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Thursday May 20th: A Presentation By The Film-Makers of "Within Reach"
7:00 to 8:30pm. Liberty Hall. 644 Mass St. Lawrence, KS. $3.
Monday May 24th: Films For Action & Local Burger will Present a Film Screening of "Dirt! The Movie"
7pm. Liberty Hall. 644 Mass St. $3. Free Veggie Burger bites provided by Local Burger.
Fierce Light - When Spirit Meets Action
Monday April 26. 7pm. Liberty Hall. 644 Mass St. $3. 95 min. In these times of crisis, there is an electric charge in the air, a burgeoning renewal amongst both the people...
The Tragedy of the Mental Commons
by Kevin Arnold. Driving to the airport to pick up a friend, I stop at a red light. My eyes wander to a bus-stop bench across the intersection. 'Norma Whitfield - Your...
Glenn Beck Attacks Tim Hjersted, Films For Action Co-Founder
Lawrence's very own Tim Hjersted has come under the recent attack of right-wing provocateur Glenn Beck. Hjersted, a co-founder of the local Films For Action project, is...
Other Economies are Possible: Organizing toward an economy of cooperation and solidarity
By Ethan Miller Can thousands of diverse, locally-rooted, grassroots economic projects form the basis for a viable democratic alternative to capitalism? It might seem...
Infinite Relationships: Relationships Without Bounds or Boundaries, Love Without Limits
This is about so-called “non-monogamous relationships,” about some of the benefits of trying out one of the alternatives to the formulaic dating/marriage/divorce model for...
Society, Love and the fear of Loneliness
How many of us seek out a relationship, want to find companionship with someone because we are afraid of loneliness? How many of us think that we could be with anyone we want...
Extra! Extra! Read the Top News that Didn't Make the News in 2009
Project Censored compiles the top 25 news stories that weren't covered by the corporate news media in 2009. 1. US Congress Sells Out to Wall Street
Is Anyone Telling Us the Truth?
by Paul Craig Roberts What are we to make of the failed Underwear Bomber plot, the Toothpaste, Shampoo, and Bottled Water Bomber plot, and the Shoe Bomber plot? These...
Beyond Magical Thinking: How to Really Make Change Happen
By Mark Rudd. From Alternet.org Successful political movements do not spring fully formed. They require long-term, nuts-and-bolts organizing. Since the summer of 2003, I've...
In Search of Morale: Are Americans Too Broken for the Truth to Set Us Free?
By Bruce E. Levine "Counterpunch"-- Can people become so broken that truths of how they are being screwed do not “set them free” but instead further demoralize them? Has such...
What Obama Is Up Against
by: Russ Baker, t r u t h o u t | News Analysis http://www.truthout.org/11020910 The first anniversary of Barack Obama's historic election finds many of his supporters already...
If Only the Government Had Respected Its Own Laws... I Am Barack Obama's Political Prisoner Now
From Lawrence.com: Having just finished reading Black Elk Speaks, Leonard Peltier's recent letter brings the plight of
Bill Maher's New Rule: If America Can't Get it Together, We Lose the Bald Eagle
New Rule: If America can't get its act together, it must lose the bald eagle as our symbol and replace it with the YouTube video of the puppy that can't get up. As long as...
Follow Us on Facebook/Twitter/MySpace
If you're keeping up with social trends, you've probably had a Facebook profile for some time now, and have ravenously become addicted to it as the socially anointed place to...
Toxic Waters in America
Sometimes, the mainstream press does a good job, and today's investigative feature in the New York Times serves as an excellent example of what all journalism should look like...
9/11 Truth Action Plan (Fabled Enemies Film Guide)
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Labor Day resolution: Make Wal-Mart work for workers
From The Cap Times http://host.madison.com/ct/ A new Department of Labor study shows that the retail sector is likely to see dramatic job growth in coming...
The Real Death Panels
From The Institute for Public Accuracy www.accuracy.org More than one out of every five requests for medical claims for insured patients, even when recommended by a patient's...
Where Climate Change Will Hit The Hardest
By Ryan Grim. HuffingtonPost.com The politics of climate change are difficult in the Senate, it's often said, because it's a regional issue: coal state senators are afraid...
What's the Value in Conspiracy Theory?
Shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, President Bush asked the American public to “never entertain outrageous conspiracy theories.” The irony of his statement...
Of Tea Parties and Patriots: Liberty for Who?
As town hall meetings on health care become the targets for disruptive protest and a growing “pro-liberty” movement gains traction and headlines, a full analysis of the...
