Videos about Politics
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US Police Killings in 2015: Inside the Shocking Numbers in 2 Minutes
The Guardian has logged every police killing in America this year, and, as of 1 July 2015, 547 people have been killed by law enforcement. (This video shows the figures up to...
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...
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...
Republicans Welcomed Bernie Sanders to Wisconsin By Calling Him an Extremist. His Response? Perfect.
This was just awesome. No wonder so many people love Sander's message. The opening minutes of the July 1st rally was a classic #FeelTheBern moment, delivered to a 10,000...
The World As It Is
This is the truth about the world today: not as it should be, or how it was taught to us in schools, but as it really is. The 5 minute clip is from OBEY (2013), a film based...
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...
Action Man: Battlfield Casualties
The UK is one of only nineteen countries worldwide, and the only EU member, that still recruits 16 year olds into its armed forces, (other nations include Iran and North...
Building Communities of Dissent Around Social Injustices Caused by Neoliberalism
How do we build on communities of dissent, asks veteran Black activist A. Sivanandan in a short film released this week by Sage Publications alongside a collection of his key...
What Have the Tories Ever Done to Us?
With the Tories going it alone in government we know exactly what to expect. More nasty, destructive cuts to the things ordinary people care about- the NHS, the welfare state...
Israeli Government Cartoon Tries to Ridicule Journalists About Gaza
The Israeli Foreign Ministry released a cartoon recently about Gaza. But it's not funny ha-ha. Instead, it ridicules journalists. Check it out. 
Audacious Mic Takeover by “Millionaires for Wealthcare” Present Award to Senator at Republican Event
Perhaps you recall Republican state Senator Todd Gardenhire (R-Tenn.), apparently unfamiliar with camera phones,  getting caught on film calling an uninsured activist in...
The Success of the Growing BDS Movement is Generating a Backlash from Israel
BDS, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement targeting Israel, has gained momentum across American college campuses. In response, anti-BDS efforts have also intensified...
An Introduction To Capitalism
At its root, capitalism is an economic system based on three things: wage labour (working for a wage), private ownership or control of the means of production (things like...
Why Artists Are Saying No to TTIP
A group of artists including actors Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott and Juliet Stevenson and designer Vivienne Westwood are fronting a campaign to raise public awareness of the trade...
Protesters Press Secluded G7 Leaders on Harmful Policies, from Crippling Austerity to Dirty Coal
As leaders of the seven wealthy democracies known as the Group of Seven hold talks in a secluded castle in Germany, thousands of protesters have been met with 20,000 police in...
Marinaleda: A Socialist Utopia in Spain
Marinaleda is a small and remote village of Andalusia, one of the poorest regions in Spain. The town, with a population of 2,700 citizens, has a unique political and economic...
Towards a Future Worth Choosing - Ending the Era of Ecocide
I’m looking out across a valley, very fertile and green. Different cultures share their space with young and old alike. A society that cares for the soil beneath our feet, the...
Anarchy Lives: Rojava
There is place where sex, creed and ethnicity do not harbor division. A place where everyone is military trained so that having a police force becomes obsolete. A place where...
Akala on Mainstream Media's Coverage of the Baltimore Riots
‘People’s Morality is not in their melanin’. Rapper and writer Akala speak to Going Underground about how the mainstream media’s coverage of the Baltimore riots is devoid of...
Julian Assange Exclusive Interview with Democracy Now!
In a Democracy Now! exclusive Amy Goodman talks to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent nearly three years inside Ecuador’s Embassy in London, where he has political...
A Minority Pastime (2015)
On 18 February 2005, the Hunting Act came into enforcement – fox hunting was now illegal. Yet, Denise Ward (writer and producer) and other ordinary people who live in the...
RESIST: The Unist'ot'en's Call To The Land (2013)
RESIST: The Unist'ot'en's Call To The Land is a short documentary that was filmed in the summer of 2013 on unceded Wet'suwet'en territory, 1000 km north of Vancouver in...
How Corporations Are Getting Rich Off of Prisoners
Private prison companies claim they can house, feed, and monitor inmates more cost effectively than state governments and so there you have it-- they win big contracts. But...
