Videos about Politics
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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
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...
Robert Smalls: An American Hero
Robert Smalls began life as a slave in Beaufort, South Carolina. Born on April 5, 1839, he taught himself to read, and was later briefly allowed to attend school. In his early...
What Is Autonomy
Welcome to the very first "A is for Anarchy" a monthly video series that breaks down anarchist concepts, theories and thoughts. On this episode we look at the concept of...
A Very Heavy Agenda Part 2: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Neocons (2016)
"Completely mind-blowing documentary about neocon ideologues and their bipartisan destructive influence" - Max Blumenthal [Author of Goliath & The 51 Day War] Part 2 Synopsis...
Redford Plays Another Journalist Challenging Power in "Truth", Talks Climate Change and #OscarsSoWhite
Forty years ago, the legendary actor Robert Redford starred in one of the most celebrated journalism films of all time: "All The President's Men." Redford and Dustin Hoffman...
Dark Money: How Billionaires Are Buying Elections
Billionaires have found a shady way to secretly finance candidates. They use nonprofits as vats of cash to funnel cash to candidates that will advance their interests. 
Welcoming Refugees in Zagreb (2016) Medialien
Meet the activists who welcome refugees in Croatia. Rencontre avec les activistes qui assurent l'accueil des migrants en Croatie. VO: EN CC: EN/FR http://www.medialien.net/
Black Voters Drop Hillary Clinton to Support Bernie Sanders & MLK's Legacy
Black Voters explain why they have dropped Hillary Clinton, and supports Bernie Sanders instead. & Building on MLK's Legacy. Vote in the Primaries! Also make sure you register...
Corporate Media Admits Bernie Sanders Is a Strong(Er) General Election Candidate
The blackout on Bernie is starting to end.
Dump Trump
Dump Trump was a rally and march, which took place in New York City, on December 20. 2015. The rally was outside Trump Towers, and the March was to some of the Major Media...
Ralph Nader and Abby Martin on the Corporate Elections
On this week’s episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin interviews American political figure Ralph Nader about the 2016 presidential race—from the “Brown Shirt” Trump movement...
What Happens to Police Officers Who Kill Black Men?
When the TV cameras are turned off and the headlines have moved on, what happens to the police officers involved in the deaths of black men in America? AJ+ takes a look at four...
Talking Shop with Bernie Sanders and Killer Mike
On November 23rd, 2015, Killer Mike sat down with Senator Bernie Sanders at The SWAG Shop in Atlanta, GA to discuss topics ranging from gun control to democratic...
What Is Democracy?
Democracy is something we can all agree on. But what does it actually mean? James Butler looks at the many ways the word gets used politically and what it means to attempt to...