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: Robert McChesney – The Life or Death Struggle for Journalism and Self-Government

Media critic and historian, Robert McChesney, talks about the essential role of journalism for meaningful democracy, and puts forward a radical proposal to address the challenges faced my news media in the current economic crisis, and into the future.

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Tali Shapiro: Najla Said Remembers

Najla Said pays homage to her father, Edward Said.

Authors Many: The Potentiality of Storming Heaven

"The Potentiality of Storming Heaven (in english). A 28 minute short movie-presentation of the insurrection of December 2008 in Greece through the words and actions of people that took part in it. The video was created in Thessaloniki in January 2009 and its first presentation took place before an open discussion-review of the insurrection in the Read more…

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Cheline working class: Severn Suzuki speaking at UN Earth Summit 1992

Severn Suzuki speaking at UN Earth Summit 1992

: Pratap Chatterjee – Halliburton’s Army: How a Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War

Investigative journalist and author, Pratap Chatterjee, talks about his latest book, Halliburton’s Army: How a Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War.

: Edward Said on Orientalism. (A collapsed version of an interview where he explains the main ideas behind his book ‘Orientalism’)

A collapsed version of an interview Edward Said allowed to be conducted shortly before he passed away, in which he explains the main ideas behind his book ‘Orientalism’. (Note: the audio is extremely loud, so if you plan to watch this, be ready to turn your volume down)

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Matt Loewen: Murray Bookchin on Anarchism

Murray Bookchin provides some food for thought about reasons for committing to an anarchist outlook.

: Shachaf Polakow – Anarchists Against the Wall: Solidarity, Resistance, Direct Action

Israeli photographer and activist, Shachaf Polakow, provides photos and vivid discriptions of the work of Anarchists Against the Wall, an Israeli organization working in solidarity with Palestinians to oppose the Apartheid Separation Wall and to bring an end to the Israeli occupation.

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Drew Ellio: The American Dream dead?

Robert Jensen: The American Dream dead? Facing the reality of poverty resulting from Capitalism, exploding the myth tying capitalism to democracy Presented at Community Church, NYC, October 19, 2008  

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Drew Ellio: Dean Baker on the Bailout Panic

Economist Dean Baker on the Bailout Panic Viewpoint: Economist Dean Baker on the Bailout Panic Economist Dean Baker shares his thoughts on the looming economic crisis. Dr. Baker is the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC, and a columnist for The Washi… Economist Dean Baker shares his thoughts on Read more…

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