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198 Methods of Nonviolent Action
Practitioners of nonviolent struggle have an entire arsenal of “nonviolent weapons” at their disposal. Far too often people struggling for democratic rights and justice are not...
7 Things You Should Do After Watching 'How to Let Go of the World'
My new film How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change debuted on HBO June 27th. How to Let Go of the World is unlike any other documentary you’ve...
DIY Economics of Happiness Workshop
The Economics of Happiness Workshop and Toolkit is a do-it-yourself tool for activists and others that want to kick-start effective global-to-local action in their area or...
How Not to ''Bern Out'': Ten Steps Toward a Future We Can Believe In
In the last six months, a relatively low-profile senator from a low-profile state has become a national and even global political phenomenon. At a recent speech in the South...
The Comprehensive Activist Guide to Dismantling Neoliberalism
“The creation of today’s market society was not the result of a sequence of spontaneous events but rather of state interference and violence.” – Naomi Klein in The Shock...
50 Non Profits I Support
There are over 1.5 million non profits registered in the USA.  That is awesome!  Well sort of awesome actually.   It seems to me that if we have that many non profits we...
Mayday 2016 Call to Action: Kids Out Of Cages Occupation of For Profit Juvenile Prisons
Why are we against prison? Because what goes on behind those walls does anything but rehabilitate people. In solidarity with victims of police brutality, we fight a judicial...
Tell the United Nations: Plantations Are Not Forests
At the UN's World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, in September, policymakers, industry and others will debate the 'sustainable future' of forests and people. But...
How to Fire Your Boss: A Worker's Guide to Direct action
The indignity of working-for-a-living is well-known to anyone who ever has. Democracy, the great principle on which our society is supposedly founded, is thrown out the window...
Expecto Patronum: Lessons from Harry Potter for Social Justice Organizing
Have you daydreamed about being a member of an intergenerational social justice organization like the Order of Phoenix? Do you want Dumbledore to be your mentor? Have...
23 Food Sharing Projects That Are Disrupting Hunger
Food is one of our most basic needs. And yet, for over 800 million people, food insecurity remains a daily issue. While top-down programs that address hunger certainly exist...
Five Ways of Being That Can Change the World
When you know where to look, you begin to see an unprecedented phenomenon now happening in this world of ours. Be they teachers in favelas, forest defenders, urban farmers...
Get Off the Bench and On to the Playing Field: A Guide to Professional Activism
For an increasing number of young Americans, politics is seen as both a frustration and fascination. From the more simplistic, partisan electoral noise that crops up ever two...
March Against Corruption November 1, 2014 Everywhere
Money in politics is the root of all political evil. Unite with us for a week of direct action beginning Saturday November 1, 2014 -- through and including election day in the...
Want Money Out Of Politics? Put Some Money Into Politics With Lawrence Lessig's Super PAC
 The Harvard professor has already raised $1 million from thousands of smaller donors who he's asking to spend big money to make sure that no one can spend big money again--and...
Contact Your Elected Officials
Films for Action has many videos and articles covering a range of subjects.  But once you've educated yourself, how do you make a difference?  One way is to contact members of...
10 Ways To Make Positive Change In The World
How can I make a positive difference in the world? Where do I start? Which of the overwhelming number of urgent global issues should I focus my attention on first? These are...
Upskilling for Post Growth Futures, Together
When I was seven, I was given an Apple Macintosh in the hope that Mavis Beacon would teach me how to touch type. It was an unreasonable expectation, for I was actually more...
Good News/Bad News: A Manifesto for Independent Media
We live in extraordinary times. All around us the old world is crumbling, while the new one struggles to be born. Crises and catastrophes are rocking our planet like never...
Emergency Day of Action Called – Solidarity With Fracking Resisters
In Canada the HWY 11 Land Defenders are are fighting against fracking on land in Mi'kmaq Territory. An encampment successfully blockaded SWN seismic trucks and the police...
Join our cause to End Ecocide
One million voices for the law of ecocide  
Every hand helps!!! Vote to end Ecocide
This is an action aimed to reach 1 million votes of EU citizens for a new law proposal to end the mass destruction of our planet. This is called Ecocide. Please join the...
Repeal & Nullify Cannabis Prohibition
It's time we end cannabis/hemp/marijuana prohibition ONCE and FOR ALL. Its time we repeal & nullify cannabis prohibition. Please sign the petition and visit our website for...
Wind Power, Not Trump Power
Donald Trump has declared war on wind farms! So why is the world’s biggest windbag in a flap? Well, if you were on the 12th hole of his golf course in Scotland and stood on...
Why Kill The Mockingbird, Mr President? Help Support the Film's Crowdfunding Campaign
Why Kill the Mockingbird, Mr. President? teaser from Petite Pointer We enter a new year, a year of same old same olds, resolutions and new Hollywood films, including...
Support the Walmart Black Friday Strikers
It's time to take a stand and support the workers who are standing up to live better through an unfair labor practice strike. Walmart workers decided to strike on Black...
How to Occupy: Grassroots Practices for Global Change
HowToOccupy is conceived to promote and spread the methods, techniques and knowledge about peaceful occupation of public spaces while developing sustainable ways of living...
Films For Action: Independent Media for a Better World
Films For Action is a local and international organization dedicated to providing you with the information and perspectives essential to creating a more just, sustainable...
Bring "Democracy Now!" to a Station Near You
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media...
Guide to Building a Solidarity Network
A guide to building a successful solidarity network along the lines of the Seattle Solidarity Network, written by two SeaSol organisers, in text and PDF pamphlet...
Demand a 1% #RobinHood Tax on the Rich
Alright you redeemers, rebels and radicals out there, We're living through a magical moment … #OCCUPYWALLSTREEThas catalyzed into an international insurgency for democracy …...
10 Ways to Support the Occupy Movement
There are many things you can do to be part of this growing movement—and only some of them involve sleeping outside.
A Proposed List of Demands
Forgive this brief editorial moment, but for a number of reasons I feel compelled to speak on the recent #OCCUPYWALLSTREET movement in regard to it's aim.
Films For Action's Guide to Hosting Public Film Screenings
This guide will give you step by step instructions on how to host Films For Action sponsored film screening events in your city. It is intended primarily for people who have...
5 Reasons to Put Your Money in a Credit Union
Help limit the influence of big corporate banks and strike a blow for the working man by moving your funds to a credit union. 1. Fuck Convenience (And Your Money is...
Libcom's Guide to Organising
The problem: We wake up every day to go to work, taking orders from a manager. We sit at work counting down the minutes until we go home, counting down the days until the...
Relocalize the Economy: Generate Alternatives from the Ground Up
Across the world millions of people are actively resisting the process of corporate globalization while simultaneously creating viable local alternatives in the here and now...
Link Up, Get Organized! Join the Movement for Economic Change
Across the world millions of people are actively resisting the process of corporate globalization while simultaneously building viable local alternatives. Effective (and...
Start a Films For Action Chapter in Your City
Films For Action's City Chapter websites aim to provide a definitive web-based resource for the activist community of that city. By providing a robust set of information and...
Tell Congress: Investigate Egypt's Internet Crackdown
Egypt's Mubarak regime today shut down Internet and cell phone communications before launching a violent crackdown against protesters.  Free Press has just discovered that one...
350.org
350.org is an international campaign that's building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis—the solutions that science and justice demand. Our...