Films For Action
Location:   Lawrence, Kansas
Films For Action is a non-profit website featuring over 1500 of the best socially-conscious documentaries and videos you can watch free online. We add videos and articles regularly on a wide variety of issues, putting an emphasis on ideas, information, and perspectives not covered by the...
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
Comic: If Bart Simpson and Chris Griffin Went to Couples Therapy as Adults
"My dad was an abusive alcoholic, or whatever. He'd go to the bar, come home drunk, find out I'd f-cked up at school, and he'd choke me out."
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
Why I'm Leaving the Democratic Party
The Democratic party has done everything in its power to alienate me—and, I suspect, my generational peers of similar political proclivities. Let’s start with the Political...
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
Who Is Creating the Future Nobody Wants?
Here’s an amazing fact: It’s 2016 and humanity is collectively moving toward a future that nobody wants. We are literally going somewhere that will hurt every single one of...
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
How-And Why-To Take Your Life Back From Email
Regain your time, attention, and energy from the email machine.
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
There Is a Better Way to Parent Than the Nuclear Family
The pressures and pace of modern life has made parents and children stressed and miserable. With the rise of dual-earning families, mothers, and increasingly, fathers are...
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
It Didn't Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are
The past is never dead. It’s not even past. — William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
The Pain You Feel Is Capitalism Dying
I know it hurts — but what you are feeling (alongside millions of others) is the natural consequence of late-stage capitalism.
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
The Most Eco-Friendly Nation on the Planet Is Now Carbon Negative
Lodged between two of the most populated countries on earth — India and China — Bhutan may be small at 700,000 souls, but it has a mighty role to play in showing the world how...
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Films For Action added an article on May 24 2016
Hillary Clinton Now Loses to Trump in Polls. Bernie Sanders Beats Trump by 10.8 Points.
According to Real Clear Politics, Bernie Sanders defeats Donald Trump in an average of polls by 10.8 points:   RCP Average 5/6 - 5/19  Sanders + 10.8 NBC News/Wall St. 5/15...
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Films For Action added an article on May 23 2016
Millions of Americans Now Claim Donald Trump Does Not Exist
On May 13 the American news media reported that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had recruited U.S. Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer of North...
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Films For Action added an article on May 23 2016
Confessions of a Panama Papers Hit Man
As an Economic Hit Man (EHM) in the 1970s I spent a great deal of time in Panama. I hate to admit it, but I helped forge the system that has now been exposed in the Panama...
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Films For Action added an article on May 23 2016
Regenerative Economies for a Regenerative Civilization
There is nothing more difficult to plan, nor more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. For the creator has the enmity of all who would profit by the...
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Films For Action added an article on May 22 2016
Here Are 4 Bad Messages About Masculinity We Should Stop Telling Young Boys
Masculinity is having a moment — but it's not a good one. Traditional notions of manliness — they typical characteristics that are purported to make men "Men" — are now being...
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Films For Action added an article on May 21 2016
KING: Why I'm Leaving the Democratic Party
Many of you aren't religious, so please forgive me for recalling my roots as a preacher and starting us off with a simple verse of scripture. "The love of money is the root of...
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Films For Action added a video on May 21 2016
The Magic of Sisterhood: Do Women Need to Support Each Other More Deeply?
Across the world women are realising their potential, stepping up as leaders, and inspiring other women to do the same. Yet, it still seems with all the heavy cultural...
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Films For Action added an article on May 21 2016
What About Human Nature?
In the struggle for a more just society, we will be aided, not hurt, by our shared nature.
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Films For Action added a video on May 20 2016
How The Tremendous Changes In Our Society Mirrors The Evolution of the Butterfly
Renowned Cellular Biologist and author, Bruce Lipton, says the tremendous changes happening in the world today are like a late stage caterpillar. The creature has eaten its...
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Films For Action added a video on May 20 2016
Donald Trump: Make America Hate Again (2016)
The following documentary examines the many parallels between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler. Trump's right-wing populism, Islamophobia, racism, and nationalism has gained him...
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Films For Action shared a note on May 20 2016
We made lots of new changes to the website last night. Hope you enjoy the layout tweaks.
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Films For Action added an article on May 19 2016
Make No Mistake, Sandersism Has Defeated Clintonism
In 2008, Hillary Clinton — on her way to losing the Democratic nomination — won nine of the final 25 nominating contests. In 2016, she may well — despite being treated as the...
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Films For Action added an article on May 19 2016
Should Progressives Unify With the Democratic Party Establishment? Hell No!
