Andrew Butler
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Andrew Butler added a video on Mar 1, 2017
Tulsi Gabbard Speaks Out Against the Regime Change War in Syria
There is no denying that interventionist wars that were propagated as necessary to relieve human suffering, have actually increased human suffering in those countries — many...
Andrew Butler added an article on Mar 1, 2017
How a 'Rogue' White House Twitter Account Is Trying to Make Itself Credible
Donald Trump’s administration has seen several “rogue” Twitter accounts claiming to be from staffers in the White House and other US governmental agencies. The accounts purport...
Andrew Butler added a video on Mar 1, 2017
Bill Hicks Reminds Us Life is Just a Ride
Revelations is Bill Hicks' last special ever, taped in 1992, and features him at the height of his genius. Recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London, Bill Hicks opens our eyes...
Andrew Butler added an article on Mar 1, 2017
Homeless in a City of Empty Properties
I have been besieged by a jumbled, confused trail of thoughts Squatters in a Russian oligarch’s palatial Belgravia house? Sounds like the 1970s to me, and the long-dormant...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 28, 2017
Video Shows Shell Knew About The Dangers of Climate Change 25 Years Ago
In 1991, Shell produced a public documentary on global warming called Climate of Concern. It warned that trends in global temperatures raised serious risks of famines, floods...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 28, 2017
How the BBC Makes The Most Incredible Wildlife Films in the World
A look at how technology has evolved to bring us the extraordinary scenes seen on Planet Eart II. Part 1 - How the BBC makes Planet Earth look like a Hollywood movie The...
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 28, 2017
Learning to See in the Dark Amid Catastrophe: An Interview With Deep Ecologist Joanna Macy
It's 3:23 in the morning and I'm awake because my great great grandchildren won't let me sleep my great great grandchildren ask me in dreams what did you do while the planet...
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 28, 2017
Beyond Trump: Rebooting the System From Inside the Death Machine
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 28, 2017
The West Was Built on Racism. It's Time We Faced That
Dead white men are revered by many as responsible for the advancement of civilisation, says sociology professor Kehinde Andrews. But, he argues, this so-called progress came at...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 27, 2017
Existing Is Resisting - Farmers Resisting GM Crops
This animation illustrates the myriad practices of everyday resistance that have to be carried out by non-GM producers to try and avoid the spread of genetically modified (GM)...
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 27, 2017
The Venus Project Plans to Bring Humanity to the Next Stage of Social Evolution. Here's How.
The Venus Project is the culmination of Jacque Fresco’s life’s work to present a sustainable redesign of our culture. The project lays out a sustainable world civilization...
Andrew Butler rated 4.1 Miles 5 stars on Feb 27, 2017
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 27, 2017
What It Takes to Change Hearts and Minds
To get someone’s support, you need more than just facts.
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 27, 2017
The Trump Report - The Real Fake News About The Dakota Access Pipeline
President Trump is sick of the lying fake news media, so he's doing the news himself. Today on The Trump Report: Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline (great...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 27, 2017
4.1 Miles
Kyriakos Papadopoulos is a 41-year old local captain of the Greek Coast Guard. He has two wonderful young daughters Vivi and Melissa, and before the refugee crisis exploded in...
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 23, 2017
Globalization Makes No Sense
When I lived in San Francisco, I often would marvel at the movement of goods through the ports across the bay in Oakland. Full container ships would enter the bay one after...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 23, 2017
The Foiled Bomb Plot in Kansas That Didn't Make Trump's Terror List
When a plot by a pro-white militia to bomb a Somali mosque in Kansas was foiled by the FBI last October, the aborted conspiracy received little national coverage - nor did it...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 23, 2017
Dreams of My Children - A Syrian Refugee's Plea
Hala and her family are from the Syrian city of Aleppo. In 2012, her husband was kidnapped and she and her four children fled to Germany. Now, as the family tries to rebuild...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 22, 2017
13TH
The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary 13TH refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary...
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 22, 2017
Stunning Small Homes Form Part of a Communal Compound for Best Friends
If you’re lucky enough to have longtime friends even as an adult, then you know probably already know how much it means to be able to spend time together. Maybe you even have a...
Andrew Butler rated The Lessons of Standing Rock 5 stars on Feb 22, 2017
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 21, 2017
Philippine Vigils Against Vigilantes - The Reign of Terror in the President's War on Drugs
The war on drugs waged by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has taken more than 7,000 lives since its inception. It took the killing of a South Korean businessman by police...
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 21, 2017
Two Ways to Build Global Community
A platform co-operative approach to information, rather than the models of Facebook and legacy media, provide reason for optimism, writes Dan Hind.
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 21, 2017
System Change Will Not Be Negotiated
We frequently hear calls for system change, at public mobilisations, in conference halls and even in negotiation halls. The calls come as slogans, they come in anger and they...
Andrew Butler rated The Price of Certainty 5 stars on Feb 21, 2017
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 21, 2017
How Norway Avoided Becoming a Fascist State
Instead of falling to the Nazi party, Norway broke through to a social democracy. Their history shows us polarization is nothing to despair over.
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 21, 2017
Artificial Ethics and the Search for Intelligence
How to stop a robot turning evil.  It's 2027 and Mental Endeavours Ltd has a problem with their flagship robot Günther. How do you program an intelligent machine not to...
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 20, 2017
What Happens When You Rebel Against the Herd
Are You Truly Living Your Life? You live, but are you living the way you want to live, or the way others want you to live? You choose, but are your choices based on...
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 20, 2017
What Would It Take to Stop the Raids?
Responding Effectively to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Attacks
Andrew Butler added an article on Feb 20, 2017
Murdoch and Trump, Sitting at the Tee, S-C-H-E-M-I-N-G
Say what you like about Donald Trump but he's already done things people said were impossible, like made Twitter worse. Looking back, the Harambe situation is the closest...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 20, 2017
How Comedy Can Disarm Bullies
As long as you're funny, it can get you out of almost anything - even getting mugged, as co-founder of Between Two Ferns Scott Aukerman recounts. Unfortunately, not everyone...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 20, 2017
Simple Social Experiment Shows We Are More Than The Boxes People Put Us In
We live in a time where we are quick to put people in boxes. Maybe we have more in common than what we think?
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 17, 2017
The Price of Certainty
It’s alarming to see how polarized politics have become in the United States. The wider the gulf grows, the more people seem to be certain that the other side is wrong...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 17, 2017
NRA's Trump Card - Inside Trump's Era of Guns
Deregulating silencers, broadening concealed carry and undercutting state gun laws are just a few likely changes after the National Rifle Association supported President Trump...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 17, 2017
Hans Rosling Brilliantly Explains Complexity of Population and Resource Issues Using Simple Tools
Let me show you the world, says Swedish academic Han Rosling as he demonstrates the dynamics of population growth, child mortality and carbon dioxide emissions. The challenge...
Andrew Butler added a video on Feb 17, 2017
Justice for Adama - The Family Protesting Police Brutality in France
Adama Traoré died in police custody last year. His family's struggle for justice has put police brutality back under the spotlight in France and his older sister Assa is...