Watch this report from Al Jazeera’s about the recruitment of day laborers and migrant workers for cleanup work at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.
Click here to watch Peak Moment’s Janaia Donaldson’s interview with Chris Martenson. “The next twenty years will be totally unlike the last twenty… Well face the greatest economic and physical challenges ever seen by our country, if not humanity. So opens Chris Martenson’s much-viewed online Crash Course illuminating the relationship between economy, energy and the environment.”
Chris Martenson’s Crash Course available here
Watch this still-timely documentary from Japan, interviewing people who worked in nuclear power plants (many without proper protection), all of whom contracted various degrees of radiation poisoning. Many of these workers were impoverished day laborers, recruited with little knowledge of the danger of the work they were taking part in.
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Watch this interview with Johan Galtung, founder of the Peace Research Institute of Oslo and TRANSCEND International, a network for peace, development, and environment.
Watch this documentary about Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange and the team behind the notorious anti-censorship organization, Wikileaks.
An inspiring and revealing clip from Democracy Now’s Sharif Kouddous, interviewing Egyptian protestor’s in Tahrir Square, Cairo. Watch here.
Click here for “A portrait of a community activist and an artist as they face the harsh realities common to most American Indian reservations – alcoholism, unemployment and scarce housing.” A poignant piece which explores issues of identity, dignity, and hope – despite desperation. From Witness, Al Jazeera.
ViewChange.org is a website archive of videos from around the world in a variety of categories centered around development, innovation, and change.
“Kakenya Ntaiya had a dream: to become a teacher. On the way to achieving it, she has had to overcome obstacles and make tough compromises. But, after becoming the first girl from her Maasai village to attend college, she has opened a path for other young girls achieve their dreams.” Watch here.