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Dead in the Water

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DEAD IN THE WATER (DVD) – There’s a problem with the world’s water supply. One person in four doesn’t have access to clean drinking water. Many governments lack either the resources or the will to provide this essential commodity to their citizens. In recent years, a number of powerful companies have spotted this crisis and seen a business opportunity. From the deserts of California to the streets of Sweto, and in several thousand other cities and towns throughout the world, often with the involvement of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, these...

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The Take

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This feature documentary is about a movement of occupied factories that is turning the globalization debate on its head.  After decades of following the rules prescribed by the global market, Argentina’s economy dramatically collapsed.  Now, in the rubble of the failed model, thousands of Argentines are defiantly writing some rules of their own.  No. 1: When owners shut down their businesses, the employees have a right to take over the machines and keep their jobs. The story of the workers’ struggle is set against the dramatic backdrop of a crucial presidential election in...

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Journey to Hope (SC: February 2000) DVD

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Feb. 7, 2000 A Journey to Hope. — a television version of a hard-hitting play that was presented at the 1998 gathering of the World Council of churches in Harare, Zimbabwe. It is a tough, angry and satirical look at the history of Africa and its exploitation by colonialists and the so-called ”big men” of the independence era. (28:30)

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Unfolding Story DVD

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The Unfolding StoryScientists, authors, religious leaders, native people, and other visionaries relate the story that is now unfolding of an interconnected, interdependent, living universe. Featured are Thomas Berry, Elisabet Sahtouris, David Suzuki, E. O. Wilson, Miriam MacGillis, Charlene Spretnak, John B. Cobb, Audrey Shenadoah, and others. Narrated by Mike Farell. 29 minutes

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Countering Pharaoh’s Production-Consumption Society Today

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A new study for Progressive Christians. Ideal for Advent and Lent, flexible in format, Countering Pharaoh can be conducted over four or five sessions. The program includes a two-hour DVD and a CD-Rom with printable written materials.Session One: The Way Out Session Two: The Decalogue Session Three: Countering Caesar Session Four: An Act of Imagination Session Five: On Not Doing God Any Favors

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – February 2006 Compilation DVD

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February 5, 2006: A Decade of Caring and SharingA rare look at a little-known but enormously effective agency: Action by Churches Together (ACT). Based in Geneva and supported by the World Council of Churches, ACT responds immediately to crisis throughout the world, whether through the efforts to house and support refugees fleeing civil strife in Sudan, or by rebuilding villages after natural disasters in Nicaragua. The United Church of Canada is part of the ACT alliance. February 12, 2006: Day by Day, Step by SteipThis documentary examines some of the reconstruction efforts of local people...

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All That Glitters: Parts 1 and 2 (DVD)

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January 19/26, 2003: All That Glitters: Parts 1 and 2 (updated version)The Spirit Connection crew was given rare access to the sites and the people caught in the repeating saga of upheaval caused by gold’s allure. Mining operations in the Philippines have caused immense destruction to both the environment and to a way of life essential to the indigenous people. Part 1 contains interviews with Bern Jagunos, Area Secretary for East Asia, United Church and Marie Halao-Enriguez, Secretary General for Kapapatan, provide and updated picture of the situation. Part 2 contains an interview...

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Basta – Building a New Argentina (Full Documentary) DVD

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Basta – Building a New Argentina:In Spanish, “”basta”” means “”enough””. And that’s what Argentineans are saying about economic policies of globalization that have brought their country to collapse. Half the country now lives below the poverty line. But churches and partners aren’t sitting still. They’re challenging the system and creating new ways forward. There are stories of hope and resistance from the southern-most tip of our hemisphere, where churches and communities are showing by doing that a more just and incl

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JUBILEE CALL (THE): SET THE DEBT CAPTIVES FREE!

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This is a panel discussion on the Jubilee campaign for debt cancellation that took place as part of the Annual General Meeting of the Division of World Outreach, The United Church of Canada, February 7, 1999. Can be used for the Jubilee Mission Theme Study. [450 000 002, $24.95]

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DEADLY EMBRACE

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This video is subtitled: Nicaragua, The World Bank and The International Monetary Fund. It traces the history of US involvement in the area. After five years of IMF and World Bank programs, Nicaragua has experienced the worst economic collapse in its history and has been reduced to one of the poorest countries in the world.

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