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Activist Watch List: The Century of the Self

The Century of the Self is a British documentary written, produced, and narrated by Adam Curtis, originally airing in 2002 on BBC 4. The series identifies the multitude of ways in which powerful interests, both public and private, have used psychoanalysis to control populations

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Activist Watch List: Noam Chomsky and the Manufacturing of Consent

AWL is a series in which we take a look at documentaries or otherwise important video content that illuminates the issues and conflicts at the heart of the activist community. This episode features “Manufacturing Consent” which highlights Chomsky’s probing analysis of mass media and his critique of the forces at work behind the daily news.

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The “Thigh Gap,” and Breaking the Corporate Mirror

While one could write for ages about theĀ health risksĀ of obsessing over unrealistic body images, it is imperative that we consider where these images come from. The Latest Trend For those of you who do not know, the “thigh gap,” as…

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