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Activism = Appetite for Destruction
“The hands that build can also pull down…” (Jeremiah 1:10) Way too many people imply that unless a critic expounds a specific strategy for implementing a new paradigm, their...
What Is My Activism Really About? to Love, Serve and Remember
I have made a promise to this world that I will carry with me to my last days. It is my vow to lessen the suffering of the world while I am here - it is to ensure that every...
Standing Rock Wisdom: How Sacred, Nonviolent Activism Has the Power to Succeed
I am told by Native American friends active at Standing Rock that the elders are counseling the Water Protectors to undertake each action prayerfully and to stay off the...
A Library About Love-Based Activism
We wanted to put what we have on this topic all into one place.
Why We Need Big Picture Activism
Despite the countless grassroots projects already under way, the global economic juggernaut can seem too powerful to stop. But because more and more of us are becoming aware of...
Monsanto Protection Act May Soon be Repealed Thanks to Activism
The so-called Monsanto Protection Act signed into law earlier this year caused such an outrage that people around the world are planning to protest the biotech company later...
Art Activism: Check Out The Beehive Collective's Latest Extraordinary Illustration
The Beehive Design Collective's most ambitious storytelling illustration to date, Mesoamerica Resiste, is complete after nine years of production! ABOUT THE...
Real Change in Democracy Comes Not in the Voting Booth but Activism at the Grass-Roots
Many years ago, the late Judy Guay, a low-income woman from Bangor, founded the Maine Association of Interdependent Neighborhoods in order to advocate for the neediest in our...
The Bodhisattva’s Approach to Activism: A Little Courageous Wisdom to Face a World Gone Mad
Unless you're on long retreat in a Himalayan cave, it's becoming more difficult to overlook the fact that our world is beset by interacting ecological, economic and social...
The Radical Work of Healing: Fania and Angela Davis on a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism
"Self-care and healing and attention to the body and the spiritual dimension—all of this is now a part of radical social justice struggles."
Against Conspiracy Theories - Why Our Activism Must Be Based in Reality
A talk given at Occupy Wellington, New Zealand, to counter the prevalence of conspiracy theories amongst the local wing of the Occupy movement. Kia ora kotou, thanks everyone...
Art & Activism in the Age of the Anthropocene
Part 1 - A is for Artwashing, B is for Bicycle , C is for Commune. Like lost shooting stars the orange street lights streak past the train window, incomplete shadows sweep
The Deadly Art of Activism, Perfected Over 4 Decades
From Nimbin to New York the legendary Benny Zable has personified the greed and evil of corporations pillaging the environment. In this short doco, Benny speaks candidly about...
Writers Tom Hayden and Naomi Klein Talk About Journalism and Activism
Author, Activist and Former California State Senator Tom Hayden talks in depth with the author of No Logo and The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein, about the state of the fourth...
The Deadly Business of Grassroots Climate Activism
A recent report found that 2015 was the deadliest year on record for environmental activists, raising concerns for those who continue to fight on the frontline, writes Liam Turner.
Get Off the Bench and On to the Playing Field: A Guide to Professional Activism
For an increasing number of young Americans, politics is seen as both a frustration and fascination. From the more simplistic, partisan electoral noise that crops up ever two...
Subverting Media: A Low Tech Guide to Information Activism (1998)
From stencils to ‘zines to graffiti and poster art, “Subverting the Media” takes us on a trip through the alternative media scene. East Harlem muralist James De La Vega...
A Life of Activism Gives You Hope, Energy and Direction
Do not listen to those who say there is nothing you can do to the very large and very real social and environmental problems that beset our world. I am not now talking about a...
A New Fund to Support Social Justice and Activism
Edge Fund launched 15 December 2012. Edge Fund is a grant-making body with a difference. We are a community of donors, activists and people from communities facing injustice...
Why Heathrow 13 Verdict Could Lead to More Radical Climate Activism, Not Less
The so-called “Heathrow 13” Plane Stupid climate activists have been given suspended prison sentences for trespassing on the airport’s runway. The case – and the decision of...
Sacred Activism: Mindfulness and Racial Justice
In early September, a huge delegation of the Buddhist teacher and author Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh's monks and nuns will arrive in New York City to lead retreats, book...
Former Young Lords Talk Latino Activism
The Young Lords were a Latino activist group that took action to improve conditions in their communities and also advocated for Puerto Rican independence. Former major members...
Flashback: "Grinnell Activism, 1969-1973"
A short documentary on how activism affected one small town college in Iowa during the late sixties.    
Austin Revealed: Larry Jackson on Activism
One of Larry Jackson's first acts of protest was his draft to the Vietnam War. His early political involvement lead to a life of change and activism in Austin...
NEW AWARENESS: On Occupy Movement and Internet-Activism
The economic globalization is increasingly being determined by the private economic sector, which has a dogma of deregulation and “liberalization” of the markets as a result...
