The New Rulers of the World
Two thirds of the world’s children live in poverty and the gulf is widening like never before. This documentary looks at the new rulers of the world the great multinationals and the governments and institutions that back them the IMF and the World Bank. Under IMF rules, millions of people throughout the world lose their jobs and livelihood. The reality behind much of modern shopping and the famous brands is a sweatshop economy, which is being duplicated in country after country.
February 19, 2011 12:00 PM
Dragonfly - Beauty or Beast
The life of the emperor dragonfly, often seen as one of the great beauties of nature but known to be one of the most fearsome creatures in the insect world. It can aggressively defend its territory from intruders, and dominates those around it with a reign of terror. Narrated by David Attenborough.
February 17, 2011 11:52 AM
2057-The City of the Future
What would you see and experience if the clocks rolled forward 50 years? In a unique blend of drama and science, this three part series shows you the world of tomorrow. Will we have flying cars? Will advances in medicine help us stay young forever? What about "printing” custom-made vital organs? What will our cities look like? What will tomorrow’s wars be about? Will we have robots helping around the house? Will solar power be the new oil?
February 16, 2011 12:42 PM
Islands of South Pacific
The South Pacific, also called Oceanic, is a geographic term to describe the Austronesian inhabitants of any of the three major sub-regions of Oceania: Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia. Within a mere four centuries between about 1300 and 900 BC, the Lapita culture spread 6,000 km further to the east from the Bismarck Archipelago, until it reached as far as Fiji, Tonga, and Samoa which were populated around 2,000 years ago. In this region, the distinctive Polynesian culture developed.
February 13, 2011 11:06 AM
The Hour Of Our Time - The Legacy of William Cooper
This video synthesizes the disturbing documents he witnessed while in the military, and expressed his utter shock in seeing these plans carried out years later against an unknowing populace. The type of material Cooper spent his life exposing is the kind of thing we would prefer to consider exists only in fictional literary works and science fiction movies. For to even ponder that such ideas can exist in "reality” is nothing short of disturbing. Yet Cooper, through meticulous research, fact checking, and of course his own experiences in Naval Intelligence, reminded us these things do indeed have a place in reality. He warned us that the science fiction we so eagerly digest is more truthful than we would ever care to consider.
February 12, 2011 11:27 AM
Hunting Pablo Escobar
In 1989 Forbes magazine estimated Escobar to be the seventh-richest man in the world with a personal wealth of close to $25 billion, while his Medellín cartel controlled 80% of the global cocaine market. Despite his popular image among the Medellín community Escobar was well-known among his business associates to be an insecure, paranoid, ruthless murderer.
February 12, 2011 11:19 AM
Dutch Schultz-Menace To Society
Here is the story of one of the nation's most ruthless and brutal criminals. He ended one argument by sticking his .45 automatic pistol into the mouth of a friend and pulling the trigger. He was considered, even among gangsters, "totally evil." When his father abandoned the family, he quit school and began a life of crime to help his mother. He changed his name to Dutch Schultz from Arthur Flegenheimer while serving his first prison sentence.
February 11, 2011 12:01 PM
Vlad the Impaler-The Real Dracula
THE REAL DRACULA ventures into the mists of history to chronicle the exploits of the 15th century prince known as Vlad the Impaler. Ruling from a mountain fortress reached by a stairway of 1400 steps, Vlad was a sadist of unimaginable proportions. Legends say that he impaled hundreds of his enemies on stakes in the plain below his castle, then took lunch surrounded by the grisly ""forest"" of his victims, dipping his bread in their blood! Bram Stoker, in writing his classic 1897 novel Dracula, took Vlad as his model for the vampire who has become a cultural icon throughout the Western World.
February 11, 2011 11:05 AM
God on the Brain
Rudi Affolter and Gwen Tighe have both experienced strong religious visions. He is an atheist; she a Christian. He thought he had died; she thought she had given birth to Jesus. Both have temporal lobe epilepsy. Like other forms of epilepsy, the condition causes fitting but it is also associated with religious hallucinations. Research into why people like Rudi and Gwen saw what they did has opened up a whole field of brain science: neurotheology.
February 10, 2011 11:52 AM
Fiat Empire – Why the Federal Reserve Violates the Constitution
No State shall make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of debts. Find out why some feel the Federal Reserve’s practices are a violation of the U.S. Constitution and others feel it’s simply, a bunch of organized crooks. Find out how the corporate media facilitates the partnership between the Fed and Congress and why it fails to disclose what’s going on.
February 09, 2011 12:34 PM