Artist Brian Springer spent a year scouring the airwaves with a satellite dish grabbing back channel news feeds not intended for public consumption. The result of his research is SPIN, one of the most insightful films ever made about the mechanics of how television is used as a tool of social control to distort and limit the American public’s perception of reality.
How Hollywood filmmakers and Madison Avenue advertisers systematically shape teen culture to ensure an appeal to their products. From going through the closet of popular kids in school, to hiring them after graduation to manipulate other teens.
Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and violent video games to bogus educational products and the family car.
From the moment we are born, the institutions of the planet own us. They give us a number and enter us into a system that traps us and is so stealthy, most people don’t know it exists. From television to the internet, groceries to healthcare, and politics to religion, our lives are not our own.
Never before have a handful of tech designers had such control over the way billions of us think, act, and live our lives. Insiders from Google, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube reveal how these platforms are reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.
Was there a takeover of the United States by international bankers? In this program you will visit the scene of a crime so perfect that, for thirty years, no one knew it had even taken place.
Join us as we investigate the birth of a criminal conspiracy to rob each and every bank vault in America, all at the same time. This is the true, behind the scenes, story of the birth of the United States Federal Reserve.