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Jeremy Scahill: Winter Soldier & Blackwater

Jeremy Scahill is the author of the bestselling Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army. He is an award-winning investigative journalist and correspondent for the national radio and TV program Democracy Now! Jeremy discusses why no presidential candidate plans on fully leaving Iraq. — This month, for four days in Washington, DC, beginning Read more…

: Winter Soldiers: Clifton Hicks and Steven Casey

This month, for four days in Washington, DC, beginning on March 13, there was a second Winter Soldier gathering — 37 years after the first. Organized by the protest group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 attack on New York will testify about their experiences. They presented photographs Read more…

: Verifying Winter Soldier

This month, for four days in Washington, DC, beginning on March 13, there was a second Winter Soldier gathering — 37 years after the first. Organized by the protest group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 attack on New York will testify about their experiences. They presented photographs Read more…

: Winter Soldier: Adam Kokesh

This month, for four days in Washington, DC, beginning on March 13, there was a second Winter Soldier gathering — 37 years after the first. Organized by the protest group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 attack on New York will testify about their experiences. They presented photographs Read more…

: Winter Soldier Testimonials 3: An Iraqi Perspective

This month, for four days in Washington, DC, beginning on March 13, there was a second Winter Soldier gathering — 37 years after the first. Organized by the protest group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 attack on New York will testify about their experiences. They presented photographs Read more…

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Phyllis Bennis: Winter Soldier: Has Corporate Media Forgotten Iraq?

This month, for four days in Washington, DC, beginning on March 13, there was a second Winter Soldier gathering — 37 years after the first. Organized by the protest group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 attack on New York will testify about their experiences. They presented photographs Read more…

: Winter Soldier Testimonials 1

This month, for four days in Washington, DC, beginning on March 13, there was a second Winter Soldier gathering — 37 years after the first. Organized by the protest group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 attack on New York will testify about their experiences. They presented photographs Read more…

: Winter Soldier Testimonials 2

This month, for four days in Washington, DC, beginning on March 13, there was a second Winter Soldier gathering — 37 years after the first. Organized by the protest group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 attack on New York will testify about their experiences. They presented photographs Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: American Foreign Policy in Latin America

This video is the second half of an interview with Professor Noam Chomsky on American Foreign Policy in Latin America, and Latin American integration. In the interview, Noam Chomsky addresses the traditional relationship between the United States and Latin America, the impact of neoliberal economic policies, and Latin America’s "turn to the left."

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Noam Chomsky: American Foreign Policy in Latin America 1/2

This video is the first half of an interview with Professor Noam Chomsky on American Foreign Policy in Latin America, and Latin American integration. In the interview, Noam Chomsky addresses the traditional relationship between the United States and Latin America, the impact of neoliberal economic policies, and Latin America’s "turn to the left." From April Read more…

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Alex Kramer: Andante from Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for Piano and Cello

This slow movement from Sergei Rachmaninoff is among the most evocative music of the late romantic period. Often performed on it’s own for memorial and tribute concerts and as a recital encore this perfomance is from a recital given at the University of Georgia in 2005. The cellist is Alex Kramer with father Stephen at Read more…

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Nathan Jones: An Overview of the National Endowment for Democracy, pt. 1

This is a video primarily to be used to show folks who know little to nothing about the NED an overview of what it is, what it does, and why it does it.   This video uses a vareity of sources, most of which come from here and thirdworldtraveler. 

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Nathan Jones: An Overview of the National Endowment for Democracy, pt. 2

This is the 2nd in a series looking at what the NED does, why it does, and how it does what it does.

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Nathan Jones: An Overview of the National Endowment for Democracy, pt. 3

The final part in a series looking at the impact the NED has globally and here at home.

Erik Leaver: No Radar in the Czech Republic!

A Feb. 27, 2008 demonstration in front of the White House against the proposed U.S. radar base in the Czech Republic on the occasion of the visit by Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolánek to meet with President George Bush. The organizers from Campaign for Peace and Democracy (CPD) and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) Read more…

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Phyllis Bennis: US Army Suppresses Rand Report

Phyllis Bennis is a Senior Analyst at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC. She is the author of Before and After: US Foreign Policy and the September 11 Crisis and Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy US Power. Monday February 18th, 2008

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Norman Solomon: War Made Easy

Interview with Norman Solomon author of the book "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us To Death". Uploaded to Youtube Feb. 17, 2008

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Nathan Jones: The Continuing Crisis in Somalia Pt. 4-Focus on Ethiopia

A focus on Ethiopia’s internal issues that should lead any wary person to question the integrity of their government and its right to international aggression against Somalia.  Camera Work by Corey Deyette.

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Nathan Jones: The Continuing Crisis in Somalia, Part 3

The third part in a look at the ramifications of the Ethiopian invasion of Somalia.  Camera work by Corey Deyette.

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Nathan Jones: Anarchism Panel in Chattanooga

This is an invitation to anyone in the Chattanooga area to join us on Friday for a discussion of Anarchy and Leftism.

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Michael Ratner: Torture, Tribunals & the Death Penalty

A look at what is at stake is the future of justice in the US. Michael Ratner is President of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York. He has taught at Yale Law School, lectured at Columbia Law School, and was President of the National Lawyers Guild. From Feb 12, 2007

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Pepe Escobar: The Obama Movement

Transcript: (CLIPS BEGIN) NEWS SHOW HOST: It’s the biggest primary election day this country has ever seen. NEWS SHOW HOST: We get to see why they call it Super Tuesday. Voters in 24 states will tonight in effect decide the future direction of this nation, certainly this presidential election year. (CLIPS END) PEPE ESCOBAR, TRNN Read more…

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Nathan Jones: The Continuing Crisis in Somalia, pt. 1

Parts two and three are forthcoming, along with a fourth part looking at Ethiopia’s own shady record.

