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: Boys on the Balcony (not my video)

Seize the Day performs "Boys on the Balcony"… written for Vestas Occupation… at a support rally on July 30th, 2009. See http://savevestas.wordpress.com/

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So -- Slepton: SleptOn.com & Noam Chomsky Pt. 2: Slavery by Another Name

 SleptOn.com sits down with Professor Noam Chomsky. In this segment Chomsky discusses the history and struggle for blacks in the United States, from "chattel slavery to mass incarceration".

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So -- Slepton: SleptOn.com & Noam Chomsky Pt. 1: Overlooked Crisis

 SleptOn.com sits down with Professor Noam Chomsky. In this segment we discuss what he feels to be one of the most overlooked issues in the world today.

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Richard D. Wolff: Obama should force the votes on health care

Richard D. Wolff is an Economist, Author, and Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and New School University. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Paris I (Sorbonne). He has authored or co-authored 10 books including The Economics of Colonialism, Bringing It All Back Home: Class, Gender Read more…

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Tali Shapiro: Cellcom Ad – Deleted Scenes

This is what a soccer match between IDF soldiers and Palestinians really looks like (a response to the disgusting ad by Cellcom)  

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Tali Shapiro: Israeli Occupation Force Invades Bilin Village and Kidnap Two Youth

Sunday 572009 At approximately 4:15 on the morning of 5.7.09 more than 100 Israeli Soldiers invaded Bil’in Village. Many of them were masked and all carried automatic weapons. They attacked several houses and arrested Oda Rebhe Abu Rahma, 20, and Mahmoud Issa Yassein, 17. Upon request the soldiers would not tell their families where they were Read more…

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Vijay Prashad: The Bush-Cheney Years

On January 3, 2009 Historians Against the War met at the Sheraton in New York City during the annual convention of the American Historical Association for a panel discussion on "The Bush-Cheney Administration." This video features one member of that panel, Vijay Prashad, a historian at Trinity College. Historians Against the War has published their sharp, Read more…

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Robert Jensen: The Color of the Race Problem Is White

In The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. DuBois suggested that the question white people so often want to ask black people is, How does it feel to be a problem? This program turns the tables and recognizes some simple facts: Race problems have their roots in a system of white supremacy. White people invented white Read more…

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Phyllis Bennis: The Iranian Elections and the U.S. Response

Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies talks about what the U.S. should and should not be saying in the aftermath of the Iranian elections.

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Tali Shapiro: Palestinians fight illegal Israeli construction – 22 June 09

Though international law considers Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land illegal, construction companies continue to cash in on unprecedented settlement expansion. Now, some Palestinians in the West Bank town of Bil’in are taking matters into their own hands, by going to court to sue international construction companies.

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Howard Zinn: Greece Visit

This is an interview that Howard Zinn gave to the Greek TV station TVXS during his visit to Greece two weeks ago. See more in playlist…

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Brian Vester: part 8 Rashid Khalidi – Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and the Middle East

Premier U.S. historian of the Middle East, Rashid Khalidi dissects the impact that Cold War-era rivalries had in shaping the dynamics of current Middle Eastern conflicts. What role did the Cold War play in establishing the American presence in the Middle East? How do the long shadows of the United States and Soviet Union continue Read more…

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Brian Vester: part 7 Rashid Khalidi – Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and the Middle East

Premier U.S. historian of the Middle East, Rashid Khalidi dissects the impact that Cold War-era rivalries had in shaping the dynamics of current Middle Eastern conflicts. What role did the Cold War play in establishing the American presence in the Middle East? How do the long shadows of the United States and Soviet Union continue Read more…

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Brian Vester: part 6 Rashid Khalidi – Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and the Middle East

Premier U.S. historian of the Middle East, Rashid Khalidi dissects the impact that Cold War-era rivalries had in shaping the dynamics of current Middle Eastern conflicts. What role did the Cold War play in establishing the American presence in the Middle East? How do the long shadows of the United States and Soviet Union continue Read more…

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Brian Vester: part 5 Rashid Khalidi – Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and the Middle East

