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This summer Israel launched its bloodiest ever massacre of Palestinians in the Gaza strip. More than 2,190 Palestinians were killed as Israel deliberately targeted civilians and civilian infrastructure. But 2014 also saw unprecedented levels of solidarity with the...
Chris Hedges, author, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and polemicist discusses the importance of resistance to empire, and passionately condemns US foreign policy, saying "There is no difference between a beheading by ISIL and a US drone strike." 
Abby Martin speaks with Eugene Puryear, organizer with the ANSWER coalition about President Obama's executive action on immigration reform and how this will impact the millions of undocumented people in the US.
Russell Brand The Trews (E191). American aid worker Peter Kassig was deplorably the fifth western hostage to be killed by Islamic State militants but how much moral high ground does the US & UK have over ISIS? 
On September 18th, 2001, President Bush and Congress signed into law the AUMF. This authorized the President to “use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist...
Do you despair for the world? Does it seem like human nature will doom our society to violence and war without end? Take heart! This 10-minute video will give you hope.   Watch the full documentary this clip is taken from here. 
Since 2004 drone strikes have killed 2,379 human beings. Of those thousands killed, only 12% could be positively identified as "militants". Drone strike victims are overwhelmingly innocent civilians. These innocents are mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, grandmas, old...
A motherboard crew traveled to remote Liberia to discover 'Monkey Island,' an area inhabited solely by former lab tested chimpanzees who survived disease and two civil wars. They go to the island, interview the locals and meet the scientists involved in the testing facility...
As U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announces plans to set up an investigation into the attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel's recent assault on the Gaza Strip, we broadcast the speech of world-renowned political dissident Noam Chomsky, who recently spoke in...
Political power -- armed central authority, with states and war -- is it part of human nature? Is it necessary for human communities? Or is it a tool that ruling elites use to live at the expense of communities? A tool that does violence to human nature and the...
Harvard students were asked who is the bigger threat to world peace, ISIS or the U.S.? You can see how FOX news editorialized their responses here. As a little backgrounder for their answers, see this, this, this, this,
Mt. Tamalpais, sentinel peak of the San Francisco Bay Area, is considered sacred by many... native and non-native alike. In 1950, the military bulldozed the highest peak of the mountain to build an Air Force Station tasked with directing jet interceptors and short range Nike...
Last year, we asked for you to help us make Obama's World War III plans a reality. Now, we're happy to report...we're almost there! Part 2 is the first WW3 Kickstarter video that came out in 2013.  
The United States has launched a huge number of drone strikes under President Obama. It's widely accepted and extremely terrifying. 
As the U.S. expands military operations in Syria, we look at the Khorasan group, the shadowy militant organization the Obama administration has invoked to help justify the strikes. One month ago, no one had heard of Khorasan, but now U.S. officials say it poses an imminent...
The Russell Tribunal on Palestine’s Emergency Session held on 25 Sept 2014 in Brussels on Israel’s Operation Protective Edge has found evidence of war crimes, crimes against humanity, crimes of murder, extermination and persecution and also incitement to genocide. The Jury...
Straddling a line between documentary and science fiction, Werner Herzog's Lektionen in Finsternis is an epic visual poem set in the burning oil fields of Kuwait following the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War. Herzog, as much a daredevil as a documentarian, took his small crew in a...
Comedian Mark Thomas walked the length of Israel's Apartheid Wall on both sides! July 2014 marks 10 years since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled the construction of Israel's Apartheid Wall in the occupied Palestinian West Bank illegal under international...
Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn't the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?
Since 1980, we have militarily intervened at least 35 times in more than 27 countries. We keep bombing, we continue spending trillions of dollars, but we're no safer as a result. WATCH MORE. CALL YOUR SENATOR SUBSCRIBE Because perpetual war fuels terrorism. And yet...
Russell Brand The Trews (E146). Reaction to President Barack Obama's 'destroy and degrade' strategy address for fighting the Islamic State.
Short film of a Vigil for Gaza held in Lancaster UK on August 6th 2014, organised by Lancaster Palestine Solidarity Campaign. 'Naming Gaza's Dead' is a reflection of what the vigil meant to the people involved, a record of the event, and a moving meditation on the names and...
The real reason Russia and Syria are being targeted right now. 
"Try to win a battle just with the moral high-ground. It's not practical. It's not realistic." Here Cenk Uygur quotes MLK Jr's response.
Why we should end all war, explained in 2 minutes.
David Cameron outlined new anti-terror measures this week but is the Prime Minister's strategy on terrorism as straightforward as we're being led to believe? The Trews is Russell Brand's analysis of current events, connecting the dots and providing insight and information...
