President Obama has committed 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan. This decision raises serious questions about troops, costs, overall mission and exit strategy. Historically, it has been Congress' duty to ask questions in the form of oversight hearings that challenge policymakers, examine military spending, and educate the public. After witnessing the absence of oversight regarding the Iraq war, we must insist Congress hold hearings on Afghanistan. Video is available at rethinkafghanistan.com.
We Live in Public explores the effect the internet is having on our society through the eyes of the greatest internet pioneer you've never heard of: visionary Josh Harris. Award-winning director Ondi Timoner (DIG!), documented Harris's tumultuous life for more than a decade and created a riveting, cautionary tale of what we can expect as the virtual world inevitably takes control of our lives. For more information, visit the movie's website.
Green Reformism is a widespread response to the current ecological crisis. The term refers to the support for improved technology and resource efficiency combined with a commitment to the logic of capitalism.
Roman Polanski directed this fake commercial for a fake perfume called Greed. This faux ad, featuring Natalie Portman and Michelle Williams, is commenting on the hype that surrounds the launch of new luxury products.