Andrew Butler
Location:   Bristol, Avon
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 30 2015
At the Sweets Way Show Home, Activists Are Standing up to Developers Using Hammers and Paintbrushes
Campaigners are renovating a condemned home in a Barnet estate to show that regeneration doesn't have to mean demolition.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 30 2015
7 Immigration Myths Busted by The UK Humanitarian Intervention Party (UKHIP)
They’re stealing our benefits! Let's make this absolutely clear with a quote from the House of Commons: "Asylum seekers are not eligible for mainstream welfare benefits...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 30 2015
Beyond Extinction - Transition to Post-Capitalism is Inevitable
In Margaret Atwood’s powerful essay [It’s Not Climate Change — It’s Everything Change] on the reality of climate change — and its implications for the future of oil-dependent...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 30 2015
Black Friday: Carnage in Rafah during 2014 Israel/Gaza conflict
On 8 July 2014, Israel launched a military operation codenamed Operation Protective Edge, the third major offensive in Gaza since 2008. It announced that the operation was...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 30 2015
Informal Interview With Jamie Oliver - Veganism, Organic, Changing Hearts and Minds
Freerunning champion Tim Sheiff has an informal chat with his friend chef Jamie Oliver during a skiing holiday. Topics include veggie/vegamism, the value of engaging with...
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 30 2015
Portland Protesters Hanging From Bridge Say #ShellNo to Arctic Drilling
In May, the Obama administration approved Shell's plan to explore for oil off the coast of Alaska in the Arctic Ocean. Environmentalists are appalled, fearing that Shell's plan...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 29 2015
Kensho - Dreaming with Alan Watts
Short film dreamt by Aaron Paradox, narrated by Alan Watts.  Let's suppose that you were able, every night, to dream any dream you wanted to dream, and that you could for...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 29 2015
Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Response to the Killing of Cecil The Lion
Late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel got choked up Tuesday night as he summed up all the things wrong with Cecil the lion's murder in Zimbabwe earlier this month. Kimmel recounts...
Andrew Butler rated From Under Our Feet 4 stars on Jul 29 2015
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 29 2015
Dozens of Fathers Among Migrants Forcibly Deported from Britain
Men with strong family ties to the UK are being forcibly removed on ghost flights, leaving pregnant partners and young children behind.
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 29 2015
Donald Trump and the Liberal Media: Joke's On You
Celebrity candidates and the liberal media have created a clown show that viewers can laugh at, but it's at your expense. Liberal media outlets have been relishing Donald...
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 29 2015
FBI Don't Consider Dylann Roof a Terrorist But Say Animal Rights Activists Are
The FBI on Friday announced the arrests in Oakland of two animal rights activists, Joseph Buddenberg and Nicole Kissane, and accused the pair of engaging in “domestic...
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 29 2015
This Economic Collapse Is a 'Crisis of Bigness'
Leopold Kohr warned 50 years ago that the gigantist global system would grow until it imploded. We should have listened
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 28 2015
What Is Wilderness?
The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘wilderness’ as; an uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region. Whilst travelling around Scotland, I encountered both city and...
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 28 2015
Calais Migrants: Life in the Jungle
Away from the chaotic scenes on Calais' motorways and ports, the migrant camp known as the new Jungle is growing fast and showing signs of becoming a permanent fixture.
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 28 2015
How to be a Peace Officer
What would it take to turn police officers who abuse their power into protectors of the peace? For a free download of The Four Agreements mentioned in this video, click...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 28 2015
It's Not Climate Change  -  It's Everything Change
Oil! Our secret god, our secret sharer, our magic wand, fulfiller of our every desire, our co-conspirator, the sine qua non in all we do! Can’t live with it, can’t — right at...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 27 2015
Here and No Further - Stop Digging, Keep It In The Ground
The Rhineland’s lignite mines and coal plants in Germany are Europe’s biggest source of CO2 emissions and home to the world’s largest coal digger – the Bagger 288. The rapid...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 27 2015
Transition From Caterpillar to Butterfly as Analogy for Social Chance
An exceprt from Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New Worldview in which Dr. Bruce Lipton talks about the fractal nature of reality and compares the current global awakening and the...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 27 2015
Traffic Stop
Alex Landau, an African American man, was raised by his adoptive white parents to believe that skin color didn’t matter. But when Alex was pulled over by Denver police officers...
