Seven Everyday Things Poor People Worry About That Rich People Never Do
Carmen Rios · 5,415 views today · It isn’t just poor people’s lives which differ from rich people’s lives – it's poor people's thoughts that differ from everyone else's.
'Agrihoods' Offer Suburban Living Built Around Community Farms, Not Golf Courses
Joseph Erbentraut · 3,758 views today · The model takes the idea of farm-to-table to the next level.
An Indigenous Approach to Healing Trauma
Jonathan Davis · 3,103 views today · The Healing Power of Listening in Stillness
HUMAN (2015)
382 min · 3,055 views today · What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight? That we laugh? Cry? Our curiosity? The quest for discovery?  Driven by these questions, filmmaker and artist...
Beautiful 1 Acre Small Scale Permaculture Farm
13 min · 2,187 views today · A tour of Limestone Permaculture Farm in New South Wales, Australia. The 1 acre property has been developed into a productive permaculture farm that is currently feeding around...
Another Way Of Seeing: We Don't Own the Land. The Land Owns Us.
6 min · 2,017 views today · Bob Randall, a Yankunytjatjara elder and traditional owner of Uluru (Ayer's Rock), explains how the connectedness of every living thing to every other living thing is not just...
Why Some Companies in Sweden are Shifting to a 6-Hour Work Day
Bec Crew · 1,903 views today · Despite research telling us it’s a really bad idea, many of us end up working 50-hour weeks or more because we think we’ll get more done and reap the benefits later. And...
HumanWorld - Where the Cetaceans Use People for Entertainment
2 min · 1,600 views today · Satirical take on the exploitation of whales and dolphins. For more serious info visit Whale and Dolphin Conservation.
10 Pieces of Political Graffiti You Can Recreate Yourself
Andrew Butler · 1,497 views today · The world is your canvas, use it.
The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use To Change The World
Films For Action · 1,329 views today · A more beautiful, just and sustainable world is possible. Take this library and use it to inspire global change!
The Demand to be Safe in Relationship Inevitably Breeds Sorrow and Fear
J. Krishnamurti · 1,304 views today · This seeking for security is inviting insecurity. Have you ever found security in any of your relationships? Have you?
Capitalism Can't Be "Less Greedy" - the Greed Is Baked In
Stephanie McMillan · 1,238 views today · More people lately are identifying capitalism as the underlying cause of our current global troubles and crises. That’s certainly positive: the first step toward cure is a...
Welcome to Marinaleda: The Spanish Anti-Capitalist Town With Equal Wage Full Employment and $19 Housing
Jade Small · 1,198 views today · With virtually no police, crime or unemployment, meet the Spanish town described as a democratic, socialist utopia. Unemployment is non-existent in Marinaleda, an Andalusian...
The Coolest Nature Video Ever!
2 min · 1,052 views today · Beautifully edited by Roen Horn this slice of natural wonder is set to the music of Karen O.
Falling in Love with the Earth: The Revolution That Needs To Happen Starts From Inside Each Of Us
Thich Nhat Hanh · 1,002 views today · This beautiful, bounteous, life-giving planet we call Earth has given birth to each one of us, and each one of us carries the Earth within every cell of our body.
Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education
Peter Gray, Ph.D. · 811 views today · Sometimes I find, no matter how uncomfortable it makes me and others feel, I have to speak the truth. We can use all the euphemisms we want, but the literal truth is that...
These California Drought Pictures Will Make Your Jaw Drop
1 min · 808 views today · Pictures of California waterways in 2011 and 2014 show the scale of the problem.
Dirt! The Movie (2009)
80 min · 791 views today · DIRT! The Movie takes you inside the wonders of the soil. It tells the story of Earth's most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility--from its miraculous beginning to...
Frankie Boyle on #PigGate - Not even in the top ten worst things Cameron has done
Frankie Boyle · 772 views today · Thinking of a joke after the masses have trampled a subject is a bit like looking for your contact lenses just after the Battle of Agincourt. It seems that everyone’s a...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into A Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley · 666 views today · This is easily the best comic strip ever made.  Pabl
Why You Shouldn't (And Should) Be Monogamous
Tauriq Moosa · 655 views today · Why should you only have sex with the person you are in a relationship with? After all, there exist many successful relationships involving people having passionate...
The Four Qualities of True Love
Thich Nhat Hanh · 641 views today · HAPPINESS IS ONLY POSSIBLE WITH TRUE LOVE. True love has the power to heal and transform the situation around us and bring a deep meaning to our lives. There are people who...
The Refugee Crisis: Beware the Drums of War
Jelle Bruinsma · 628 views today · While the refugee crisis is being debated, pundits have used the crisis to plead for and justify new wars, and war plans are already being announced.
Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek)
David Cain · 568 views today · Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to normal after my nine months...
Rose Pere: We Believe In The Oneness of Everything That Exists
2 min · 506 views today · At her home just north of Tuai, a small town in the mountains of the North Island of Aotearoa New Zealand, Dr. Rangimarie Turuki Rose Pere shares some of the beliefs of her...
Without Saying a Word This 6 Minute Clip From Samsara Will Make You Speechless
6 min · 494 views today · Can you put this video into words? It's a clip from the phenomenal documentary Samsara, directed by Ron Fricke, who also made Baraka.  If you're interested in watching...
Murder, USA: Why Politicians Have Blood on Their Hands
Henry A. Giroux · 418 views today · Ten people were killed and seven wounded recently in a mass shooting at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon. Such shootings are more than another tragic expression of...
Terra Nova: Global Revolution and the Healing of Love
5 min · 379 views today · 'A new world based on trust': The vision of a global culture of peace described in less than five minutes. The video is inspired by the english version of Dieter Duhm's new...
There May Be Flowing Water on Mars. But Is There Intelligent Life on Earth?
George Monbiot · 365 views today · While we marvel at Nasa’s discoveries, we destroy our irreplaceable natural resources – so we can buy pre-peeled bananas and smartphones for dogs
The Economic Hitmen
2 min · 357 views today · A great illustration on how Goverments take control of countries, and how capitalism drives the expansion of the Military Industrial Complex.
What Humans Are Really Doing to Our Planet, in 19 Jaw-Dropping Images
Michael McCutcheon · 339 views today · Last week, Pope Francis and church officials encouraged everyone to consume less and think more about our impact on the environment. It's a timely warning because the next six...
Tired of Capitalism? There Could Be a Better Way.
Matt Bruenig · 335 views today · Capitalism is a coercive economic system that creates persistent patterns of economic deprivation. Governments have typically dealt with capitalism’s more misery-inducing...
How U.S. Companies Profit From War
2 min · 314 views today · The United States exports more weapons than any other nation - which means American companies profit from other countries' wars.
Dealing with Uncertainty: Why Reaching out to Young People Is So Important
Tim Hjersted · 292 views today · Reaching out to young people is especially critical at this time. With mounting psycho-social stress attributed to an increasingly uncertain future, young people are going to...
The Human Future Depends On All of Us Becoming Designers
Daniel Quinn · 291 views today · We have a way of life that works wonderfully well for products, but not so well for people.
The Ecosexual Awakening
Charles Eisenstein · 287 views today · From the anthology Ecosexuality: When Nature Inspires the Arts of Love I hesitate to start an essay with definitions as if I could compel you with force of logic to accept...
Conscientious Compassion: A Buddhist's View on Climate Change, Social Justice, and Saving the World
Raymond Lam · 284 views today · American scholar and Theravada monk Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi might not receive the same high-profile press coverage as the Roman Catholic Church’s charismatic standard-bearer...
The Precious Opportunity of Climate Change
David Goldstein · 275 views today · We are in the process of burning ourselves and many of the beings on Earth right out of existence. Overwhelming. Unbelievable. Wildly inconvenient. Weirdly difficult to take...
TPP, TTIP, TiSA, ISDS - Acronyms to End Democracy
6 min · 268 views today · The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership), TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), and TISA (Trade in Services Agreement) are currently being negotiated behind closed...
F*ck That: A Guided Meditation for the Realities of Today's World
2 min · 251 views today · Just acknowledge that all that sh*t is f*cking b*llshit — you're here now, in this place, with your inner stillness. Take in a deep breath ... now breathe out. Just feel the...
If We Want to Create Peace on Earth We Need To Heal The Wounds We Inherited From Our Culture
Dieter Duhm · 249 views today · Behind the crisis of our time hides the core crisis of human relationships.
Touch Isolation: How Homophobia Has Robbed All Men Of Touch
Mark Greene · 246 views today · Homophobic prohibitions against male touch are hurting straight men as well.
Sixteen Building Blocks of a Green, Entrepreneurial, Cooperative Economy
Guy Dauncey · 238 views today · The transition from a capitalist to a cooperative economy could be one of the defining achievements of the 21st century.
Wikileaks vs. the Empire: the Revolutionary Act of Telling the Truth
John Pilger · 233 views today · George Orwell said, “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” These are dark times, in which the propaganda of deceit touches all our lives...
The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained
6 min · 229 views today · Why is the refugee crisis all over the news? How is this related to Syria? Why should we care at all?  Click to read 5 Things You Can Do To Help Refugees Right Now Sources...
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