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.
Najla Said pays homage to her father, Edward Said.
"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…
Severn Suzuki speaking at UN Earth Summit 1992
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.
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)
Murray Bookchin provides some food for thought about reasons for committing to an anarchist outlook.
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.
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
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…