Why We Fight describes the rise and maintenance of the United States military–industrial complex and its fifty-year involvement with the wars led by the United States to date, especially its 2003 Invasion of Iraq. The documentary asserts that in every decade since World War II, the American public was misled so that the Government (incumbent Administration) could take them to war and fuel the military-industrial economy maintaining American political dominance in the world.
Monthly Archives: June 2011
What’s a little suprising is that the army corp doesn’t rely on soldiers for protection; they’ve outsourced the job. The security company, the army corp hired, is not even American.
The Miami model is a term used to describe the tactics employed by law enforcement agencies during demonstrations in Miami, Florida relating to the negotiations for the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) trade agreement in November 2003. Miami-Dade State Attorney Kathy Fernandez Rundle responded to allegations of police brutality saying “The police were very professional, very controlled… I think we have a model here for the rest of the world to emulate in the future when these sort of events take place.”
Occupation 101: Voice of the Silenced Majority is an award-winning 2006 documentary film on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict directed by Sufyan Omeish and Abdallah Omeish, and narrated by Alison Weir, founder of If Americans Knew. The film focuses on the effects of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and discusses events from the rise of Zionism to the Second Intifada and Israel’s unilateral disengagement plan, presenting its perspective through dozens of interviews, questioning the nature of Israeli-American relations — in particular, the Israeli military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, and the ethics of US monetary involvement. Occupation 101 includes interviews with mostly American and Israeli scholars, religious leaders, humanitarian workers, and NGO representatives — more than half of whom are Jewish — who are critical of the injustices and human rights abuses stemming from Israeli policy in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza.
The War on Democracy is a 2007 award-winning documentary film directed by Christopher Martin and John Pilger. Focusing on the political state of Latin America, the film is a rebuke of both the United States’ intervention in foreign countries’ domestic politics, and its “War on Terrorism”. The film was first released in the United Kingdom on June 15, 2007.
The Century of the Self is an award winning British television documentary film that focuses on the family of Sigmund Freud, particularly his daughter and nephew, who influenced the way corporations and governments throughout the 20th century have thought about, and dealt with, people.
A documentary about the Anti-IWF/Weltbank-Kampagne in autumn 1988 in West Berlin: The origin and historical development of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank are explained as well as the development of the internationalist left.