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.

How Does America Make Money Off War? Financial Interests, Military-Industrial Complex (2000)

The military–industrial complex, or military–industrial–congressional complex, comprises the policy and monetary relationships which exist between legislators, national armed forces, and the arms industry that supports them. These relationships include political contributions, political approval for military spending, lobbying to support bureaucracies, and oversight of the industry.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military%E2%80%93industrial_complex