Topic: Health

What is a Virus? – A Basic Description

A virus is a microscopic organism that can ‘infect’ all types of lifeforms, including animals, plants and even fellow microorganisms, including bacteria.

The Cove – The Massacre of 1000s of Dolphins Yearly in Taiji, Japan

Documentary about a secretive inlet near the town of Taiji in Japan where, it turns out, thousands of dolphins are massacred each

Ji Seong-ho – Living in, and Defecting from, North Korea

North Korean refugee Ji Seong-ho shares his powerful story of struggle and survival. He describes growing up during North Korea’s grueling famine

Lisa Kristine – Photos that Bear Witness to Modern Slavery

For the past two years, photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the world, documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares

Bill Hicks – One Night Stand

Legendary, innovative, shocking, stunning but above all very funny, this is a classic set from the much missed Bill Hicks. Recorded at

The Last Dream (Ep.2/3) Secrets – Racial Inequalities in Australia

John Pilger and Alan Lowery, as part of a three episode series, investigate of the massive racial inequalities within Australian society. First

Who Killed Litvinenko? – The Polonium Mystery

“At the beginning of the year, Lugavoi started coming regularly to London”, states KGB defector Oleg Gordievsky. “He was obviously cultivating him”.

Michael Moore – SiCKO: The Inadequate US Healthcare System

Michael Moore’s hit documentary unveiled some of the inadequacies within the US healthcare system, and it brought a little more attention to

US Attorney General Critical of Excessive Use of Solitary for Juveniles

Attorney General Eric Holder called for an end to the excessive use of solitary confinement, especially for youth that suffer from mental

INFOGRAPHIC: Gender Equality Changes Since 1990

Image by UN Women, the United Nations agency which has the stated aim of achieving gender equality. This image was created to

Thirsty World, Global Responsibility? – Future Water Shortages

The United nations (UN) is warning of a 40 percent shortfall in water supplies by 2050 as world demand rises sharply. The

The Living Dead (Ep.2/3) You Have Used Me As A Fish Long Enough

In this episode, You Have Used Me as a Fish Long Enough, Adam Curtis takes a quick look over the mind control

Fallujah, The Hidden Massacre (US use of White Phosphorus)

*WARNING* This video contains distressing scenes which include partly-dissolved bodies! Fallujah, The Hidden Massacre is a documentary film by Sigfrido Ranucci and

CNN Footage of US Military Showering Fallujah with White Phosphorous

Several rounds of VT fuzed M825A1 burst over the city during the battle… Operation Phantom Fury, Second Battle of Fallujah in November

US Embassy in Ireland Admits to Using White Phosphorous in Iraq

The following cable, sourced via Wikileaks, features two shocking revelations – that (1) White Phosphorous was used in Iraq, the US government