Ben Hillman

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Ben Hillman is a film maker, designer, author and illustrator who loves subatomic particles and Betty Boop. After obsessing for years about the evils of mass manipulation, Ben decided to do it himself by forming Ben Hillman & Company – realizing his boyhood dream of messing with the minds of the general public (as well as making films and writing and illustrating books). Ben lives in the beautiful Berkshire hills of Massachusetts with his wife Amy and daughter Maizy. He is a member of the Sheffield Tree Project and the Antarctican Society.

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EdgeCast Video: Women’s March 2018

Wednesday, 24 Jan 2018 - Filmmaker Ben Hillman, accompanying a contingent of Berkshire County residents, recorded the Women’s March this past weekend in New York City that protested the Trump administration’s policies toward immigrants, the environment, women’s rights, and Trump’s threat to the integrity of democracy. Here is the video report, narrated by Jim Frangione.

Green States climate watch

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 - Maryland joins U.S. Climate Alliance for a total of 16 state members (51 percent of U.S. population) calling for a return to the Paris Climate Agreement.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Wednesday, 3 Jan 2018 - The language was reminiscent of Mr. Trump’s boast during the 2016 presidential campaign that his hands, and by extension his genitals, were in fact big enough.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Monday, 18 Dec 2017 - Trump believes he commands the government with the same totality he commands his business. Trump does not accept the legitimacy of any legal restraint.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 - Aaron David Miller, a former Middle East peace negotiator for Republican and Democratic presidents, warned on CNN: "Jerusalem is a tinderbox, waiting for a match."

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 - President Donald Trump’s accusation that a federal watchdog has devastated the financial industry is unsupported by the evidence that banks like best: profits.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 - "There can be no truly open internet without net neutrality. To believe otherwise is to be captive to special interest power brokers." -- Former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 - The top national security official dismissed the president variously as an “idiot” and a “dope” with the intelligence of a “kindergartner,” the sources said.