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Scotland is about to vote on whether to secede from the UK. There are solid arguments on both sides. But none of that makes bagpipes good to listen to...or does it? Connect with Last Week Tonight online...
The real reason Russia and Syria are being targeted right now. 
Our Generation is an independent documentary film, made over 3 years, that looks at the current state of Indigenous relations in Australia, home to the oldest living culture in the world. Driven by the remote Yolngu peoples of Northeast Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory...
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Gitmo 'Transparency', Review Board Red Tape, Military Commissions Sham, Zero Dark Thirty Lies and Closing Guantanamo for Good.
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on the History of Gitmo, Methods of Torture, the Remaining Detainees and the Ongoing Hunger Strikes by Prisoners. EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin features Part I of her exclusive coverage from Guantanamo Bay...
Evidence exposing who put ISIS in power, and how it was done. Sources and full transcript. StormCloudsGathering on Facebook.
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. - April 4, 1967 - Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break Silence Full and unabridged. Personal favorite quotes: 8:09 "A few years ago there was a shining moment in that struggle. It seemed as if there was a real promise of hope for the poor -- both...
Wolfgang Gartner - Illmerica from Ultra Music. Can you guess the common theme?
The truth is chilling. But it is a history we should never forget. This is a clip from the feature documentary "Schooling the World." Thanks to the generosity of the film-makers, for a limited time you can watch the full film online for free and in HD! Watch it here while...
Abby Martin reports on the issue of undetonated munitions, highlighting the rising death count of children in Afghanistan exposed to unexploded land mines, as well as the over 100,000 deaths that have occurred since 1975 from similar munitions in Vietnam.
How Washington and its Allies Use Social Media to Topple Governments & Manipulate Public Opinion.  
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 ZunZuneo. LIKE Breaking the Set @ http://fb.me/BreakingTheSet FOLLOW Abby Martin @...
March 1, 2014 "Neo-liberalism Is neither New nor Liberal" - Noam Chomsky
The European and American public are being systematically lied to about the Ukraine crisis. Sources & full transcript: http://scgnews.com/the-ukraine-crisis-what-youre-not-being-told Follow us on our new Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SCGNews
Abby Martin goes over the strange rituals of secret societies, remarking on the Yale fraternity 'Skull & Bones' calling out the surreptitious behavior of two the society's most famous members including George W Bush and John Kerry. LIKE Breaking the Set @...
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 of addressing root causes.
Around the world ‘development’ is robbing tribal people of their land, self-sufficiency and pride and leaving them with nothing. Watch this short, satirical film, written by Oren Ginzburg and narrated by actor and comedian David Mitchell, which tells the story of how tribal...
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 violent/graphic content is shown. Here's a breakdown of just SOME of the issues going on in this vid...
This video was shot in Portland, Oregon, November, 2011 and features the words of John Trudell. Connect with Soul Minor: - Official Website: http://www.soulminor.com/ - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QD503 - Twitter: https://twitter.com/Soul_Minor Debut album...
It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. We have fundamentally changed the rules of the game and the rules of engagement. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government--condoned torture occur in corners across the...
David Korten’s inspiring and extensively-illustrated presentation of his new book The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community. David says we are at a defining moment in all of human history.   “Will future generations know our time …[as] the Great Unraveling, when...
This film analyzes the movement of a society from freedom to tyranny in five steps. It clearly shows how those in positions of power may cultivate the conditions of tyranny in any population by demonstrating how easily ordinary people may be manipulated into compliance with...
Ian MacKenzie An ardent filmmaker and media activist, Ian MacKenzie is dedicated to capturing and sharing glimpses of emerging human paradigms. MacKenzie's most recent film, Occupy Love, explores the growing realization that the dominant systems of power are failing to...
'Stealing A Nation' is an extraordinary film about the plight of the Chagos Islands, whose indigenous population was secretly and brutally expelled by British Governments in the late 1960s and early 1970s to make way for an American military base. The tragedy, which falls...
One of the most extraordinary films about Australia is soon to be released. This is Utopia, an epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger.
Securiotic is an excerpt from a funny animated short film Risto Turunen is working on called "The Heart". He has an IndieGoGO campaign running: http://igg.me/p/565213 if anyone feels inspired to help him get it created. Can't wait to see the rest of this!  
Abby Martin Breaks the Set with Legendary Director Oliver Stone and Renowned Historian Peter Kuznick.