Heart and Soul: Meet the UK Groups Changing Activism
We can't change where we're from, but building a mass movement means confronting power and privilege.
Inspiring Spiritual Activism: Free Hugs & Hacking the Matrix in Toronto
SHARE this video and SHARE the love.  -- This video demonstrates how Free Hugs can change the world and how you can do it where you are too. --
Colorado International Activism Film Festival
For our first event, the CIAFF team has reserved The Bug Theater in Denver Colorado for two days: Saturday, July 15, from 2 PM until 10 PM, and Sunday, July 16, from 2 PM until...
Psychology of Political Activism: Women Changing the World (course)
Have you ever wanted to change the world? Have you ever wondered what motivates some people to become activists? What experiences in your childhood or when you were a teenager...
acTVism Munich Interview With Srećko Horvat on Social Movements, Political Activism & Diem 25
Interview with Srećko Horvat on Social Movements, Political Activism & DiEM25 In this interview with author, philosopher and activist,  Srećko Horvat, we talk about a number...
How Facebook May Secretly Foil Your Activist Plans
In recent years, Facebook has become an unexpectedly crucial tool for activism. The social media platform allows activists to efficiently connect and communicate with one...
Abby Martin Breaks the Set One Last Time
On this final episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, discusses the power of grassroots activism in getting the FCC to uphold net neutrality. Abby then speaks with Eugene...
...As Part of an Active Lifestyle
This is a short documentary looking at the state of political involvement in the United States in 2007. The documentary focusses on the peace protests of October 27th, and...
Marcelo Yuka: Opposing Rio's Police State (Brazil)
Suffering nine bullet wounds during an armed robbery did not stop former star drummer Marcelo Yuka from speaking out against urban violence and militarization. In the late...
Sea Change: We All Live Downstream
SeaChange Flotilla is a participatory voyage down the Hudson River in a fleet of full-scale paper boats, charting a course from upstate New York to New York City in a...
Nafeez Ahmed's Review of "9/11 Truther: The Fight For Peace, Justice And Accountability"
A bitter dose of heartfelt rationality in a field muddied by conspiracy industry dimwits.
Wrenched (2014)
Wrenched captures the passing of the monkey wrench from the pioneers of eco-activism to the new generation which will carry Edward Abbey's legacy into the 21st century. The...
Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation
The Occupy Wall Street movement and protest movements around the world are evidence of a new era of intergenerational activists seeking deeper spiritual meaning in their quest...
Candigram#1 - Just One of My Little Ideas (2016)
The first ever CANDiGRAM. CANDiGRAM is a video log devoted to Love Activism and creative self expression.
Howard Zinn:  A More Interesting Life
Howard Zinn reflects upon social activism in an excerpt from the film ReGENERATION.
Satish Kumar: To Be an Activist You Must Be an Optimist
Although there are many challenges in the World, Satish Kumar reminds us that, in the big picture, it is Love that sustains us. That's why all activism must come from optimism!
After 150 Years - Water Returns to Maui Streams
After 150 Years, Maui's Streams are flowing again! Private corporations diverted Maui's streams for more than 150 years. Recently they agreed to finally restore water flows...
The Green Shock Doctrine: a Decade of False Climate Solutions
 Anne Petermann, has been banned from future U.N. Climate Conferances for her vocal activism. Here, she outlines the last decade of U.N. Climate Conference failures and false...
Detroit Water Crisis - a Prelude to the Privatization of Water
 AtPeace Makita, a single mother of five children who turned to activism after her water was shut off by the Detroit Water and Sewage Department, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr...
Justice For Cecily McMillan
Cecily McMillan was sexually assaulted by a New York City Police Officer. She was than beaten, knocked unconscious, falsely arrested, and than convicted of assaulting a police...
A Day With Lowkey & Shadia Mansour
During Spring 2010, Iraqi rapper Lowkey and Palestinian lyricist Shadia Mansour joined scholar Norman Finkelstein on his book tour to tell the truth about the Israeli...
The Anti-Authoritarian Movement to Rehumanize Mental Health by Bruce Levine (2015)
Psychiatry's four recent crushing losses of scientific credibility reported by the mainstream media, societal reasons why psychiatry persists despite its loss of credibility...
Time to Cycle - London to Paris for COP21
Time To Cycle was an organised mass cycle ride from London to Paris in December 2015. The plan was to arrive in Paris for the end of the climate talks, COP21. The aim was to do...
Columbia University Becomes First To Divest From Prisons
Columbia University becomes the first major U.S. university to divest from the prison prison industry. It's all thanks to student activism.
Flugennock
Flugennock  chronicles the art and activism of political cartoonist Mike Flugennock. Flugennock's comics have circulated for more than thirty years. Based in Washington...