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How Hackers Changed the World

How Hackers Changed the World

For some, they're the world's most venal perpetrators of cyber-terrorism. For others, they're the poster group for the latest evolution in political and social activism. They call themselves Anonymous - a collective of hackers whose substantial skills allow them entry into the...

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The Empire's War on the Border

The Empire's War on the Border

With the recent uprise of terror and bloodshed in regions across the globe, the conversation surrounding the immigration crisis has reached a critical boiling point. This is particularly true in the United States where the presidential election cycle has been awash in...

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The Congo Dandies

The Congo Dandies

You don't expect the most extravagant fashions to be flaunted in the regions of the world which are hardest hit by severely compromised living conditions and widespread poverty. But a group in the Congo known as The Society of Ambianceurs and Elegant...

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The Tyranny of Big Oil

The Tyranny of Big Oil

Another hard-hitting segment of the acclaimed documentary series The Empire Files, The Tyranny of Big Oil paints a sharp critique against the oil industry, and its stranglehold upon the highest levels of the United States government. The filmmakers rely heavily on the...

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Sold Out

Sold Out

Supreme is the name of the hottest street-wear fashion line on the planet. The appeal of the brand may largely be related to its exclusivity; the insatiable demand for the product far exceeds its limited supply. In the wake of this, a...

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#BlackLivesMatter

#BlackLivesMatter

The scourge of racial inequality in America has become more visible than in any period since the Civil Rights Movement five decades ago. This enhanced public awareness is largely the product of a new movement of concerned and exasperated Americans known as...

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Aftermath: How Paris Changed the World

Aftermath: How Paris Changed the World

Who in the world can be considered immune from the dangers of terrorism after the City of Love comes under attack? That question has plagued citizens, governments and law enforcement agencies throughout the globe since the recent onslaught of ISIS-inspired brutality in...

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Whoa Canada

Whoa Canada

The widespread prominence and popularity of viral media does more than merely entertain; it provides a valuable forum where activists and filmmakers can address key issues and affect tangible change. So it is with the new documentary Whoa Canada, a scathing but...

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Billions in Change

Billions in Change

Entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava unexpectedly found himself a billionaire with the worldwide success of his own concoction - the popular 5-hour Energy drink. Possessing more money than he could ever hope to spend on himself, he set out to discover ways in which...

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The Real House of Saud

The Real House of Saud

In this episode of The Empire Files host Abby Martin turns a sharp eye towards the United States' relationship with Saudi Arabia and delivers an alarming overview of the country's poor track record with regards to human rights violations. On the surface,...

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Turning into a Giant

Turning into a Giant

Turning into a Giant presents a "day-in-the-life" perspective of a handful of patients living with Acromegalic Gigantism, or Acromegaly, a condition which results from a tumor on the pituitary gland and causes an extreme surge in growth hormone. We meet Igor, a...

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The Biggest Prison System in History

The Biggest Prison System in History

How did it come to be that America's prison population is the largest in the civilized world, and what hope is there of changing the course of this troubling trend? The aptly titled new documentary The Biggest Prison System in History, produced...

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