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Independent progressive video programming.

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"One Word Defined 2017: Resist" (2 minutes)

In the wake of Donald Trump becoming the U.S. president, people around the world poured into the streets to resist.

"40 Strangers, 50 Questions" (7.5 minutes)

As our country becomes increasingly divided, we must acknowledge our many differences, yet understand and embrace that we are all one. We must help one another, and pledge to step out of the boxes of fear and hate, and step into one of empathy, solidarity, and unity.

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"Why Tax Breaks For the Rich Don't Create Jobs" (3 minutes)

It's time to end the "trickle-down" myth.

"Courage Is Contagious" (5.5 minutes)

When artist Damon Davis went to join the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after police killed Michael Brown in 2014, he found not only anger but also a sense of love for self and community. His documentary "Whose Streets?" tells the story of the protests from the perspective of the activists who showed up to challenge those who use power to spread fear and hate.

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"16 Women and Donald Trump" (4 minutes)

16 women have come forward to report being sexually harassed or assaulted by Donald Trump. Seeing their stories together is incredibly powerful, and damning.

It's time to hold him to account.



"The Laura Flanders Show" (27 minutes)

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"Conventional Economics Is a Form of Brain Damage" (4 minutes)

This video points out the fallacy of conventional economics - a belief that there are no limits to growth – and makes an emotional appeal to economists to include the biosphere and life itself in their economic models.



"The Laura Flanders Show" (27 minutes)

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"Saving the Heart and Soul of Our Democracy: Why America needs a Poor People’s Campaign and a National Moral Revival" (1 hour, 56 minutes)

This entire episode of Media Edge includes our recording of a spellbinding presentation by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber in Sacramento on November 3 at the St. Mark's United Methodist Church.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

Waging love and watching resilient wildlife; we ask two charismatic leaders how they keep their sprits brave. Reverend Dr. Jacqui Lewis is senior minister at New York’s Middle Collegiate Church and a contributor to the 2017 collection Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump. Adrienne Maree Brown is co-editor of Octavia’s Brood, Science Fiction from Social Justice Movements, and Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds in which she urges activists to become as open to change as nature is.

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"A Wave of Renewable Energy Resistance is Taking Root" (8 minutes)

This film tells the story of the Solar XL campaign, from where it started to where it's going. It takes you to the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota where the pipeline would run half a mile outside its border. It also shows the family farm of Jim Carlson in Nebraska where the first solar installation went up in his family’s corn fields.

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"Saving the Heart and Soul of Our Democracy: Why America needs a Poor People’s Campaign and a National Moral Revival" (1 hour, 56 minutes)

This entire episode of Media Edge includes our recording of a spellbinding presentation by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber in Sacramento on November 3 at the St. Mark's United Methodist Church.

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"Gun Violence In America: A Preventable Epidemic" (67 minutes)

On October 22, 2017, Joshua Sugarmann, founder and executive director of the Violence Policy center in Washington, D.C., was the keynote speaker at the Joint Annual Dinner of the Sacramento Chapters of Physicians for Social Responsibility and Americans Against Gun Violence.  Sugarmann asserted that the epidemic of Gun Violence in America can and must be solved.