Former FBI Translator: Bin Laden Worked for U.S. Right Up Until 9/11
By George Washington. From: Washingtonsblog.com Before you hear what Sibel Edmonds has to say, you should know a little about her background.Edmonds is a former...
The Delusion Revolution: The future we have been dreaming of is not based on reality
http://www.adbusters.org THE CREATIVE DESTRUCTION OF NEOCLASSICAL ECONOMICS Deep in a recession and with scary ecological scenarios looming, now may be the ripest moment we’ll...
Thinking the Unthinkable
By Tim Jackson. Adbusters.org Every society clings to a myth by which it lives. Ours is the myth of economic growth. For the last five decades the pursuit of growth has been...
The Iron Fist Behind the Invisible Hand
Corporate Capitalism As a State-Guaranteed System of Privilege By Kevin A. Carson INTRODUCTION. Manorialism, commonly, is recognized to have been founded by robbery and...
Taking Shorter Showers Doesn't Cut It: Why Personal Change Does Not Equal Political Change
By Derrick Jensen. Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday...
The Corporate Co-Opt of "Local"
by Stacy Mitchell. From The Weekly Alibi: Some of the world's biggest corporations are brashly laying claim to the word. This new variation on corporate...
Watch Now: "The Future of Food"
There is a revolution happening in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America that is transforming the very nature of the food we eat. This well-researched...
The Dark Side of Climate Change
By Alexander Zaitchik, AlterNet. The recent narrow passage of the Waxman-Markey energy bill, better known as cap-and-trade, marks halftime in Congress' first attempt to put a...
This Is Your Country on Drugs: How the DARE Generation Got High
Originally Posted on: http://www.alternet.org The following is an excerpt from Ryan Grim's new book, "This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in...
The Great American Bubble Machine
Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi On "How Goldman Sachs Has Engineered Every Major Market Manipulation Since The Great Depression" The first thing you need to know about Goldman...
We Hit 400!
We passed the four hundredth video added to the site over the weekend, making it one of the largest and highest quality collections of socially-conscious videos available...
Watch the Latest Episode of Democracy Now!
"You don't understand our audience": What I learned about network TV at Dateline NBC
by John Hockenberry, Technology Review The most memorable reporting I've encountered on the conflict in Iraq was delivered in the form of confetti exploding out of a cardboard...
The Mainstream Media Has Failed Us
By Ebonmuse. From DangerousIntersection.orgI came across an article a few days ago written by John Hockenberry, an award-winning journalist who once worked for NBC’s Dateline...
Watch "Before You Enlist!"
Straight talk from veterans and their family members tells what is missing from the sales pitches presented by recruiters and the military's marketing efforts. More info at...
Dick Cheney Only Had to Delay Things a COUPLE OF MINUTES to Reach his Long-Sought Goals
From Washington's Blog.com:CIA director Leon Panetta told the New Yorker:When you read behind it, it’s almost as if he’s wishing that this country would be attacked again, in...
Net Neutrality Supporter Likely To Be Confirmed FCC Chair
By Wendy Davis From www.mediapost.com The Senate Commerce Committee appears to be poised to confirm Julius Genachowski, President Barack Obama's choice to head the Federal...
Screen Addiction:  Does the overuse of screens alter our perceptions of reality?
By Micah White. Source: http://www.adbusters.org/blogs/blackspot_blog/screen_addiction.html Deconstructionist philosopher Avital Ronell teaches that a few generations ago...
The Health Insurance Industry's Sway Over Obama's Point Man on Health Care Reform
By Mike Dennison of The Montana Standard http://www.mtstandard.com HELENA — As Sen. Max Baucus has taken the lead on health-reform legislation in the U.S. Senate, he's also...
Barack Obama vs. Harriet and Louise
It may not be as exciting as the Thrilla in Manila, but its outcome will have far more impact on the lives of tens of millions of families across the country. The story is...
Iran's Political Coup
If the reports coming out of Tehran about an electoral coup are sustained, then Iran has entered an entirely new phase of its post-revolution history. One characteristic that...
Add Films For Action Video Content on Your Blog or Website (V1.2)
With this widget you can easily add hundreds of the best socially-conscious videos to your blog or website in minutes. {UPDATE}: We've tweaked and added some new...
Do You Really Think Arabs in the Middle East Clapped for Obama's Speech?
Did they play Barack Obama’s speech to the Muslim world in the prison corridors of Abu Ghraib, Bagram air base, Guantanamo or the dozens of secret sites where we hold...
25 House Progressives Can End the Wars
On Monday, we said just 40 House Progressives could end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan/Pakistan (Af/Pak) by opposing the Pentagon's demand for another $95 billion. That's...