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The Blackwater Pardons, PMCs, And US Imperialism
The recent pardoning of war criminals is reprehensible, but the action fits perfectly into the US imperialist framework. Come learn about how Primate Military Companies have changed the face of war and imperialism.  
Minimalism: A Documentary about the Important Things
How might your life be better with less? MINIMALISM takes the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a...
Chain Reactions
Is it possible to get into college if you’ve never been through the traditional k-12 school system? That’s one of the questions I explore in my new film Self-Taught. 
Why American History Whitewashes Radical Figures
This week's video is about the imperialist practice of whitewashing and revising the histories of radical figures like Martin Luther King, Jr. and Thomas Paine. Why do American history books leave out so much of King's activism? Come find out!
The Sculptured House
A film made by Ayet Alers, documenting the creation of a small natural house, following the process from the start until completion.
Rubber Tires — A Dirty Business
The booming global tire market is worth billions - but this comes at a high price, both to humans and the environment. Over 50 million car tires are sold each year in Germany alone. But where does the natural rubber for them come from?
The War at Home: The Untold History of Class War in the United States
"In a time when many are questioning institutional integrity across society, seeking accurate and relevant information to help make sense of our supposedly post-truth era, Noble shines a spotlight into our dark past while providing a crucial class context often missing or...
Censorship and the Future of the Internet
This week's video is about the limits of the first amendment, corporate control of the internet, and what a future non-corporate online world could look like.
Eco-Warrior Sleeper Cell Awakening with Joanna Macy and the Shambala Warrior Prophecy
Deep ecologist Joanna Macy describes the Shambala Warrior Prophecy from Buddhist Tibet, expressed as a metaphor for inspiration into environmental and humanitarian activism.
What Greed has Done | Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges talks to Bill Moyers about the destruction of America's manufacturing base by American corporations as well as the effect that unfettered and unregulated capitalism has had on the poor and vulnerable. Hedges calls them "sacrifice zones."
HUMAN: The Movie (Director's Cut Version)
What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight? That we laugh? Cry? Our curiosity? The quest for discovery? 
The CIA is a Terrorist Organization
The CIA is responsible for some of the worst crimes in modern history. The death toll from the wars and unrest caused by the CIA, not to mention their many outright murders, is staggering. In this episode, we'll take a look at just a few of the many examples of CIA terrorism...
Cult 45 | Chris Hedges
This is a clip from the forthcoming documentary Ecosophia, featuring Chris Hedges and many others.
Battlestar Climatica
"The consumer society - it's hyperindividualism - and hyperindividualism is a form of disempowerment, and they know it. So you get to express your personal identity, while you are being stripped of collective power. And the elites are not going to go without a fight. Look at...
Net Zero Climate Plans, Explained
The past year has seen an explosion in the number of companies announcing they are now “net-zero” or “carbon neutral,” or at least plan to be in the next 30 years. Unilever, Uber, and Facebook are just a few of the recent additions to the club, and even major oil companies...
The Key to Happiness in a Distracted World
What could ancient Greek philosophers tell us about how to live our lives today?
Noam Chomksy "Calls Out" Cancel Culture
Noam Chomsky on what makes Cancel Culture at all unique and why it's a mistake in principle and tactic.
Saving Our Ecovillage
Off-grid with their own food, animals, water, power and waste disposal, a Welsh eco-community try to come up with a plan to save their homes and their future.
The Taoist Story of Robber Zhi and Confucius | SHORT FILM
Equal to the Tao Te Ching is the great Taoist text known as the Zhuangzi, attributed the great sage Zhuangzi. One of the chapters in the Zhuangzi text is the story of Robber Zhi and Confucius. This passage tests our spiritual understanding of Taoism and essentially reveals...
You're Probably Already A Socialist
If you turn on the news today, odds are you'll hear someone use the term "socialism" incorrectly to try to scare you. In this video, I hope to correct the record and explain what socialism really means. - Second Thought
Our Democracy No Longer Represents the People. Here's How We Fix It
Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig makes the case that our democracy has become corrupt with money, leading to inequality that means only 0.02% of the United States population actually determines who's in power.
