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Rise Like Lions: OWS and the Seeds of Revolution (2011)
Scott Noble, who also produced Lifting the Veil, pulls together a combination of internet and original footage to create the first feature-length documentary on Occupy Wall St...
My Outrage Is Better Than Your Outrage
Even when a dentist kills an adored lion, and everyone is furious, there’s loftier righteousness to be had.
Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Response to the Killing of Cecil The Lion
Late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel got choked up Tuesday night as he summed up all the things wrong with Cecil the lion's murder in Zimbabwe earlier this month. Kimmel recounts...
Blood Lions (2015)
The Official trailer for Blood Lions, a documentary that exposes the terrible truth behind the predator breeding and canned lion hunting industries in South Africa. 
Everything Is Connected
The interactions between wildlife and the physical planet are more complex and fascinating than we could ever have imagined. I can hear you muttering already: he’s completely...
Cecil The Lion, Trophy Hunting and The Big Picture
With the heartbreak, outrage and uproar about Cecil the lion, a few things need to be addressed... When are we going to have the courage to ask ourselves why we don't cry out...
Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Eyes Wide Open writer Eduardo Galeano take us on a journey through today’s Latin America. After 500 years of exploitation and repression, Latin America is at a turning point in...
The Price of Memory
It’s 2002 and Queen Elizabeth II visits Jamaica for her Golden Jubilee Celebrations. While there, she is petitioned by a small group of Rastafari for slavery reparations. For...
"CapeTownMotherCity?" (2011)
Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa and its most popular destination for tourists. It is especially known for its beautiful beaches, Table Mountain...
5 Ways Cecil's Death Will Create Positive Change (And One Nobody Is Talking about)
Amidst the tragedy Cecil's death, is there still hope? What is the one topic nobody talking about? How can the death of Cecil the Lion help us as humans learn, grow, and...
SeaWorld Vs Ringling Bros.
Your move, SeaWorld. Want to learn more, check out Blackfish. Note: Ringling are still (ab)using animals for entertainment; including tigers, lions, horses, dogs and camels.
Why Is This Man Having Such a Bad Day?
This video has been made for WaterAid as part of the YouTube Cannes Young Lions Ad Contest. Director: Tadas Vidmantas Actor: Ainis Storpirštis Lithuania
Good News/Bad News: A Manifesto for Independent Media
We live in extraordinary times. All around us the old world is crumbling, while the new one struggles to be born. Crises and catastrophes are rocking our planet like never...
Just Conservation? Justice, Conservation and the Protected Areas Establishment Frenzy
“A theory, however elegant and economical must be rejected or revised if it is untrue. Likewise laws and institutions no matter how efficient and well-arranged must be reformed...
The Best Social Change Documentaries of 2011
2011 will likely be remembered in America as the year that the nation's youth finally started to wake up - all that bubbling knowledge of the world's problems, all the...
The Île-de-France Attacks and the Proliferation of Western 'Islamophobia'
  Before I begin, I must stress that I in no way, shape or form condone the actions of the gunmen who shot dead twelve people after storming the offices of satirical newspaper...
An Important History Lesson from an Animated Cat.
The Internet likes Cat Videos. We like the Internet. This video is the ninth in a series, Notes From The Golden Age (NFTGA) that deals with the fact that we are living in a...
Watch John Oliver Take the Hot Air Out of Climate Change Coverage
So-called "balanced" climate change coverage usually means a skeptic is put up against a climate expert. Watch HBO funny man John Oliver explain why this set up is so absurd...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The IRS
Nobody likes the IRS. But recent budget and staff cuts have made it increasingly difficult for the department to do its very important job. Don't take our word for it. Ask...
Gun Laws Around the World
American exceptionalism isn't always a good thing. When it comes to mass shootings, we're definitely exceptional - with the highest number of mass shootings of any country from...
Would You Give Your Phone to a Stranger So They Could Browse Your Data?
No one likes sharing their most private information – not even the Home Office. The Government plans to collect it anyway. They say it will make you safer. It won't. Join...
My Father's Gift
'Gift' is a must watch short film that has a profound, heart-touching message about the importance of giving, and the true value of wealth. It’s a beautiful depiction of how we...
We Can Do So Much Better than Adaptation Or Resilience. Let's Focus On Building The World We Want.
'Call it the creative instead of “resilient” frame of mind. “Resilient” is OK, but it is still reactive, if in a good way. Better to create something actively good in the first...
The Boiling Pot of 2016
On the surface, things appear normal. The status quo of life in America circa 2016 isn’t to everyone’s liking, but at least the system is still working after a fashion. The...
