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The Wisdom of Trauma
One in five Americans are diagnosed with mental illness in any given year. Suicide is the second most common cause of death in the US for youth aged 15-24. Depression kills over a million people a year globally and 50,000 in the USA. Drug overdoses kills 70,000 in the USA...
COVID's Hidden Toll
How the COVID crisis has hit vulnerable immigrants and undocumented workers who have helped keep America fed during the pandemic. This journalism is made possible by viewers like you.
Transformation Diaries
Transformation Diaries is a platform for the questions of our times. From love, sexuality and social organization, all the way to our relation to the biosphere and the metaphysical, we explore the underlying sets of beliefs and assumptions at the wellspring of culture —...
The Banker Ladies
Created by the Diverse Solidarity Economies Collective, The Banker Ladies tells the stories of Ginelle, Aisha, and Mabinty, three Black women in Toronto creating diverse financial services for their communities through Rotating Saving and Credit Associations (ROSCAs).
Framing Reality: A Plan for the Future
All humans on the planet are living under an illusionary paradigm that can be compared to what was presented in the 'Matrix'. A mental prison that exists within the minds of the collective. This prison exists as the societal paradigm we have chosen to accept. That is all...
Terra Blight
TERRA BLIGHT is a documentary exploring America’s consumption of computers and the hazardous waste we create in pursuit of the latest technology.
Raising Free People | Akilah Richards
We can’t keep using tools of oppression and expect to raise free people - we must examine privilege and power in our relationships with our children, the world’s most vulnerable citizens and embrace chaos in efforts to allow trust-based practices to emerge. We can do this...
Giant Slaves
This expository documentary is shedding some light on the southeast asian elephant industry. What is this dark secret? And why is it harmful for the elephants? 
Giants: The Global Power Elite - A Talk by Peter Phillips
Who holds the purse strings to the majority of the world's wealth? There is a new global elite at the controls of our economic future, and here former Project Censored director and media monitoring sociologist Peter Phillips unveils just who these players are.
The Logic Behind Defunding the Cops
Ben Burgis is the author of "Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left" and in this video he takes a critical look at the demand to defund the cops.
What's a Colloquium? An Oral History of the Natural Building Movement
A small band of natural building enthusiasts and outlaws met in a field over 20 years ago at something they called a ‘colloquium’. The movement they created has grown uncontrollably ever since; reviving and innovating ancient building techniques and training thousands in the...
Unlearning Race? | Thomas Chatterton Williams
As tensions rise over racial divisions throughout the western world, books like 'White Fragility' and 'How to Be An Anti-Racist' have flown to the top of the bestseller lists. These frame race as central to our understanding of the world.
The Yugas: The Great Time Cycles of the Universe
Time. What is it? This is such an odd question to ask. But to never inquire into the nature of time is even more strange. We are all subject to time and its process of birth, life, decay, and death. This linear process makes us believe that the nature of time is just linear...
Madagasikara
In 2009, fed up with increased poverty and widespread corruption, Madagascar's citizens took to the streets in protest. After the president was forced to resign, the international community terminated most foreign assistance to this chronically impoverished island nation...
Should The US Be Considered A Democracy?
Does the US live up to the standards it sets for the rest of the world? Is the United States really the torchbearer for global democracy that most Americans think it is? – Second Thought
Afghanistan War Exposed: An Imperial Conspiracy
Abby Martin covers the whole truth about the Afghanistan War, from the CIA construct of the 80's through 2020's senseless stalemate. Two decades, three administrations, tens of thousands of lives; it's time to #EndTheForeverWar. 
Opioids, Inc.
Pushing opioids. Bribing doctors. Making millions. FRONTLINE and the Financial Times investigate how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller up to 100 times stronger than morphine — and how some Wall Street investors looked the other way.
Theory of Enchantment 101
The Theory of Enchantment course provides educators with a world-class social-emotional learning program (SEL) that integrates pop culture with developmental psychology. This program helps educators transform the lives of their students and motivates them to maximize their...
David Attenborough - For All Nature
“The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.” Sir David Attenborough
13TH
The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary 13TH refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist...
