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Akala and Frankie Boyle Discuss Structural Racism in Britain
Comedian Frankie Boyle puts forward the proposition that Britain is racist to the core. Rapper, poet and educator Akala speaks to this, giving clear examples of structural racism and talking about the ongoing effects of colonialism and imperialism. You can watch the whole of...
Are We All Terrorists Now?
I look at the new powers brought in by David Cameron to supposedly aid in counter terrorism, but instead, turns us all into suspects. 
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Chickens
John Oliver explains how chicken farming can be unfair, punishing, and inhumane. And not just for the chickens! 
Direct Action Begins With You
Join the movement for a more compassionate future by being on the right side of a socially accepted wrong.  
How Equal Do We Want the World to Be? You'd Be surprised
The news of society's growing inequality makes all of us uneasy. But why? Dan Ariely reveals some new, surprising research on what we think is fair, as far as how wealth is distributed over societies ... then shows how it stacks up to the real stats.
Abuse Behind the Walls of UK Slaughterhouses
Since 2009 Animal Aid has secretly filmed inside ten randomly selected British slaughterhouses, including conventional 'humane' abattoirs, 'higher welfare' operations, and a non-stun halal slaughterhouse. We found illegal cruelty taking place in nine of them. You can see just...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Paid Family Leave
Many American companies do not offer paid leave after the birth of a child, which means they probably shouldn't run sappy Mother's Day ads.
This Hedge Fund Billionaire Takes from the Poor to Give to the Rich
Paul Tudor Jones THINKS he's Robin Hood -but he is the opposite! LEARN MORE SUBSCRIBE The Hedge Clippers are working to expose the mechanisms hedge funds and billionaires use to influence government and politics in order to expand their wealth, influence and power.  We’re...
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 there's a catch. Most private prison contractors have occupancy guarantees that mandate their prisons...
The Fermi Paradox - Where Are All The Aliens?
The universe is unbelievably big – trillions of stars and even more planets. Soo… there just has to be life out there, right? But where is it? Why don’t we see any aliens? Where are they? And more importantly, what does this tell us about our own fate in this gigantic and...
Key & Peele - Negrotown
What if there were a magical place where blacks could escape the indignities, dangers and inconveniences of racism? Comedians Key and Peele take us there in an uncensored version of a Comedy Central sketch called “Negrotown.”
"Kill Anything": Israeli Soldiers Say Gaza Atrocities Came from Orders for Indiscriminate Fire
A new report based on testimonies of Israeli soldiers concludes the massive civilian death toll from last summer’s Israeli assault on Gaza resulted from a policy of indiscriminate fire. The Israeli veterans group Breaking the Silence released testimonies of more than 60...
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 country, and for future REVOLUTION. Editor's Note: What do you think? Whether you agree or disagree...
Why you don`t need to worry about $18 Trillion US Debt
Congratulations to the United States Govt. for just accumulating $18 Trillion in debt! But no worries let's look at some of the biggest reasons why YOU don't need to worry about it. #1. "They can get it under control."  What a massive lie. Politicians have been sayi
The Unlikely Librarian
A story by Our Better World - telling stories of good to inspire action. In an Indonesian fishing village where afternoons are spent napping, one fisherman is losing sleep so kids can read. You can help this unlikely librarian put more books in the hands of more children in...
Transformational Festivals Panel #2 - "New Ways Of The Sacred"
Transformational Festivals Panel for “New Ways Of The Sacred” LIVE at 7:20pm May 6th following the LIVE MASS VIEWING of THE BLOOM PART III. Part III of The Bloom “New Ways of The Sacred” looks at how Transformational Festivals are venues for an active engagement with...
5 Dumbest Parts of the Black on Black Crime Myth
Black on Black Crime is the myth that just won't die. Despite being repeatedly shown to be ludicrous, it was still a large feature of the coverage of the Baltimore protests of the murder of Freddie Gray. This video puts the myth to rest.
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 similarities between the cut and thrust of Westeros and the political wrangling around Westminster. The...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Standardized Testing
American students face a ridiculous amount of testing. John Oliver explains how standardized tests impact school funding, the achievement gap, how often kids are expected to throw up. 
Racism Is Real
The Baltimore Uprising is a symptom of a much larger problem! SIGN THE PLEDGE TO FIGHT RACISM Something is wrong when thousands of resumes are mailed to employers with identical information and black-sounding names are 50% less likely to get a call back.  Something is wrong...
Journalist Confronted A Gunman, What He Learned Stayed With Him Forever
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill got robbed at gunpoint in Baltimore in the '90s. He confronted the gunman who had come to Scahill's free food pantry. They had a long conversation. Scahill still empathizes with the man and those protesting in Baltimore. This story is...
Emma Goldman on Patriotism
"Patriotism" by Emma Goldman, read by Sandra Oh.
Eduardo Galeano in Conversation with Arundhati Roy
In 2006, two of the world’s most celebrated writers, Eduardo Galeano and Arundhati Roy, shared the stage of Town Hall in New York City for a historic evening of readings and dialogue. Eduardo Galeano is a Uruguayan author who died on April 13, 2015. His books include the...
Run the Jewels Music Video Portrays Race As Social Relation of Domination
Radical philosophy professor Chad Kautzer provides commentary to Run the Jewles "Close Your Eyes" music video. Gender, race, class, and other social structures exhibit a dialectical logic, because they are relations of power and, more specifically, structured hierarchies of...