Invisible Hand: Who Will Speak For Nature?
From Executive Producer Mark Ruffalo comes the world’s first documentary film on the Rights of Nature Movement, a “Paradigm Shifting” story where the 'Rights of Nature' has become 'capitalism’s one true opponent.'
Expedición Tribugá
"EXPEDICIÓN TRIBUGÁ" is a documentary film that seeks to raise awareness in the world about the importance of conserving one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. The Tribugá Gulf, currently threatened by the construction of what is projected to be Colombia's second...
On Compassion
Would I have done things differently if I were in your shoes? If I were in the totality of your circumstances? When we look into the eyes of "the other" - without looking away - the labels start to come off. The question "What's it like to be you?" is a powerful starting...
People Didn't Win The Election... Wall $treet Did | Ryan Knight
"The new battle in the country & the world is no longer Conservative vs Liberal, it's People vs Oligarchy"
Oligarchs Are Gaming Democracy | George Monbiot
"The oligarchs have discovered the formula for persuading the poor to vote for the interests of the very rich” - George Monbiot
Nowtopia: A Documentary About Economic Alternatives
The term ‘Nowtopia’ is increasingly used by both activists and academics to describe a variety of interconnected tendencies. It can, for instance, apply to seeking freedom outside the confines of wage labour, or the creation of liberated common space in the here and now.
Ten Things You Need to Know to Stop a Coup
We have a president who has openly said he might not respect the outcome of our election. We have to be ready if he claims victory before votes are counted, tries to stop counting, or refuses to accept a loss. Choose Democracy is preparing people for the possibility of a coup...
A Bold Peace: Costa Rica's Path of Demilitarization
70 years ago Costa Rica abolished its army and committed itself to fostering a peaceful society. It has been reaping the benefits ever since.
Biden vs. Trump on Foreign Policy
Who is the better anti-war choice? Abby Martin settles the score. 
Honest Government Ad | Q
The US Government has made an ad about QAnon and it’s surprisingly honest and informative.
How Ranked Choice Voting Can Save American Politics
Tired of voting for the lesser of two evils? Our current election system is broken, and it yields worse and worse candidates every cycle. Ranked Choice Voting can help solve that problem. 
In Our Hands: A Documentary Series about People Regenerating Their Lives & The Earth
‘In Our Hands’ / ‘En Nuestras Manos’ is a documentary series about a movement to restore ecological farming around the world. Filmmaker Matt Anderson (‘Fall and Winter’, 2013) traveled to over 40 farms and gardens in 7 countries to document the profound impact the GROW...
How America Can Leave Fossil Fuels Behind, In One Chart
VOX talked to physicist and engineer Saul Griffith, who takes us through his incredibly detailed road map for how the US could actually walk away from fossil fuels in the next 30 years.
George Monbiot Exposes Coronavirus Corruption at the Heart of Government
Covid Corruption, Privileged Parasites & the Gilded Circle: Watch the full 18min interview with Monbiot on Corruption. 
America's Unemployment Problem
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on America's job market, leaving millions without steady pay or healthcare. We know that unemployment is a real problem, but the "official" unemployment figures don't tell the whole story. The true rate of unemployment is much worse than you think.
Diwata
Mining companies are destroying large parts of ancient forest. However on the island of Palawan in the Philippines a small group of women are standing up against these big companies and protecting the forests and the spirit that lives within them; Diwata.
Digital Wampum: Testimony of the Iroquois | 8-Part Series
 Digital Wampum is a series of 8 short, testimonial films, on the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois.)
Freak Power: the Ballot or the Bomb
Hunter S. Thompson went to the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago as a journalist and returned home disgusted, yet motivated by what he’d just seen: violently suppressed protests, riots, corrupt politicians, and abusive cops. Back in Aspen, he finds more of the same. The...
