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 Apr 27 2016
Why Sanders Supporters Should Not Let Democratic Primary Demoralize Them
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was expected to do very well in the five primaries on April 26, but after the results, Bernie Sanders and his supporters face...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 23 2016
To Save Democracy, We Need to Make Voting Much, Much Easier
Political rhetoric in the U.S. is often characterized by sickly sweet appeals to democracy. Voting is held up as the foundation of democracy, or as the most useful or necessary...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 23 2016
Fair Game: Why Bernie Should Keep Going
Predictably, after New York, the establishment is demanding that Bernie bow out. The etiquette of conventional Party politics, after all, dictates that he step aside, lest he...
Films For Action added an article on Apr 21 2016
Sanders Campaign's Commitment to Victory Irritates Media, Offends Clinton Campaign
Once again, for the umpteenth time in the Democratic presidential primary, there is a dominant narrative in the establishment news media that it is over for Bernie Sanders...
Films For Action added an article on Apr 21 2016
The Democratic Stockholm Syndrome
New Yorkers voted overwhelmingly for those holding their progress captive
Films For Action added an article on Apr 19 2016
For 40 Years, Liberals Have Accepted Defeat and Called It “Incremental Progress.”
Films For Action added a video on Apr 19 2016
Carbon Omissions: 3 Lies The UK Government Has Been Telling about Its Response to Climate Change
A new animation about consumption, climate change and wellbeing by PIRC, George Monbiot and Leo Murray. For more info, see: http://carbonomissions.org.uk
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Films For Action added a video on Apr 19 2016
Reversing The Mississippi
REVERSING THE MISSISSIPPI is a documentary about a genius technologist and a rebel educator, two pioneers from opposite spectrums with one goal in common: Build a sustainable...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 17 2016
There Is a Moderate Republican in This Race, but She's Running as a Democrat
Historical perspective on Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton
Films For Action added an article on Apr 14 2016
Americans Agree: It's Corporate Power That's in Our Way
There is widespread recognition among politicians and pundits that Americans are sharply divided by party on virtually all of the big questions facing our country. Everyone...
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Films For Action added a video on Apr 14 2016
Dear Trump Supporters
The creators of this video attended a Trump rally disguised as satirical characters. What happened after completely changed their perspective...
Films For Action added an article on Apr 11 2016
27 Honest Questions for Hillary Supporters
To those who are supporting Hillary Clinton, I love you. And while I know that we’re technically on the same side fighting against a terrifying Republican reality, it seems...
Films For Action added an article on Apr 11 2016
Groundbreaking Study Shows Your Brain (Though Perhaps Not Your Ego) on LSD
"We are finally unveiling the brain mechanisms underlying the potential of LSD, not only to heal, but also to deepen our understanding of consciousness itself."
Films For Action added an article on Apr 11 2016
No Planet for Optimists: Coastal Flooding May Come Sooner and Bigger Than We Think
Of all the impacts of climate change, one stands out for its inexorable menace, writes Pete Dolack: rising oceans. And it's not just for distant future generations to deal...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 11 2016
Can Love Stories Change the World?
Sharing tales of love is good for our souls, and allows us to be vulnerable with each other, writes Matt Hopwood. In his life changing journey of emotional exploration, he...
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Films For Action shared a video via Films For Action on Apr 10 2016
Wake Up, Freak Out – Then Get a Grip
It’s much, much later than you think. There's a tipping point ahead. This really isn’t about polar bears any more. At this very moment, the fate of civilization itself hangs in...
Films For Action added an article on Apr 10 2016
Bernie Sanders Is Our Last Chance
“We won’t see a presidential candidate like Bernie again in our lifetimes.” As I heard these words, spoken by a woman at a Sanders campaign event recently, I felt a chill go...
Films For Action added an article on Apr 9 2016
Big Union Leaders Betray Sanders and Workers
Around a conference table inside the large Washington headquarters of the AFL-CIO, a furious exchange occurred between labor union presidents. It was late February and up for...
Films For Action added an article on Apr 8 2016
NY Daily News Claims FDR Unfit to Be President: "No Concrete Plans, Only Platitudes"
[The following is an imagined 1932 New York Daily News editorial board interview with Franklin Roosevelt during his presidential campaign. The Daily News comments below derive...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 8 2016
Occupy Activists Launch 'Battle of New York' to Counter Media Bias about Sanders and Clinton
With its huge media campaign, Operation Battle of New York is taking on corporate establishment
Films For Action added an article on Apr 8 2016
Sanders Is Right: Clinton Not Qualified to Be a Progressive President
Films For Action added an article on Apr 7 2016
The Problem With Hillary Clinton Isn't Just Her Corporate Cash. It's Her Corporate Worldview.
