“Welcome to the Rest of Our Lives” + Yes, Virginia, Sea Level Really is Rising

Dry Riverbed

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Don’t miss the Companion video at the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media
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Dallas Hail Storm
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Thomas Drake: After 9/11, NSA had secret deal with White House

Freedom of speech!

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RT talks to former a National Security Agency executive in the US [Thomas Drake] who sacrificed his career to blow the whistle on wrong-doings inside the NSA.

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Surviving Progress (2011)

The way of the civilizations

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Surviving Progress (condensed version)

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Film about the risks we pose to our own survival in the name of progress; connecting financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind.

©2011Cinémaginaire Inc. – Film Progreso Inc. Invisible Hand Productions Inc. in co-production with The National Film Board Of Canada

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9500 Liberty (2009)

9500 Liberty

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Sent to DS from Johnna Harrison; thank you.

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July 4, 2012

9500 LIBERTY documents the first time in U.S. history that an Arizona-style immigration law was actually implemented—and the surprising grassroots opposition that led to its repeal.

Racial tension and threats of violence erupt when Prince William County, Virginia adopts a law requiring the police to question people who appear to be undocumented immigrants. Supporters of the law ride a wave of hysteria to an election victory. Continue reading