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History of Modern Iran: Rogue State

Iran and the West is the name of a three part British documentary series shown in February 2009 on BBC Two to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. The documentary looks at the relationship between Iran and the countries of the west and features interviews with politicians who have played significant roles in events involving Iran, Europe and the United States since 1979. The s

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Counter-Intelligence

"An extraordinary work by a gifted filmmaker, "Counter-Intelligence" shines sunlight into the darkest crevices of empire run amok. The film vividly exposes a monstrous and unconstitutional "deep state" in which multiple competing chains of command, all but one illegal, hijack government capabilities and taxpayer funds to commit crimes against humanity in our name. Anyone who cares about democracy,

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America’s Book Of Secrets: The Pentagon

It is the epicenter of America's military operations, a five-sided fortress with a single purpose, to defend the United States and its citizens. But behind the concrete walls and re-enforced windows are secrets. Enter the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense and explore the complex operations and top-secret business conducted at the largest low-rise office building in the world. How did

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All the President’s Torturers

Brazil is set to host both the 2014 football World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games and with abundant natural resources and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, one way or another Brazil is set to become a major player in the affairs of the 21st century. With an ambitious, progressive government, a population of around 193 million, now well established federal democratic structures

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The Party of Reagan

Former US President Ronald Reagan still looms large over American politics with many current battles over America’s debt, taxation, and the size of government being fought in his name. Republican Presidential candidates, the Tea Party Movement and even Democratic President Barack Obama have all laid claim to being Reagan’s rightful heir, but some of those who knew him best say his legacy is bei

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Shadows of Liberty

Shadows of Liberty reveals the phenomenal truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups and corporate control. The documentary takes a journey through the darker corridors of the American media landscape, where global conglomerates exercise extraordinary political, social, and economic power. The overwhelming collective power of these firms raises troubling questions about democracy. For d

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The Money Lobby

They say money is the root of all evil. Well, nowhere is this more true than in US politics. The 2012 US presidential and congressional elections were the most expensive in history, costing six billion dollars. But who paid this money and what did he, she or they expect in return? How about the American people, the so-called electorate, the 99%? Is it their vote all the top 1%’s cache? Who are

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The Forgotten Man

Second only to Julian Assange, Bradley Manning is the most important figure in the Wikileaks controversy; his is alleged to have handed over hundreds of thousands of secret US war files and diplomatic cables. But, while the world watches Assange’s trial with bated breath, Manning is already wasting away in solitary confinement; this is the story of his daring intelligence heist. We hear the

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