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Rebel Geeks - Give Us Back Our Data

Rebel Geeks – Give Us Back Our Data

Al Jazeera (2015)

Film Review

This documentary (released in 2015) gives a surprisingly prescient warning about allowing the apps and Internet services we use to collect and sell our data. 162 more words

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White Supremacy and Islamophobia in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Dark Days

Al Jazeera (2019)

Film Review

This documentary examines New Zealand’s inglorious history of Islamophobia – something most Kiwis don’t want to talk about. 294 more words

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Southern Discomfort: Rewriting Civil War History

Southern Discomfort

Directed by Mark Patrick George and Dana Williams (2016)

Film Review

This documentary concerns the white supremacist-linked Civil War monuments and reenactments that continue to dominate life in the Southern US. 323 more words

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Cashing in Big on the Opioid Epidemic

Recovering from Rehab – Work-Based Drug Treatment

Al Jazeera (2019)

Film Review

This documentary reports on an investigation into Cenikor drug rehabilitation centers in Texas and Louisiana that offer so-called “work therapy.” Instead of receiving individual and group therapy, clients are sent out to do unpaid work for private corporations. 131 more words

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Operation Gladio: The Secret CIA Program to Control Europe

Operation Gladio

BBC (1992)

Film Review

This 1992 documentary is based on rare archival interviews of former Gladio operatives. Gladio was a secret US/UK intelligence-run program run across Europe between 1945 and its public exposure in 1990. 375 more words

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Sex, Lies and Julian Assange

Sex, Lies and Julian Assange

Four Corners – Australian Broadcasting Corporation (2013)

Film Review

Sex, Lies and Julian Assange provides a detailed timeline of his 2010 visit to Sweden. 577 more words

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Slaughterhouse: What the Meat Industry Hides

Slaughterhouse: What the Meat Industry Hides

Directed by Tras Los Muros (2017)

Film Review

In this documentary, filmmakers have secretly compiled haphazard slaughter techniques in 50 Mexican abattoirs that exported meat to the US between 2015 and 2017. 82 more words

Things That Aren't What They Seem