Videos about Politics
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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Brexit Update
The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and it looks like it may not be an especially smooth transition.
Democratic Party: Change or Lose in November
The Democratic Party deserves a reformation. It can either choose to embrace a more progressive agenda and modify its primary nomination rules, or risk losing in November...
rEVILution: Rise of the Christofascists (2016)
The following documentary examines the roll Christianity plays in American right-wing politics and the radicalizing affect it has had. Republicans often say that a handful of...
UNCOUNTED: The Story of the California Primary (2016)
In an extensive mini-documentary by Rogue Kite Productions and The Young Turks, we tell you the true story of what happened leading up to and after the California Democratic...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Brexit
Britain could soon vote to leave the European Union. John Oliver enlists a barbershop quartet to propose a smarter option. 
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
Trailer for Greg Palast's feature documentary exposing the theft of the 2016 election and the billionaires bankrolling the ballot banditry. Coming Summer 2016 Support this...
Let Fury Have the Hour (2012)
Rough, raw and unapologetically inspirational, Let Fury Have the Hour is a charged journey into the heart of the creative counter-culture in 2012.  In a time of global...
The Human Cost of the Housing Crisis
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a forthcoming documentary exploring the failures and deception behind the social housing crisis. It will be directed by Paul...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Debt Buyers
Companies that purchase debt cheaply then collect it aggressively are shockingly easy to start. We can prove it! 
Calling Bullshit on the Bullshitters
Harry Frankfurt is an American philosopher and author of the New York Times Best Seller "On Bullshit". Although first conceived as an essay over 30 years ago, his theory on...
The Choices Are Awful, But We Have to Vote to Stay in the EU
Eleanor Penny explains why Britain needs to remain in the EU despite it's structural racism and lack of democracy. 
This Satirical Trump Vs. Bernie Debate Is Both Hilarious and Highly Disturbing
Comedians James Adomian (Bernie Sanders) and Anthony Atamanuik (Donald Trump) bring two of the most controversial candidates in history, head-to-head, or rather bald-to-toupee...
Why the Left Should Vote to Leave the EU
Aaron Bastani, famously pro-Brexit left commentator gives his four reasons why the EU can't be relied upon for democracy, social justice and freedom.
Authoritarianism: the Political Science That Explains Trump
The obscure research that predicted Donald Trump. For more, read Amanda Taub's feature "The rise of American authoritarianism".
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. 
Donald Trump: Make America Hate Again (2016)
The following documentary examines the many parallels between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler. Trump's right-wing populism, Islamophobia, racism, and nationalism has gained him...
Noam Chomsky: Who Rules the World Now?
Cathy Newman's full interview with Philosopher Noam Chomsky. From Trump and Clinton, to climate change, Brexit and TPP, America's foremost intellectuals presents his views on...
How to Upgrade Democracy for the Internet Era
Pia Mancini and her colleagues want to upgrade democracy in Argentina and beyond. Through their open-source mobile platform they want to bring citizens inside the legislative...
A Trump Presidency Would be as American as Bald Eagles, Indigenous Genocide and Apple Pie
Every bold advancement of progress in the United States is met by a racist backlash, says Steven Thrasher. So, he argues, it would make complete sense if Donald Trump became...
2016 Presidential Election Reality Check
We're awake now. We can't go back to sleep.
Hillary Clinton's Business of Corporate Shilling & War Making (2016)
Digging deep into Hillary's connections to Wall Street, Abby Martin reveals how the Clinton's multi-million-dollar political machine operates.  This episode chronicles the...
Muslims for Trump Have a Message You Should Listen To. It's NOT What You Expect.
Peace House attended a Trump rally disguised as satirical characters. What happened after completely changed their perspective...
Marxism 101: How Capitalism Is Killing Itself With Dr. Richard Wolff
Despite a concerted effort by the U.S. Empire to snuff out the ideology, a 2016 poll found young Americans have a much more favorable view of socialism than capitalism. Though...