Clinton is uniquely unsuited to the epic task of confronting the fossil-fuel companies that profit from climate change.
Films For Action added an article on Apr 6 2016
Why Don't We Feel as Burned by the Panama Papers as We Do by Donald Trump?
Outrage abounds these days, but the biggest story of all is hardly getting any attention
Films For Action added an article on Apr 5 2016
The Democrats Are Flawlessly Executing a 10-Point Plan to Lose the 2016 Presidential Election
One needn’t speculate about how the Democrats could end up losing the 2016 presidential election. In fact, a subtly complex, multi-part plan to do just that is exactly what the...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 5 2016
Healthy Love Vs. Toxic Love: 14 Core Differences
Love: Development of self first priority. Toxic love: Obsession with relationship.   Love: Room to grow, expand; desire for others to grow. Toxic love: Security, comfort in...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 5 2016
We Are Those Who Are on the Side of the Living. and We Are Going to Win
Who are we? We are the people who are ready to fight back. The people who no longer live in hope that the Earth will be saved, but in the certainty that we will save her. We...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 5 2016
The Lie of Patriotism
When Rory Fanning, a burly veteran who served in the 2nd Army Ranger Battalion and was deployed in Afghanistan in 2002 and 2004, appeared at the Donald Trump rally in Chicago...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 4 2016
The Case for Strategic Voting in Elections
Vote‬ defensively. Vote offensively. Vote when there is someone worth voting for. Vote locally where we have more agency over the outcomes. Reject the ideology of our...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 4 2016
Attention Must Be Paid (Except to Climate Change)
A bombshell dropped the other day. But if nobody heard it explode, did that make it a dud? This is from a news story on Thursday: “We are not saying this is definitely going...
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Films For Action added a video on Apr 4 2016
Overcoming Depression Fast - How to Smile Again...You Are Worthy
"This too shall pass" "The body is the subconscious mind."
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 4 2016
Joseph Medicine Crow, Last Crow War Chief and Living Link to Battle of Little Bighorn, Dies at 102
Devoted Indigenous rights advocate and chronicler of Plains Indian history died this weekend in hospice in Billings, Montana
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 2 2016
Worker Cooperatives Are More Productive Than Normal Companies
 When maximizing profits isn’t the only goal, companies can actually work better.
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 2 2016
The Wisdom Within: Sacred Masculine and Sacred Feminine
There is an ancient South American prophecy called the Eagle and the Condor. “Deep in the mists of history, human societies decided to take two routes and become two...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 2 2016
Building New 'Nonviolent Cities'
Last year, I was invited to give a talk on peace in Carbondale, Illinois. I was surprised to discover that in recent years, activists from across Carbondale had come together...
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Films For Action added a video on Apr 2 2016
Regenerative Response to Crisis: Blueprint Meeting at Tamera August 2015
The Blueprint project is an integrated response system especially applicable in emergency situations. The model includes permaculture practices, solar and biogas energy usage...
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Films For Action added a video on Apr 2 2016
The News Is Center Right
The notion of the "liberal media" hides the fact that most corporate media isn't concerned about presenting a diversity of left-perspectives. That's because the media doesn't...
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Films For Action added an article on Apr 1 2016
Why Won’t Sanders Quit The Race? Because He’s Winning.
The patter of establishment calls for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to end his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination has built into a hailstorm. “Bye, bye...
Films For Action added an article on Mar 29 2016
How a 'New World' Would Look to One of the Most Famous Pagans Alive
A new book by Starhawk explores the task of healing society.
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Films For Action added an article on Mar 29 2016
The Smart Con: Clinton Vs. Trump
Trump’s outlandishness may get more press but Clinton’s intelligence act might be just as dangerous
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Films For Action shared an article via Tim Hjersted on Mar 28 2016
Why I'm Supporting Bernie Sanders in the Primaries, but Am Endorsing the Movement
Leftists have been told their entire lives that voting makes no difference, and while this ideology has been true so many times in the past (Hillary and Obama in 2008 was one...