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Check here for various clips from Flying Focus Video Collective as posted to YouTube.com.
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Economic Justice, Workers' Issues (Labor)

Not Waiting for Superman
Teacher and editor of "Rethinking Schools" magazine Stan Karp spoke in Portland about the negative effects of the documentary "Not Waiting for Superman." Here he extols the virtues of public schools. Also featured is a short clip of teachers at the talk engaged in discusison groups.

The full one hour program "Not Waiting for Superman" (VB #78.8&9) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Women Confronting Globalization
A clip from the Flying Focus program featuring Christina Obregon, an organizer from Chicago with the Mexican Solidarity Network. Taping in Dec. '05 Christina leads a discussion in how women are taking the lead in confronting corporate globalization and for workers' and womens' rights.

The full program (VB #58.7&8) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Environmental Justice

Oil Spill Update (Gulf of Mexico 2011)
Antonia Juhasz, author of "Black Tide" spoke at Powell's Books in Portland, OR in April, 2011 to paint a picture of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico which caused extensive damage to the environment. Juhasz gives stern warnings to companies which would choose profits over life.

The full program "Oil Spill Update" (VB #81.3&4) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Cell Phones: What Can They Hurt?
Filmmaker Talal Jabari spoke with Flying Focus about his film "Full Signal", which describes the harmful effects of cell phones, cell towers and other modern technology. Here he describes how the radiation can affect human DNA. The full program

The full half hour program "Cell Phones: What Can They Hurt?" (VB #80.6) is available for a donation of $8 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Organizing for Change

Organizing on the Left
At the Rural Organizing Project's annual meeting, guests and leaders spoke about the political machinations of the "right," the Tea Party, and what the left needs to do to effect social change. Here, Scot Nakagawa an Tarso Ramos give tips on key issues to turn the discussion around to make a better world for all.

The full one hour program "Organizing on the Left" (VB #79.13&80.1) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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The Death Penalty

Race, Mental Illness and the Death Penalty
This clip is an excerpt of a panel discussion held at Portland Community College on February 21, 2013. Jeff Ellis, a capital defense attorney, talks in this clip about how race, poverty and mental illness impact decisions that juries make whether someone should be sentenced to death. This is a discussion thats been taking place on a national level as more and more states are looking at the inequalities inherent in the death penalty.

The full one hour program "Race, Mental Illness and the Death Penalty" (VB #85.05&06) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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