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John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
This is easily the best comic strip ever made.  Pabl
What You Might Notice If You Forgot Your Phone For a Day
There is a moment happening right in front of you, right this second, and you just might be missing it
The White Man in That Photo
Sometimes photographs deceive. Take this one, for example. It represents John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s rebellious gesture the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the...
Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek)
Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to normal after my nine months...
I've Never Seen the Israel / Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Uniquely Than This
The story shared by Israel and Palestine has been told in several stunning films, but I don't think I've ever seen it told like this. Nina Paley created this (extremely brief)...
How Wolves Change Rivers
When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable "trophic cascade" occurred. What is a...
Without Saying a Word This 6 Minute Clip From Samsara Will Make You Speechless
Can you put this video into words? It's a clip from the phenomenal documentary Samsara, directed by Ron Fricke, who also made Baraka.  If you're interested in watching...
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
"The world is missing what I am ready to give: My Wisdom, My Sweetness, My Love and My hunger for Peace." "Where are you? Where are you, little girl with broken wings but full...
When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren't Called 'Hitler'
Take a look at this picture. Do you know who it is? Most people haven’t heard of him. But you should have. When you see his face or hear his name you should get as sick in...
Caitlin Moran's Posthumous Advice for Her Daughter
My daughter is about to turn 13 and I’ve been smoking a lot recently, and so – in the wee small hours, when my lungs feel like there’s a small mouse inside them, scratching to...
Law Professor's Epic Response to Black Lives Matter Shirt Complaint
A first year law school student wrote a complaint about her professor having worn a Black Lives Matter T-shirt during class. The professor’s response is priceless. Scans of...
This Text Message Exchange Between a Mother and Daughter is Pure Gold
When Belinda Hankins got a text message from her 13-year-old daughter, who was shopping for period products, it started an exchange that will resonate with women everywhere. Enjoy.
10 Female Revolutionaries That You Probably Didn't Learn About In History class
We all know male revolutionaries like Che Guevara, but history often tends to gloss over the contributions of female revolutionaries that have sacrificed their time, efforts...
8 Reasons Young Americans Don't Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance
Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions that have subdued young...
10 Words Every Girl Should Learn
"Stop interrupting me."  "I just said that." "No explanation needed." In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won an award for being polite. My...
Who Are You? Watching This Breathtaking Video Could Be the Moment You 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...
Comic Strip of Alan Watts' Lecture: What If Money Was No Object?
An amazing cartoon made by Gavin Aung Than, which is inspired by this great lecture of the philosopher Alan Watts.
10 Quotes From an Oglala Lakota Chief That Will Make You Question Everything About Our Society
Luther Standing Bear was an Oglala Lakota Sioux Chief who, among a few rare others such as Charles Eastman, Black Elk and Gertrude Bonnin occupied the rift between the way of...
What Makes Call-Out Culture So Toxic
Call-out culture refers to the tendency among progressives, radicals, activists, and community organizers to publicly name instances or patterns of oppressive behaviour and...
Watch the Beautiful Two-Minute Ad Asking the Washington Football Team to Change Its Name
With the owner of the team vowing "NEVER" to change its name, Native American tribes around the country launched a national campaign to do just that. Want to get involved?...
Study Concludes When Civilization Will End, And It's Not Looking Good for Us
Update: NASA is now clarifying its role in this study. NASA officials released this statement on the study on March 20, which seeks to distance the agency from the paper: "A...
What Bernie Sanders Gave to America Today
Today, my hero, Bernie Sanders, endorsed Hillary Clinton, a woman that I truly believe is sociopathic, for the office of the President of the United States and then immediately...
Donald and Hobbes Is Genius
Some clever folk have been replacing precocious 6-year-old Calvin, from the Calvin and Hobbes comic strips, with Donald Trump and the results are, well, take a look...
The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use to Change the World
A more beautiful, just and sustainable world is possible. Take this library and use it to inspire global change!
A Hauntingly Beautiful Short Film About Life and Death
The Life of Death is a touching handdrawn animation about the day Death fell in love with Life.
6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal
There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe read a few...
