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Welcome to a tourist video with a twist. Street artist Banksy goes to Gaza; entering via a tunnel, he documents the destruction wrought by operation protective edge. The short film features several new pieces, including a kitten playing with a ball made from wires and other...
‎This short video explains why it should bother everyone that the Oscars are so white.
The vast majority of US judges are elected, forcing many judges to pander to the electorate and accept campaign money in order to keep their jobs. This seems slightly troubling... 
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 libertarian commune along the border between Syria, Iraq and Turkey. On the music break we have Kurdish rapper Rezan with "Em Kurdin."
Pussy Riot's first song in English is dedicated to Eric Garner and the words he repeated eleven times before his death. This song is for Eric and for all those from Russia to America and around the globe who suffer from state terror - killed, choked, perished because of war...
As the muthafuckin' resistance has been busy blocking pipelines all across Turtle Island, from the Keystone XL pipeline in the United Snakes, to the Northern Gateway and Pacific Trails pipelines in unceded Wet'suwet'en territory, capitalist oil-peddlers have had to find a new...
Thanks to tobacco industry regulations and marketing restrictions in the US, smoking rates have dropped dramatically. John Oliver explains how tobacco companies are keeping their business strong overseas. 
When Adolph Eichmann was asked, "Was it hard for you to send these tens of thousands of people to their death?" Eichmann replied, "To tell you the truth, it was easy. Our language made it easy." This is a clip from The Basics of Nonviolent Communication with Marshall...
We've been educated in a way that makes violence enjoyable. But it's so implicit in our thoughts we're not even aware of it. Click Part 2 above to continue watching at the point where the clip ends. Part 1 is an excerpt from The Basics of Nonviolent Communication with...
In this sedition we look at the economic clusterfuck enveloping the globe, the mega drop in oil prices and the political party that has the left screaming like Justin Beaver fans.
Pharmaceutical companies spend billions of dollars marketing drugs to doctors. We have a few issues with that.
The United States is one of only TWO countries in the world that use a commercial bail system.
Ever wondered why we're not on track to solve climate change despite all the protests and petitions? Watch this to hear the story of what's really been going on. For more information on how you can take action visit http://nononsensevideos.org/action Video by Richard Roaf...
This is a short animated introduction to Participatory Economics. It's made about 10 times more hilarious and enjoyable to watch thanks to the laugh track and frequent jokes.
David Cameron says a second financial crash is imminent. If he's right, it's because politicians bailed out the wrong industry, argues Renegade Economist Ross Ashcroft. He says the last recession was brought on by too much debt. Today private debt is at the greatest level in...
How does modern propaganda work? How effective is it?  Marine Corps Veteran, Adam Kokesh interviews audience members exiting the theater after watching the new film "American Sniper".  By slowly and logically peeling back each movie-goer's line of thinking, Kokesh asks some...
How many of us have a sneaking suspicion that something pretty fundamental is going wrong in the world? We keep hearing about the potentially devastating consequences of climate change but we are pumping more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every single year. We are forced...
For us to survive as a species we have to understand what money is doing to us, and how we can address these issues. This is the overview video explaining what the problem with money is and to propose the solution.  We have to change the way we think about money. Include...
Howard Zinn reflects upon social activism in an excerpt from the film ReGENERATION.
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 together their own Goodnight-inspired eBook called Goodnight Democracy. In this video, we read it to...
Henry Rollins profiles Prison Profiteers -six powerful institutions benefiting from locking up too many people for too long. There is a profit incentive to incarcerating people.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, now headed to Congress, is a product of big corporations and Wall Street, seeking to circumvent regulations protecting workers, consumers, and the environment. Watch this video, and say "no" to fast-tracking this bad deal for the vast majority...
Atheist Stephen Fry on Irish television show The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne is asked, suposing he existed, what he would say to god - whom he describes as a capricious, mean-minded maniac. 
"I wrote this song in August for the people in Ferguson, Gaza and elsewhere rising up against horrific racial injustice, and for those that continue to grieve, rage and rise. As an artist I'd like to make it clear that the tragedies in Ferguson and Gaza are not isolated nor...
Abby Martin remarks on the way that US police deal with mentally unstable people holding knives compared to other developed countries. 