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Chalmers Johnson: Decline Of Empires: The Signs of Decay 2/2

Chalmers Johnson, author of Blowback, Sorrows of Empire and Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic , talks about the U.S. ‘military-petroleum complex,’ the overextension of the American military, nuclear proliferation, and the decline of Washington’s credibility abroad. From 2003… Chalmers Johnson is president of the Japan Policy Research Institute, a non-profit research and Read more…

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Chalmers Johnson: The Blowback Syndrome: Oil Wars and Overreach 1/2

Chalmers Johnson, author of Blowback, Sorrows of Empire and Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic , talks about the U.S. ‘military-petroleum complex,’ the overextension of the American military, nuclear proliferation, and the decline of Washington’s credibility abroad. From 2003… Chalmers Johnson is president of the Japan Policy Research Institute, a non-profit research and Read more…

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Tariq Ali: Rights and Needs

A writer, journalist, filmmaker and leading figure among cultural-political analysts, Tariq Ali is the author of several important historical novels that examine the relationship between Islam and the Western World. This Oxford educated activist has been at the forefront of anti-war movements from Vietnam to Iraq.

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Tom Hayden: Would a Democratic President pull out of Iraq?

Tom Hayden on media failure to ask what will happen with the thousands of contractors in Iraq.

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 10/11

MIT, April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.  Go back to pt.1 Go back to pt.2 Go back to pt.3 Go back to pt.4 Go back to pt.5 Go back to pt.6 Go back to pt.7 Go back to pt.8 Go back to pt.9

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 11/11

MIT, April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.  Go back to pt.1 Go back to pt.2 Go back to pt.3 Go back to pt.4 Go back to pt.5 Go back to pt.6 Go back to pt.7 Go back to pt.8 Go back to pt.9 Go back to Read more…

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Leo Panitch: Do Stimulus Packages Work?

Leo Panitch is the Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy and a Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto. Panitch is also the author of Global Capitalism and American Empire. Friday January 25th, 2008

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 9/11

MIT, April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.  Go back to pt.1 Go back to pt.2 Go back to pt.3 Go back to pt.4 Go back to pt.5 Go back to pt.6 Go back to pt.7 Go back to pt.8

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 8/11

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 7/11

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 6/11

MIT, April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.  Go back to pt.1 Go back to pt.2 Go back to pt.3 Go back to pt.4 Go back to pt.5

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 5/11

MIT, April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.  Go back to pt.1 Go back to pt.2 Go back to pt.3 Go back to pt.4  

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 4/11

MIT, April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.  Go back to pt.1 Go back to pt.2 Go back to pt.3  

Authors Many: Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class

Narrated by Ed Asner Based on the forthcoming book by Pepi Leistyna, Class Dismissed navigates the steady stream of narrow working class representations from American television’s beginnings to today’s sitcoms, reality shows, police dramas, and daytime talk shows. Featuring interviews with media analysts and cultural historians, this documentary examines the patterns inherent in TV’s disturbing Read more…

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Andrej Grubacic: Shinvoz Factory Occupation Talk

Okupacija fabrika u Srbiji…

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Andrej Grubacic: Balkan Z Magazin (Novi Sad)

Prezentacija Z Magazina u Novom Sadu.

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 3/11

MIT, April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.  Go back to pt.1 Go back to pt.2

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So -- Slepton: What Is SleptOn.com?

This is a compilation of short video clips featuring Amy Goodman, Michael Moore and Reverend Lennox Yearwood as they highlight the failures of America’s corporate "mainstream" media. The video introduces an independent media platform like SleptOn Mag as the key to getting alternative perspectives and information critical to gaining a more sober understanding of the Read more…

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Billy Bragg: The Lonesome Death of Rachel Corrie

Music Video of current condition in Palestine. A song about Racel Corrie, an American peace activist who was run over by an Israeli bulldozer in 2003.

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 2/11

MIT, April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.  Go back to pt.1

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Robert Fisk: Middle East Geopolitics 1/11

MIT April 9, 2006 – Robert Fisk Talks Middle East Geopolitics, with introduction by Noam Chomsky.

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George Monbiot: Global Day of Action Pt.2

George Monbiot speaks to protesters at the Global Day of Action National Climate March, December 8th 2007. Part 2 of 2. Back to Pt.1.

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Walden Bello: Climate Change and Globalisation

Walden Bello, interviewed at the United Nations climate change conference in Bali, December 2007.

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Vandana Shiva: Seeding Deep Democracy

Scientist, activist, author Vandana Shiva talks about the importance of saving non-GMO seeds and her concept of ‘Earth Democracy.’

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George Monbiot: Global Day of Action Pt.1

George Monbiot speaks to protesters at the Global Day of Action National Climate March, December 8th 2007. Part 1 of 2. Go to Pt.2.

Danny Glover: Danny Glover reads Langston Hughes “Montage of a Dream…”

Actor Danny Glover reads from Langston Hughes’s poem "Montage of a Dream Deferred." Part of a May 2, 2007, reading from Voices of a People’s History of the United States (Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove) http://www.sevenstories.com/book/?GCO…

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