Corporate Fatcats Will Party Until We Turn the Music Off
Capitalism is having a laugh at our expense. Surely that is the only reasonable explanation for the current shamelessness of Britain’s corporate elite. Having survived...
Help create healthy human habitat!
Hello from Washington!  My partner and I just launched our crowdfunding campaign to raise start-up costs for our regenerative business venture. We're leveraging our social...
Abundant Earth Design & Nursery Indiegogo Campaign
Hello from Washington!  My partner and I just launched our crowdfunding campaign to raise start-up costs for our regenerative business venture. We're leveraging our social...
Occupy: The Movie
A documentary that takes an in depth look into the political movement that sprang from the 2008 economic collapse. It gives a balanced analysis of the movement's successes and...
What Happens When Fear Wins
A dystopian warning from the future
Britain's Landed Elite, Backed by Money Earned Through Slavery, Are Using Migrants as Scapegoats
This is Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax, a Conservative Member of Parliament for South Dorset. He lives in Charborough House (pictured above) on his the family’s...
Why Do People Defend Unjust, Inept, and Corrupt Systems?
Why do we stick up for a system or institution we live in -- a government, company, or marriage -- even when anyone else can see it is failing miserably? Why do we resist...
Emotional Resilience
Have you ever felt yourself a slave to a particular feeling, unable to get beyond a negative emotional state, even when you try to? Why does this happen? How can we gain...
Primate-Watching: in the Year of the Monkey, Let's Build a Conservation Movement
Russ Mittermeier, long-time Chair of the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group and Executive Vice-Chair of Conservation International has spent the better part of the last 46 years...
High Mobility Generation (2015)
A ROADTRIP THROUGHOUT EUROPE “We went on a 5000 kilometer-long road trip throughout Europe. We travelled from Schengen, Luxembourg, the birthplace of a borderless Europe, all...
7 Traits of People Who Are Great at Relationships
Relating to your partner, spouse or significant other can be challenging. Here's what the people who make it work know that you may not.
Our Bodies Don't Need Meat. So Why Can't We Give It Up?
Imagine a post-apocalyptic world in which resources are so scarce that the government decides that all grain must go to people rather than animals. Without animal feed, steak...
Austerity Has Failed: An Open Letter From Thomas Piketty to Angela Merkel
The never-ending austerity that Europe is force-feeding the Greek people is simply not working. Now Greece has loudly said no more. As most of the world knew it would, the...
It's Not Just the GOP - The Democratic Party Is Also Imploding
Whichever side emerges victorious, both Republicans and Democrats should face up to a much bigger truth: Neither party as currently constituted has a real future. Fewer and...
An Earthship in 10 Minutes
This is a ten minute recap of our earthship greenhouse we built at Valhalla. If you'd like to watch the entire playlists; Subscribe to our Channel and watch all 10 parts...
The American Ruling Class (2005)
The American Ruling Classis one of the most unusual films to be made in America in recent years -- both in terms of form and content. The form is a...
Just As You Suspected, Mega-Corporations Dominate EU Lobbying
The latest analytical report from Transparency International has revealed that the majority of lobbying meetings involving the European Commissioners and their staff were...
Opportunity in Collapse: Radical Horizons of the Post-Apocalyptic
What will happen when the state collapses? Will society descend into lawlessness, or can we seize the opportunity to let our human potential flourish?
Indonesia's Forest Fires Show We Need to Talk About Palm Oil
The culpability of big business in colossal environmental disasters is an exasperatingly recurrent theme. In our era of globalized consumer capitalism, environmental...
1 Billion Rising Against Rape: Why Will You Rise?
On December 16, 2012 a young woman and her friend travelling on a bus in South Delhi were physically assaulted.  The young woman was raped and brutalized and fought for her...
Hope, Power and Delusion
Jeremy Corbyn has won the race for leadership of the Labour party. But Greek and Spanish activists advise against placing too much faith in political parties.
Best Moment on GOP Debate Night: Bernie Sanders
  There were several memorable moments during the GOP debate, mostly at the expense of the media. I don’t usually agree with the Republicans, but I do think they have a...
Davos and the Dangers to Democracy
It’s an all-too-easy event to mock. It’s hard to keep a straight face when the world’s rich arrive annually in their private jets to the luxury ski-resort of Davos to express...
These Comics and Graphic Novels Are Prepping Today's Youth for Revolution
A new comic book depicting American youths rising up against the surveillance state is taking the comicverse by storm.Young Terrorists #1, released on August 19th by Black...
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
The Dot on My Forehead: How We Understand the Crisis Is Part of the Crisis
It was something I heard one dissident professor say when I was an undergraduate studying psychology in a Nigerian university. He didn’t quite say it; he whispered it. When the...