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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 George W. Bush's secretary of defense and as the principal architect of the Iraq...
 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 on "whitewashing the crimes of Putin.
It's March 2014 and following on from an extremely successful Winter Olympic Games, Russia decides to organise another fun sporting event: and the whole world's invited. Welcome to the Paramilitary Games in the Crimean Peninsula. Unfortunately, in spite...
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.
You shouldn’t have to buy access to your own government. That’s why we’re building a movement big enough to force our leaders to stop answering to special-interest cronies and start answering to the people. America’s government is bought. Those who can...
Every person may choose whom they love. Let's fight intolerance with love! Denying gay rights increases the risk of HIV/AIDS. Across the globe, only one in ten gay men has access to sex education, HIV care and healthcare treatment. Due to anti-gay laws and...
Complex tax systems allow for avoidance, evasion and expensive administration costs to both the public and private purse. At the recent G8 summit, the UK placed tax compliance as one of the most important issues facing the world today. Our fiscal system...
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 & HOPE not hate. To find out more please visit 38 Degrees or search #gagginglaw on...
The mainstream corporate-owned media is now essentially a rotting corpse. Welcome to the funeral. 
Documentary made by a young South African filmmaker before Nelson Mandela's death which raises important questions about the iconic leader's legacy. Khalo Matabane spent two years making the film, interviewing those who knew and loved Mandela, and also...
Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges August 11, 2013:   Chris Hedges: Why I support The Real News Network       July 24, 13  
The goal of every culture is to decay through over-civilisation; the factors of decadence - luxury, skepticism, weariness and superstition - are constant. The civilisation of one epoch becomes the manure of the next.
The Mayfair Set, subtitled Four Stories About the Rise of Business and the Decline of Political Power, is a series of programmes produced by Adam Curtis for the BBC, first broadcast in the summer of 1999. The programme looks at how buccaneer...
Pandora's Box, subtitled A Fable From the Age of Science, is a six part 1992 BBC documentary television series written and produced by Adam Curtis, which examines the consequences of political and technocratic rationalism. The episodes deal, in order...
A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences.
Anyone who has paid much attention to environmental movements and conservation will know that 'conservation' is often a guise for colonialism. It is estimated that 20 million people worldwide have been evicted from their homelands for 'conservation'...
For more information & a to download the full thesis on the Dynamics of the Statecraft of Greed http://fredharrison.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Thesis-1-Statecraft-of-Greed.pdf Nations lose fortunes because of the taxes that penalise people who work...
A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1824254/
Sundance award-winning documentary which tells the compelling story of how a group of young, feminist punk rockers known as Pussy Riot captured the world's attention by protesting against Putin's Russia. Through first-hand interviews with band members...
Take a trip to Somaliland and travel off the international map. Despite winning independence in a brutal civil war 20 years ago, Somaliland remains to be unrecognized by the international community. Eclipsed by Somalia's ongoing and complex troubles...
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 paradigm I've seen condensed into 11 minutes.  
Abby Martin speaks with John Perkins, best-selling author of 'Confessions of an Economic Hitman' & 'Hoodwinked', about the corporate takeover of world governments and the need to eradicate the death economy.
The film follows the dogsled run of former Minnesota State Representative Frank Moe, who mushed his team of 10 sled dogs from Grand Marais, MN to the Capitol in St. Paul in March, carrying with him nearly 13,000 petition signatures opposing sulfide...
Time to put the "government shutdown" circus in perspective.  Part 2 is Revolution: An Instruction Manual.
Abby Martin reflects on the recent self-immolation on the National Mall in Washington DC by discussing the political relevancy of self-immolations over the years and the corporate media's lack of coverage of these events in America. 
Shot over a four year period in America, Britain, Lebanon, and Pakistan, Holy Wars follows a danger-seeking Christian missionary and a radical Irish Muslim convert, both of whom believe in an apocalyptic battle, after which their religion will ultimately...
Abby Martin gives props to world renowned journalist Seymour Hersh, for calling out the abysmal failure of the corporate media in the US, saying that the MSM should fire 90 percent of its reporters and that "not one word" of the bin laden death narrative...