In countless ways over the last 35 years, our society has become less economically equal and more dominated by corporate power. Less just and more jailed. Vast urban and rural...
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Films For Action added a video on May 19 2016
5 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Children Do
In his humorous and uplifting style, Gever Tulley debunks classic myths of childhood safety. With rampant fear mongering, is it any wonder that children are actually...
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Films For Action added an article on May 17 2016
Obama Is Bullish on War, No Matter How You Spin It
The president has reached the dubious milestone of being at war longer than any of his predecessors. And the conflicts aren’t ending anytime soon
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Films For Action added an article on May 16 2016
Seeing Wetiko: on Capitalism, Mind Viruses, and Antidotes for a World in Transition
What if we told you that humanity is being driven to the brink of extinction by an illness? That all the poverty, the climate devastation, the perpetual war, and consumption...
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Films For Action added an article on May 16 2016
The Hillary Clinton/Neocon Merger
Between the mainstream media’s demonization of Donald Trump and the neocons jumping ship to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, a Clinton victory might prove grimly inevitable, but...
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Films For Action added an article on May 16 2016
The Coming Democratic Crackup
Though the mainstream media is focused on Republican divisions, a more important story could be the coming Democratic crackup, as anti-war Democrats resist Hillary Clinton’s...
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Films For Action added an article on May 16 2016
Neoliberalism - the Ideology at the Root of All Our Problems
Financial meltdown, environmental disaster and even the rise of Donald Trump – neoliberalism has played its part in them all. Why has the left failed to come up with an...
Films For Action added an article on May 16 2016
Why the Ocean Calls to Us, According to Science
5 ways water can heal the mind and body and help you tap into your most calm and creative state of being
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Films For Action added an article on May 16 2016
Democratic Rights: It’s Not Enough to Have the Right to Vote
Are we able to stop fracking and other threats to the environment from coming into our communities?  Are we able to protect local farming from sewage sludge or factory...
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Films For Action added an article on May 16 2016
When the System Feels Rigged, How Surprising Is Convention Mayhem?
Nevada's Democratic convention devolved into mayhem on Saturday as party pushed controversial new rules and disqualified Sanders delegates
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Films For Action added a video on May 12 2016
How to Upgrade Democracy for the Internet Era
Pia Mancini and her colleagues want to upgrade democracy in Argentina and beyond. Through their open-source mobile platform they want to bring citizens inside the legislative...
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Films For Action added an article on May 12 2016
Neocons and Neolibs: How Dead Ideas Kill
Hillary Clinton wants American voters to be very afraid of Donald Trump, but there is reason to fear as well what a neoconservative/neoliberal Clinton presidency would mean for...
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Films For Action added a video on May 12 2016
Every Moment Is a Given Moment - It's a Gift
Wayne, Maine is a magical place. There is no TV, no internet, no emails, and no stress. It's a simple reminder of the simple life, and all that we should be grateful...
Films For Action added an article on May 12 2016
Former 9/11 Commissioner: '28 Pages' Clearly Expose Saudi Support
"Our report should never have been read as an exoneration of Saudi Arabia."
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Films For Action added an article on May 12 2016
Bernie Sanders Could Still Win the Democratic Nomination -- No, Seriously
Tuesday night on CNN, while discussing Bernie Sanders’ landslide victory over Hillary Clinton in West Virginia — which followed a 5-point Sanders win in Indiana last week —...
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Films For Action added a video on May 11 2016
What Is a Participatory Workplace?
How can we create participatory workplaces that make decision making more democratic and compensation and job assignments more equitable? In this new animation from the Next...
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Films For Action added an article on May 11 2016
Cooked Alive: We Need an American Revolution Before We're Toast
The heat burns hot between supporters of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton this election. I’m a Sanders supporter and, like many of us “Bernie or bust” types — I lose sleep...
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Films For Action added an article on May 11 2016
Noam Chomsky Answers The Question: "Who Rules The World?"
Masters of Mankind: American Power and the Challenges of 2016
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Films For Action shared a video via Abby M on May 10 2016
Western Propaganda through N. Korea's Eyes | Interview with Slavko Martinov
Abby Martin talks to filmmaker, Slavko Martinov, creator of the film 'Propaganda', a documentary made from the perspective of North Korea, which serves as a critique against...
Films For Action added an article on May 9 2016
The Elites That Gutted America Now Dare To Ring Alarms About Trump And Cast Themselves as Saviors
Both parties ignored workers, spewed hate, enriched themselves, hollowed out democracy. Now the problem's populism?
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