Capture the Rain and Rebuild the Economy
This fun animation shows how reconnecting trees to our city's watersheds is one of the fastest ways to create lasting jobs while rebuilding local economies and preparing our communities to thrive and survive increasing threats of severe weather.  Staring Andy Lipkis, Founder...
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 Democratic party to pay attention to the power of a populist message." Here's what he had to say: Watch...
Rebel Diaz, Dead Prez and Rakaa Iriscience ask "Which Side Are You On?"
We are living historic moments of oppression, to which the people have the right to respond with historic moments of resistance. The Which Side Are You On came out on our Radical Dilemma album, but the time is NOW for the song and the message it represents. It was an honor to...
Terence McKenna: Reclaim Your Mind
Terence Kemp McKenna (November 16, 1946 -- April 3, 2000) was a modern philosopher, whose main interest was psychedelics and their role in society and existence beyond the physical body" 
Poet Sarah O'Neal's Powerful Response to Those Who Fail to Understand #BlackLivesMatter
19-year-old spoken-word poet Sarah O'Neal recites her poem “An Overreaction,” where she speaks about Dr. King and her frustration at having to defend protests.
Films For Action & The Bloom: Transformational Festivals Panel - "Practicing The New World"
Transformational Festivals Panel for “Practicing The New World” LIVE at 7:00pm April 29th following the LIVE MASS VIEWING of THE BLOOM PART II  Part II of The Bloom explores how Transformational Festivals have become incubators and spaces for “Practicing The New World”...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Fashion
Trendy clothes are cheaper than ever. That sounds great for the people who buy them, but it's horrible for the people who make them. 
Obama's Anger Management Translator Speaks the Truth
Comedian Keegan-Michael Key plays his iconic character Luther at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
How To Make Stencil Posters and Banners
Art has the power to move our imaginations and bodies, transforming the emotional and physical spaces we share. It has the power to build and transform social relations and to bring about equity and justice. In collaboration with Mobilize the Immigrant Vote (MIV)...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Patents
For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the system by stockpiling patents and threatening lawsuits, businesses are forced to shell out tons of money. 
Stop Telling Women To Smile
Stop Telling Women to Smile is an art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. The work attempts to address gender based street harassment by placing drawn portraits of women, composed with captions that speak directly to offenders, outside in public spaces.  Tatyana Falalizadeh is...
It's Time to Rewild the Child
George Monbiot argues that the more time children spend in the classroom, the worse they do at school because our narrow education system only rewards a particular skill set. He says that when you take failing pupils to the countryside, they often thrive – yet funding for...
Prison Cop Wakes Up To Failure of Drug War
Richard Van Wickler, superintendent of Cheshire County Department of Corrections in Keene, New Hampshire, describes his awakening to the failure of the war on drugs.  SUBSCRIBE to Brave New Films and WATCH MORE of this series.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The IRS
Nobody likes the IRS. But recent budget and staff cuts have made it increasingly difficult for the department to do its very important job. Don't take our word for it. Ask Michael Bolton. 
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 some of the leading and loudest voices in this competition, such as Greece, Spain and Ireland, who...
Israeli Illegal Settlements Explained in 60 Seconds
You may have heard all about the Israeli illegal settlements or even seen many images of them. But do you really know anything about how settlements effect Palestinian lives. Well in 60 seconds you will. Friends of Al-aqsa a British non-profit NGO campaigning to defend the...
Small-Scale Farmers Cool the Planet
Fair World Project's new 17-minute documentary highlights the role of industrial agriculture in climate change while expounding on how small farmers are combating the climate crisis through regenerative organic agriculture. Fair World Project political director Ryan Zinn...
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 to exclusively document the installation on the condition that we hide their identities, hauled the...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Government Surveillance
There are very few government checks on what America's sweeping surveillance programs are capable of doing. John Oliver sits down with Edward Snowden to discuss the NSA, the balance between privacy and security, and dick-pics. 
Surf's Up for Dolphins in Australia
Stunning footage from filmmakers Dave and Jennene Riggs filmed using a remote controlled quadcopter off Esperance, along south Western Australia's beautiful coastline. Huge pods of bottlenose dolphins cruise the shoreline and surf the crystal clear turquoise waves. "Such...
Snail and Caterpillar Illustrate Privilege In 3 Lovely Minutes
Franchesca Ramsey, aka Chescaleigh, teams up with Kat Blaque to create a truly lovely animated film that breaks down privilege. Chescalaigh says "I really wanted something short and easy to digest that would appeal to lots of different people and make this seemingly tough...
Self-Acceptance is an Act of Civil Disobedience - Francesca Martinez
Speech by comedian, campaigner and author of "What The **** is Normal" Francesca Martinez. Part of an event inspired by Naomi Klein's book "This Changes Everything".
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 Clothes, a new feature documentary from Russell Brand and Michael Winterbottom.
Endless War: As U.S. Strikes Tikrit, "War on Terror" Toll Tops 1.3 Million
As the United States begins bombing the Iraqi city of Tikrit and again delays a withdrawal from Afghanistan, a new report has found that the Iraq War has killed about one million people. The Nobel Prize-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and...
The NRA Plan to Push Campus Carry
In 2014, 14 States around the nation introduced bills to allow guns to be carried on college campuses under the guise that more guns will equal safer schools. In the wake of Sandy Hook, multiple shootings on college campuses, and the up turn in media attention on Campus...
If Politics Is Dead, Is The Election Its Funeral?
In this episode, I look at the recent collapses within the political parties in the US and UK and work out is this the death of politics?