Abby Martin breaks down the hypocrisy of the GOP pushing to defund food stamps by separating the program from the congressional farm bill, all the while accepting millions of dollars in kickbacks from the federal government in the form of subsidies for...
In the 1970s, a strange psychological phenomenon was identified: in traumatic abduction situations, a certain percentage of the population is prone to falling in love with their abductors. But if we are living in a societal prison of the mind, then are...
Abby Martin pays a personal tribute to Occupy, remarking on how the movement isn't dead, because shifting the public consciousness is not something that ever goes away. 
Shot on the front lines and meeting spaces of the Occupy movement in NYC, Boston, and Washington, DC from the earliest days through the end of January 2012, American Autumn: an Occudoc is an inside looking out view of the occupy movement. ?With...
President Obama needs your help starting World War III! Find out how you can help!  
THE BRUSSELS BUSINESS is a docu-thriller that dives into the grey zone underneath European democracy. An expedition into the world of the 15,000 lobbyists in the EU-capital, of the PR-conglomerates, think tanks and their all embracing networks of power...
The Military-Industrial-Complex owns this country. It owns this president. And it will own our future, unless we rise up to stop it. Watch this to get yourself psyched up. Sources: This is a clip from Lifting the Veil by http://metanoia-films.org/...
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 working" if everything worked as intended (3 branches of government, all perfectly...
Since 1954, the World Meteorological Organization has been naming extreme storms after people. But this group of people are proposing a new naming system, and it's both hilarious and brilliant.    Hat tip to Adam Mordecai
"The Lord is Not On Trial Here Today" is a Peabody Award-winning documentary by Jay Rosenstein that tells the compelling personal story of Vashti McCollum, and how her efforts to protect her ten-year-old son led to one of the most important and landmark...
The sheer awesomeness is just a little unbelievable. Only in the internet age could we ever expect to see a man the United States would like to have hung from the gallows singing... well.. just watch. Thank you, Rap News, for this little moment of...
Abby Martin talks in depth about the curious case of Barrett Brown, the hacktivist/journalist who is facing 105 years in prison for posting a link.
Abby Martin talks to Lance deHaven-Smith, Florida State University professor and author of 'Conspiracy Theory in America', about some of the US' most controversial events and how labeling truth-seekers as 'conspiracy theorists' damages democracy. For...
"The most absurd conspiracy theories are often promoted by the most powerful individuals in society." Finally, a short film that intelligently and responsibly addresses the politics of conspiracy theory. It makes a rather incredible point at 4:40...
Abby Martin talks about the amount of money squandered by the US government in bailing out corporations, propping up foreign militaries and maintaining its 900 bases worldwide, while retorting at the idea of helping distressed local economies in the US.
I don’t know what to find more horrifying — the idea that people still habitually abuse helpless animals, or that this is how parts of our country want to treat the people who try to stop it. WARNING: This video contains some disturbing footage. But...
We get so much misinformation from big business it's not even funny. For BP, AIG, Goldman Sachs and more, it's like they're all in on some private joke. Well, see who's laughing in this stunt pulled off a few years ago to benefit the serious matter of...
Waleed Abohanya was farming his land when the soldiers came. There were dozens of them, supported by dozens more policemen. They had a simple mission: they were there to take Waleed's land.
Abby Martin goes over the corporate media hypocrisy over a recent Rolling Stone magazine cover which features Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and calls out the corporate media for focusing more on the cover than the many unanswered questions...
Abby Martin talks to Brandon Toy, a former defense contractor who publicly resigned from his job after realizing that he was unwittingly supporting America's dirty wars. LIKE Breaking the Set @ http://fb.me/BreakingTheSet FOLLOW Abby Martin @...
Abby Martin talks to filmmaker, Slavko Martinov, creator of the film 'Propaganda', a documentary made from the perspective of North Korea, which serves as a critique against the hyper capitalist structure, political manipulation, and consumerism that...
Abby Martin calls out Bill Maher, host of HBO's 'Real Time', for his evolution from being a controversial commentator to being an arrogant lackey for the democratic party, citing his rampant Islamophobia, support for drones, and defense of the NSA's...
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.
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