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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...
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...
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...
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...
The American Anti-Corruption Act is Historic Legislation that will Finally Get Money Out of Politics
The American Anti-Corruption Act was just unveiled. It's a gamechanging law that gets money out of politics, for good. In order to pass it, we need a million people to add...
How to Occupy: Grassroots Practices for Global Change
HowToOccupy is conceived to promote and spread the methods, techniques and knowledge about peaceful occupation of public spaces while developing sustainable ways of living...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
22 Ways to Foster an Economics of Happiness
The following ideas were generated by the more than 85 people who participated in the World Cafe discussion that was part of the Economics of Happiness Summit + Launch of 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...
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...
Demand a 1% #RobinHood Tax on the Rich
Alright you redeemers, rebels and radicals out there, We're living through a magical moment … #OCCUPYWALLSTREEThas catalyzed into an international insurgency for democracy …...
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...
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...
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...
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, necessarily. But you may (inadvertently) perpetuate the attitudes and behaviors...
Bring "Democracy Now!" to a Station Near You
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media...
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...
Support Real Journalism Over Junk News:  Clicks Equal Votes.
The future of the news is upon us!  Simply put, the internet has taken over.  With newspapers, magazines, television networks, and radio shows distributing their content...
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...
Repeal & Nullify Cannabis Prohibition
It's time we end cannabis/hemp/marijuana prohibition ONCE and FOR ALL. Its time we repeal & nullify cannabis prohibition. Please sign the petition and visit our website for...
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...
Every hand helps!!! Vote to end Ecocide
This is an action aimed to reach 1 million votes of EU citizens for a new law proposal to end the mass destruction of our planet. This is called Ecocide. Please join the...
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...
Time to Form an Affinity Group: Direct Action on Climate Change and Preparing for Frankenstorms
Imagine six months from now a social movement that no longer waits for elected politicians to lead and engages in direct action against the fossil fuel industry and their...
5 Ways To Take Charge of Your Health ~ Naturally
Looking to take charge of your health? Wondering where to begin? There is so much information out there about what foods to eat or not to eat, about what and how to exercise...
Take Back Your Privacy and Block Mass Government Spying: Here's How
It's finally time to Reset the Net! - Here's how.
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...
Contact Your Elected Officials
Films for Action has many videos and articles covering a range of subjects.  But once you've educated yourself, how do you make a difference?  One way is to contact members of...
Five Ways the U.S. Can Have an Icelandic Revolution
“We have to nationalize the banks. We have to get rid of the government. We need to have access to the internet seen as a human right. We need to have a new Constitution," said...
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...
How to Create Abundant Cities
Is it enough for our lives, our economy, our cities to become “sustainable”? If being sustainable means no more than being able to maintain the status quo of strife and never...
How To Convert a Business into a Worker-owned Cooperative
Cooperatives represent a growing segment of the economy with an estimated 30,000 enterprises and 100 million members in the U.S. alone. A great way to bring democracy into the...
15 Ways To Create A Summer Of Sharing
With Summer Solstice right around the corner for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, this is the peak time to be outside, among friends, enjoying all that the season has to...
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...
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...
World VS Bank: Take Action To Break Wall Street Exploitation Of Global Community
Right now, millions of people are being thrown off their land because large corporations are being given special rights.The World Bank is driving this destructive trend with...
Expecto Patronum: Lessons from Harry Potter for Social Justice Organizing
Have you daydreamed about being a member of an intergenerational social justice organization like the Order of Phoenix? Do you want Dumbledore to be your mentor? Have...
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...
Mayday 2016 Call to Action: Kids Out Of Cages Occupation of For Profit Juvenile Prisons
Why are we against prison? Because what goes on behind those walls does anything but rehabilitate people. In solidarity with victims of police brutality, we fight a judicial...
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...
A Massive Ray of Hope on Climate
Climate change is accelerating, but there’s a massive ray of hope: clean energy is booming, producing nearly 20% of the world's electricity! Incredibly, the US and EU are...
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...
Support the Walmart Black Friday Strikers
It's time to take a stand and support the workers who are standing up to live better through an unfair labor practice strike. Walmart workers decided to strike on Black...
Sign the Declaration of Internet Freedom
Tired of fighting bad bills like SOPA, PIPA and CISPA? Want to stand up against those who are trying to control what we do and say online? It's time for something...
Host a Film Screening of What A Way To Go: Life At the End of Empire
Hosting film screenings can be used as a powerful method to accomplish many goals. They can be used to launch solutions-oriented campaigns (either designed by your group or...