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 Jun 30 2016
While You’re Busy Mocking Abigail Fisher, the Powerful Racist Forces Behind Her Are Getting a Pass
It might feel good to mock “Becky with the bad grades,” but focusing on her lets the real power players in her anti-affirmative action case off the hook.
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 30 2016
Shocking New Report: Bombing People Causes People to Hate You
You better sit down for this one because it will blow your mind. You are probably aware that we on a global quest to rid the world of Evil, one smart-bomb at a time. Yet, for...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 29 2016
Cultivating Empathy for the NEXT Crisis
A central question for this moment in history is how do we collectively navigate a crescendoing wave of crises and move toward planetary resilience and thriving?
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 29 2016
How the "Bad Guy" Hides in Your Mind
I’m going to let you in on a little secret. There is no such thing as “the bad guy.” Every time we see an enemy it is because our minds have projected them onto the world. If...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 29 2016
Wake up Democrats, Warns Sanders, This Populist Unrest Cannot Be Ignored
Brexit win has much to teach Democrats about Trump threat, warns senator, and elites ignore frustrations of workers and the poor at their own peril
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 23 2016
It Feels Like the Tragedy of a Generation, but We Need to Gear up Not Give Up
It’s been a couple of days since the shocking referendum result, and it feels no better than it did on the night. In fact, if anything, it feels worse. Many of the worst...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 28 2016
Why the British Said No to Europe
The majority vote by Britons to leave the European Union was an act of raw democracy. Millions of ordinary people refused to be bullied, intimidated and dismissed with open...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 27 2016
Betraying Progressives, DNC Platform Backs Fracking, TPP, and Israel Occupation
Appointees by Clinton and Wasserman Schulz resoundingly reject numerous proposals put forth by Sanders surrogates
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 26 2016
Post-Brexit, The Far Right Could Easily Ascend to Power, But There's One Way We Can Prevent That
Great Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has wiped out many bankers and global speculators. They will turn, as they did in 2008, to governments to rescue them from...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 26 2016
Britain Is Not a Rainy, Fascist Island - Here's My Plan for Progrexit
Social justice and democracy must be at the heart of Brexit negotiations. Progressives must unite to stop the UK turning into a Thatcherite wasteland
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 26 2016
The Four Mantras of True Presence
These simple mantras can help us overcome suffering
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 26 2016
Post-Brexit Visions of The Possible: It's Time to Imagine a New European Community
We live in the beginning phase of a global revolution which will turn societal conditions upside down. We cannot stop this transformation, but we can influence where it will...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 26 2016
After Brexit: We Must Unite the Working Class Across Europe to Defeat Neoliberalism and the Far Rght
The following is a statement by the Left Unity Executive Committee following the outcome of the referendum vote in the UK: Left Unity deplores the Leave outcome of the EU...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 25 2016
The Left Should Celebrate Brexit: The UK Just Kicked Neoliberalism in the Nuts
It is a sad and ironic indictment on the state of the global Left and the progressive agenda, that the very compelling reasons to support a Brexit have been lost amongst the...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 25 2016
As Britain Exits, the Need for a Strong Climate Movement Remains
Britain’s vote last night to leave the European Union will be a disaster for the climate — both physical and political — on both sides of the Atlantic. Most obvious are all of...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 25 2016
Grieve Now If You Must - but Prepare for the Great Challenges Ahead
A working-class revolt has taken place, and frustration is spilling out in all sorts of directions. If Britain is to have a future, the escalating culture wars have to stop
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 25 2016
Liberal Elites Hate the Left
In 2013, President Obama, speaking at a fundraiser in Medina, Washington — home to a small community of wealthy donors — expressed a sentiment that has become all too common...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 24 2016
Brexit and the New Global Rebellion
Things are changing. A major crack has appeared in the edifice of globalization, and the neoliberal order that has dominated the world’s economy since the end of World War II...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 24 2016
Pandemonium and Upheaval as World Responds to UK's Brexit
Cameron resigns, markets roil, and right-wingers cheer as Brexit becomes reality
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 24 2016
Beyond Bernie: Still Not With Her
Since the June 6 California primary, the historic upheaval that coalesced around Bernie Sanders’ campaign has continued to defy the demands of the political establishment, but...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 23 2016
America Has a Republican Problem - and the Media Is Partly to Blame
Donald Trump is a distraction from the fact that the mainstream media has pretended the GOP is a normal party with values just to the right. Now the country is paying the price.
