Videos about Government
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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...
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. 
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: 911
Emergency call centers are in desperate need of funding and new technology. Until we upgrade our 911 system, we should at least create more informative PSA's. 
Carbon Omissions: 3 Lies The UK Government Has Been Telling about Its Response to Climate Change
A new animation about consumption, climate change and wellbeing by PIRC, George Monbiot and Leo Murray. For more info, see: http://carbonomissions.org.uk
The United Nations of the Spirit - Naciones Unidas Del Espíritu
In 2015 leaders and members of diverse indigenous communities throughout America founded the United Nations of the Spirit. Durante el mes de diciembre del 2015 en la Eco...
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...
Iraq War Confessions From Inside the Bush Administration
In the wake of Donald Trump's accusations against the Bush administration for lying about "Weapons of Mass Destruction" and failing to keep Americans save from terrorism, TYT's...
Globalising Aotearoa: A Short Film about Activist Opposition to the TPP in New Zealand
A short film discussing the nature of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement and its impact on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the treaty representing the bicultural relationship in...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Special Districts
Special districts spend more public money than all city governments combined. That's odd considering most of us don't know they exist.
The Revenge of the Fallists
This week we take a look at the nefarious capitalist mechanism called free trade agreements, with a focus on world wide resistance to the TPP or Trans Pacific Partnership plus...
Samantha Bee on How Progressives Slept Through the Most Important Election in Recent History
The boring, who-cares midterm snoozefest that was the most important election of your lifetime. Watch Full Frontal with Samantha Bee all new Mondays at 10:30/ 9:30c on TBS!
Bernie
Bernie, was a March and Rally for Bernie Sanders that took place in Union Square,in New York City, on February 27, 2016.
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. 
Statism: the Most Dangerous Religion on Earth
(Warning: Graphic content) A compilation of Larken Rose audio clips taken from various radio interviews. Edited by Harvey Lester ( http://www.facebook.com/harveylester84) If...
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.
Logic, Mighty Moe Ft Maverick Sabre - I'm Not an Alien
Samurai Sound X People's Army Present : I'm Not An Alien We value music as a powerful tool to bring people together, raise spirits and hope around the world. We look at the...
Sink the Rich
This week we examine the contradictory notion of "Anarcho-Capitalism" and dismantle this illogical concept by illustrating current examples of why free markets have nothing to...
Open Up Your Eyes (2016)
This 11 minute video manages to be informative, satirical, and poetic as it covers serious issues that affect all of humanity. It offers simple solutions to government and...
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!"
PBS FRONTLINE:  The Trouble With Chicken (2015)
FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in meat - particularly poultry - and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat. Focusing on an outbreak of...
The Great Everything & The Nothing (2016)
'LIFE-CHANGING!! THIS IS THE VERY DEFINITION OF A FILM YOU MUST-SEE BEFORE YOU DIE'. We all know that there's something odd about life. But we never really discuss it. 'The...
Mall of America Can't Stop Black Lives Matter Rally Over Jamar Clark Death
Is freedom of speech welcome at the Mall of America? A judge has rejected an effort by the nation's largest shopping center to stop a Black Lives Matter protest and force...
TTIP: Might Is Right (2015)
The proposed free trade agreement between the US and Europe (TTIP) causes concern about the European right to self-determination. The most controversial part of TTIP is ISDS...
Global Capitalism: December 2015 Monthly Update
Global Capitalism: December 2015 Monthly Economic Update Richard D. Wolff Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 7:30pm "Saving Capitalism from Itself or Saving Us from It? 
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The Paris Attacks Are Just the Beginning
Sources and transcript: http://stormcloudsgathering.com/paris-attacks 
Bolotics Bulletin #7 - Syria: Why Are We Really Going To War?
With British air strikes on Syria being given the go ahead, the BOLOTICS team look at the real reasons why we are going to war, from 'stopping ISIS' to war profiteering. Are...
