For every documentary that I post I have screened quite a few and this film is another one of those that make my heart sing.
Few people outside the world of academia have ever heard Gene Sharp's name but his writings on nonviolent revolution (most notably ‘From Dictatorship to Democracy’), have inspired a new generation of protesters living under authoritarian regimes who yearn for democratic freedom. Mr. Sharp's ideas have taken root in places as far apart as Burma, Thailand, Bosnia, Estonia, Iran, Indonesia, Zimbabwe, Venezuela, Syria, Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East, as old orders crumble amidst the protests of their disgruntled citizens.
You can read Gene Sharp's 'From Dictatorship to Democracy' here.
The Secret Government
Created on Saturday, 28 March 2009 14:22
This is the full length 90 min. version of Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal act of subterfuge by the Executive Branch of the United States Government, to carry out operations which were clearly contrary to the wishes and values of the American people. The ability to exercise this power with impunity is […]
The Fog Of War – Eleven Lessons From The Life Of Robert McNamara
Created on Wednesday, 25 March 2009 19:33
'The Fog Of War' is a documentary about Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, who subsequently became president of the World Bank. The documentary combines an interview with Mr. McNamara discussing some of the tragedies and glories of the 20th Century with archival footage and […]
Counter-Intelligence Part 1 of 5: The Company
Created on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 20:40
If the Mainstream Media (MSM) or excessive use of social media has trained your brain into a state of "say it in a sound bite or I don't understand" - you should not be on my website. I say this frequently and I mean it. However, if you find complex subject matter intriguing and if you want to be truly informed, […]
How Europe Created Adolf Hitler
People who are already well informed and well versed in Hidden History know that there were many forces behind, and reasons for, the creation of Adolf Hitler. So although the title of this documentary is "How Europe Created Adolf Hitler" it doesn't quite cover the entire Hitler backstory.
I'm posting the documentary because it consists […]
Watergate And The Reputation Of Richard Nixon
Created on Saturday, 08 January 2011 11:26
On May 28, 1972, five men broke into the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. and were arrested while they were still in the building. American politics has never been the same since.
What seemed like a routine break-in was actually the tip of a mammoth political iceberg, which […]