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Better This World examines some of the controversial issues surrounding the FBI's use of informants in grassroots political organizations. How much do you know about the FBI's vast network of spies? Take our quiz and find out.
Read the transcript from our Twitter docchat with Herman's House Director Angad Singh Bhalla that took place on Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
Read the transcript from our live Q&A with Special Flight Director Fernand Melgar that took place on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.
In this lesson, students will investigate how press coverage of criminal trials has the potential to influence public opinion and the rights of the accused. Using a video case study of a trial in the Philippines, the class will first discuss how a man was characterized in the media following his arrest, and then analyze the coverage of the trial and verdict.
Better This World Feature Films
The story of Bradley Crowder and David McKay, who were accused of intending to firebomb the 2008 Republican National Convention, is a dramatic tale of idealism, loyalty, crime and betrayal.
Documentary legend George Stoney talks with one of his collaborators about why he collaborates on docs, what first brought him to the genre, and why he keeps making films. Commonly called a filmmaker activist, Stoney responds to the title as well as the role of the documentary filmmaker in the context of society.
An FBI informant is critical to the case against the ELF in If a Tree Falls. Test your knowledge of the FBI's spy network....
In If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, the ELF turn to arson as a form of protest after they feel their environmental activism has been ineffective. Learn ways to address environmental issues and initiate a...