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  • Cairo in The Winter

    Cairo in The Winter

    These are some pictures from our latest trip to Cairo, Egypt. We were there working on a new project covering the ongoing liberalization of the Egyptian economy, protests against Morsi, and self-organized efforts to stop sexual assaults. We will be posting a new video online soon. View Photos: Feb 20th, 2013

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  • Lisbon Calling: November 14th in Portugal

    Lisbon Calling: November 14th in Portugal

    On November 14th 2012, thousands of people took to the streets of Portugal as part of a European wide general strike. Until recently, the International Monetary Fund held Portugal as an ideal example of the effectiveness of austerity policies, but today, its economy is heading in the same direction as Greece and Spain. This short documentary details the week of the November 14th strike in Lisbon and the events surrounding it. Watch YouTube Version By Brandon Jourdan, Luhuna Carvalho, and […]

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  • Greece’s Uncertain Future

    Greece’s Uncertain Future

    This short documentary looks at the current social crisis in Greece, the growth of alternative economies, general strikes, and the rise of the anti-fascist movement in response to violent attacks by the far-right. After six years of recession, the situation in Greece is growing increasingly dark. As the unemployment rate continues to rise and salaries continue to drop, the country has descended into an increasingly unpredictable situation. Watch YouTube Version Donate to Anti-Fascist Arrestees By Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh

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  • Madrid on the Brink: S25 to S29

    Madrid on the Brink: S25 to S29

    This short film chronicles the events of the past week in Spain where hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of the government and an end to police brutality. Many of the protests ended in clashes with the police. Since the stand off began on September 25th , the images of police brutality have travelled the world over, shocking and inspiring people across Europe and leading to an international day of action on […]

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  • Democracy Now! Report from Global Uprisings

    Democracy Now! Report from Global Uprisings

    The following is a report that Global Uprisings producers Brandon Jourdan and Carlos Carlos Delclos completed for Democracy Now! Sep 28th, 2012

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  • Occupy Wall Street: One Year Later

    Occupy Wall Street: One Year Later

    By Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh From Sept 15-17th Occupy Wall Street gathered in lower Manhattan to commemorate one full year of actions. The three days where broken up into a day of education, a day of celebration, and a day of liberation. Occupy Wall Street participants used the anniversary to show that they are still active, organizing actions everyday all across the city. This is a short documentary which highlights some of Occupy Wall Street’s recent accomplishments, its broader […]

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