Tagged: politics

The Crises of Civilization

A lucidly presented documentary about how ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil, terrorism, food shortages are converging symptoms of a failed global system. This kind of information is hard to swallow but is medicine...

Vanguard: China’s Wild West

Unlike their Hollywood friendly brethren, the Tibetans, the Uighurs of northwestern China, claim to be an oppressed minority group that no one has ever heard of. That is, unless the Chinese government publicizes an...

Vietnam – American Holocaust

This thorough re-evaluation of the Vietnam War looks at how and why it happened in the context of overarching American policies that justify and perpetuate wars around the world since Vietnam. The film uses...

NatGeo: Marijuana Nation

Reporting from secret farms and not-so-secret grow houses of marijuana cultivators, Lisa Ling goes where pot is not just a drug but a way of life. Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug...