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Five Ways of Being That Can Change the World
When you know where to look, you begin to see an unprecedented phenomenon now happening in this world of ours. Be they teachers in favelas, forest defenders, urban farmers...
42 Ways to Build a Liberated Society Beyond Capitalism
It is time to try to describe, at first abstractly and later concretely, a strategy for destroying capitalism. At its most basic, this strategy calls for pulling time, energy...
A Gentlemen's Guide To Rape Culture
If you are a man, you are part of rape culture. I know … that sounds rough. You’re not a rapist. But you may (inadvertently) perpetuate the attitudes and behaviors commonly...
The Comprehensive Activist Guide to Dismantling Neoliberalism
“The creation of today’s market society was not the result of a sequence of spontaneous events but rather of state interference and violence.” – Naomi Klein in The Shock...
In Memory of Aaron Swartz: Here are 14 Ways to Fight Back Against the "Intellectual Property" Racket
In your standard dictatorship, activists are brought out back and shot. In the United States' crypto-dictatorship, activists are bullied by the state until they go...
Guide to Building Thriving, Resilient Communities
A Collection of Resources for You & Your Neighbors to Create a Saner, Healthier Future Together     Introduction This collection of books, online resources, trainings and...
Host a Film Screening (Quick Overview Guide)
Regularly watching the news over the years, and getting my news from a variety of sources, I’ve noticed that the mainstream news media does a pretty bad job of covering certain...
20 Big Ideas for Creating a Democratized Economy
The economic collapse of 2008 came at the end of three decades of stagnant wages that resulted in record household debt and made it apparent that the economy does not work for...
Films For Action's Guide to Hosting Public Film Screenings
This guide will give you step by step instructions on how to host Films For Action sponsored film screening events in your city. It is intended primarily for people who have...
Four Things You Can Do to Defend Organic Against the GMO Alfalfa Threat
Members of the sustainable food movement are furious and, frankly, we have a right to be. Last month's decision by the USDA to fully deregulate GE alfalfa isn't just a...
The Zeitgeist Movement
Started in late 2008, The Zeitgeist Movement exists as the communication and "Activist Arm" of an organization called The Venus Project. The Venus Project was started many...
10 Ways To Make Positive Change In The World
How can I make a positive difference in the world? Where do I start? Which of the overwhelming number of urgent global issues should I focus my attention on first? These are...
23 Food Sharing Projects That Are Disrupting Hunger
Food is one of our most basic needs. And yet, for over 800 million people, food insecurity remains a daily issue. While top-down programs that address hunger certainly exist...
A Proposed List of Demands
Forgive this brief editorial moment, but for a number of reasons I feel compelled to speak on the recent #OCCUPYWALLSTREET movement in regard to it's aim.
6 Anti-NSA Technological Innovations that May Just Change the World
Rather than grovel and beg for the U.S. government to respect our privacy, these innovators have taken matters into their own hands, and their work may change the playing...
9 Strategies to End Corporate Rule
Corporate power is behind the politics of climate denial, Wall Street bailouts, union busting, and media consolidation, to name just a few. And policies advocated by the 1...
We Need an International Minimum Wage
The deadly collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh has sparked calls for better worker treatment. The revelation that Apple manages to avoid almost all taxes has drawn...
Relocalize the Economy: Generate Alternatives from the Ground Up
Across the world millions of people are actively resisting the process of corporate globalization while simultaneously creating viable local alternatives in the here and now...
5 Reasons to Put Your Money in a Credit Union
Help limit the influence of big corporate banks and strike a blow for the working man by moving your funds to a credit union. 1. Fuck Convenience (And Your Money is...
What Then Can I Do? Ten Ways to Democratize the Economy
The richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 180 million taken together. The political system is in deadlock. Social and economic pain continue to grow...
Libcom's Guide to Organising
The problem: We wake up every day to go to work, taking orders from a manager. We sit at work counting down the minutes until we go home, counting down the days until the...
10 Practical Tools for Building a Resilient Local Economy
The economy is changing. Dramatically. Coping with these changes means changing the way we do things. The path of the future involves root level, radical changes. Things we...
Five Left-Libertarian Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For
A note of clarification: The "left" in left libertarian in the title exists to distinguish the solutions this article presents from the right-learning associations most people...
Numen: The Nature of Plants (Action Guide)
There is a tremendous amount of information available on the Internet and in books exploring different aspects of issues raised in the film. Our goal in creating this...
60 Positive Things You Can Do in 60 Seconds
It doesn't take much to create a brighter day. In fact, it takes only sixty seconds! Change is the rule of life; all flows, grows, and eventually withers away to recycle and...
Become a Farmer
The last 30 years have seen a protracted crisis in American agriculture. We have fewer farmers, less land, a degraded soil base and intensifying corporate control over...
Ten Ways We Can Build a Better Economic System
For the numerous readers who asked: "But what can we do?" after reading my "10 reasons to smash capitalism," here are ten ways we can build a better economic system: 10. We...
Plant a Front Yard Community Garden and Meet Your Neighbors
Teaching you how to meet your neighbors, grow food together, share the harvest and create a life that excites you. The Food is Free Project is creating a repeatable model of...
Link Up, Get Organized! Join the Movement for Economic Change
Across the world millions of people are actively resisting the process of corporate globalization while simultaneously building viable local alternatives. Effective (and...
Eat Locally!
Supporting local farms is one of the best and easiest ways to eat healthy, reduce your carbon footprint, and strengthen your community.  7 Reasons to Eat Locally 1) Helps the...
Clean, safe, cheap, abundant thorium energy
Thorium is readily available & can be turned into energy without generating transuranic wastes. Thorium's capacity as nuclear fuel was discovered during WW II, but ignored...
7 Ways You Can Help Clean Energy Eat Big Oil’s Lunch
Bill McKibben and the folks at350.org have decided to target the pernicious financial influence of the fossil fuel industry and its front groups. On the day following the...
Films For Action: Independent Media for a Better World
Films For Action is a local and international organization dedicated to providing you with the information and perspectives essential to creating a more just, sustainable...
Wind Power, Not Trump Power
Donald Trump has declared war on wind farms! So why is the world’s biggest windbag in a flap? Well, if you were on the 12th hole of his golf course in Scotland and stood on...
Survival International
Survival is the only international organization supporting tribal peoples worldwide. We were founded in 1969 after an article by Norman Lewis in the UK’s Sunday Times...
How to Shrink the Economy without Crashing It: A Ten-Point Plan
The human economy is currently too big to be sustainable. We know this because Global Footprint Network, which methodically tracks the relevant data, informs us...
Kick It Over (Neoclassical Economics)
Deep in a recession and with scary ecological scenarios looming, now may be the ripest moment we’ll ever have to power-shift global capitalism onto a new path. Adbusters #85...
Stop Subsidies for Palm Oil Power Stations in Britain
One of the main causes of deforestation in Indonesia, and the greatest threat to orangutans in the wild, is the conversion of forests to oil palm plantations. As more and...
Start a Films For Action Chapter in Your City
Films For Action's City Chapter websites aim to provide a definitive web-based resource for the activist community of that city. By providing a robust set of information and...
Orangutans - Victims of "Sustainable" Palm Oil
In Borneo, several starving orangutans have been rescued after their forest homes were clear-cut for a palm oil plantation. The rainforest was bulldozed by BGA, a member of the...
Take Back Your Privacy and Block Mass Government Spying: Here's How
It's finally time to Reset the Net! - Here's how.
Tell Congress: Investigate Egypt's Internet Crackdown
Egypt's Mubarak regime today shut down Internet and cell phone communications before launching a violent crackdown against protesters.  Free Press has just discovered that one...
Guide to Depaving Cities
Maybe you’re itching to take a wide, full swing to drive the shiny steel of a nice heavy pick deep under the asphalt. You too can leverage up a satisfying big slab of that...
How to Fire Your Boss: A Worker's Guide to Direct action
The indignity of working-for-a-living is well-known to anyone who ever has. Democracy, the great principle on which our society is supposedly founded, is thrown out the window...
Legalize Local Investing
I personally support the spirit of Occupy Wall Street, especially the spotlight it has cast on the shocking level of inequality in our country. But the movement oddly conveys a...
We Can Negotiate Peace In Gaza: Here's How
When our brothers and sisters are killing each other, it is not time for us to take sides, but to take steps, with compassion and clarity, to end the carnage. We must move...
How to Start a Food Co-Op
Starting a food co-op takes a lot of work. But the rewards are many. This book provides an overview of the basic steps and procedures. The manual is not an exhaustive or...
Become a Policy Changer
The political and economic policies that have shaped our world today systematically favor large, transnational corporations over small local businesses and farmers, ecological...
Tell the United Nations: Plantations Are Not Forests
At the UN's World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, in September, policymakers, industry and others will debate the 'sustainable future' of forests and people. But...
How to Avoid Factory Farmed Foods
There are plenty of reasons to boycott factory farms, including your health, animal welfare and the environment. It can be challenging to avoid foods produced from animals...