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State of Surveillance

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As you read this, your government could be thumbing through your contacts, reviewing your text messages and uploading the photos you have stored on your phone without your knowledge. This is the new reality in a post-9/11 age. Most citizens … Read the rest

Steal this Film

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In fighting file sharing, the entertainment industry is fighting the fundamental structure of the Internet. Steal This Film is a film series documenting the movement against intellectual property and was a talking point in the British Documentary Festival. Part One, … Read the rest

Buying the War

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Over a decade ago Bush administration forced the United States into a war so poorly prepared and executed it soon turned into a complete catastrophe. The fact of how the bureaucrats misled the country has been already expressed, but they … Read the rest

Bruce Lee: In His Own Words

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Bruce Lee (27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was an American-born martial artist, philosopher, instructor, martial arts actor and the founder of the Jeet Kune Do combat form.

He was widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of … Read the rest

The Romanovs

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An elegantly produced documentary divided into eight parts and running nearly seven hours in length, The Romanovs beautifully encapsulates the epic story of the Russian Dynasty over the course of over three hundred years.

The first episode opens in 1613 … Read the rest

Stealing a Nation

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Hidden from Parliament and the U.S. Congress, the deal was this: the Americans wanted the island, in their words, swept and sanitized. An entire population was declared expendable; all of them were to be deported.

Stealing a Nation (John … Read the rest

Contempt of Conscience

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Contempt of Conscience is a project started by Joe Jenkins before he joined the Peace Tax Seven and the ongoing campaign for a judicial review has become a major part of it.

In early 2003, at a US air force … Read the rest

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

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Opening with the news of Internet “hacktivist” Aaron Swartz’s untimely death at the age of 26, “The Internet’s Own Boy” traces the rise and fall of a tech industry prodigy. Interviews with his friends and loved ones paint a portrait … Read the rest

Creationist Junk Debunked

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A look at some of the most famous urban myths spread by creationists, and the fundamentalists who peddle them. The creator of Climate Change and From Big Bang to Us: Made Easy (@potholer54), is debunking creationist myths, and answering questions … Read the rest

Last Days of Solitary

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Animalistic howls resonate down a hallway littered with food particles, streams of blood and toilet water. At first glance, you might believe this is the setting from a horror film. But this isn’t a movie, and the horrors that occur … Read the rest