Noam Chomsky Has 'Never Seen Anything Like This'
Noam Chomsky is America’s greatest intellectual. His massive body of work, which includes nearly 100 books, has for decades deflated and exposed the lies of the power elite...
HUMAN (2015)
What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight? That we laugh? Cry? Our curiosity? The quest for discovery?  Driven by these questions, filmmaker and artist...
The Real Reason America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan. It Was Not To End the War Or Save Lives.
Like all Americans, I was taught that the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in order to end WWII and save both American and Japanese lives. But most of the...
The Great Forgetting: You Probably Haven't Heard about It But It Completely Affects Your Life
This article summarizes the ideas of Daniel Quinn, first written about in The Story of B, which was a sequel to Ishmael. The longer, original essay can be read here, and comes...
To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This
More than 20 years ago, the psychologist Arthur Aron succeeded in making two strangers fall in love in his laboratory. Last summer, I applied his technique in my own life...
Inside Job (2010)
2010 Oscar Winner for Best Documentary, 'Inside Job' provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused...
If You Want to Say Thank You, Don't Say Sorry - And 6 Other Examples of Beautiful Communication
Appreciate others for what they have done, don't apologise for simply existing.
Greece - What You Are Not Being Told by the Media
According to mainstream media, the current economic crisis in Greece is due to the government spending too much money on its people that it went broke. This claim however, is a...
25 Thought-Provoking Pieces From A Prize-Winning Polish Cartoonist
Pawel Kuczynski is a Polish artist who specialises in images that make you think hard about the world we live in.
Argentina: The Country That Monsanto Poisoned
American biotechnology has turned Argentina into the world’s third-largest soybean producer, but the chemicals powering the boom aren’t confined to soy and cotton and corn...
Touch Isolation: How Homophobia Has Robbed All Men Of Touch
Homophobic prohibitions against male touch are hurting straight men as well.
Schooling the World (2010)
If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children. The U.S. Government knew this in the 19th...
Welcome to Marinaleda: The Spanish Anti-Capitalist Town With Equal Wage Full Employment and $19 Housing
With virtually no police, crime or unemployment, meet the Spanish town described as a democratic, socialist utopia. Unemployment is non-existent in Marinaleda, an Andalusian...
The Top 100 Documentaries Inspiring the Shift to a Sustainable Paradigm (2012 Edition)
Film offers us a powerful tool to shift awareness and inspire action. By hosting community film screenings and sharing them online, they offer a method to break our dependence...
In 1969, a Boy Snuck into John Lennon's Hotel Room with a Recorder. It Went Like This.
In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon's hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an...
Revolution and American Indians: “Marxism is as Alien to My Culture as Capitalism”
The following speech was given by Russell Means in July 1980, before several thousand people who had assembled from all over the world for the Black Hills International...
The Most Mind-Altering Photograph of All Time
Carl Sagan narrates the story of the Pale Blue Dot, the one place we all call home. 
Why Men Are So Obsessed with Sex
Have you ever encountered a baby whose gender is unknown to you?
John Pilger on ISIS: Only When We See the War Criminals In Our Midst Will the Blood Begin to Dry
In transmitting President Richard Nixon's orders for a "massive" bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, "Anything that flies on everything that moves".  As Barack...
Real Underground Kingdom That Has Existed for Millions of Years Went Unnoticed, Until Recently...
28 Stunning Photos Of The World’s Largest Cave
F*ck That: A Guided Meditation for the Realities of Today's World
Just acknowledge that all that sh*t is f*cking b*llshit — you're here now, in this place, with your inner stillness. Take in a deep breath ... now breathe out. Just feel the...
“You Can Have Your Weak Nominee If You Wish” – the Sanders Endorsement Backfires on Hillary Clinton, Empowers Sanders in One Masterstroke
Ultimately, what the Sanders endorsement has proved is what the candidate was arguing from the beginning – that it was not Sanders and his campaign that was holding Hillary...
The Disease of Being Busy
I saw a dear friend a few days ago. I stopped by to ask her how she was doing, how her family was. She looked up, voice lowered, and just whimpered: “I’m so busy… I am so busy…...
Free Trade Explained In An Excellent Comic
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are the latest in a long line...