Andrew Butler
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 27 2016
Indigenous Communities Harnessing the Power of Film to Tell Their Stories
A short 2-part film exploring the training of participatory video facilitators amongst the Yaqui and Comcaac communities in Sonora, Mexico.
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 27 2016
Hounded - A Short Film About Foxes, Britain's Last Remaining Wild Dogs
Hounded is a short film that explores the intensity of emotions evoked by one creature; the Red Fox. Through a series of interviews, Hounded seeks to offer a balanced and...
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 26 2016
Fear, Money and Racism: What's Our Problem With Diversity on Screen?
The lack of diversity in film and television dominated the debate during awards season. But away from the Oscars, the UK picture is also bleak: the film Bafta acting nominees...
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 26 2016
Amid Election Chaos, Communities Show Where the Real Power Is
In every community I visited, I found people working hard to lay a different foundation for our society.
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 26 2016
Turning Houses Into Homes for the Formerly Homeless
In Detroit, most people who transition into a permanent home after being homeless have a 46 percent chance of returning to a shelter because they simply cannot afford...
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 26 2016
Letting Go - Life Lessons on Dealing with Pain and Loss
1 I’m eleven years old. I’m in the deep end of a swimming pool, small wet hands fastened on to the pool ladder. My instructor bends over. “Let go,” she says. “I will,” I...
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 26 2016
Floating Cemetery is a Memorial for Drowned Syrian Refugees
More than 4000 Syrian refugees have died trying to cross the Mediterranean. With The Sea Cemetery, we call everybody to support refugees who only dream of an honourable life.
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 26 2016
Why the Left Should Vote to Leave the EU
Aaron Bastani, famously pro-Brexit left commentator gives his four reasons why the EU can't be relied upon for democracy, social justice and freedom.
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 26 2016
Reform or Revolution
Chris Hedges on revolutionary socialist Rosa Luxemburg in the context of the upcoming US election.
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 26 2016
Damned If You Leave, Damned If You Remain: What to Do in the Absence of a 'Left Option'?
The 23rd June 2016 is likely to be a miserable day for anyone with an even remotely left-leaning conscience. The weeks before are already overcast with a feeling of inescapable...
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 25 2016
Ikigai - Finding Your Reason for Being
What Gets You Out of Bed in the Morning? When asked what is the single most powerful contributing factor to one’s health and vitality, integrative medical...
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 25 2016
15 Quotes to Celebrate African Liberation Day
On 25th May, African Liberation Day, we celebrate the continued struggle for the freedom of the continent, its people and all oppressed people around the world.
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 25 2016
Shocking Aerial Images Show Extent of Canada's Oilsands Operation
Alex MacLean is one of America’s most famed and iconic aerial photographers. His perspective on human structures, from bodies sunbathing at the beach to complex, overlapping...
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Andrew Butler rated Grayson Perry: All Man 5 stars on May 25 2016
Andrew Butler added an article on May 24 2016
3 Signs Corporate Work Culture Has Become Toxic to the Human Spirit
Feeling trapped on the corporate ladder? You’re not alone… our work culture has become uncaring, toxic and rather dangerous to our well-being.
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 24 2016
Anti-Chevron Protesters Demand Justice
Marking International Day of Action Against Chevron, anti-Chevron protesters around the world are demanding justice for the company's human rights violations and environmental...
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 24 2016
Grayson Perry: All Man
Artist Grayson Perry explores contemporary masculinity, visiting ultra-male worlds to explore the changing lives and expectations of men in Britain today, and reflecting on his...
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 24 2016
Nature By Numbers - Exploring The Extraordinary Geometric Patterns Around Us
From shells to sunflowers, dragonfly eyes to bee hives, you can find amazing connected paterns throughout nature. 
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 23 2016
100 Years of Hijab Fashion in 1 Minute
Today’s industry is quickly catching onto the modest fashion trend, but the hijab is much more than a fad. While more and more businesses are seeing it as a lucrative...
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 23 2016
New Political Earthquake in Brazil: Is It Now Time for Media Outlets to Call This a "Coup"?
Brazil today awoke to stunning news of secret, genuinely shocking conversations involving a key minister in Brazil’s newly installed government, which shine a bright light on...
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 23 2016
The Most Radical Experiment in Direct Democracy and Gender Equality can be Found in the Middle East
Rahila Gupta meets the women fighters who are helping to stop the advance of ISIS while also leading a radical democratic charge against capitalist ideology. Welcome to the...
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 23 2016
Women Get Real About Body Hair
We all have it. Now, let's talk about it. Watch on for an intimate conversation about women and body hair.
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 23 2016
Activists, Farmers, Indigenous People Rise up to March Against Monsanto
'The fight against corporate control of our food is global'
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 23 2016
A Non-Exhaustive List of All the Things I Used to Do to Try to Become More Beautiful
I used to get made fun of for my big front teeth. Once, when I got home from school, I found my mom’s nail file and tried to file them down. The edge of the nail file caught...
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 23 2016
Authoritarianism: the Political Science That Explains Trump
The obscure research that predicted Donald Trump. For more, read Amanda Taub's feature "The rise of American authoritarianism".
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 23 2016
Clips from 'I, Daniel Blake' by Ken Loach
For the first time in his life, Daniel Blake, a fifty-nine-year-old British carpenter, is obliged to apply for welfare after suffering heart problems. Although his doctor has...
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 21 2016
What It Really Means to Hold Space for Someone
How to be there for the people who need you most
Andrew Butler added an article on May 20 2016
A Debt-To-Slave Pipeline Is Building You a World Cup Stadium
The 2022 tournament in Qatar has placed a spotlight on the brutal working conditions of migrant laborers
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 20 2016
Are Our Smartphones Afflicting Us All With Symptoms of ADHD?
When was the last time you opened your laptop midconversation or brought your desktop computer to the dinner table? Ridiculous, right? But if you are like a large number of...
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Andrew Butler added an article on May 20 2016
Do You Get Out of Bed in the Morning to Make Money for Billionaires?
We have been told a great lie about capitalism — that everyone who works hard in life will be successful, make a lot of money, and have a good life. So why is it that most of...
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 20 2016
The Origin of Countless Conspiracy Theories
Why can we find geometric shapes in the night sky? How can we know that at least two people in London have exactly the same number of hairs on their head? And why can patterns...
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Andrew Butler added a video on May 20 2016
The Sanity of 'Madness'
There's so much pressure on us to be always rational, calm and sensible: it's time also to say a word about the essential normality of a little madness.
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