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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...
The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use to Change the World
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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.
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...
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...
On the Wildness of Children: The Revolution Will Not Take Place In The Classroom
Carol Black “In Wildness is the preservation of the World.” Thoreau says it in “Walking,” and Jack Turner, in his exquisite collection of essays, The Abstra
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...
Every Town Needs a Remakery
Jeremy Williams The Edinburgh Remakery is a social enterprise that teaches repair. The shop sells refurbished computers and furniture, and hosts workshops where people can come along and learn...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley This is easily the best comic strip ever made. 
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...
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...
Does Biology Drive Our Best and Worst Selves?
15 min How can humans be so compassionate and altruistic -- and also so brutal and violent? To understand why we do what we do, neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky looks at extreme...
Why It's Crucial for Women to Heal the Mother Wound
Bethany Webster The issue at the core of women’s empowerment is the mother wound
I Know Islamic State. What They Fear More Than Bombs Is Unity
Nicolas Hénin In Syria I learned that Islamic State longs to provoke retaliation. We should not fall into the trap
Mourning the Manchester Bombing
Abi Wilkinson Politics isn’t something that can actually be put on hold
10 Films That Make It Easy to See How Our Economy Is Killing the Planet
10 Words Every Girl Should Learn
Soraya Chemaly "Stop interrupting me."  "I just said that." "No explanation needed." In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won an award for being polite. My...