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Empire and Oil
Oil in the Middle East
Episode 9 of Shocking and Awful

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12 episodes in this series

Episode 1 The Real Face of Occupation - Recent Military Actions in Iraq
Part one of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq…
Episode 2 Standing With the Women of Iraq
Part two of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program asks what the U.S. invasion and occupation has meant for the women…
Episode 3 National Insecurities - Muslims in the US
In the wake of 911 the U.S. government launched a 21st century pogrom against Arabs and Muslims in the U.S, inflaming racial and religious hatreds and fears. Violence against immigrants,…
Episode 4 The Art of Resistance - Art in Response to War
The growing impact of artists and cultural performances that have invigorated and enlivened resistance to America's imperial war on Iraq. Picasso responded to the fascist takeover of Spain in the…
Episode 5 Dance of Death - US Soldiers and the Iraqi People
Part five of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program examines the relationship between U.S. soldier-occupiers and the Iraqi people. What impact…
Episode 6 Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of Iraq
In the wake of the U.S. invasion, the military stood by and watched the destruction of the museums and archives of Iraq, the oldest treasures of human civilization. Millennia of…
Episode 7 Globalization at Gunpoint - The Economics of Occupation
The military occupation of Iraq has enabled the U.S. to enforce privatization of the Iraqi economy, in effect, selling off Iraq's assets to foreign investors. A look at the challenges…
Episode 8 The World Says NO to War
Part eight of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program documents the massive protests of tens of millions of people throughout the…
Episode 9 Empire and Oil - Oil in the Middle East
Modern empires run on oil, and controlling this resource is key to the domination and destruction of potential rivals. This program examines the history of the Middle East and the…
Episode 10 Channels of War - The Media is the Military
The mainstream television networks have fanned the flames of war, and have profited from doing so. This program looks at how the U.S. corporate media has sanitized our field of…
Episode 11 Resistance at Home - American's Opposing the War in Iraq
Part eleven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This episode focuses on the millions of Americans who have said, NO! to the…
Episode 12 Baghdad - Realities of War in Iraq
A raw and uncensored look into the every day realities of war in Iraq; Italian filmmaker Dario Bellini has created a film that shows the human face of war. Without…

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