To Return
A controversial film experiment, a courageous journey and a unique collaboration between filmmaker and refugee; which is not without consequences. A film by David Fedele & Kumut Imesh.
Racist Statues and Revisionist History
A lot of people seem to think that taking down racist statues or monuments to problematic historical figures is "erasing history." Let's talk about that. – Second Thought 
The Myth of Class Reductionism with Adolph Reed
Today Bhaskar Sunkara, editor & publisher of Jacobin magazine, is joined by professor emeritus of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Adolph Reed Jr., to talk about what materialist political history actually looks like and how the charge from liberals...
"Minneapolis was a Warzone" Frontline Report on Black Lives Matter Protests Rocking US | Jamal Green
“People are fighting as if they're about to lose their lives & the truth is, they could be next”
What Happened After 8:46
George Floyd’s death at the hands of men sworn to serve and protect him was a literal and symbolic tragedy which has now reverberated around the world. As news of his death spread, sorrow, fatigue, and frustration filled the streets. Many of us have witnessed this chain...
Chris Hedges and Glen Ford: Analysis of the George Floyd Protests
On the show today, Chris Hedges discusses the George Floyd protests erupting in over 140 American cities with Glen Ford, executive editor, Black Agenda Report. 
The Blood is at the Doorstep
After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice, and reform as the investigation unfolds. Watch now at the following streaming services: •Tubi (free)
How Southern Socialites Rewrote Civil War History
The United Daughters of the Confederacy was a significant leader of the “Lost Cause,” an intellectual movement that revised history to look more favorably on the South after the American Civil War. They were women from elite antebellum families that used their social and...
Black Lives That Still Matter: The Deaths Behind the Movement in 24 parts (ch. 2)
This compilation of videos is mostly based on research done for Michael Harriot’s  “A Timeline of Events That Led to the 2020 ‘Fed Up’- Rising” for theroot.com
Black Lives That Still Matter:  The Deaths Behind the Movement in 24 Parts
This compilation of videos is mostly based on research done for Michael Harriot’s  “A Timeline of Events That Led to the 2020 ‘Fed Up’- Rising” for theroot.com
Baltimore Rising
Directed by The Wire actor Sonja Sohn, this thought-provoking documentary follows activists, police officers, community leaders and gang affiliates, who struggle to hold Baltimore together, in the wake of Freddie Gray's death, even as the homicide rate hits record levels, and...
Miki Kashtan: Exiting the Either/Or Trap - Decision Making Beyond Consensus and Command / Control
Are long, drawn-out consensus processes the only alternative to a rigid, hierarchical decision making model that reinforces unhealthy power dynamics? Trainer, facilitator and writer Miki Kashtan offers her powerful framework of Convergent Facilitation, which is a model of...
Why You Should Give a F*ck
In episode 1 of this new series, The Real News Network explores the different areas of power, and how we interact with them as citizens.
The Anarchist Commune in the Rainforest: Poole’s Land
Manisha Krishnan travels to Poole's Land, an anarchist commune on the western edge of Canada to figure out what exactly is drawing young people to live on the periphery of society. She ventures into the rainforest and confronts a variety of her deepest fears, but ultimately...
Stranger Fruit:  An Investigation into the Death of Michael Brown
On August 9th, 2014, Officer Darren Wilson stopped Michael Brown in the street. 95 seconds later Officer Wilson killed this 18-year-old recent high school graduate in cold blood. After killing Mike in the street, Ferguson police then left his body there for 4 and half hours...
Peace Officer:  The Militarized State of American Police
Peace Officer is a documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of "Dub" Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his rural state's first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a...
Copwatch:  An Organization Dedicated to Filming the Police
COPWATCH follows WeCopwatch, an organization dedicated to filming the police. Among its members are the individuals who captured the original videos of the deaths of Eric Garner in Staten Island and Freddie Gray in Baltimore that ignited the entire nation. Learn the stories...
Whose Streets?  An Unflinching Look at the Ferguson Uprising
Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the...
