP: A Cure-all for Electile Dysfunction (2012)
No matter who's elected, the system wins, so we may as well die bold (laughing). Electile Dysfunction is 45 minutes of remix video art bringing you the best political...
You, Me, and the SPP: Trading Democracy for Corporate Rule (2009)
What do secrecy, police provocateurs, an assault on democracy and infringements on citizens’ rights have in common? The Security Prosperity Partnership. You, Me, and the SPP...
Disenfranchised in America (2012)
New legislation across the US could have a huge impact on the country’s 2012 presidential elections. Largely Republican politicians have passed a range of new voting laws that...
Help! Help! I'm Being Repressed!
A little bit of political satire on systems of government. This scene features an annoying peasant that seems to know a lot more about goverment than he should.  Content from...
Expanding the Debate Exclusive: Third Party Candidates Join the Debate As Obama-Romney Spar
As President Obama and Mitt Romney squared off for the first time on Wednesday night, Democracy Now! broke the sound barrier by pausing Obama and Romney's answers to get...
Democratic Womanism: A Poem by Alice Walker
With less than 40 days to go before the 2012 presidential election, poet and activist Alice Walker reads her new poem, "Democratic Womanism," on Democracy Now. Full transcript...
Culture in Decline #1: What Democracy?
Series Premiere: Culture in Decline | Episode #1 "What Democracy?" by Peter Joseph. This opening show addresses the coming 2012 US Presidential Election and the subject of...
Pots, Pans and Other Solutions (2012)
In Iceland, the first European country to wake up to an economic crash, people became aware that they could and should intervene in society and started demanding more...
GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth
How do we become a sustainable civilization? GrowthBusters explores our society's worship of growth everlasting: Economic Growth, Population Growth, Increasing Consumption, and...
Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (2008)
Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country is a 2008 Danish documentary film directed by Anders Østergaard. It follows the September 2007 protests against the military regime in...
Amend 2012
Thanks to the Supreme Court and Citizens United, the same big corporations and billionaires that destroyed our economy and caused millions of us to lose our jobs and homes, are...
The Last Mountain (2011)
The fight for the last great mountain in America's Appalachian heartland pits the mining giant that wants to explode it to extract the coal within, against the community...
Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections (2008)
UNCOUNTED is an explosive new documentary that shows how the election fraud that changed the outcome of the 2004 election led to even greater fraud in 2006 - and now looms as...
Thom Hartmann: The story of the 5 Kings who rule America
America does not belong to Kings - she belongs to the people. It's time for Congress and our President to step up and put the Supreme Court back on equal footing with the rest...
Consensus (Direct Democracy @ Occupy Wall St)
A look into the "HOW" of the Occupy Wall Street movement: The consensus process.The community of occupiers at Liberty Plaza have sparked the process of building a movement that...
Peter Joseph Speaks @ Occupy LA (Occupy Wall St)
Peter Joseph of The Zeitgeist Movement speaking at Occupy LA (Occupy Wall ST) Oct 15 2011, offering some excellent perspective on the growing movement. 
Peter Joseph:  Message to Occupy Wall Street & The World
Peter Joseph, founder of the Zeitgeist Movement, addresses Occupy Wall St, offering thoughts on the Media, Violence & Solutions going forward. Please share. The Revolution is Now. 
Lifting the Veil:  Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy (2011)
This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the "graveyard of social movements", the massive influence of corporate finance in elections, the absurd...
(Astro)Turf Wars (trailer)
From the Tea Parties to the healthcare and climate wars, America’s conservative citizens have revolted against the Obama agenda. But are these grassroots actions in fact...
Thomas Linzey: Turning Defense into Offense: Challenging Corporations & Creating Self-Governance
Thomas Linzey, the innovative attorney and co-founder of the Democracy Schools and the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund portrays the provocative successes of...
The Story of Citizens United v. FEC (2011)
The crisis of corporate influence over American democracy is the latest subject of award-winning Internet filmmaker, Annie Leonard. The movie explores the history of the...
Ethos (2010)
Ethos, a powerful documentary hosted by Woody Harrelson, is an investigation into the flaws in our systems, and the mechanisms that work against democracy, our environment and...
Rich Media, Poor Democracy (2003)
If a key indicator of the health of a democracy is the state of its journalism, the United States is in deep trouble. In Rich Media, Poor Democracy, Robert McChesney lays the...
The Shock Doctrine (2009)
An investigation of "disaster capitalism", based on Naomi Klein's proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its...
Target Ain't People
Activists fight back against corporations trying to influence our democratic elections.
South of The Border (2010)
There’s a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn’t know it. Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and...
Bill Moyers at the Howard Zinn Lecture (2010)
The first Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture is delivered by veteran journalist, Bill Moyers. Citing Zinn as his inspiration, Moyers focuses on the challenges facing our democracy...
The War On Democracy (2007)
'The War On Democracy' (2007) was John Pilger's first for cinema. It explores the current and past relationship of Washington with Latin American countries such as Venezuela...
Gerrymandering (trailer)
Right now, across the country, our two major political parties are gearing up for a once-a-decade war whose winner will control Congress for the next ten years, and possibly...
For Liberty: How the Ron Paul Revolution Watered the Withered Tree of Liberty (2009)
As the 2007-08 presidential campaign cycle offered up the usual slate of Washington insiders, Ron Paul, an obscure Congressman from Texas brought an alternative voice that...
Free Speech Should Be For People, Not Corporations
Congresswoman Donna Edwards and constitutional law professor Jamie Raskin speak out against the Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United v. FEC and call for a mass movement of...
Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Politics (trailer)
"A most important project" - Noam Chomsky, Institute professor MIT "...a magnificent and entertaining introduction and elaboration upon an important way to understand the...
DeFox America
FOX News is on a witch hunt. Their goal is simple: to destroy the Obama administration and the progressive movement. They've already forced Van Jones out of the White House...