Dead End: the Calais Crisis
A touching look at the human side of the headlines as the historic French town of Calais becomes the reluctant host to thousands of refugees fleeing war and terror in Africa...
What You Need to Know about The Origin of ISIS
Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by "inaction"...
A Very Heavy Agenda Part 1: A Catalyzing Event (2015)
"A Very Heavy Agenda is a behind-the-scenes look at the neocon thinkers that fuel America's endless wars. The film is a chillingly honest account of how the neocons behind both...
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.
9/11 Not an "Intelligence Failure"
Ray McGovern and Jason Leopold: The intelligence agencies had the information, the question is why didn't they use it.
Noam Chomsky: Democracy Is a Threat to Any Power System
To mark The Nation's 150th anniversary, John Nichols was joined in conversation by the eminent radical intellectual Noam Chomsky at the Tucson Festival of Books in Arizona on...
European Refugee Crisis - The Anatomy of a Coverup
The real story behind the refugee/migrant crisis in Europe is much stranger than fiction. If you watch the news, you've probably heard about the refugee crisis in Europe (or...
Welcome to the London Arms Fair 2015 - Supported by the UK Government
The London Arms Fair comes to the ExCel centre this week. You'll find guns, tanks and killer drones - and you may also find offers of illegal torture equipment. Want to know...
The Cleveland Model: How the Evergreen Cooperatives Build Community Wealth
Find out how anchor institutions like hospitals and universities can help worker cooperatives create green jobs in the neighborhoods that need them most.
Refugees Unwelcome: The Fight Over Germany's Surge In Refugees
As refugees and asylum seekers continue to pour into Germany, supporters face off against a surging tide of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim protesters. 
Hiroshima Bombing: The Unanswered Questions
70 years on after the Atomic Bomb was dropped and questions are still being asked about Hiroshima. Was it necessary considering around 200,000 people are still suffering from...
Landholding by Force of Arms: Our Fundamental Problem
Land control by armed central authority and private ownership must be abolished to save the future, creating a world where voluntary communities thrive in harmony with the...
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. 
Cornel West and Richard Wolff Talk about Capitalism and White Supremacy
A conversation about capitalism with two brilliant minds, Cornel West and Richard D. Wolff, together in a rare joint appearance. Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Mandatory Minimums
Mandatory minimums require fixed prison sentences for certain crimes. John Oliver explains why we treat some turkeys better than most low-level offenders. Connect with Last...
How Many Drone Strikes Does It Take to Kill a Terrorist?
Are drone strikes as "precise" and "effective" as the US government would like us to think? The short answer is, Hell NO. What the US government doens't want you to know about...
The Anarchist Ideal Summed Up Beautifully in 7 Minutes
This 7-minute clip from Engines of Domination discusses the abolition of armed central authority and what kind of world that would make possible -- a world of peaceful...
UKs Youngest MP Just Gave Her First Speech in Parliament, And It's A Cracker
Mhairi Black, the youngest person to be elected to parliament since at least the 19th century, used a barnstorming first speech in the House of Commons to mount a withering...
The Greek Crisis - What You're Not Being Told
There are several important variables to the Greek debt crisis that most people aren't talking about. Sources and transcript.
Economist Richard Wolff on Roots of Greek Crisis, Debt Relief & Rise of Anti-Capitalism in Europe
 As Greek voters reject further budget cuts and tax hikes in exchange for a rescue package from European creditors, who is to blame for the debt crisis embroiling Greece? Is...
Was The Soviet Union Really a Socialist Country? Noam Chomsky Dispels This Propaganda In 1 Minute
Both America and Stalin's Soviet Union has called his regime a socialist system, but for different reasons. America called Stalin's dictatorship a socialist system because it...
Myths for Profit: Canada's Role In Industries of War and Peace (2009)
Is Canada the global good guy? Let's examine that claim.  MYTH 1) 'Canada is a peacekeeping nation' examines the changes within the Canadian military policies and what has...