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Jan 31 Pipeline Conference Disruption

Ramsey Sprague chaining himself to audio equipment at an oil & gas pipeline conference and holding forth on TransCanada's history of corner-cutting and toxic spills.

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Nicaragua - A Nations Right To Survive

In 1979, the Sandinistas won a popular revolution in Nicaragua, putting an end to decades of the corrupt US-backed Somoza dictatorship. They based their reformist ideology on that of the English Co-operative Movement, but was to prove too 'radical' for the Reagan administration.
In this film, Pilger describes the achievements of the Sandinistas and their "threat of a good example".

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Video Letters From Beirut

This video letter was made on July 21, 2006 at the studios of Beirut DC, a film and cinema collective which runs the yearly Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya Film Festival. This video letter was produced in collaboration with Samidoun, a grassroots gathering of various organizations and individuals who were involved in relief and media efforts from the first day of the Israeli attack on Lebanon. It was also broadcasted at the Biennial of Arab Cinema, organized by the Arab World Institute in Paris.

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