Clash of the Worlds

Clash of the Worlds

Exploring how past conflicts between a Christian West and Islam can help explain more recent violence.This series looks at three great clashes between a Christian British Empire and Islam:The Indian Mutiny of 1857, the Mahdi uprising in 1880s Sudan and

Lifting the Veil

Lifting the Veil

This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the graveyard of social movements, the massive influence of corporate finance in elections, the absurd disparities of wealth in the United States, the continuity and escalation of neocon policies

Slavery: A Global Investigation

Slavery: A Global Investigation

The global economy has created immense wealth in the West, but it has also spawned a sinister new market in slaves – in Africa, Asia and South America, and on our own doorsteps in the capitals of Britain and the

The Prime Minister and the Press

The Prime Minister and the Press

Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders recently ranked Italy at the bottom of the list for countries in the European Union on its press freedom index.Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is not only Italy’s richest man, but also the unrivaled owner of

Undercover in Tibet

Undercover in Tibet

As Tibetan protesters take to the streets in the biggest and most bloody challenge to Chinese rule in nearly 20 years, Dispatches reports on the hidden reality of life under Chinese occupation after spending three months undercover, deep inside the

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