Chris Hedges: Sacrifice Zones of America

Chris Hedges calls them “sacrifice zones,” huge pockets of impoverished America on the verge of cementing a permanent underclass. The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist has teamed up with cartoonist Joe Sacco in his book “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” to shed some light on this issue.

The Trap (ep. 2): The Lonely Robot

The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom – BBC documentary series. The series consists of three one-hour programmes which explore the concept and definition of freedom, specifically, “how a simplistic model of human beings as self-seeking, almost robotic, creatures led to today’s idea of freedom.

How I Joined the CIA – John Kiriakou on Reality Asserts Itself (2/8)

Mr. Kiriakou was the first U.S. government official to confirm that waterboarding was official policy. He spent 23 months in prison after being convicted of passing classified information to a reporter. He speaks to Paul Jay while still under house arrest. Mr. Kiriakou tells Paul Jay about being recruited to join the CIA in university

The Trap (Ep. 1): F*ck You Buddy

The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom – BBC documentary series. The series consists of three one-hour programmes which explore the concept and definition of freedom, specifically, “how a simplistic model of human beings as self-seeking, almost robotic, creatures led to today’s idea of freedom.

Japan’s Disposable Workers: Net Cafe Refugees

Internet cafes have existed in Japan for over a decade, but in the mid 2000’s, customers began using these spaces as living quarters. Internet cafe refugees are mostly temporary employees; their salary too low to rent their own apartments.

Watch the full series at: mediastorm.com/clients/japans-disposable-workers-for-pulitzer-center