Communism: The Promise and The Reality

Communism: The Promise and The Reality

This a PBS documentary which looks into how Communism started with Vladimir Lenin’s Bolsheviks revolution. Also offers testimony of members of the Red Guard, party activists, students, and workers striving to build a modern industrial state.Communism is a social structure

Nicaragua: A Nation's Right To Survive

Nicaragua: A Nation’s Right To Survive

Almost all the people in Nicaragua rose up against a tyrant called Somoza, whose family had been in power for more than 40 years, put there by the United States marines. That uprising costs 50,000 lives, almost as many as

Spin

Spin

Artist Brian Springer spent a year scouring the airwaves with a satellite dish grabbing back channel news feeds not intended for public consumption. The result of his research is SPIN, one of the most insightful films ever made about the

The Real Face of the European Union

The Real Face of the European Union

The EU has been sold to Britain as our best hope for the future. But behind the scenes, has another, more unsettling agenda been unfolding? The European Economic Community (EEC) began for Britain as a free-trade agreement in 1972.Today’s European

Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election

Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election

In Florida, George Bush was ahead of Al Gore by a mere 1700 votes. This narrow lead precipitated an unprecedented 36 day crisis. The U.S. Supreme Court ultimately intervened by stopping the recount of the state’s unread ballots, finalizing the

Control Room

Control Room

Control Room, by Jehane Noujaim (Startup.com), an award-winning Arab-American filmmaker who has lived within and embraced both worlds, provides an opportunity to re-examine what is perhaps the most pressing question of international relations today: “is America radicalizing or stabilizing the

No Volverán: The Venezuelan Revolution Now

No Volverán: The Venezuelan Revolution Now

Behind the bold policies of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez is a revolutionary mass movement that is saying NO to capitalism, and attempting to change the course of Latin American history. Journey deep into the barrios, out to the factories and

Stealing Your Freedom

Stealing Your Freedom

Political commentator Peter Hitchens takes a look at how the recent avalanche of security legislation has affected the civil liberties of ordinary people in Britain.The result, Hitchens explains, is that we are sleepwalking into a Big Brother state. Travelling across

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (a.k.a. Chavez: Inside the Coup) is a 2002 documentary about the April 2002 Venezuelan coup attempt which briefly deposed Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. A television crew from Ireland’s Radio Telifís Éireann happened to be

Uprising In Tibet

Uprising In Tibet

These protests were the direct result of deep rooted resentment against China’s policies in Tibet, including the suppression of religious freedom, legal injustice, and the denial of civil, political, economic, and cultural rights.The following is an overview of the events