Exploring our reliance on technology, disconnection with nature, excessive consumption and loss of history, the new documentary film ReGeneration calls out the widespread cynicism and apathy gripping this generation. Features interviews with Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky, Amy Goodman and Adbusters founder Kalle Lasn.
Those on the left fear big business. Those on the right fear big government. But what happens when big business and government meet? The Other 98% are rising against this, starting with the bailed out banks. Find out more at other98.com.
Ewa Jasiewicz of Free Gaza provides an amazing first hand account of what is going on in Gaza at the moment. This is a must watch for anyone wanting to know more about the psychological war being fought there right now.
How have multitasking computer programs affected our ability to focus offline? How has military technology like the predator drone altered the psyche of American soldiers? How are online dating communities affecting our real-world relationships? Digital Nation is a nine-part PBS miniseries that looks at how our lives have become intertwined with the online world. You can watch it for free – where else, online – at www.pbs.org/frontline/digitalnation.
This video has been circling the web the last few days a young girl is frenetically working an iPad supposedly for the first time. She never pauses on anything for more than a split second. What do you think? Does this frighten or excite you?