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 27 2015
Our Existence is Weird and Wonderful says Alan Watts
"Existence is relationship, and you are smack in the middle of it ."
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 27 2015
Immigration Raid Sabotaged in London
Reports are circulating of an attempted immigration raid being sabotaged by locals in Shadwell, London, on Wednesday (22 July). 16 tyres were let down and officers were...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 26 2015
Rap News 34: Immigrants! Feat. Donald Trump, Katie Hopkins & Tony Abbott
In this broadcast we look at the controversial subject of immigration. Mass exoduses of people - refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant workers - are taking place all over the...
Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 24 2015
What Is Revolutionary Media? 3 Key Ideas
Old media is dying. It’s also oppressing people on the way out by throwing a temper tantrum as it dies, and it’s hurting everybody — especially those of us who want to be...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 24 2015
SeaWorld Vs Ringling Bros.
Your move, SeaWorld. Want to learn more, check out Blackfish. Note: Ringling are still (ab)using animals for entertainment; including tigers, lions, horses, dogs and camels.
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 24 2015
Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie (2015)
What does it mean to be Charlie in France today? And what about the French citizens who declare that they are absolutely not Charlie? What's on their minds? And are they even...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 24 2015
This Is Why We Stand with Kobane
"We are not just resisting. We are also rebuilding a free society. Global solidarity makes an alternative, free, gender equal, ecological society possible." Kobanê needs to...
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 23 2015
Israel To Demolish Palestinian Village Of Susiya
The Palestinian village of Susiya is about to bulldozed after Israel's high court recently rejected an injunction to stop the demolition. People have been fighting the...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 23 2015
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
Change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored -- cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 23 2015
A Simple Mind Trick Will Help You Think More Rationally
Emotions can cloud our rational decision-making. By adopting the perspective of an outside advisor, psychologist Dan Ariely says we can inject some rationality into our...
Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 23 2015
Can Greece’s Struggle be the Catalyst for a Wider European Popular Mobilisation? A Roundtable Discussion
After months of negotiations Greece reaches a bad agreement with Eurozone partners. What will happen now? Can Greece be a catalyst for a wider European mobilisation? A...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 23 2015
The Problem With the Fight for 15
If you want a living wage, be prepared to go on strike for it. Oakland-based activist and performer Boots Riley discusses the need for workers to look beyond city councils and...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 23 2015
Desmond Tutu: Not Going Quietly
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the famous Nobel laureate, and one of the world's most respected church leaders, was a central figure in ensuring an end to white minority rule in...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 23 2015
Migrant Dreams Clash with European Reality
Those risking their lives migrating to Europe should know what life there is like, Mamadou Dia tells David Hewitt.
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 23 2015
So-Called "Post-Capitalism" Is Just Another Crappy Capitalist Snowjob
Every day we’re being dragged deeper into the capitalist nightmare. While workers are the only ones directly exploited by capital, many others such as the petite bourgeoisie...
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Andrew Butler added an article on Jul 23 2015
What If You Could Do Something In Your Free Time That You'd Always Dreamed Of?
James Rhodes is a British concert pianist. Largely self-taught, Rhodes has released five best-selling albums and is known for his refreshing performances that ignore the...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 22 2015
Can The Sun Cool Down The Earth?
Every hour, enough sunlight blasts the earth to power humanity for a year. By 2050, across the entire world, solar energy could power our computers, phones, lights, hot water –...
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Andrew Butler added a video on Jul 22 2015
The Sea & Me: Australia's Extraordinary Ocean Guardians
“The Sea & Me,” supported by Pew, documents established successes around Australia, places where world-class conservation and recreation have been working hand in hand. The...
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