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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...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley This is easily the best comic strip ever made. 
Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education
Peter Gray, Ph.D. Sometimes I find, no matter how uncomfortable it makes me and others feel, I have to speak the truth. We can use all the euphemisms we want, but the literal truth is that...
Ending Sexual Violence Requires a New Culture
Dara Silverman It's time for a global movement working for the healing of love at the core of a humane revolution.
Caitlin Moran's Posthumous Advice for Her Daughter
Caitlin Moran My daughter is about to turn 13 and I’ve been smoking a lot recently, and so – in the wee small hours, when my lungs feel like there’s a small mouse inside them, scratching to...
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.
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...
5 Reasons to Build a Network of Small Groups, Rather Than a Mass Movement of Individuals
Richard D. Bartlett We’re currently touring through the US, meeting with activists: from urban neighbourhood organisers, to black bloc anarchists, back-t
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!
Adventurmentalism: Ecotherapy for Suicide Survivors (2016)
36 min Adventurmentalism is a 35-minute interpersonal documentary which records a 400-mile kayak expedition from Haines, Alaska to Wrangell, Alaska. This is not a sports film, but...
Who Are You? Watching This Breathtaking Video Could Be the Moment You Change Your Life
2 min "Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can...
Schooling the World (2010)
66 min If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children. The U.S. Government knew this in the 19th...
Escape! From the Cult of Materialism (2016)
50 min Does the philosophy of materialism work to destroy our identities, experience, and environment? Join narrator Daphne Ellis on a radical romp through the evidence and decide for...
Jeremy Bernard Corbyn: What Was Done (2017)
33 min This fantastic and entertaining documentary (full of biting satirical commentary) imagines what would happen if decades of neoliberal austerity in the UK was reversed by the...
Leaf (2017)
62 min A film about unjust medical cannabis laws in Australia.   An emotional look at the current medical cannabis framework as seen through the eyes of very sick children, their...
John Pilger on ISIS: Only When We See the War Criminals In Our Midst Will the Blood Begin to Dry
John Pilger In transmitting President Richard Nixon's orders for a "massive" bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, "Anything that flies on everything that moves".  As Barack...
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...
The Illusionists (2015)
54 min The Illusionists examines how global advertising firms, mass media, and the beauty, fashion, and cosmetic-surgery industries have together colonised the way people all around...