Just the Way You Are
"Growing up I had vague memories of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, but watching his program now as an adult and as a filmmaker I was fascinated by the degree of sophistication and discipline Rogers brought to his show.
American Psychosis | Chris Hedges
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges discusses modern-day consumerism, totalitarian corporate power, and living in a culture dominated by pervasive illusion.
Neoliberalism: The Root of Our Problems
A short film by Eat The Moon.
Voting | ContraPoints
ContraPoints tackles the great "to vote or not to vote" debate in entertaining fashion. 
The Politics of Cultural Despair | Chris Hedges
Author, activist and dissident Chris Hedges spoke at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy NY on October 16, 2020. In this talk he examines the cultural and social forces that have given rise to extremism in the United States. He explores the myriad of factors that led...
The Last and Most Important Advice I Will Ever Give | Dr. Meyer Hillman
89-year-old social scientist Dr. Mayer Hillman explains the source of climate change and what must be done.
The Social Dilemma
We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s...
Take Back Your Attention From The Social Media Algorithms
"Take Back Your Attention" is a short compilation with clips from several Rebel Wisdom films, and featuring visuals from the recent Netflix film with Tristan Harris, "The Social Dilemma".
Covid-19 Exposes Our True Power | Charles Eisenstein
Last year, five million children worldwide died of hunger, yet no government has declared a state of emergency or asked that we radically alter our way of life to save them. Nor do we see a comparable level of alarm and action around suicide or drug overdoses, the...
Why Everyone Deserves A Basic Income | Guy Standing
There is a simple solution to the economic problems we face today. It’s called a universal basic income and this is the justification for it.
How Amphibians Restore Balance To The Land | Harvey Tweats
Many of us are aware of the remarkable effects of large megafauna in an ecosystem. We now know that wolves change rivers, that whales alter the composition of the atmosphere and that the ponds that beavers create prevent terrible floods. Yet few are enlightened to the...
World Localization Day 2020 (Short Version) Be Part of this Inspirational Movement for Change!
After COVID-19, we can return to stressful disconnected lives and climate catastrophe or we can slow down, scale down and rebuild our connections to each other and to the Earth. On June 21, we hosted an inspiring online festival of ideas and inspiration in celebration of...
World Localization Day - full version. Be part of this inspirational movement for change!
After COVID-19, we can return to stressful disconnected lives and climate catastrophe or we can slow down, scale down and rebuild our connections to each other and to the Earth. On June 21, we hosted an inspiring online festival of ideas and inspiration in celebration of...
The Man Card: White Male Identity Politics from Nixon to Trump
For years, right-wing politicians and pundits have repeatedly criticized the left for playing “the race card” and “the woman card.” This new film turns the tables and takes dead aim at the right’s own longstanding – but rarely discussed – deployment of white-male identity...
Why Do We Make Life So Hard? | Jon Jondai
Jon Jondai shares his life story of trying to find success in the city only to turn around and come back home to live a life of freedom. 
Can You See It ? | Extinction Rebellion France
Can you see the absurdity of our world? Can you imagine another society?
Is There a Future for Our Democracy? Why Everything Depends on the Answer | David Orr
We are living through the most dangerous challenge to free government in the U.S. anyone of us alive has encountered. Like a house with crumbling foundations, American democracy is suffering from decades of deferred maintenance. The challenge of repairing and updating our...
David Graeber on the Extreme 'Center'
“It strikes me that what’s called the moderates are the most immoderate people possible.”
Is The World Really Overpopulated? | George Monbiot
A story of the denial of our common humanity, featuring George Monbiot.
Indigenous Thinking for Troubled Times, Tyson Yunkaporta
Can indigenous thinking save the world? Tyson Yunkaporta's new book 'Sand Talk' explores this question and is making a big impact.
Honor Yard: Finding Hope & Healing in a Maximum-Security Prison
Imagine finding hope, camaraderie and healing in a maximum-security prison. “Honor Yard” explores the symptoms of trauma from the perspective of the men who live in an Honor Yard at a California Prison in Lancaster, CA.