Political Science


New! Constitutional Free Speech Principles Can Save Social Media Companies from Themselves: A Debate 77 min.

Americans have long prided themselves on their commitment to free speech, a principle enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. But in recent years, hate speech and phony content have proliferated online, offending and misinforming millions of Americans. Some have argued that the world’s largest social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, should restrict access to extrem...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Benito Mussolini 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbookfocuses on Italy's Benito Mussolini. Meet the man who created fascism, an ideology that would plunge all of Europe into darkness.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Francisco Franco 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbook examines the life and crimes of Spain's Francisco Franco. Learn how he won the Spanish Civil War and became the dictator of Spain.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Idi Amin 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbookexplores how Idi Amin used military force to seize power and build his 1970s dictatorship in Uganda.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Kim Il-Sung 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbook examines the rise and reign of North Korea's Kim Il-Sung. See howhe created an unshakeable cult of personality and a dictatorship that has spanned three generations.

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New! Manuel Noriega 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbook examines the rise and fall of Panama's Manuel Noriega, from his early military days to his dictatorship’s sudden end.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Saddam Hussein 54 min.

This episode of "The Dictator's Playbook" examines the regime of Iraq's Saddam Hussein. Learn how the tyrant seized power and maintained it for almost 30 years.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Goodbye, Congress: A Vice News Tonight Special 27 min.

Alexandra Pelosi, the daughter of incoming Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, sits down with 15 retiring or resigning members of Congress to find out what it’s like to serve and why they’re leaving.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Marxists 53 min.

Karl Marx’s revolutionary ideas literally changed the world. His far-reaching analyses and theories have inspired millions of people to become politically active. After the collapse of many socialist regimes, Marx’s popularity waned, but the financial crisis of 2008 has caused a re-emergence of his ideas. On the 200th anniversary of his birth, this documentary explores changes and developments in...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Is Brexit Definitely Going To Happen? 8 min.

On 29 March 2019, Britain will officially leave the European Union. It's a historic moment, no country has ever left the EU before. But some campaigners believe it's not too late to stop Brexit from happening. Are they right? And how would it work anyway? The Guardian's political correspondent Jessica Elgot explores whether Brexit is in fact inevitable Correction: Ece Özlem Atikcan is an assistant...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018