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Gitmo 'Transparency', Review Board Red Tape, Military Commissions Sham, Zero Dark Thirty Lies and Closing Guantanamo for Good.
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on the History of Gitmo, Methods of Torture, the Remaining Detainees and the Ongoing Hunger Strikes by Prisoners. EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin features Part I of her exclusive coverage from Guantanamo Bay...
The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group that formerly had ties to al Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the group has announced its intention to reestablish the caliphate and has...
Investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed gives specific examples of how Saudi, Qatari, and American interests have supported the group formerly known as ISIS, and what the global community can do now to rein them in. 
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The Revolution has begun. Be a part of it. Spread the love.  https://www.facebook.com/enarxisproject Trigger alert (for people with eating disorders around the 1:30 mark). Follow the film-maker on Facebook.
Evidence exposing who put ISIS in power, and how it was done. Sources and full transcript. StormCloudsGathering on Facebook.
This is a clip from "Occupied Cascadia" (2012). Watch the full film here. Featuring Derrick Jensen, Charles Eisenstein and Dillon Thompson.
 After five hours of rallies and marches on justice for Palestine and Ferguson, 1,500 protesters were in Union Square park in Manhattan, all with their hands up for Mike Brown. When the crowd took their hands down, a voice from the crowd told them "Mike Brown never took his...
After you watch this, you may never view the way our culture communicates the same way again. This is a clip from The Basics of Nonviolent Communication with Marshall Rosenberg, Phd, a recorded presentation of a 1-day workshop held in San Francisco, CA in April 2000. Watch...
Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? Filmmaker Julia Bacha has spent the last 8 years documenting Israelis and Palestinians who are trying to end the conflict using peaceful means. There are many Palestinians who are using nonviolent resistance to defend their land and water...
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. - April 4, 1967 - Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break Silence Full and unabridged. Personal favorite quotes: 8:09 "A few years ago there was a shining moment in that struggle. It seemed as if there was a real promise of hope for the poor -- both...
Bill Hicks explains why he's glad that psilocybin mushrooms aren't legal. In 2 minutes you'll see what he means. If you want to learn more, Erowid has long been a useful resource for learning about everything you'd be curious to know...
The world is like a ride in an amusement park. And when you choose to go on it, you think it's real because that's how powerful our minds are. And the ride goes up and down and round and round. It has thrills and chills and it's very brightly coloured and it's very loud and...
As we start our third war in Iraq, It's worth asking who we are really fighting. All of the other wars that have tripped up a superpower, like the one in Vietnam, were proxy wars. So who is the shadowy figure on the other side of this 24 year fight?
Ever wondered what it might take to rid the world of conflict and live in happiness forever? Well, the journey to world peace begins here, and ends with 1000 episodes of the SRSLY WRONG podcast. Audio taken from SRSLY WRONG Episode 10 - 'World Peace', and Episode 12 ...
Irish senator and former presidential candidate David Norris made a powerful speech on July 31 condemning Israel’s massacre in Gaza and the complcity of American, Irish and other European governments.
 - Hideous. Sadistic. Vicious. Murderous. That is how Noam Chomsky describes Israel's 29-day offensive in Gaza that killed nearly 1,900 people and left almost 10,000 people injured. Chomsky has written extensively about the Israel/Palestine conflict for decades.
The Hamas charter, widely cited by defenders of the Israeli siege on Gaza, contains some passages that are hard to reconcile for many allied with Palestinian liberation. Specifically, the charter states: “The Prophet, Allah bless him and grant him salvation, has said: ‘The...
In just an hour an entire residential neighbourhood is Gaza is flattened by Israeli military bombing. As Israel continues its land, air and sea bombardment of one of the most densely populated areas on earth, the results are utter carnage. The destruction of homes, hospitals...
Not in our name. Well said sir, well said.
"If humanity is going to be destroyed by a nuclear weapon, let's at least make sure it's intentional."
Prominent Jews and Palestinians and others stand for Palestine in this heartbreaking video with Jonathan Demme, Gloria Steinem, Tony Kushner, Diana Buttu, Chuck D, Eve Ensler, Brian Eno, Roger Waters, Mira Nair, Wallace Shawn, Naomi Klein, Mira Nair, Raj Patel, Noura Eraket...
Rafeef Ziadah, a Canadian-Palestinian spoken word artist and activist, performs a poem in response to a journalists who asks "don't you think it would all be better if you just stop teaching your children to hate". Her debut CD Hadeel is dedicated to Palestinian youth, who...
Jon Snow (Channel 4 News anchor) recounts the scene in Gaza's al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.