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POLITICAL ACTIVISM SUMMARY and MOVIE SUGGESTIONS are: Blue Like Jazz (2012) lampoons conservatives and liberals; Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012) is about a politically active Chinese artist! Farewell, My Queen (2012) is about Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution! Bamako (2011) is about mock trial is conducted to decide the responsibility of the World Bank! Edge of Darkness (2010) is strange in that there is a strange turn in loyality; Gerrymandering (2010) is a documentary about the creation of electoral districts; Micmacs (activism DIRECTED TOWARDS the defense industry); The Army of Crime (2009) is a perhaps partly fictional story about a poet's Communist and hero of the French Resistance, executed by the Nazis in 1944; Night Catches Us (2010) is about the Black Panthers; Casino Jack and the United States of Money, Night Catches Us (2010); Food, Inc., The Cove, Burma VJ, Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders, Under Our Skin, Soundtrack for a Revolution (2010), Garbage Dreams (2009), Crude (2009) and the Yes Men franchise are about some of the most intelligent and savvy political, corporate & government activists that have every existed (especially at the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), that understands energy policy and ways to manipulate public opinion better than almost any other organization of it's kind). The following movies are examples of the motivations of politicians and repercussions of their motivations: What's the Matter with Kansas? Farewell (L'affaire Farewell) is a true story about spying that may have lead to US military superiority partly due to disgust with communist culture on the part of the source. Food, Inc. (2009), Citizen Cohn (1992)(TV), Angels in America (2003)(TV), Outrage (2009/I), Milk (2009), Frost / Nixon (2009), Bulworth (1998), Conspiracy Theory (1997), Wag the Dog (1998), The Hoax (2006) are VERY UNDER APPRECIATED AND DEEP! I.O.U.S.A. (2008), Senator Obama Goes to Africa (2007)(V), Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Why We Fight (2005), Man of the Year (2006), Swing Vote (2008), The Political Process (1970), Political Disasters (2008), The Contender (2000), All the King's Men (2006), Huey Long (1985), The Beltway (2005), State Legislature (2007); Keep the Faith, Baby (2002) (TV). Some interesting political documentaries (some about the extremes in the political spectrum) are Stealing America: Vote by Vote; Flow: For Love of Water; Running with Arnold, With God on Our Side: George W. Bush...; Bowling for Columbine, Frida (2002), The Corporation, The Fog of War, The War Room (1994), Perfect Candidate (1996), The Last Emperor (1987), Chicago 10, Control Room, 911 In Plane Site (2003), Weapons of Mass Deception; Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times; Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism; Journeys With George (2002); Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War (2004), Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2003), Bush's Brain (2004), The Hunting of the President (2004), The Weather Underground, The Trials of Henry Kissinger, Unborn in the USA, The Price of Sugar, The Cult of the Suicide Bomber, Terror's Advocate aka L'avocat de la terreur (2007), Voices in Wartime Constituents of politicians tend to encourage unrealistic lawmaking and programs created by politicians. All the President's Men (1976), The Manchurian Candidate (2004), Primary Colors (1998), Greenfingers (2001), The Candidate (1972), Gandhi (1982), Battle in Seattle (2008), Salvador (1986); Welcome to Mooseport (2004), The Yes Men (2003), The Sentinel (2006), State of Play (2009), Lawrence Of Arabia (1962), Nixon (1995), Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11 fear and selling of the American Empire (2004), Advise and Consent (1962), Schindler's List (1993), All The King's Men (1949), Reds (1981), American History X (1998), Malcolm X (1992), Truman (1995) (TV), Japanese Story (2003), The Conformist (1970), A Man for all Seasons (1966), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The President's Analyst (1967), The Best Man (1964), The Man (1972), The American President (1995), Dave (1993), Bob Roberts (1992) ARE MORE OBVIOUS, PUT PERHAPS LESS EDUCATIONAL AND DRAMATIC OR ENTERTAINING! Oliver Stone’s Vietnam trilogy: JFK (1991), Platoon (1986), Born on the Fourth of July (1989). Doctor Zhivago (1965), Gunga Din (1939), State of the Union (1948), Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939), Meet John Doe (1941), Cradle Will Rock (1999); The Interpreter (2005), Election (1999), Clockwork Orange (1971), Citizen Kane (1941), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Wall Street (1987), Talk Radio (1988), Natural Born Killers (1994), War and Peace; The War Game, Why We Fight, A Foreign Affair (2003), Glory Road (2006), Japanese Story (2003), Latter Days (2003), Manderlay (2005), Under Siege (1992), The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966) are interesting as commentaries about the political climate. The Wedding Crashers spoofs the Boston political elite. Most people do not understand that the political climate tends to consist of a fiscally conservative/socially liberal mix. However, perhaps a better mix would be fiscally liberal/socially conservative.