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 Feb 5 2016
On Men's Pain and Transformation
"There is no coming to consciousness without pain" – Carl Jung This article is about pain, its healing, and its transformative importance for men, particularly men in...
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Films For Action added an article on Feb 4 2016
I Support Bernie Sanders, and I'm Not Stupid or Unrealistic
Today I read for maybe the 10,000th time an assertion that supporters of Bernie Sanders are unrealistic, that Bernie Sanders supporters will all be disappointed if they elect...
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Films For Action shared an article via Nina Koevoets on Feb 3 2016
The Conflicting Way Women Relate to Sex
Films For Action added an article on Feb 3 2016
Hey, Now Would Be a Great Time for a Carbon Tax
Wow, the price of oil is still low as hell. Oil company earnings are terrible. Consumer prices at the pump are super cheap. Oh, that remind me, you know what we could use right...
Films For Action added an article on Feb 3 2016
The Radical Left Has Bernie Sanders All Wrong
While mainstream Dems debate realism vs. idealism, another set of the left is having an entirely different debate
Films For Action added an article on Feb 2 2016
It Takes a Movement: A Tale of Two Strategies For Change
In 2008, when then-Senator Barack Obama promised progressive change if elected President, his primary opponent, then-Senator Hillary Clinton, derided him. "The skies will...
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Films For Action shared a video via Films For Action on Feb 1 2016
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A Very Heavy Agenda Part 1: A Catalyzing Event (2015)
Thanks to the filmmaker, A VERY HEAVY AGENDA PART 1 can be watched for free for 1 week: Feb 1st - 7, 2016. If you want to support the film, you can share the film with your...
Films For Action added an article on Feb 1 2016
Bernie Sanders Is a Once in a Lifetime Presidential Candidate. The Time Is Now.
In a world of American media displaying never-ending coverage of ISIS beheadings, how many politicians say "I'll be damned" if Americans lead the fight against ISIS? Bernie...
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Films For Action added an article on Jan 30 2016
It's a Movement, Stupid: Why Bernie Can Deliver on Promises of Change, While the Sensible Centrists Can't
The Democratic Party is engaged in an epic battle about how change happens.  On one side is the establishment who are backing Hillary’s cautious, pragmatic, and incremental...
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Films For Action added an article on Jan 29 2016
I Have Had It With Cynical Faux-Realists Attacking Bernie Sanders Idealists
It's timid and fearful to limit ourselves to incremental change -- and it only makes the powerful more powerful
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Films For Action added an article on Jan 29 2016
Do Not Send Us Bottles of Water. Instead, Join Us in a Revolt
Many of you have contacted me wanting to know how you can help the people of Flint with the two-year long tragedy of drinking water contaminated by the radical decisions made...
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Films For Action shared a video via eetu on Jan 28 2016
The Choice Is Ours (2016)
This film series explores many aspects of our society. To rethink what is possible in our world, we need to consider what kind of world we want to live in. Although we refer to...
Films For Action added a video on Jan 28 2016
Rights Versus Responsibility
A short film featuring Toghestiy and Mel Bazil. Filmed on stolen Gixtsan and Wet'suwet'en territories. Learn more about their project at unistotencamp.com
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Films For Action added an article on Jan 27 2016
Sanders Puts Block on Obama's Big Pharma Nominee for FDA
'We need someone who will work to substantially lower drug prices, implement rules to safely import brand-name drugs from Canada and hold companies accountable who defraud our...
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Films For Action shared a video via Andrew Butler on Jan 27 2016
I Am NOT Black, You Are NOT White. These Labels Were Made Up to Divide Us
Human Beings Were NOT Meant to Be Labeled! - Prince Ea Want to watch more on this topic? Watch Plutocracy (2015) to see how race has been used to divide us economically...
Films For Action added a video on Jan 26 2016
A Very Heavy Agenda Part 2: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Neocons (2016)
"Completely mind-blowing documentary about neocon ideologues and their bipartisan destructive influence" - Max Blumenthal [Author of Goliath & The 51 Day War] Part 2 Synopsis...
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Films For Action added a video on Jan 2 2016
Who Are You? This Breathtaking Video Might Change Your Life
"Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can...