Emergency: VOTE To Start Revolution - Russell Brand The Trews (E312)
In today's 'Trews Politics Week Conclusion' I recap last week's episodes, reveal Part 2 of 'Milibrand' and give my call to action for how to best use your vote to save the...
Proof That Corruption Is Legal in America
According to a Princeton University study, public opinion has “near-zero” impact on U.S. law. One thing that does have an influence? Money. Nearly every issue we face as a...
The Game of Thrones Guide to UK Elections (with the Real Jon Snow)
Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow (he knows something) explains the UK general election using what we understand best: Game of Thrones. Turns out, there are lots of...
Emma Goldman on Patriotism
"Patriotism" by Emma Goldman, read by Sandra Oh.
A Social Cleansing - Gentrification and the Housing Crisis in London
We are in the middle of a growing housing crisis (the UK is in breach of its own United Nations human rights commitment to provide people with adequate homes) which is...
Will Bernie Sanders Usher in a New Progressive Era?
In this clip from Bill's interview with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (VT-I), he asks the senator from Vermont what it will take to get the "Hillary wing of the...
Obama's Anger Management Translator Speaks the Truth
Comedian Keegan-Michael Key plays his iconic character Luther at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Rap News 31: The EuroDiVision Contest
We've all heard of EuroVision. But there's another song that’s being sung across Europe - the peoples' chants of protest against Europe's austerity measures. Today we'll hear...
Requiem For The American Dream (2015)
Noam Chomsky is one of America's most important thinkers, critical minds, and voices of dissent, and thus it's hardly a surprise that his gripping ideas have been the subject...
There's a Massive, Illicit Bust of Edward Snowden Stuck to a War Monument in Brooklyn
While most people slept, a trio of artists and some helpers installed a bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Brooklyn on Monday morning. The group, which allowed ANIMAL...
Emperor's New Clothes Remix
Cassetteboy is back with another Conservative rap, this time with a special guest appearances from George Osborne and UKIP's Nigel Farage. This is a promo for The Emperor's New...
The Emperor's New Clothes
British comedian and activist Russell Brand joins forces with acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom on a polemical documentary about the financial crisis and gross inequality...
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...
Letterman to Cornel West: Am I ‘Ignorant’ to Think Race Relations Are Getting Better?
The author of "Black Prophetic Fire" talks about the civil rights movement, President Obama and more.
They Told This DEA Agent Not to Enforce Drug Laws in White Areas. Really.
Meet Matthew Fogg, a former U.S. Marshal whose exploits led him to be nicknamed "Batman." When he noticed that all of his team's drug raids were in black areas, he suggested...
Anarchy in Rojava
In this sedition, we look at the fierce men and women who have been fighting the head-chopping Islamists of I.S.I.S. to create a libertarian commune along the border between...
White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America (2013)
White Like Me, based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the US through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. In...
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...
Greece: The End of Austerity? (2015)
Syriza had 22 days to make history. This is how they did it. We followed Syriza's activists, candidates and leadership from the waterfront, to remote mountain villages, to the...
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...
My Call For Humanity | Spoken Word
It is no longer acceptable to live an unfulfilling life, or participate in habits which cause degeneration in health, the environment, and/or relationships. Credits: Jamie...
FRAMED
What's behind the West's fascination with "saving" Africa? FRAMED investigates the images and myths that cast a continent as a victim. What attracts Western activists to...
Do Rich People Deserve To Be Rich?
Russell Brand is joined by writer and activist George Monbiot to discuss whether wealth really is the inevitable result of hard work, in episode 223 of The Trews.
Nonlinear Warfare - A New System of Political Control (2014)
A short film by Adam Curtis screened during Charlie Brooker's review of 2014 on the BBC; shows the how deliberate undermining of peoples perception of the world, by...
The New Global Menace: Property Developers
They're shamelessly greedy, they're tearing apart communities and they're one of the main drivers of exploding levels of inequality. Bankers? Tax dodgers? Actually it's...
How America Is Like A Bad Boyfriend
But... I love America! 
Not In Our Name
'NOT IN OUR NAME' is a short documentary montage of the March In March in Melbourne, Australia on the 16th of March 2014. Three days of peaceful assemblies, non-partisan...