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 23 2016
Bernie Sanders: Here's What We Want
My supporters and I want real change in this country.
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 23 2016
A Welcome Democratic Stand on Guns, but Are These the Bills We're Looking For?
The historic sit-in in the House is impressive to behold, but the two proposals the Democrats are demanding a vote on are very problematic
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 22 2016
The Information Carousel to Nowheresville
Have you ever felt like you’re in a wash-rinse-repeat cycle watching the news, not just mainstream but even alternative media? Much of it is just that, in effect, if it doesn’t...
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Films For Action added a video on Jun 22 2016
Watch: How Ayahuasca Can Break Addiction's Grip on the Brain
In this video, Dr. Gabor Maté explains how addiction imprints itself on the brain and how ayahuasca can help release people from their destructive habits. "Ayahuasca shows you...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 22 2016
What About the Cops? Let's Ban Assault Weapons for Police, Too
A few years ago, I contacted my local police department asking them to send an officer over to put down a doe that had been hit by a car on the street in front of my house. She...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 22 2016
Five Vital Lessons From Psychedelic Experts
The problem with banning anything out of a fear of the unknown is that many unknowns will remain. Such is the story of many psychedelic drugs in the U.S. While the government...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 13 2016
Claim Your Own: The Orlando Shooter Was a Product of US Hypermasculinity
Like so many others, I’ve been at a loss for the past two days, trying to make sense of the heinous act of anti-queer mass murder in Orlando. The following are some of my...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 22 2016
15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head
Expert tips to manage your frustration and get past toxic thinking.
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 14 2016
Apologize to No One - V for Vendetta Is More Important Today Than It Ever Was
V for Vendetta is in the awkward position of being a film that was maligned by its original creator, the incomparable Alan Moore. And while I have deep respect for Moore as a...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 22 2016
6 Better Ways to Deal With Conflicts in Your Relationship
Intimate relationships bring up intense feelings. Conflict with a partner can feel destabilizing, and make it difficult to be articulate and openly expressive. Many people try...
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Films For Action added a video on Jun 21 2016
UNCOUNTED: The Story of the California Primary (2016)
In an extensive mini-documentary by Rogue Kite Productions and The Young Turks, we tell you the true story of what happened leading up to and after the California Democratic...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 20 2016
Con Vs. Con
During the presidential election cycle, liberals display their gutlessness. Liberal organizations, such as MoveOn.org, become cloyingly subservient to the Democratic Party...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 20 2016
Before Omar Mateen Committed Mass Murder, the FBI Tried to 'Lure' Him Into a Terror Plot
New revelations raise questions about the FBI’s role in shaping Mateen’s lethal mindset.
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 18 2016
Contradictions in the United States of Amnesia: Why a Black Man Can Love Donald Drumpf
Donald Drumpf reveals the truth about America… in a way we can no longer pretend to ignore.
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Films For Action added a video on Jun 18 2016
How To Find True Love (My 3 Secrets)
I looooove my partner of 11 years like no other.. check out how you can find your true love. ♥  - Adina Rivers
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 18 2016
Dear Straight Allies, Please Don't Come to Pride Until You've Understood These 6 Things
1. The first Pride was a police riot. We hold Pride each summer to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969. At the time, most states had laws banning LGBT people from...
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Films For Action added an article on Jun 18 2016
Five Signs You've Found an Evolved Man, and Why You Should Be Scared Sh**less
For all the women looking for an evolved man and all the men trying to live up to the standard.
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