http://www.youtube.com/v/a3Eg8F3rap4&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0Excerpt from Charlie Chaplin's first true "talking picture", The Great Dictator, released in 1940.Border guards mistake Chaplin's character, a humble barber, for a dictator (also played by Chaplin) who resembles him. The real dictator, meanwhile, is mistaken for the...
US trade reps at the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations in Dallas were left red-faced on Friday, when activists gatecrashed a welcome gala and presented the US Trade Rep with a fake award for bulldozing through the Big Business/MNC agenda. (Malaysia...
Monks have been leading tens of thousands of people as protests rock Burma People are on the march in both Malaysia and Burma in their quest for justice and freedom.The Malaysian Bar Council is organising a march of lawyers from...
The real war in our world today is not "the war on terror" but a larger, more critical struggle for the soul of our world. A monumental battle is taking place between those who want to ram through neo-liberal economic...
Very often, we admire the brave women and men of history who dared to stand up and lead their people against authoritarian and tyrannical rulers. We are so inspired by their raw courage that sometimes we fail to see...
How are you observing Bersih 3.0 this Saturday? It is hard to keep track of the number of cities around the world where Bersih solidarity gatherings are being held.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gtm6WTzbCkI?rel=0&w=475&h=271]It is encouraging to see young people speaking...
Sometimes, when you want to get away from it all, you head to the cinema and escape into a fantasy world. But once in a while, you come across a film that gets too close to reality for comfort....
The legendary American 'people's historian' and anti-war activist Howard Zinn, author of the classic 'A People's History of the United States', has passed away.http://www.youtube.com/v/sXLuNza-q-c&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0"You cannot depend on presidents; you cannot depend on elections and voting to solve your problems,"...
I came across this interesting power-point presentation of the Stations of the Cross by Adolfo PĂ©rez Esquivel, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate from Argentina, and I thought I would share it with you. What is different about these Stations...
An impending Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement has sparked a global campaign amidst concern that it will lead to promote greater internet censorship, especially by large corporations.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=citzRjwk-sQ?rel=0]Acta aims to enforce copyright and crack down on counterfeited goods. But according...

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