Films For Action added an article on Jan 2 2016
To Change Everything, It's Going to Take Everything We've Got
OK, here’s the idea. We’re in a crisis so deep, so knotted, so unprecedented, and so urgent that, well, we have to change everything, pretty much. Or else. And there’s no one...
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Films For Action added an article on Dec 28 2015
Conflict Can Destroy Movements. We Need to Fight the System, Not Each Other
I’ve protested the death of my father, Eric Garner, for more than a year. I’ve learned who my allies are – and who will fight for the spotlight instead of justice
Films For Action added an article on Dec 28 2015
Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed
Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening. A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that...
Films For Action added an article on Dec 28 2015
Beware: Someone Is Trying to Convince You That Bernie Can't Win
Sanders' message, his campaign, and the resounding support he is receiving nationwide has sent chills through those whose primarily loyalty is to the wealthy donors in mansions...
Films For Action added an article on Dec 19 2015
Bad News for Democracy Is Great News for TV Profits
It's not good enough to say the money comes from the XYZ Fund for Swell Americans; we need to know the wealthy individuals and corporate interests that are secretly pulling the...
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Films For Action added an article on Dec 8 2015
15 Easy Things You Can Do to Help When You Feel Like Shit
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Films For Action added an article on Dec 3 2015
How to Understand White Male Terrorism
 We’ve been here before, and we know that violent backlash is at its fiercest when movements for racial and gender justice are winning.
Films For Action added an article on Nov 27 2015
Stop Shopping, Start Living
This national retail co-op is doing its part to preserve the spirit of Thanksgiving.
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Films For Action added an article on Nov 27 2015
Military Intervention in Syria Is the Problem, Not the Solution
From Paris to Beirut, the Islamic State's latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.
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Films For Action added a video on Nov 27 2015
Confessions of a Walmart Hitman
Former Walmart executive recounts how he would watch Associates sit in the break room during their lunch hour without eating because they couldn't afford food. Walmart banned...
Films For Action added an article on Nov 26 2015
How the Elite Deal With Sparks of Revolt
“I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half” —Jay Gould Metanoia Films has released a new documentary, Plutocracy: Divide et Impera (Divide and Rule)...
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Films For Action added an article on Nov 26 2015
The Stories We Tell Ourselves to Justify Our Silence
In the wake of Monday night’s direct attack on #BlackLivesMatter demonstrators in Minneapolis at a protest against the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark, I feel compelled to...
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Films For Action shared a video via A Cause For Ideas on Nov 24 2015
The Covert Origins of ISIS
Evidence exposing who put ISIS in power, and how it was done. Sources and full transcript. StormCloudsGathering on Facebook.
Films For Action added an article on Nov 23 2015
Western Ally Saudi Arabia Sentenced a Palestinian Poet to Death for Renouncing Islam
Ashraf Fayadh was sentenced to death for apostasy, joining a long list of dissidents facing capital punishment
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Films For Action added an article on Nov 23 2015
Paris Is Being Used to Justify Agendas That Had Nothing to Do With the Attack
The Paris attackers weren’t Syrian, and they didn’t use encryption, but the US government is still using the carnage to justify attempts to ban them both
Films For Action added an article on Nov 23 2015
Do You Have Time to Love?
The greatest gift you can offer loved ones is your true presence.
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Films For Action added an article on Nov 17 2015
Don't Make Refugees Pay for the Terror They're Fleeing
Shutting down borders and blaming Muslim immigrants for the Paris attacks would give ISIS precisely the type of “civilizational conflict” it craves.
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Films For Action added an article on Nov 17 2015
What Shall We Love?
Human beings seem unable to live without war, but they are also unable to live without love.
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Films For Action added an article on Nov 17 2015
Let's Not Get It Wrong This Time: The Terrorists Won After 9/11 Because We Chose to Invade Iraq and Shred Our Constitution
We destroyed ourselves with our dumb 9/11 overreactions. It's essential not to make the same mistake again.
Films For Action added a video on Nov 16 2015
What You Need to Know about The Origin of ISIS
Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by "inaction"...
Films For Action added an article on Nov 16 2015
We Are in Pitiless Times
After Paris, macho language about 'pitiless war' defines the contours of leadership. Little else is on offer. It is red meat to our emotions.
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Films For Action added an article on Nov 16 2015
America's Terrorist Training Camp
What’s the difference between Al Qaeda and Fort Benning?