Premier U.S. historian of the Middle East, Rashid Khalidi dissects the impact that Cold War-era rivalries had in shaping the dynamics of current Middle Eastern conflicts. What role did the Cold War play in establishing the American presence in the Middle East? How do the long shadows of the United States and Soviet Union continue Read more…

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Brian Vester: part 4 Rashid Khalidi – Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and the Middle East

Premier U.S. historian of the Middle East, Rashid Khalidi dissects the impact that Cold War-era rivalries had in shaping the dynamics of current Middle Eastern conflicts. What role did the Cold War play in establishing the American presence in the Middle East? How do the long shadows of the United States and Soviet Union continue Read more…

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Brian Vester: part 2 Rashid Khalidi – Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and the Middle East

Premier U.S. historian of the Middle East, Rashid Khalidi dissects the impact that Cold War-era rivalries had in shaping the dynamics of current Middle Eastern conflicts. What role did the Cold War play in establishing the American presence in the Middle East? How do the long shadows of the United States and Soviet Union continue Read more…

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Brian Vester: Rashid Khalidi – Sowing Crisis The Cold War and the Middle East (Part 1)

Premier U.S. historian of the Middle East, Rashid Khalidi dissects the impact that Cold War-era rivalries had in shaping the dynamics of current Middle Eastern conflicts. What role did the Cold War play in establishing the American presence in the Middle East? How do the long shadows of the United States and Soviet Union continue Read more…

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Andrew J. Bacevich: Costs of Long War

During Congressional hearings before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Ret. Col. Andrew Bacevich asked Congress if our country can afford to fight the "long war" in Iraq and Afghanistan, which is already the second most expensive war in US history.

Linn Washington: Mumia

Linn Washington Jr. (a columnist for The Philadelphia Tribune and a professor of journalism at Temple University) speaks at "More Than a Book Party" in Philadelphia at The Church of the Advocate on April 24th 2009. Part One:       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X4evX4gVyM   Part Two:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1YBQtxpOvY   Part Three:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYmCSlpTifk   Following the Read more…

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Tali Shapiro: 61 years of Nakba, 418 Palestinian villages destroyed

The video shows the images of what Palestine was before the onset of Zionism. It shows the culture of the indigenous people of Palestine, their daily lives, their homes, families, work, play, social activities and education. Then we see the effects of Jewish mass immigration to Palestine and how they devastated the land and committed Read more…

: Kirstin Downey – The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience

Journalist and author, Kirstin Downey, talks about her book,The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience.

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Maxwell Black: Derrick Jensen and Mickey Z Q and A in Arlington VA

This is the Q and A at the end of the talk with Derrick Jensen and Mickey Z titled, " A Wake Up Call for Obama Nation."

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Boris Kagarlitsky: Russian Police

Many Russians do not trust the police as they consider servicemen a part of the criminal world, rather than enforcers of the law, says Boris Kagarlitsky.

Tuomas Tie: Going Places

John Sutherland worked as a assistant director for Disney before opening John Sutherland Productions in 1944 with the encouragement of Walt Disney. They specialized in writing and producing animation/live-action films and supportive print material during the remainder of the war years. Soon thereafter, Sutherland began turning out animated industrial and propaganda films and was a Read more…

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Site Administrator: Breaking down the Wall

Anas Tikriti hosts Prof. Norman Finkelstein in Al Hiwar’s weekly English show "Jousor" translated as Bridges. Part 1 of 7.

: Andrei Codrescu – The Posthuman DADA Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess

Poet, essayist and novelist, Andrei Codrescu, talks about his latest book, The Posthuman DADA Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess.

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Tali Shapiro: One week after the murder of Bassem Abu Rahmah

Bil’in 24 4 09 – One week after the murder of Bassem Abu Rahmah, demonstration to build his memorial. See what happens when Palestinians act noneviolently. 

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Angela Davis: Mumia Abu-Jamal & Prison Abolition

On April 24, 2009, in Oakland, CA, former political prisoner Angela Y. Davis spoke in support of death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, at an event marking Abu-Jamal’s 55th birthday and the release of his new book: ‘Jailhouse Lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners v. The USA’. Davis wrote an introduction for ‘Jailhouse Lawyers’ and she is also the Read more…

: Michelle Goldberg – The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World

Investigative journalist and author, Michelle Goldberg, talking about her latest book, The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World.

