Media & Arts
UPDATED! Now over 200 movies! Do you feel like having a ‘Movie Night’ without Hollywood? Here is a list of 200 plus consciousness expanding documentaries that will assist you in your evolution, all of which can be watched for free online in the links below. Enjoy!
The editorial board of the New York Times has an Orwellian knack for war. Sixteen months ago, when President Obama gave oratorical lip service to ending “perpetual war,” the newspaper quickly touted that end as a democratic necessity. But now—in response to Obama’s speech Wednesday night announcing escalation of war without plausible end—the Times editorial voice is with the endless war program.
A new map-based news app called Vews is in development that aims to offer an easy-to-use citizen journalism platform that lets you know in real time – near or far – where news events are taking place so that you can get involved. It is wrapped within the framework of non-censorship and privacy that has made Finland #1 in press freedom worldwide.
Using striking stencil art and profound imagery, Banksy has captured the interest of art lovers, activists, and graffiti artists around the globe. His mysterious identity (and refusal to use social media accounts) has only sparked more intrigue, with media outlets and fans prying to earn a peek into his life. But why use graffiti as a means to communicate? By displaying art in crowded cities across the world, Banksy puts social and political issues in our face. These pieces force us to stop and think—something that we often avoid doing in our day-to-day lives.
Something lite and fun for your weekend viewing pleasure. The Harp Twins, Camille and Kennerly Kitt, perform a medley of Star Wars songs in several locales and costumes.
Abby Martin speaks with Mike Papantonio, attorney and host of the Ring of Fire radio show, discussing the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, MO, including the militarization of police and the case against Darren Wilson the police officer who shot unarmed 18 year old Michael Brown, which sparked the protests.
Russell Brand answers the question: is the media liberal or conservative? And what’s the underlying cause that drives mainstream media bias?
When he is not busy developing independent journalism out of Cleveland, OH, Andrew Demeter is running his YouTube channel, TeenTake. Now he is asking for support to produce the very first news channel run entirely by teens, called Politicast.
While he will always be remembered for his career, which included excellent performances in both comedies and dramas, Williams’ touched our lives by doing more than entertaining us in films, TV shows, and stand-up specials. In all of those mediums and his personal life, Williams imparted important lessons that can resonate with many people, and will undoubtedly continue to help others’ lives. Here are just some of the lessons that Williams taught me throughout his 63 years, that I will always remember.
Russell Brand continues to become better known for his candid political attacks than his comedic acts. This time, the 39-year-old has become involved in a tit-for-tat online feud over the highly sensitive Israel-Gaza conflict with a Fox News presenter.