Videos about Elections & Democracy
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A Rough Guide to the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) - A Raw Deal That Puts Corporate Power Above People Power
The Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership is a trade deal between the EU and the US, with negotiations conducted in secret but open to pressure from corporate lobbyists...
EU/US Trade Deal Gives Corporations Power to Sue Governments Over Laws That "Damage Profits"
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and EU would grant corporations the power to sue governments for making laws that 'damage' their...
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes
Pay 2 Play shows how our elections encourage extortion, and how to stop it. Coming August 2014. In part 2, Lawrence Lessig outlines a strategy for taking action. Vist...
US Attempts Twitter Coup in Cuba | Big Brother Watch
Abby Martin goes over of an Associated Press article which exposes USAID's secret attempt to monitor and influence dissent in Cuba through a social messaging service called...
The Unknown Known (2014) (trailer)
In THE UNKNOWN KNOWN, Academy Award-winning director Errol Morris (THE FOG OF WAR) offers a mesmerizing portrait of Donald Rumsfeld, the larger-than-life figure who served as...
Dr.Cornel West: Obama is "Puppet of Big Business"
Dr.Cornel West has become critical of president obama.
Does The U.S. Want War With Russia?
 Two weeks ago, when Liz Wahl quit her post as an RT host live on air claiming that she could not be part of a network that was "funded by the Russian Government" and was set...
A Parable About Power
Taken from the documentary A Whisper to a Roar, this short animation beautifully illustrates the corrupting nature of power, the need for collective action and the importance...
Here's A 5-Minute Video That'll Make You Rethink Our Entire News Media Circus
Thank goodness for the people behind these smartphones and cameras because otherwise ... well, without them, who would know that these things are happening? WARNING: Some...
How The Washington Post's New Owner Aided the CIA, Blocked WikiLeaks & Decimated the Book Industry
AUGUST 7, 2013 - The Washington Post announced the paper had been sold to Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos for $250 million. Bezos, one of the world’s wealthiest men, now...
Bad News In Britain as Controvertial #GaggingLaw Is Passed
A short film explaining what the government's gagging law is all about and why it's bad for democracy. Featuring 38 Degrees, Guido Fawkes, Friend of the Earth, Baston Legal &...
Citizen Watchdog: Why a Surfer Went to the White House
Justin Auciello grew up in Seaside Park, NJ loving the ocean, beach and surfing. But, that wasn't the only thing he loved. When he heard fire alarms go off, he'd hop on his...
Real News Network's Full 2013 Interview With Ralph Nader
Paul Jay from The Real News Network sits down with Ralph Nader for a fantastic interview.  This December, 2013 interview is in three segments and covers a range of...
He Knows When You're Sleeping. He Knows When You're Awake. And He's Way Too Far Up In Your Business.
Lots of people say the whole NSA thing isn't a big deal because if you have nothing to hide, you shouldn't be afraid. Of course, that was before we found out NSA employees were...
A Citizen Go-Getter on Civic Participation and Democracy
We all know people who are hard-core doers, and Rosemary Ryan, life-long Highlands, New Jersey resident delivers in spades. She's been elected Board of Education President...
How 'We The People' Became 'We The Corporations,' In Under 4 Minutes
The courts have been giving corporations the rights of people since way before the Citizens United decision, which allows corporations to spend as much as they want to...
The Old Paradigm Meets the New Paradigm In This Incredible Interview with Russel Brand
Newsnight's Jeremy Paxman engages Russell Brand about voting, apathy, revolution and beards... and it's the most utterly fantastic clash between the old paradigm and the new...
TPP: The Biggest Threat to the Internet You've Probably Never Heard Of
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is being negotiated in secret between more than 12 countries around the Pacific region. Find out why it poses a huge threat to...
The Assange Agenda -- Surveillance, Democracy And You (trailer)
The Assange Agenda is a documentary about how surveillance by governments and corporations is disrupting democracy and how Julian Assange, Wikileaks and others attempt to...
The Untold History of Barack Obama and the Democratic Party
I wish my teachers had shown me documentaries like this when I was in school. Everything I was taught in school about government and politics was how things "should be...
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...
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...