PBS presents Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream, a documentary about the 1% of the United States and how they keep their hands on all their riches. Imagine, the wealthiest neighborhood in New York CityMonopoly’s strip of luxury and the ultraelite. A real interesting watch.
The following is a thoughtprovoking speech delivered by political activist and former United States soldier, Mike Prysner. He goes on to explain how the institution of racism is pivotal in enforcing war and fooling the masses into dying for oppressive causes. As if it weren’t any more clear, the speech exposes how the poor are sent to obliterate other poor people on a sadistic global checkerboard for the elite. Good morning Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq and the list that goes on…
We suppose that most of our readers already know this, but we here at República really love social commentary. Here’s some that comes from our good friend, Jeff Lapaixx, who decided to take his frist stab at documentary work. We could spend time describing its context, but thought that it’d just be better to let the man himself describe it in his own words:
Welcome to Tough Mudder, the world’s toughest, most premiere obstacle course. Designed by British military elite, the premise of the killer marathons are to develop teamwork and camaraderie in participants that set out to overcome fear and challenge while raising money for causes like the Wounded Warrior Project. We’re talking 1012 mile paths with mud, water and over 25 militarystyle obstacles! But don’t take our word for it, just check out the Tough Mudder philosophy and visuals for yourself: