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The Mafia Threat - How Criminal Gangs Are Taking over Germany
The Mafia Threat - How Criminal Gangs Are Taking over Germany
Category: Documentaries
A longtime Mafia hitman opens up about Germany's burgeoning criminal gang scene as the Mafia moves past protection rackets and drug trafficking to subvert entire sectors of society -- even infiltrating the construction industry. Deutsche Welle reports on Germany's Mafia threat -- more subtle, invisible, and dangerous than ever.
Carbon Crooks
Carbon Crooks
Category: Documentaries
Carbon Crooks investigates the dubious business of buying and selling carbon credits in the wake of the protocol to cut carbon emissions and curb greenhouse gases. Why has pollution become cheaper than ever and carbon emissions even higher than before?
The Dark Side of A Pill
The Dark Side of A Pill
Category: Documentaries
Every tenth grown-up in the Western world is on antidepressants. But the wonder drug has a dark side. Could there be a connection between these prescription drugs and violence?
Who Owns the World? - Growing by Sharing
Who Owns the World? - Growing by Sharing
Category: Documentaries
What's spurring the growing culture of common property and universal access? Deutsche Welle takes a look at how public ownership may be the answer to the potential resource conflicts of the future.
Money Rules the World - The Power of the Financial Industry
Money Rules the World - The Power of the Financial Industry
Category: Documentaries
This Deutsche Welle report sheds light on the shadow banks that invest and speculate with billions of dollars, conducting financial business without any public monitoring. How can the common German worker fight against the power of the financial industry?
An American Mosque
An American Mosque
Category: Documentaries
An American Mosque follows a group of Muslim farmers in Yuba City, California as they struggle to build their local mosque, only to see it destroyed by arson. This documentary tells a timely story about the importance of upholding our Constitutional right to worship as it imagines a more tolerant America.
Question One
Question One
Category: Documentaries
Question One is an insightful look at one of the most bitterly divisive issues today -- marriage equality. Go behind the scenes of pro and anti same-sex marriage campaigns as they fight for the hearts, minds, and votes of the people of Maine in the historic 2009 marriage referendum election.
The Campaign
The Campaign
Category: Documentaries
The Campaign is the story of the largest social issue campaign the US has ever seen: the campaign to defeat California's Proposition 8 and to defend same-sex marriage.
Special: Cape Spin! An American Power Struggle
Special: Cape Spin! An American Power Struggle
Category: Documentaries
Cape Spin! tells the surreal, fascinating, tragicomic story of the battle over what would be America's largest clean energy project.
Special: RFK in the Land of Apartheid
Special: RFK in the Land of Apartheid
Category: Documentaries
Featuring never before seen archival footage, RFK in the Land of Apartheid tells the story of Senator Robert Kennedy's influential June 1966 visit to South Africa during the worst years of Apartheid.
Making of Borgen
Making of Borgen
Category: Documentaries
This hour-long documentary shares comments and remembrances from members of the cast and production staff Borgen.
Mother: Caring for 7 Billion
Mother: Caring for 7 Billion
Category: Documentaries
Mother: Caring for 7 Billion breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our most pressing environmental, humanitarian, and social crises -- exponential population growth.
Special: Mediastan
Special: Mediastan
Category: Documentaries
Produced by Julian Assange, Mediastan follows a group of Wikileaks journalists on a global journey to recruit newspaper editors to publish classified documents. Their goal was to outflank the US government and spread the truth.
Special: The 99% - Occupy Everywhere
Special: The 99% - Occupy Everywhere
Category: Documentaries
The 99% - Occupy Everywhere reveals critical issues that are plaguing America such as vast income inequality and a lack of access to health care and education. The solution? Remove money from politics.
Special: Chris Hedges - The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies
Special: Chris Hedges - The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies
Category: Documentaries
Chris Hedges sketches out a cautionary tale about the American character and, by extension, the ultimate fate of the human race.