Call it what you like…thirst for control, money, power, greed, lust or simply a lack of conscience. Does good behavior lead to more good behavior and by the same token does bad behavior lead to more of the bad? The answer depends on our ethical mindset, according to new research published in Psychological Science. What […]
On the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside – a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect. The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an […]
It’s a documentary about Social Control, examining the history, the philosophy and ultimately the pathology of elite power. Overall, Human Resources is rough around the edges but still overloaded with gems. Set aside some time to digest this – and take notes. Scott Noble does an admirable job of fitting ten hours of material into two. He […]
Subconscious War is a short documentary on media, reality, and the culture of violence. It covers the prophecies of Aldous Huxley and Neil Postman’s grim assessment of our Brave New World and relates these to our violence and the cultural influences that fosters it today.
Narrated by Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman, “Breaking the Taboo” takes a critical look at how after 50 years of prohibition, illicit drugs are now the third most valuable industry in the world after food and oil. Featuring interviews with several current or former presidents from around the world, such as Bill Clinton and Jimmy […]
Exclusive audio obtained by The Nation of a stop-and-frisk carried out by the New York Police Department freshly reveals the discriminatory and unprofessional way in which this controversial policy is being implemented on the city’s streets. On June 3, 2011, three plainclothes New York City Police officers stopped a Harlem teenager named Alvin and two of the […]
WE ARE LEGION: The Story of the Hacktivists, takes us inside the complex culture and history of Anonymous. The film explores early hacktivist groups like Cult of the Dead Cow and Electronic Disturbance Theater, and then moves to Anonymous’ own raucous and unruly beginnings on the website 4Chan. Through interviews with current members – some recently returned […]
In June 2010, leaders from the twenty largest economies met in Torontowith representatives of corporate interests to discuss the policies that would shape the world for everyone else. Exclusion zones, overlapping layers of security fencing and an estimated 25,000 police and military personnel transformed the downtown area into an armed camp. Over 1.3 billion dollars […]