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« Show Up. Work Hard. Be Brave. » Climate Strike Speech Inspires Lawrence, Kansas Protest
If you are one of the many adults in Lawrence who have dedicated your lives to activism, I want to thank you for your selfless, tireless, and far-reaching good works. Thank you from the bottom of...
35 Year Industry Veteran Takes on Climate Change Denial and Inaction With the Climate Trail
I grew tired of debating climate change deniers online so I decided the most useful thing I can do about the climate crises is to apply decades of game design experience to a climate-apocalypse...
Of Course You’ve Messed Up
This is a film for those moments when we (again) hit rock bottom, when we’re back in that old familiar place where nothing feels right, we hate ourselves and the future looks bleak. It’s so easy...
Is Joker a “Dangerous” Movie? Joaquin Phoenix & Director Respond to Critics
IGN spoke to the star and director of the DC standalone film about the ongoing conversation on social media and in editorials — both from those who have seen the film and those who haven’t ...
What is ‘Energy Denial’?
The fiftieth anniversary of the first Earth Day of 1970 will be in 2020. As environmentalism has gone mainstream during that half-century, it has forgotten its early focus and shifted toward green...
Resist Globally, Renew Locally
A recent discussion forum among the members of The Great Transition Network focused on “The Promise and Pitfalls of Localism.” My friend and colleague Brian Tokar started the discussion by noting...
Robert Reich: The Secret GOP Plan to Keep Power
Despite the fact that Republicans continually receive fewer raw votes in national elections, they could regain control of the House through gerrymandering.
Saving the Planet Means Overthrowing the Ruling Elites
Friday’s climate strike by students across the globe will have no more impact than the mass mobilizations by women following the election of Donald Trump or the hundreds of thousands of protesters...
Climate Change in the Age of the Resistance
It should be no secret that I love The Dark Crystal, and have since I was a small child in the ’80’s. I’ve always found the journey to discover a path to heal what is broken, without destroying...
The Endless Growth Paradigm
These days, city living feels much more difficult than it used to be. It seems everyone has a ‘town planning’ issue or gripe. What’s yours? This animation explores why we need to break from a...
“Free, Fair and Alive” Is Now Published!
From cohousing and agroecology to fisheries and land trusts and open-source everything, people around the world are increasingly turning to “commoning as a way to emancipate themselves from a...
Our Invisible Government
There are two forms of government in the United States. There is the visible government—the White House, Congress, the courts, state legislatures and governorships—and the invisible government, or...
We Are All Indigenous
“All things are interrelated. Everything in the universe is part of a single whole. Everything is connected in some way to everything else. It is therefore possible to understand something only if...
Racism Is About Power, Not Unpleasant Sentiments
In September of 2011, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis— a man who the best evidence suggested was innocent. On February 26, 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was murdered by self-appointed...
As Society Unravels, the Future Is Up for Grabs
Of all the terrifying news bombarding us from the burning of the Amazon, perhaps the most disturbing was the offer of $22 million made by France’s President Emmanuel Macron and other G7 leaders to...
This Is Not the Sixth Extinction. It’s the First Extermination Event.
From the “insect apocalypse” to the “biological annihilation” of 60 percent of all wild animals in the past 50 years, life is careening across every planetary boundary that might stop it from...
Amazon Rainforest Fires - Avoid This Trap | Charles Eisenstein
The grief is so strong. What do I do with that energy? I’ve noticed kind of a trap, a diversion, that says “take that energy and hate somebody with it. Blame somebody with it.”
How to Live With the Climate Crisis Without Becoming a Nihilist
The climate crisis has moved into everyday life and it can feel overwhelming.
Hurricane Dorian, which left more than 70,000 people homeless, was an instance of this climate breakdown. A hotter...
Land Without Bread: the Green New Deal Forsakes America’s Countryside
Days after the heart-stopping Notre-Dame Cathedral fire in April, Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg trained her eyes on the United Kingdom’s parliament and chastised its meager response to climate...
Documenting Hate : Charlottesville (2018)
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the resurgence of white supremacists in America. An investigation into how the violent and infamous rally in Charlottesville became a watershed moment for the...
“United States” to Imperial America: Our Hidden Empire
The global expanse of US military bases is well-known; but it’s actual territorial empire is largely hidden. The true map of America is not taught in our schools. Abby Martin interviews history...
Gaza Fights for Freedom (2019)
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This debut feature film by journalist Abby Martin began while reporting in Palestine, where she was denied...
The Electronic Waste Challenge: A Global Perspective
Growing electronic waste (e-waste or WEEE) volumes from consumers are a challenge for low and middle income countries. Informal recycling of valuable and hazardous components creates an income...
Fantastic Fungi | Louie Schwartzberg
When so many are struggling for connection, inspiration and hope, Fantastic Fungi brings us together as interconnected creators of our world. Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, is a...