November 25th marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, so Everlast created this video in support for that day. In Peru, and around the world, more women are afraid of getting harassed on the street than anything else. So they decided to send...
Abby Martin interviews independent journalist, Rania Khalek, about the new film 'American Sniper' and why it's such a controversial choice to receive a Best Picture Oscar nomination. 
Abby Martin discusses the hypocritical and misleading foreign policy claims made during the State of the Union.
Special Panel Discussion on Racism, Poverty and the Future of Ferguson. On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, features a special panel discussion on race relations, class warfare, and the impact of the Ferguson protests on national policy.
More than 12 years after he was detained by the US, Mohamedou Ould Slahi remains locked up in Guantánamo, trapped in a horrific legal limbo. But his extraordinary account, handwritten over 466 pages from his single cell at Camp Echo in 2005, is finally being published after...
You wouldn’t love it if you knew what it was made from. Tell Doritos and PepsiCo to adopt a responsible palm oil policy, and save our rainforests: http://smarturl.it/Doritos Some Doritos flavours contain palm oil. Doritos' parent company, PepsiCo, buys 427,500 tonnes of palm...
A discussion on King’s vision of economic justice, and how so little has changed for America’s most oppressed.  
You may know exactly what race you are, but how would you prove it if somebody disagreed with you? Jenée Desmond Harris explains. And for more on how race is a social construct, see this and this.
A group of activists, artists, musicians and journalists on the frontlines of the struggle against racist policing in the United States traveled to Palestine earlier this month to build on the growing bonds of solidarity between the Black American and Palestinian liberation...
Join the intrepid naturalist as he follows the greatest of all Canadian migrations: the journey of the tar sands. Say no to the Energy East pipeline proposal here.
Dr. Gabor Maté explains why it is that our culture makes so many of us unhappy, unkind to one another, misrable, alienated from ourselves, etc. Watch the full interview in Part 2. Dr. Gabor Maté: http://drgabormate.com/ 
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 Dunmore
Structural violence kills more people every year than terrorism, religious extremism, crime or war.
Riffing off an article by Gawker columnist Cord Jefferson yesterday, Jefferson and MSNBC host Chris Hayes satirized the right's concern with "black on black violence," rolling footage of a recent "surf riot" from Huntington Beach and asking when "the white community would...
Do you think it's only fair that there be a White History Month? Then we've got the soda for you!
Majority Report producer Michael Brooks interviews journalist Christopher Petrella, covering the power of the private prison industry, why private prisons are working to be reclassified as real estate holding companies, who the biggest players in the private prison business...
Part one features the story of Hali Wood, a seventeen-year-old from Columbiana, Alabama who is deeply in debt to the private probation company, JCS. Part two introduces us to  Kathleen Hucks, a woman suing Sentinel Corrections Services for their abuse of power.    (Produced...
In his lecture, Professor John H. Bracey, Jr. examines how racism and white entitlement have economic costs for all Americans, starting at the 7 minute mark. Professor Bracey is a member of the W.E.B. DuBois Department of Afro-American studies at Umass. This lecture includes...
Members of the Los Angeles based literacy group, Get Lit, perform "Rape Joke" at Brave New Voices 2014, a youth-centric poetry slam created by Youth Speaks.  
"The greatest lessons are the ones you don't remember learning."  Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin, and Zariya Allen, members of the Get Lit organization perform "Somewhere in America" on the The Queen Latifah Show.   
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.
If you want a 4 minute summary of Marxism, this is as good as any. Because people should probably have a basic idea of what it actually is.
Whilst filming in the prairies of Minnesota recently, Geoff Lawton was struck by the contrasting field of industrial corn. In 3 minutes he gave you an interesting account of the contrast and despair of industrial agriculture. Its Geoff Lawton at his unplugged best. 
A woman’s place is in the home. Marriage is between a man and a woman. These are rules that we have consciously or unconsciously written for our society. We worry too much about what happens when we break the rules. Here's why we should do the opposite!
Ursula K. Le Guin accepts the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and challenges the assumption that capitalism seems inescapable. Transcript below via Parker Higgins.  Thank you Neil, and to the givers of this beautiful...