Andrew Butler
Location:   Bristol, Avon
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 6 2015
The Bin Laden Death Mythology
Official history of raid camouflages US protection of governments behind 9/11
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 6 2015
Greece - What You Are Not Being Told by the Media
According to mainstream media, the current economic crisis in Greece is due to the government spending too much money on its people that it went broke. This claim however, is a...
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 6 2015
Anarchism Could Help to Save the World
State socialism has failed, so has the market. We need to rediscover the anarchist thinker Peter Kropotkin
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 5 2015
Greek Referendum: 'People Power Has Happened'
As the referendum results come in, Paul Mason with an update on the very latest from Athens.
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 5 2015
Comedian Adam Hills Cuts Loose on Government Cuts and Institutional Child Abuse
As the UK Government launch their latest round of austerity measures, they admit that disabled people who get finance support will most likely be affected and, in order to...
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 5 2015
African Men, Hollywood Stereotypes
After viewing Mama Hope's video, "Alex Presents Commando," Gabriel, Benard, Brian and Derrik (the Kenyan men in this video) told us they wanted to make one that pokes fun at...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 5 2015
Greece's Referendum: One No, Many yeses!
A victory for OXI (No) would not just help restore a sense of dignity to Greece; it would strengthen the ground for anti-austerity struggles across Europe.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 4 2015
Settler Colonialism Primer
Colonialism and Settler Colonialism Colonialism is a system that occupies and usurps labor/land/resources from one group of people for the benefit of another.  Colonialism is...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 3 2015
Elsipogtog: No Fracking Way!
October 2013 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police descended on a peaceful anti-fracking protest led by the Mi'kmaq of Elsipogtog and their allies. In this film the voices of some...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 3 2015
#TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou
Africans Take to Social Media to Combat Negative Cultural Stereotypes
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 3 2015
In Danger - A Call to Save Wood Buffalo National Park
On December 8, 2014, the Mikisew Cree First Nation presented a petition to the World Heritage Committee to have Wood Buffalo National Park included on the list of World...
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 3 2015
The Fight For Bala
This documentary by award-winning film directors Rob Stewart and Jonah Bryson examines this community’s determination to stand together and fight against a development they say...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 2 2015
What Type of Monetary Framework Should the Greeks Adopt If They Were to Part Ways with the Eurozone?
The “Grexit” might be just around the corner. Wall Street bets on 75% chance of Greek default. Greek prime minister escalated his defiance towards the country’s official...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 2 2015
Angels and Armies: How the Internet Is Cleaning Up Its act
The internet can be a cesspit of hate, harassment and conflict, but as Rachel England finds out, the kindness of strangers is putting it through rehab
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 2 2015
US Police Killings in 2015: Inside the Shocking Numbers in 2 Minutes
The Guardian has logged every police killing in America this year, and, as of 1 July 2015, 547 people have been killed by law enforcement. (This video shows the figures up to...
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 2 2015
The TPA and the Trojan Horse
On Monday, President Obama signed the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill, fast-tracking the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership). Yesterday, it was revealed that the bill has a...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 2 2015
Bringing Back the Light - Restoring the Life to Canada's Temperate Rainforests
This film explores the practice, the methods and the need for habitat restoration in British Columbia's temperate rainforests. At Central Westcoast Forest Society, we see a...
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 2 2015
This Zen Comic Is Full of Timeless Life Lessons
Desiderata poem by Max Ehrmann beautifully illustrated by Gavin Aung Than
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 2 2015
After Freedom Flotilla Kidnapped by Israeli Navy, Global Campaign Vows to Sail Again
Common Dreams report on the capture by Israeli military of ship on humanitarian mission to Gaza; Crew post videos saying "If you are watching this video it means we have been...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 2 2015
I Set up the Greek Bailout Crowdfund to Show Politicians There Is Another Way
You know when you just have a little idea, have a laugh to yourself and then move on with your day? I do that a lot, only on Sunday night, I didn’t let it pass but decided to...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 1 2015
Myths for Profit: Canada's Role In Industries of War and Peace (2009)
Canada the global good guy? Lets examine that claim.  Essential intro to geopolitics and profits, from NATO to Afghanistan via Kosovo. 'Myths for Profit: Canada's Role In...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 1 2015
What's In A Name? In Some Cases a Legacy of Oppression
There is an increasing global movement to change colonial place names that refelect changing attitudes toward colonialsim and imperialism and a wish to throw off the schackles...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 1 2015
Shocking Short Film Highlights the Environmental Cost of the Aviation Industry
It's really not about polar bears any more... We have a problem. We're flying too much, and it's changing the earth's climate. Aviation is the fastest growing cause of climate...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 1 2015
The IMF Defaulted on Greece a Long Time Ago
Even its own officials recognize that the IMF played a leading role in Greece’s economic collapse. It is time for the Fund to own up and pay its dues.
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 1 2015
The West Has Normalised Racist Wars - But You Can't Solve Complex Problems with 1,000lb Bombs
‘Radicalisation’ is our new dirty word in the US and UK, yet radical change is needed. Here’s an idea: stop trying to fix the world with high explosives
Andrew Butler added a video on Jun 30 2015
Be Careful What You Order, This Waiter Tells the Truth
Asking this waiter "how the streak comes" meets with an unexpected answer.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jun 30 2015
Intifada Street Brings You Revolutionary Resistance Art
For the last few years Bradford born and based artist Mohammed Hamza has been putting out some of the best revolutionary art around under the Intifada Street banner. As the...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jun 30 2015
What Is Community Wealth Building?
Traditional economic development wastes billions of dollars of taxpayer money to subsidize the profit of corporations with no loyalty to the communities who foot the bill. But...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jun 30 2015
She Left the Flagpole in Handcuffs. Now Artists Reimagine Her as a Superhero.
South Carolina residents and state officials are in a bitter debate over the Confederate flag. With protesters and lawmakers on the ground arguing over what the flag stands for...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jun 30 2015
Working to Live or Living to Work?
What's Life without Moments? Vacations should be a time to go away and come together. Prince EA suggests that from now on we take our #WholeVacation
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jun 29 2015
No More 'Yes to All': Time for a Proud and Dignified 'NO!'
Finally, the Greek people will be able to say a dignified ‘NO!’ to austerity. We owe it to those who suffered, those who migrated — and those who died.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jun 29 2015
The IMF Has Made €2.5 Billion Profit Out of Greece Loans
Ahead of the payment of €462 million by Greece to the IMF on Thursday 9 April, figures released by the Jubilee Debt Campaign show that the IMF has made €2.5 billion of profit...