The Talk:  Race in America
The Talk – Race in America is a two-hour documentary about the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes and communities across the country between parents of color and their children, especially sons, about how to behave if they are ever stopped by the...
Show Me Democracy:  Student Activism Amidst the Uprising in Ferguson
Amidst the uprising in Ferguson, 7 St. Louis college students evolve into advocates and activists as they demand change through policy and protest.
Dispatches From Cleveland
Dispatches from Cleveland is a feature-length documentary in five parts that closely examines the early 21st century, rust-belt city of Cleveland, Ohio, one of the most racially divided cities in America. The film follows ordinary people – long shaken by police misconduct...
Out of Omaha
OUT OF OMAHA is an award-winning, intimate portrait of twin brothers Darcell and Darrell Trotter, young black men coming of age in the divided city of Omaha, Nebraska. Directed by Clay Tweel and Exec Produced by J. Cole.
United States of Distraction: Fighting The Fake News Invasion
Thanks to the filmmakers, you can watch this film for free! If you'd like to show your thanks, you can buy a digital download of the film on this page for $10. All proceeds will go to the Media Freedom Foundation, which works closely with Project Censored. Whether you buy...
Immuto (Change)
Immuto (Change), is a response to the climate emergency and global environmental collapse.
Project Censored The Movie: Ending The Reign of Junk Food News
Thanks to the filmmakers, you can watch this film for free! If you'd like to show your thanks, you can buy a digital download of the film on this page for $10. All proceeds will go to the Media Freedom Foundation, which works closely with Project Censored. Whether you buy...
Communities Of Hope: Discovering the Ecovillages of Europe
COMMUNITIES OF HOPE is a film born from a quest to discover a regenerative culture.
America's Police Problem: Brutality and Racism
The United States has reached a crossroads. The police response to protests against police brutality has been to act even more brutally toward the people they're supposed to protect and serve. America needs to reckon with the legacy of slavery and the continued abuse of power...
James Baldwin's "Black Lives Matter" Speech
James Baldwin makes a heartfelt plea for racial justice and equality at Cambridge University.
How Redlining Shaped Black America As We Know It
Almost every quantifiable indicator of white supremacy— all lead back to the government-sanctioned policy of redlining. Here's how the racist legacy of redlining still works today.
Bayard Rustin:  An unsung hero of the civil rights movement
Learn about the life of Bayard Rustin, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, a gay rights activist, and one of Martin Luther King’s closest advisors. -- In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington to nearly a quarter...
The Atlantic Slave Trade: What too Few Textbooks Told You
Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade -- which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas -- stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. Anthony Hazard discusses the historical, economic and...
Notes of a Native Son: the World According to James Baldwin - Christina Greer
James Baldwin was an American novelist and social critic whose essays in “Notes of a Native Son” explored race, sex and class distinctions. -- In the 1960s, the FBI amassed almost 2,000 documents in an investigation into one of America’s most celebrated minds. The subject of...
Black Lives Matter & The Question of Violence | Gary Younge
“Riots are often justified, what’s the French Revolution but a riot blessed by history”
The Power of White Fear feat. Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes explains the power of white fear and the great divide between the “Colony” and the “Nation.” From our country's founding to Selma, Ferguson, and more than 140 cities today, we have seen our two Americas laid bare. In one America, white people enjoy the freedom and...
Speaking Frankly: Non-monogamy
"“One big orgy”: That’s the stereotype about the lifestyle of consensual non-monogamy — an arrangement where committed partners agree to have relationships with other people. But people who have practiced non-monogamy for years say it’s not all wild sex — or even all that...
The Monopoly On Violence
The Monopoly of Violence is a study of police brutality in France, specifically documenting the gilet jaunes protest movement of 2018 and 2019. But the footage could just as easily have been from the United States, or Hong Kong, or Britain. Citing the work of sociologist Max...
The Invention of Whiteness with john a. powell
This is an extra clip from the movie "Changing of the Gods," coming in 2022.
Astroturfing: How To Spot A Fake Movement
If the Reopen America protests seem a little off to you, that's because they are. In this video we're going to talk about astroturfing and how insidious it is. - Second Thought