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The 12 Most Common Fallacious Gun Arguments (And How to Refute Them)
Michael E Sparks It’s really hard to talk about guns and gun violence, primarily due to the fact that the NRA has spent an insane amount of money brainwashing American citizens with catchy bumper-sticker type slogans that sound logical, but fall apart upon careful examination. To make matters worse, gun-prohibitionists often take...
Are Dead Children the Price of Freedom?
Christian Christensen The most common question asked on this side of the Atlantic is: “Why can’t they see what these weapons are doing to their country?”
The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery
Thom Hartmann The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says “State” instead of “Country” (the Framers knew the difference – see the 10th Amendment), was to preserve the...
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...
Globalization's Deadly Footprint
Alex Jensen "That pollution is bad for our health will come as a surprise to no one. That pollution kills at least 9 million people every year might."
This Video Dispels Every "Nature VS Nurture" Myth You've Ever Heard. The Implications are Profound.
31 min If everyone watched this it could radically transform the world. This is a segment from Moving Forward (2011). Watch the full documentary online here.
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...
A Hauntingly Beautiful Short Film About Life and Death
5 min The Life of Death is a touching handdrawn animation about the day Death fell in love with Life.
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...
Defend the Sacred (2017)
17 min Capturing the heart of a movement that is constantly evolving is difficult. How do you capture Spirit? "Defend The Sacred" is a short documentary that attempts to capture the...
He Didn't Always Speak. But when He Did, He Gave the Greatest Speech of All Time.
4 min One of the most inspirational speeches in recorded history was given by a comedian by the name of Charlie Chaplin in the movie "The Great Dictator". If you like what you see...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley This is easily the best comic strip ever made. 
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.
20 Principles for Successful Community Organizing
Si Kahn 1. Most people are motivated primarily by self-interest. As a creative community organizer, you are always trying to figure out people’s common self-interest, the glue that...
Greg Palast: How the Republicans Helped Trump Steal the Election
Greg Palast Intrepid reporter Greg Palast has pursued the Republican war on voters that the mainstream corporate media is afraid to touch. Now, Palast has just updated his DVD, The Best...
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...
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.
“F*ck You, I Like Guns.”
Aging Millennial Engineer America, can we talk? Let’s just cut the shit for once and actually talk about what’s going on without blustering and pretending we’re actually doing a good job at adulting as...
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