Michael M'Gehee: The Made-up Show on from the Dallas Fort Worth Project for a Participatory Society

The Made-up Show on the Dallas Fort Worth Project for a Participatory Society

Michael M'Gehee: Introduction to the Dallas/Fort Worth Project for a Participatory Society

Introduction to the Dallas/Fort Worth Project for a Participatory Society

: Evalyn Gates – Einstein’s Telescope: The Search for Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe

Associate researcher and author, Evalyn Gates, talking about her book, Einstein’s Telescope: The Search for Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe.

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Joseph Sweetman: PPSUK Interview

PPSUK Interview

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Joseph Sweetman: PPSUK ParPolity Talk 1

PPSUK ParPolity Talk 1

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Tali Shapiro: We Like War

As the American troops are being redirected into Afghanistan, it’s time to look back at one of the most precise comedians and commentators of our time. This is George Carlin with he always relevant "We Like War".

: RSU Press Conference on Police Violence at the New School

The following is the last part of the RSU press conference held on Wednesday APril 15th at 2pm outside the 66 W. 12th St. building. The entire press release is available on the New School In Exile web site at www.newschoolinexile.com Opening Speaker: Pat Korte

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Noam Chomsky: Health Care

Noam Chomsky spoke to a full capacity crowd at the Orpheum Theatre 4-7-09.

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Michael Albert: Alternative Economy Cultures Documentations

The ‘Alternative Economy Cultures (alt.econ.cult) programme on April 3rd & 5th brings together leading international and Finnish thinkers, cultural practitioners and activists, to present alternative economic visions. The seminar aims to tackle not just the financial, but the social, cultural, institutional, human, material, emotional and intellectual forms of capital. Not just about individual gain, boosting, Read more…

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Tali Shapiro: For the Kids: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

I was looking for a video version of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. There are many cool choices, but I like this one, because it really appeals to children. I believe this document should be taught to children of all ages. It’d do them much better to recite these 30 articles than the Pledge Read more…

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David Harvey: Economic Crisis

Social theorist David Harvey, distinguished professor of anthropology at the Graduate Center of CUNY and author of various books including The Limits to Capital, discusses the economic crisis and what it means for the future of U.S. global power.

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Noam Chomsky: Noam Chomsky on the Economy and Democracy

Noam Chomsky speaks to Paul Jay on the Obama – Geithner plan. Chomsky says that "they’re simply recycling, the Bush-Paulson measures and changing them a little, but essentially the same idea: keep the institutional structure the same, try to kind of pass things up, bribe the banks and investors to help out, but avoid the Read more…

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Tolstoys Cat: Why – Tracy Chapman

Love is hate War is peace No is yes And we’re all free

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Fred Nagel: Vets For Peace Raise Impeachment Banner in DC

Video on YouTube.

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Tolstoys Cat: Iz – Over the Rainbow

Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole – Over The Rainbow

: On Gandhi

Norman Finkelstein says a few words on the real Gandhi, an Obama the fraud.

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Alexander Cockburn: Does the Left Have a Plan?

David Harvey, a Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York and the author of The Limits to Capital and Alexander Cockburn, co-editor of Counterpunch, on the end (or future) of capitalism. Most everyone agrees that the financial architecture is changing rapidly. There are five large banks left. Job losses continue to mount and Read more…

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Tolstoys Cat: Man in Black – Black Bloc – Johnny Cash

For Tim…my Black Bloc compañero.  

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Andrej Grubacic: Wobblies & Zapatistas

Andrej Grubacic’s rousing presentation at the 2009 Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair about the ideas and issues covered in "Wobblies and Zapatistas: Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical History" a book he coauthored with Staughton Lynd. Andrej Grubacic is a dissident from the Balkans. A radical historian and sociologist, he is the author of Globalization Read more…

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Tali Shapiro: Internationals in Gaza

In light of the critical wounding of Tristan Anderson, this is a perfect time to take a look at the realities of Internationals in Gaza.

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