Stopped by Spanish language tech journalists at an airport, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says that after the NSA revelations, he questions his own government and wonders whether it's behaving like a king.
Are we truly free? Are our desires truly our own or merely imposed products of the society we live in?
A short movie by Veljko Popovic, developed at Lemonade 3D and produced by Kenges. Original title: Ona koja mjeri.
American As Apple Spy
Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL) explains the scandal surrounding the National Security Agency (NSA), and his view on the matter. He describes the known public details of the program and recent American history of domestic surveillance.
Economist Richard Wolff explains how the current minimum wage offers less advantage for workers than it did decades ago, and how an increase would benefit not only low-wage employees, but the overall American economy.
Youve taken the folks at the bottom the people who work hard, full-time jobs and youve made their economic condition worse over a 50-year period, while wealth has accumulated at the top, Wolff tells Bill. What kind of a society does this?
A Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, and currently Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School, Wolff has written many books on the effects of rampant capitalism, including Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It.
Round table discussion about the CIA's most successful spy project to date: Facebook.
On Friday, May 31, Turkish riot police fired tear gas and pepper spray into a peaceful protest held to save Gezi Park, one of the last green areas in central Istanbul. This set off the biggest civil uprising in the history of the Turkish Republic, calling for Prime Minister Erdogans resignation. The unrest has spread like wildfire to more than 60 cities where protests are still ongoing. We landed in Istanbul the day it all kicked off.
The funny part of this story is that it's not funny.
Bill Hicks's Scottish accent is terrible, but his observations are just as relevant today as when they were recorded in 1990.
Stephen Fry discusses the rate of imprisonment in the USA
What if YouTube had existed all throughout history?
"Black is not a color; it's an attitude. It's the attitude of independence, respect and dignity."
- James Brown
Interview by Rocci Fisch
1984. Washington, D.C. Convention Center
Henry Rollins is an American spoken word artist, writer, journalist, publisher, actor, radio DJ, activist and former singer-songwriter. Many of you may remember him as the front man for the California punk rock band Black Flag, or from his television series The Henry Rollins Show.
Rollins has also hosted MTVs 120 Minutes, and Jackass, enjoyed a recurring dramatic role in the second season of Sons of Anarchy and has also had roles in several films. Rollins has also campaigned for various political causes in the United States, including promoting LGBT rights, World Hunger Relief, an end to war and has toured overseas with the USO (United Service Organizations) to entertain American troops.
A few years ago, as part of his Henry Rollins Show project he created a series of letters to include the one here to ultra right-wing conservative author, journalist and pundit Ann Coulter.
Wyatt Cenac stops by to chat about the intersection of comedy and news, ?uestlove, and pretending to be friends with Jay-Zall topics Kamau knows well. Except for pretending to be friends with Jay-Z, that is. Hov and Kamau go way back.*
Bill Maher took on the Republicans and their handling on all the so-called scandals the past couple of weeks.
He hits the nail on the head when he addresses the unbridled hypocrisy of Republicans and how they refuse to acknowledge the most important threat mankind has ever encountered.
A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.