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Paramedic's Response to "Burger Flippers" Making an Equal $15/Hour is Beautiful
Craig Carilli Jens Rushing, like so many people, took to Facebook to rant about something. Rushing, a paramedic, wrote an angry post about fast food workers winning a $15/hr wage that has...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley This is easily the best comic strip ever made. 
The Surprising Nobility of Shit: a Serious Response to President Donald Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Remarks About African Immigrants
Adebayo Akomolafe [Warning: There are some big words here. Not the best words like yours, but big words nonetheless] Bayo Akomolafe   Dear President Trump, I am Nigerian, from Nigeria, a...
If MLK Sneezed (MLK's Last Speech)
5 min The night before his assassination, MLK delivered his most suspenseful, surprising, and inspiring speech — and it’s not “I Have a Dream”. In “If I Had Sneezed” MLK tells the...
Wish I Voted for Sanders, Says Laid-Off Carrier Worker Duped by 'Con Man' Trump
Jake Johnson "He's a pure and simple con man, he's a rich elite, and I'm sorry people bought into his message. He sold us a bag of shit, and now we're stuck with it."
Raoul Martinez on The Myth of Responsibility
5 min Are we wholly responsible for our actions? We don’t choose our brains, our genetic inheritance, our circumstances, our milieu – so how much control do we really have over our...
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
4 min "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...
A Quest for Meaning (2017)
88 min A Quest for Meaning is an inspiring journey that connects personal growth and social change. Produced and distributed with the help of thousands of citizens around the globe...
The Invention of Capitalism: How a Self-Sufficient Peasantry was Whipped Into Industrial Wage Slaves
Yasha Levine “…everyone but an idiot knows that the lower classes must be kept poor, or they will never be industrious.” —Arthur Young; 1771 Our popular economic wisdom says that...
A Taxonomy of Trump Tweets
George Lakoff Trump uses social media as a weapon to control the news cycle. It works like a charm. His tweets are tactical rather than substantive. They mostly fall into one of these four...
Top 15 Documentaries That Explain Why the Occupy Wall Street Movement Was Born
Tim Hjersted Starting with the most relevant at the top, these are the best 15 documentaries to capture the spirit and motivation of the #OWS movement. What was Occupy about? These...
Why People Are Obsessed With Sex
Sofo Archon Sexual intercourse is one of the most beautiful experiences one can have. Through the communion of the sexual act, two persons can merge and disappear into one another and...
This Facebook Comment About the UK Election Is Going Viral
Chris Renwick This post has been flying around social media, winning lots of praise and shares. Chris Renwick, we thank you.
These Candidates for US Congress Want to Win in 2018 on a Platform of Decisive Climate Action
Wenonah Hauter More than 100 U.S. House and Senate candidates pledge to move off fossil fuels.
Why Does Our Culture Focus So Much on Childbirth and So Little on The Time After?
Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett Kathleen Kendall-Tackett examines how other cultures protect new mothers’ well-being.
Being Crazy in a Sick Society Is Actually Healthy
Sofo Archon To be normal is to be sick
A User's Guide for Evolutionary Well-Being
Alice Andrews The sacred naturalist’s guide to well-being
Caring Too Much. That's the Curse of the Working Classes
David Graeber "What I can't understand is, why aren't people rioting in the streets?" I hear this, now and then, from people of wealthy and powerful backgrounds. There is a kind of...