Paris Is Burning
This week we take a look at the multiple converging flashpoints of resistance in France, which have combined into a popular movement that has inspired over a million peeps to...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Congressional Fundraising
Lawmakers have to raise money to keep their jobs, but a surprising amount of their job now consists of raising money. John Oliver sits down with Congressman Steve Israel to...
Tim Wise: How Trump Uses Race to Divide & Conquer
Anti-racism activist Tim Wise contextualizes the Trump campaign as just the latest in a centuries-long strategy of rich whites duping poor whites into channeling anger toward...
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...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Border Wall
Donald Drumpf wants to build a wall on the U.S-Mexico border. Is his plan feasible? 
Anonymous Have Just Brilliantly Trolled Trump
Anonymous published information about Donald Trump, including his cell phone number and Social Security number, online. The response from the Trump team was to call for the...
Brazil's Political Explosion for Beginners
During the presidency of Lula Da Silva, billions of dollars in bribes were taken to allow construction companies to overcharge the government-owned oil company, Petrobras. Now...
Donald Trump: A History of Violence
Please watch this video through to the end. Those who support Trump and the ignorant, violent hostility he intentionally fosters have no place calling themselves patriots. This...
Donald Trump Shows Alarming Willingness to Use Fascist Terms & Styles
"Fascism: Could it happen here?" That’s a question increasingly being raised as Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump continues his bid for the White House. People...
Sanders Path to Victory Blocked by Media and Party Elites
Former White House counsel Bill Curry says only sustained grassroots pressure will push democratic leadership to address the economic interests of the working-class.
The Fierce Urgency of NOW
This is a lesson in how change happens in America as told by our own recent history. It is a tale told with segregation era photos set over the "I Have A Dream" speech given by...
Donald Trump's Victory Speech/Infomercial Was Full of Lies
Donald Trump uses a primary victory speech to defend his failed business ventures, which prompts Jordan Klepper to fact-check the magnate's claims.
NOW IS THE TIME (Bernie 2016)
Bernie Sanders endorsed by Martin Luther King Jr.'s close friend and civil rights activist, Harry Belafonte. Nina Turner, Cornel West, Killer Mike, Danny Glover, and millions...
Demeaned, suspended, expelled ...TEACHED
Demeaned, suspended, expelled ...TEACHED. This unique series of short films candidly examines issues of race, education and equality. Produced by Loudspeaker Films, TEACHED...
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 MOVE Bombing - When Police Plotted to Exterminate a Family
On May 13, 1985, one of the most shameful, horrific attacks by U.S. police ever took place in West Philadelphia. 11 people-including five children-were killed in a deliberate...
Donald Trump's Covert Powers of Persuasion
Could Donald Trump really win in 2016?? It seems like a ridiculous question, but Donald Trump's 2016 campaign has defied all the expectations from the pundits. Initially...
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!
What's the Deal With Super Tuesday?
The first day of March will have another name this year: Super Tuesday. But what exactly does that mean? Twelve states and one US territory will head to the polls, marking the...
Bernie
Bernie, was a March and Rally for Bernie Sanders that took place in Union Square,in New York City, on February 27, 2016.
John Oliver Masterfully Deconstructs the Trump Mythology, Revealing Deception and Lies
Our main story this week is about Donald Trump. We can't believe we're saying that either.
What's a Rigged Economy?
Income inequality is rising and working Americans feel like they aren't getting ahead. Welcome to the rigged economy. Here's how it works.
30 Years of Speeches by Bernie Sanders
Video clips from 30 years of Bernie Sanders' speeches comparing what he said then to what he's saying now. Speaks for itself. 
The Mad World of Donald Trump (2016)
Matt Frei enters the colourful and mad world of presidential hopeful, Donald Trump - whose meteoric political rise comes amid one of the most controversial political campaigns...
Capitalism Will Eat Democracy Unless We Speak Up
Have you wondered why politicians aren't what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance...
Bernie Bae - Music Video
Talk Bernie To Me!  Created by Leah Kauffman  Music & Lyrics by Leah Kauffman and Jeffrey Fry  #BernDownForWhat #FeelTheBern Great writeup and interview about the video here. 
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...