Lifting the Veil: Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy (2011 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 under Obama, the insufficiency of mere voting as a path to reform, and differing conceptions of democracy itself. Original interview footage derives from Noam Chomsky, Michael Parenti, Michael Albert, John Stauber (PR Watch), Sharon Smith (Historian), William I. Robinson (Editor, Critical Globalization Studies), Morris Berman (Author, Dark Ages America), and famed black panther Larry Pinkney. Non-original interviews/lectures include Michael Hudson, Paul Craig Roberts, Ted Rall, Richard Wolff, Glen Ford, Lewis Black, Glenn Greenwald, George Carlin, Gerald Cliente, Chris Hedges, John Pilger, Bernie Sanders, Sheldon Wollin and Martin Luther King. Films For Action's Review:
The JADE in Jade Helm 15 Is an AI Software Program - Network-Centric Warfare - Raytheon: Oriented Toward Your Destruction? - U.S. Defense Contractor Oligopoly - Genocidal Control Freaks: A Sexual Trauma-Based Brotherhood? - Are You Jaded Enou This information appeared at Scoop Feed The JADE in Jade Helm 15 Is an AI Software Program May 18, 2015 James Tracy Headlines, Videopolice state and civil rights, surveillance Level9News The DOD's GLOBAL INFORMATION GRID is going to be the primary framework for network-centric warfare. JADE = Joint Assistant for Development and Execution: BBN Technologies, Raytheon in conjunction with DARPA "JADE" is an AI quantum computing technology that produces holographic battlefield simulations, and has the ability to use vast amounts of data being collected on the human domain to generate human terrain systems in geographic population centric locations to identify and eliminate targets, insurgents, rebels, or whatever labels that can be flagged as targets in a Global Information Grid for Network Centric Warfare environments.
The end of capitalism has begun The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during the Greek crisis, plus the expectation that the banks would be nationalised, revived briefly a 20th-century dream: the forced destruction of the market from above. For much of the 20th century this was how the left conceived the first stage of an economy beyond capitalism. The force would be applied by the working class, either at the ballot box or on the barricades. The lever would be the state. The opportunity would come through frequent episodes of economic collapse. Nate Hagens: The End of Growth Nate Hagens: The End of Growth length: 50:49 credit: ontheearthproduction Energy Hub, WUD Society and Politics Committee, and Madison Peak Oil Group host energy/finance expert Nate Hagens for a presentation that weaves together economics, anthropology, psychology, finance, trade, energy and human behavior into a coherent story about our human social system. In a visual synthesis using pictures and paintings instead of charts and graphs, Nate uses biophysical first principles to explain how our human economy really works, and how we achieved enormous success over the past two hundred years. But the underlying drivers of our economic juggernaut; cheap energy and resources, and an unconstrained natural environment, and increasingly, credit and debt, are unlikely to be available to continue a growth trajectory.
The War on Kids (2009 THE WAR ON KIDS is a 95 minute documentary that shows how American public schools continue to become more dangerously authoritarian. In addition to failing in their mission to educate effectively, they erode the country's democratic foundation and often resemble prisons. School children are interviewed as are high school teachers and administrators, as well as prison security guards, plus renowned educators and authors including: Henry Giroux: Author of Stealing Innocence Corporate Culture's War on Children Mike A. Males: Sociologist, author of Scapegoat Generation John Gatto: New York City and New York State Teacher of the Year Judith Browne: Associate Director of the Advancement Project Dan Losen: The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University Dr. Peter Breggin: author, TOXIC PSYCHIATRY, TALKING BACK TO PROZAC
Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization This presentation focuses on the myriad ways in which the powers-that-be in the United States have been systematically dumbing down Americans as a society for a very long time – all by meticulously calculated design. Originally the term dumbing down was used as a slang expression in 1933 by film screenwriters to mean “revising [the script] so as to appeal to those of lower education or intelligence.” The most obvious example of how Americans have been dumbed down is through this nation’s failed public education system. At one time not that long ago America reigned supreme as a leading model for the rest of the world providing the best quality free public K-12 education system on the planet. “… establishment of a genuine world order, an order in which national sovereignty is subordinate to world authority…”
Naomi Klein's new film: Capitalism versus Climate In ‘This Changes Everything,’ Naomi Klein shows that industry interests are opposed to those of ordinary people, a point climate activists have had trouble communicating and been reluctant to embrace This Changes EverythingA film by Avi Lewis Narrated and inspired by the book by Naomi Klein reviewed by Kate Aronoffrepublished under a Creative Commons license, from YES! Magazine Nowtopia: A new politics of work Nowtopia is a book about a new politics of work. It profiles tinkerers, inventors, and improvisational spirits who bring an artistic approach to important tasks that are ignored or undervalued by market society. Rooted in practices that have been emerging over the past few decades, Nowtopia’s exploration of work locates an important thread of self-emancipatory class politics beyond the traditional arena of wage-labor. Outlaw bicycling, urban permaculture, biofuels, free software, even the Burning Man festival, are windows into a scarcely visible social transformation that challenges politics as we know it. As capitalism continues its inexorable push to corral every square inch of the globe into its logic of money and markets, new practices are emerging that are redefining politics.
Power from the People (2002 Should it be a crime for people to share their renewable energy with others? From an Iowa farmer to a California solar guerrilla, these people have clean power to share--if only their utility companies would let them. Power From The People is about the fight to distribute homemade renewable energy over the nation"s power grid.