Andrew Butler
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Andrew Butler rated Invisible Fight 5 stars on Jul 29 2016
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 29 2016
This is One of the Most Powerful Music Videos Ever Made
Official video for Ahmed by Lowkey ft. Mai Khalil contains devastating truths about war, migration and the underlying systemic issues that surround them.
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 29 2016
Our Attitude Towards Wealth Played a Crucial Role in Brexit. We Need a Rethink
The decision to leave the EU was disappointing. But now we’re outside the union, we need to be honest about the part that money plays in our society
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 29 2016
Revolution in Rojava, Northern Syria
Travelling in Rojava is to witness a revolution experimenting with a form of stateless, direct democracy with women’s liberation, race and class equality at the heart of it...
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 28 2016
Scorching Global Temps Astound Climate Scientists
As wildfire rages in California, flooding affects millions in India and China, and eggs are fried on sidewalks in Iraq, scientists say global climate catastrophe is surpassing...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 27 2016
Sexual Non-Liberation
We pride ourselves on living in a sexually liberated age. But we haven't in fact begun to know how to face up to, or discuss, our true sexual natures.
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Andrew Butler rated How Political Mind Control Works 5 stars on Jul 27 2016
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 27 2016
13 Graphs Perfectly Demonstrate What Depression Feels Like
Sometimes, words just aren’t enough, but there are other ways to get ideas across. These images will help you understand what depression feels like.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 27 2016
Depression-Busting Exercise Tips for People Too Depressed to Exercise
If you’ve struggled with depression at any point in your life, you’ve probably heard some well-meaning soul say “just try to get some exercise, it’s good for your mood!”...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 27 2016
You're Not Voting for Hillary to Protect Me
Many Americans are rightfully scared shitless of Donald Trump; in particular marginalized people. But for many of us, we do not have the privilege of it being the first time we...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 27 2016
Whistling in the Wind: Preserving a Language Without Words
On La Gomera, a small island in Spain’s Canary Islands, the last speakers of a language without words reside. "El Silbo," a whistled communication used in rural and isolated...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 27 2016
How Political Mind Control Works
The illusion of power IS a kind of real power. There is a lesson in this for the majority of humanity.
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 27 2016
Just Crumbs - A Short Film About Refugees in Greece
A short film about the humanitarian consequences of the political crisis.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 26 2016
Stories Are How We Make Sense of Ourselves and the World Around Us
Brilliant comic, part of the Seeing Wetiko series, from The Rules.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 26 2016
History Tells Us What May Happen Next With Brexit and Trump
It seems we’re entering another of those stupid seasons humans impose on themselves at fairly regular intervals. I am sketching out here opinions based on information, they may...
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 26 2016
Watch What It Really Means to Hold Space for Someone
How to Be There for the People who Need you Most. Read the article here.
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 26 2016
The U.S. Has an Incarceration Problem
When you shrink the United States' population down to 100 people this is what you get. The United States has over 2,000,000 prisoners. Who are they? What are they in for?
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 26 2016
Watch How Europeans Carved Up African Land They Never Owned
Watch how Europeans gave away African land they never owned, then expressed anger when Africans resisted.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 26 2016
Why Hope Has Power in This Gut-Wrenching Election Year
Cynicism and despair are among democracy’s worst enemies.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 25 2016
6 Creative Ways to Make Your Point at the Conventions
Here we go again. The Republican Convention officially opened this week in Cleveland, Ohio, with the Democratic Convention nipping at its heels next week. Every four years the...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 25 2016
How Psychedelics Could Help Treat Anxiety, Addiction and Depression
Psychedelic drugs could be the key to making you happier and healthier. So why won't we research them?
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 25 2016
Sic Semper Tyrannis - Thus Always to Tyrants
"Tyranny is probably established out of no other regime than democracy [...] the greatest and most savage slavery out of the extreme of freedom." Plato's The Republic. A...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 25 2016
25 Mind-Twisting Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves
The beautiful and mind-bending illusions in Canadian artist Robert Gonsalves’ paintings have a fun way of twisting your perception and causing you to question what in his...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 25 2016
Prophets of Rage - Make America Rage Again
Supergroup Prophets of Rage descended upon Cleveland during the Republican National Convention to givea voice to those not represented in the political process.
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 25 2016
Extraordinary Film Turns Your Phone into a Refugee's Phone
If you had to flee your country, what’s the one piece of technology you would take with you? This striking film, designed to watch on a mobile phone, helps the viewer to...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 22 2016
Jon Stewart Has Some Choice Words for Conservative Pundits Double Standards
Some stories, like the ouster of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, are too big for one late night host to tackle alone.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 22 2016
A Great Hot Air Balloon: Donald Trump and Fascist Kitsch
With Trump securing the Republican candidacy, the question unavoidably rises if a fascist is now running for president. The short answer is: “No, but…”
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 22 2016
Interactive Video: How One Piece of Paper Can Change the Life of a Family
A father awakes to begin looking for work. His wife prepares breakfast in her uniform as their daughter asks if she can go on a school field trip. Daily routines can differ...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 22 2016
White People in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter
A social justice group that invites white people to fight racism is spreading like wildfire in the US. From 12 to 150 chapters in two years. Clearly a whole lot of white people...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 22 2016
I'm With the Banned - Welcome to the Scream Room
What my evening with Milo told me about Twitter’s biggest troll, the death of reason, and the crucible of A-list con-men that is the Republican National Convention.
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 21 2016
Wetiko - The Cannibalistic Disease Consuming Our Planet and Society
Wetiko is an Algonquin word for a cannibalistic spirit or thought-form driven by greed, excess and selfish consumption. It deludes it host into believing that consuming the...
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Andrew Butler rated Missme: The Artful Vandal 5 stars on Jul 21 2016
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 21 2016
MissMe - This Is the Story of How I Got Broken
Street artist MissMe, the Artful Vandal, offers a very personal, very intimate take on the many little hits that broke her and on how she recovered from the one big blow to...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 21 2016
#FreedomNow: Eyes on the Prize
This week, our movement hits the streets for #FreedomNow, two days of nationally coordinated actions calling for a divestment from the policing strategies that have failed us.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 21 2016
President Trump: How Brexit Shows That Anything Is Possible.
Before Referendum Day: ‘Don’t worry,’ said Twitter. ‘There’s plenty reasonable people in the UK who won’t vote to leave.’ Referendum Day: The UK voted to leave. America...
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