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Captivating Encounter Between Pipeline Employees and Indigenous Land Defenders in Northern BC

Encounter at the Border

December 21, 2018
TRNN mini-doc to come soon: After a Canadian court issued an injunction to force the Wet’suwet’en nation to allow pipeline workers to enter their territory, a neighbouring clan constructs a second checkpoint. This video shows the illuminating encounter that took place when employees from TransCanada arrived at the new checkpoint. Filming by Jesse Freeston.
Skin Color and Gender Determine Privilege and Income, Regardless of Educational Level

Skin Color and Gender Determine Privilege and Income, Regardless of Educational Level

December 20, 2018

A new PERI study finds that women of color benefit less from college education, while white men benefit the most. Since the 1970s, people of color’s social mobility has stagnated. Noé Wiener discusses the results of his research

Project Censored: All the News the Establishment Media Saw Fit not to Print (Pt 1/2)

Project Censored: All the News the Establishment Media Saw Fit not to Print

December 19, 2018
Since 1976 Project Censored has been bringing us all the news the corporate media don't want us to hear
The Russian Social Media Campaign - How to See it in the Larger Context of Digital Capitalism (Pt 1/2)

The Russian Social Media Campaign - How to See it in the Larger Context of Digital Capitalism

December 19, 2018
Social media analyst Christian Fuchs argues that the focus on Russia's use of social media to influence US elections completely ignores the ways in which we as a society are constantly being manipulated and how this manipulation favors authoritarian capitalism
Advocates Say Sex Worker Rights Are Human Rights

Advocates Say Sex Worker Rights Are Human Rights

December 18, 2018

At the annual remembrance of sex workers who were murdered, supporters say violence against them is violence against everyone

Oliver Stone: American 'War State' Has 'the Worst Media in the World'

Oliver Stone: American ‘War State’ Has ‘the Worst Media in the World’

December 16, 2018

Oscar winner Oliver Stone says even he has difficulty producing films these days, because the US corporate media silences anti-war voices, and “We’ve really gone to the right in America.”

Oliver Stone Remembers Anti-Imperialist Journalist William Blum, Chronicler of CIA Crimes

Oliver Stone Remembers Anti-Imperialist Journalist William Blum, Chronicler of CIA Crimes

December 14, 2018

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone speaks about the life and legacy of dissident journalist and historian William Blum, who documented US war crimes and CIA interventions across the planet

Black Women are the Most Rapidly Growing Prison Population, Criminalized and Stereotyped as Aggressive

Black Women are the Most Rapidly Growing Prison Population, Criminalized and Stereotyped as Aggressive

December 11, 2018

Caryn York, executive director of the Job Opportunities Task Force and Nicole Hanson, director of Out for Justice, talk about why black girls are punished more harshly  than any other demographic and are the largest growing population in the prison system. Black women are given stereotypical handles like aggressive and hostile. Instead of dealing with…