The Laura Flanders show streams from GRITtv.org. What role did economic cooperation play in the civil rights movement? As it turns out, a huge one. This forgotten history is the focus of Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard’s recent book Collective Courage: … Continue reading
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From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the … Continue reading
Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International Executive Director, discusses the politics of climate change and the urgency of environmental activism.
USDA data tells us that 22.7 percent of children under the age of six are living in food insecure households. Almost a quarter of young children in the U.S. could suffer these lifelong impacts. This becomes especially noticeable upon arrival … Continue reading
Bill Moyers speaks with David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz, two public health historians, and Richard Lemen, the director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about the U.S. vinyl chloride industry’s attempts to cover up scientific research with … Continue reading
One Night in Bhopal is a BBC documentary film about the chemical and gas disaster that took place in Bhopal, India in 1984.
Jimmy Doherty is on a mission to find out if GM crops really can feed the world. To find the answers, Jimmy is on a journey that will take him from the soy plantations of Argentina to the Amish farms … Continue reading
Seeds of Death, an award-winning documentary, exposes the lies about GMOs and pulls back the curtains to witness our planet’s future if Big Agriculture’s new green revolution becomes our dominant food supply.
Repost from NPR. “Apple has announced that its suppliers are no longer using the mineral tantalum sourced from conflict regions.” Read and listen here.
Repost from the New York Times. This video investigates Germany’s current struggle to shift from brown coal to renewable energy.
In Detroit, demolition crews are planning to tear down 10,000 residential buildings over the next four years that the city has deemed dangerous.But as old structures are coming down, the city is redefining itself in other ways. An estimated 20 … Continue reading
This is the latest video by UGOCHI, “Don’t Mind Them.” This mantra is healing and how one should cope with simple minds trying to frustrate GREAT PEOPLE. “Don’t mind them, the evil they do will find them.” #igbowisdom, #♥ & … Continue reading
This public policy video is edited from two films to support the City of Berkeley’s boycott of companies doing business with Shell Oil Company because of the multinational corporation’s impact on Nigeria and for the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa with … Continue reading
How and what we eat has radically changed over the past few decades with the all-consuming rise of the supermarket. But what price are we paying for the homogenized, cheap and convenient food that supermarkets specialize in? In a two-part … Continue reading
This rare interview with the writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was screened in late November 1995 on Channel 4. Saro-Wiwa led the Ogoni people of Nigeria in their non-violent struggle to stop the multinational oil companies, like Shell, destroying their … Continue reading