Peak Moment 200: "Is the world a better place because you were born?" asks author Derrick Jensen. He contrasts sustainable indigenous cultures, who enrich their habitat, with the current "dominant culture destroying everything." He explores how industrial civilization is...
The Afghan war has provided NATO with access to control the $200+ Billion opium trade. The war has given NATO a key toe-hold in a geostrategic region, bordering perennial US target Iran as well as providing access to the key Central Asian nations- a vital area in NATO’s...
It was featured in "The West Wing," but map dishonesty is anything but fictional. Check out this clip to get an accurate look at the size of Africa. - Rollie Williams   An accurate look at Africa relative to some major countries:
It has been said that it is no measure of health to be well adjusted in a profoundly sick society. And there is no way you can be awake and deny that we live in a profoundly sick society. So, are you well adjusted? Listen, if you live in the United States or the UK or in...
As our troops in Afghanistan prepare to come home, more and more British soldiers are haunted by the trauma of over a decade of war. This Panorama special investigates the true personal cost which, until now, has remained largely hidden. The Ministry of Defence only releases...
BBC Panorama investigates Donald Trump's bold claims of bringing "six thousand jobs and a billion pounds in investment to Scotland" with his golfing development. It seemed to some to be an opportunity not to be missed, even though it would mean sacrificing an...
The film follows Daniel Ellsberg and explores the events leading up to the publication of the Pentagon Papers, which exposed the top-secret military history of the United States involvement in Vietnam.
FRONTLINE reveals 9/11's unprecedented yet largely invisible legacy: the creation of a vast maze of clandestine government and private agencies designed to hunt terrorists and prevent future attacks on the U.S. INTERNATIONAL VIEWERS: If you have trouble viewing the film...
The source behind the Guardian's NSA files talks to Glenn Greenwald about his motives for the biggest intelligence leak in a generation.
How the Obama administration is redefining the US military's strategic priorities with far-reaching consequences. The United States' military expenditures today account for about 40 percent of the world total. In 2012, the US spent some $682bn on its military - an amount...
This is a film based on the book "Death of the Liberal Class" by journalist and Pulitzer prize winner, Chris Hedges. It charts the rise of the Corporate State, and examines the future of obedience in a world of unfettered capitalism, globalisation, staggering inequality...
In 2008, the world’s food system began to fall apart. However, threatened with hunger, rich countries have started buying up and leasing fertile tracts of the developing world. With 60% of all arable land in the world in Africa, this is where investors have firmly set...
There is a classified America we were never meant to see. From Academy Award®-winning writer/director Oliver Stone, this ten-part documentary series looks back at human events that at the time went under reported, but that crucially shaped America's unique and complex history...
On January the 17th, 2013, 32-year-old Belgium MP Laurent Louis, considered one of the most controversial and demonized national political figures, delivered the most powerful truth ever told in a political arena.  Click on the CC "Captions" icon to get the English...
John Perkins was a prominent member of the top-secret team of “economic hit men”, who used fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, military coups and murder to create the global American empire after World War II. After a long internal...
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 have stalled. 23 international thinkers come together and break their silence about how the world...
Written and directed by Tim Robbins, Embedded is a ripped-from-the-headlines satire about the madness surrounding brave men and women on the front lines of a Middle East conflict. It skewers lapdog embedded journalists, scheming government officials and the media's...
Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans' most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film tells how even as chattel slavery came to an end in the South in 1865...
A study published by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in January 2008 said that 5.4 million people had died from 1998 to 2007 in Congo, with 45,000 more victims being added to the death toll every month.   It's now estimated the death toll has risen in between 7...
Dispatches investigates one of the most powerful and influential political lobbies in Britain, which is working in support of the interests of the State of Israel. Despite wielding great influence among the highest realms of British politics and media, little is known about...
In the spring of 2005, Jim Miller, a Native spiritual leader and Vietnam veteran, found himself in a dream riding on horseback across the great plains of South Dakota. Just before he awoke, he arrived at a riverbank in Minnesota and saw 38 of his Dakota ancestors hanged. At...
In this, the first of his 58 documentary films, John Pilger combines candid interviews and amazing frontline footage of Vietnam to portray a growing rift between the US military bureaucrats - "lifers" - and the soldiers who physically and mentally fight the war on the...
A John Pilger documentary. Apartheid based on race is outlawed now, but the system always went far deeper than that. The cruelty and injustice were underwritten by an economic apartheid, which regarded people as no more than cheap expendable labor. It was backed by great...