Videos about War & Peace
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"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...
The Walls of Bethlehem
The Walls of Bethlehem documents clashes between Palestinians in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem and invading Israeli soldiers after the Israeli army’s killing of 20-year-old Jihad al-Jafari in nearby Dheisheh refugee camp in February.  It is part of the intersectoinal The...
Emma Goldman on Patriotism
"Patriotism" by Emma Goldman, read by Sandra Oh.
Unmanned: America's Drone Wars (2013)
"Unmanned" investigates the impact of U.S. drone strikes at home and abroad, observing their effect on the War on Terror, the lives of individuals, and U.S. foreign policy. SUBSCRIBE DONATE to Brave New Films Set up a free screening in your community In Unmanned...
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 Dublin Pitfall (2015)
Gohderz, Yasmin, Mohamed, Salah and Jenny fled to Europe for their lives from the civil war in Syria. They fled war only to live in harsher conditions in Europe. After a couple of years in Turkey, where they were considered as a guests with no access to education, health care...
Understanding The Peace Code In The Human Brain
Ground-breaking discoveries about early childhood and the human brain have offered vital clues about the roots of human violence and social disharmony. Our brains’ empathy centres grow – or fail to grow – according to how we are nurtured. Robin Grille cites several examples...
Abby Martin Breaks the Set One Last Time
On this final episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, discusses the power of grassroots activism in getting the FCC to uphold net neutrality. Abby then speaks with Eugene Puryear, Organizer with the ANSWER Coalition, about effective activism as it relates to issues from...
Welcome To Gaza - With Your Guide, Banksy
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...
Amtssprache: The Most Dangerous Language in the World
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...
How Our Language Makes It Easy to Be Violent
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...
Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers (2006)
This is the story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war.   Acclaimed director Robert Greenwald (Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, Outfoxed and Uncovered) takes you inside the lives of soldiers, truck drivers, widows and children who have been...
Marine Corps Veteran Opens Eyes, Hearts, and Minds of "American Sniper" Movie-goers
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...
The Unknown Known (2014)
A glimpse into the mind of a sociopath... who just happened to be the United States Secretary of Defense leading up to and during the country's two longest wars (Iraq and Afghanistan). Directed by one of the most respected and popular documentarians of our time, Errol Morris.
Drone (2014)
The secret CIA drone war. People living under the drones and young dronepilots coming to terms with killing through joysticks. DRONE uncovers crucial secrets of the CIA drone program, and shows how drones have changed war and possibly our future. See the documentary that...
Drone Wars: The Gamers Recruited to Kill
An extract from the 2014 documentary film “Drone” published by The Guardian shows military recruiters scanning video game fairs for the next generation of drone operators for often-lethal military activities in the Middle East and elsewhere. “The military has invested in...
Powerful Music Video - Naima Shalhoub Sings The Ferguson-Gaza Blues
"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...
Bitter Lake (2015)
Extraordinary new documentary by Adam Curtis. Politicians used to have the confidence to tell us stories that made sense of the chaos of world events. But now there are no big stories and politicians react randomly to every new crisis - leaving us bewildered and...
American Sniper's Patriot Porn & Celebration of Psychopathy
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 Exposes Obama's SOTU Double Speak | Brainwash Update
Abby Martin discusses the hypocritical and misleading foreign policy claims made during the State of the Union.
Guantánamo Diary: A Remarkable Forgiving Voice from the Void
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...
Cointelpro 101 (2010)
COINTELPRO may not be a well-understood acronym but its meaning and continuing impact are absolutely central to understanding the government’s wars and repression against progressive movements. COINTELPRO represents the state’s strategy to prevent movements and communities...
Border Splurge: 6 Ways Corporations Bring The Battlefield Home
In 2013, the Government spent $18 BILLION on Border and Immigration enforcement, more than the budget of every other Federal agency, combined. SUBSCRIBE:  WATCH MORE:  ABOUT BRAVE NEW FILMS Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films are at the forefront of the fight to create a...
Free Palestine - Support The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement
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...
U.S. Drones Kill More People than ISIS: Chris Hedges
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." 
Why Immigration Reform Is Useless Without Ending the Drug War
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.
Should War On ISIS Violence Begin At Home? Russell Brand The Trews
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? 
How Much Did We Pay To Arm 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...
Why Walls Are Government Tools of Oppression | 25 Year Anniversary of the Berlin Wall
Abby Martin reflects on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and how this event serves as a reminder of the walls around the world that still cruelly divide populations. 
This Video Dispels a Great Myth about Human Nature that Will Restore Your Hope in the Future
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. 
No Judge, No Jury, No Trial
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...
The Real Planet of the Apes: Life, Death and Rehabilitation in a Liberian Testing Facility
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...
In U.N. Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State
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...
Fox News Trolls Harvard Students About US Imperialism. Their Responses Will Give You Hope.
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,
The Invisible Peak: Hidden in Plain Sight
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...
World War III Kickstarter UPDATE
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.  
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Drones
The United States has launched a huge number of drone strikes under President Obama. It's widely accepted and extremely terrifying. 
How the U.S. Concocted a Terror Threat to Justify Syria Strikes, and the Corporate Media Went Along
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...
Russell Tribunal Finds Evidence Of Incitement To Genocide And Crimes Against Humanity in Gaza
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...
Lessons Of Darkness (1992)
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...
Israel's Apartheid Wall Must Fall
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...
Pundits for Profit * Who Benefits From Escalation in Iraq?
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?
How Perpetual War Fuels Terrorism
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...
Will Obama's Bombs Stop Beheadings? Russell Brand The Trews
Russell Brand The Trews (E146). Reaction to President Barack Obama's 'destroy and degrade' strategy address for fighting the Islamic State.
Naming Gaza's Dead
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 Geopolitics of World War III
The real reason Russia and Syria are being targeted right now. 
What Should Palestine Do? An MLK Quote Says It All
"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 End War in 2 Minutes
Why we should end all war, explained in 2 minutes.
Russell Brand: Is British PM David Cameron More Dangerous Than ISIS?
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...
Gitmo Exclusive Part II: Media Brainwashing, Sham Trials & Closing Gitmo for Good
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Gitmo 'Transparency', Review Board Red Tape, Military Commissions Sham, Zero Dark Thirty Lies and Closing Guantanamo for Good.