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How to Master Debate

This master class on the dark art of political debate teaches you the diversionary tactics and evasions politicians use to avoid tricky subjects and undermine their opponents.
Online
2016
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Disrupt Lobbying

Our inept but intrepid reporter, Josh Horowitz, enters the heart of darkness, aka Washington, D.C., planning to expose the corrupt lobbyists perverting our democracy. They exist, but he meets some lobbyists who break the stereotypes.
Online
2016
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Mission Insurable

Secret Agent Brink must escape the villain's lair in time to register for healthcare, or have his fingers broken, which will stick him with thousands of dollars in medical costs. Many Americans know how he feels: tortured to debt.
Online
2016
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Why We March

The right to assemble and speak out is written in the constitution. But do rallies and civil disobedience really provoke policy changes? We meet the people who take to the streets to "rage against the machine" and "speak truth to power.
Online
2016
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American Party Animals

More young people than ever identify themselves as politically "independent." This animated film (narrated by Morgan Spurlock) looks at pros and cons of our two-party system, and at what makes it so hard for third parties to win power.
Online
2016
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Real Voters of the USA

These housewives get real about politics. Starring Anabelle Acosta, Charlotte McKinney, and Analeigh Tipton as ladies who let heavily partisan politics ruin brunch. Can they learn to listen to opposing points of view and remain friends?
Online
2016
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#FoundingFathers

Politicians argue over the Constitution. Luckily Jefferson, Franklin, and Madison take time out of their afterlives to answer the question: "what would the Founding Fathers do"?
Online
2016
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First Time Voters

Olivia likes José. José is excited about voting for the first time. As José heads to the voting booth, a middle-aged Agent of Negativity tries to talk José out of casting a ballot. Why would anyone want millennials not to vote?
Online
2016
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The Future of Social Security

Social Security is a 'pay-it-forward' system that will theoretically benefit all of us. Fixes were made to take care of the retiring baby boomers, but what about millennials? Can they rely on government help in retirement?
Online
2016
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Run Rep Run

A day in the life of a first-time, millennial, Latina politician in a small New England city. This documentary shows how change starts at the grassroots and grows with hard work. What would it take for you to make a difference in your town?
Online
2016
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So You Think You Can Vote?

With 50 states, 5 territories, and over 7,000 voting districts, our elections can get pretty chaotic. A quick look at the history of US voting rights shows how we got here, and what obstacles might prevent you from voting.
Online
2016
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I'm Just a $100 Bill

Ever wonder how bills make their way through Congress? Dollar bills that is. We uncover the role money plays in politics, and shine light on the controversies swirling around Super Pacs, dark money, corporate donations, and free speech.
Online
2016
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Foreign Entanglements

Canadian comedian David Milchard comes down to ask Americans why they care so little about foreign policy. Turns out we're not really sure what foreign policy is! We don't realize how international relations impact us here at home.
Online
2016
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Regulation Song

This music-video tribute to government rules pokes bipartisan fun at our contradictory attitudes toward freedom and safety. How much regulation is enough? Where do you draw the line between protections and tyranny?
Online
2016
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Altered States of America

A mildly paranoid citizen of Colorado uses personal research to explain the difference between State and Federal laws. From pizza laws in Iowa, to pot laws in states where it's legal, we learn what happens when a state dissents.
Online
2016
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Mediaocracy

We Americans are stuck in social media news bubbles that block exposure to opposing points of view. Here you'll get concrete advice from leading media experts on how to break free and get fully informed.
Online
2016
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Hot Tips to Rock the Ballot Booth

Everyone's pumped for the presidential election. Or maybe not. But did you know there are dozens of other people and referendums lower down on the ballot?! Our vlogger gives you the 411 on state and local elections.
Online
2016
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The Poll Dance

Election polls make new predictions every day. Should you pay attention? Clare Malone and Harry Enten offer a 'millennials guide to polling' that will help you tell the good polls from the bad.
Online
2016
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Citizen Next

There are approximately 4.5 million Latino lawful permanent residents of the U.S. who have not obtained citizenship. We learn about their motivations, and the challenges they face on their road to full participation in US democracy.
Online
2016
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Student Debt Roulette

Lots of millennials are worried about college debt, but not every student will get slammed equally. Who wins and who loses? This animated game show will reveal the answer! The prize is less income inequality and vibrant American economy.
Online
2016