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Informed Dissent

Synopsis
A collection of video and audio material against the war with Iraq, featuring direct action stories, documentaries and interviews with Noam Chomsky. Items included are:
1)No More War - naked protests, direct action and mass demonstrations - the British public uses every tactic to stop war on Iraq
2) Paint Protest - Activists get the message out to commuters
3) Chomsky on South and Latin America
4) Weapons Inspectors - Civilian weapons inspectors gain entry into RAF Fairford to view US stealth bombers
5) Chomsky on US Presidential Campaign/The Middle East/Iraq’s Response to an Invasion
6) Globalisation and the Media: the Undercurrents documentary on how the media shapes public opinion on the "War on Terror"
7) Chomsky on Education and Military/The New Economy/Oil
8) Chomsky on the Marshall Plan/Globalisation
9) New York - US youth voice their concerns about war
10)Chomsky on the movement against war in Iraq
11) Seize the Day - music video about the women who disarmed a warplane being sold to Indonesia
12) Iraq Journa - the words "we" and "our forces" are used so frequently by major corporate media that one wonders whether it is George W. Bush or Rupert Murdoch who is gearing up for war.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2003
Year of production
2003
Availability
http://www.undercurrents.org
Notes
Available for free viewing online/download from
http://www.undercurrents.org
Subjects
Politics & government; Sociology
Keywords
Chomsky, Noam; peace movements; Iraq war

Online availability

URI
http://www.undercurrents.org
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM
Format
PC Version
Price
£6.60
Availability
Sale
Year
2003

Sponsor

Name

Peace News

Distributor

Name

Undercurrents

Email
info@undercurrents.org
Web
http://www.undercurrents.org External site opens in new window
Phone
01792 455900
Address
Old Exchange
Pier Street
Swansea
SA1 1RY
Notes
A not-for-profit producer and distributor of UK and global counter-culture content. Working with video makers and communities who have been marginalised or overlooked by TV broadcasters, Undercurrents focuses on social and environmental issues and has some unique footage of campaigns and video activism. There is also a podcast series on eco-living entitled LIVING IN THE FUTURE. Some productions are available for purchase on DVD and others are streamed free online, via the webvideo section of the website.

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