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90 Inspiring, Visionary Films That Will Change How You See the World in Profound Ways
Tim Hjersted The world today is in crisis. Everybody knows that. But what is driving this crisis? It's a story, a story that is destroying the world. It's a story about our relationship to...
What Makes Call-Out Culture So Toxic
Asam Ahmad Call-out culture refers to the tendency among progressives, radicals, activists, and community organizers to publicly name instances or patterns of oppressive behaviour and...
Joanna Macy on How to Prepare Internally for WHATEVER Comes Next
Joanna Macy “Yes, it looks bleak. But you are still alive now. You are alive with all the others, in this present moment. And because the truth is speaking in the work, it unlocks the...
87 Deeply Subversive Documentaries That Challenge the Status Quo
Films For Action Now that there are thousands of films on Films For Action, we realized the very best gems have really become buried all across our library, and for people new to this...
The Great Forgetting: You Probably Haven't Heard about It But It Completely Affects Your Life
Deep Ecology Hub This article summarizes the ideas of Daniel Quinn, first written about in The Story of B, which was a sequel to 
America’s Trump, Not Trump’s America
Frank Scott “Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy rotten system.” — Dorothy Day Strong words from a brave woman unknown to most Americans because her bravery and...
The White Man in That Photo
Riccardo Gazzaniga Sometimes photographs deceive. Take this one, for example. It represents John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s rebellious gesture the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the...
I Promise, It's Not Lame to Ask a Woman for Permission
Dave Booda Six years ago, Dave Booda was accused of rape. He didn't defend himself - instead, here's what happened.
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.
How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the ‘1 Percent’
George Lakey While many of us work to create a better world, it’s worthwhile to consider other countries where masses of people succeeded in nonviolently bringing about a high degree of...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley This is easily the best comic strip ever made. 
How Modern Imperialism Creates Famine Around the World
Eric Draitser Countries like Yemen, Chad and South Sudan have been devastated by famine and starvation in recent years, with millions of people suffering despite a global surplus of food...
Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek)
David Cain Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to normal after my nine months...
Where the Term "Redneck" Came From
15 min If you don't know this story, you'll never look at the word the same again.  This is just a window into the sometimes shocking, subversive and untold history of the United...
The Human Future Depends On All of Us Becoming Designers
Daniel Quinn We have a way of life that works wonderfully well for products, but not so well for people.
The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use to Change the World
Films For Action A more beautiful, just and sustainable world is possible. Take this library and use it to inspire global change!
Our Obsolescent Economy
Steven Gorelick The modern 'throwaway culture' was born in response to the needs of industrial capital. To move beyond it, we must rediscover the beauty of repair.
The Invisible Vegan
5 min The Invisible Vegan is a 90-minute independent documentary that explores the problem of unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community, foregrounding the health...