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The AbsTract: Core Philosophy, Act I
38 min A philosophical fitness program called The Abs•Tract, based on a mystical treatise containing the core truths, inspires a student to experience massive gains in knowledge and understanding, all while getting ripped, abs. As his journey goes from the trivial pursuit of abs to profound abstract revelation, the program is...
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The Forgotten Hero of My Lai | Hugh Thompson Jr.
5 min On March 16. 1968 American troops murdered over 500 innocent women, old men, and children in the Vietnamese village of My Lai. But it could have been much worse if not for one very brave helicopter pilot: Hugh Thompson Jr. After two failed attempts to end the slaughter peacefully, Thompson ordered his crew to turn 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...
93 Documentaries to Expand Your Consciousness
Films For Action There are over 800 documentaries now cataloged in our library of social change films. That's probably way too many for any mortal to ever watch in a lifetime, let alone a few...
How to Build a Progressive Movement in a Polarized Country
George Lakey Whether it’s assault rifles, racial justice, immigration or fossil fuels, the country is rocked by conflicting narratives and rising passions. In a recent national poll, 70...
Scientists Find Magic Mushrooms Could Help Fight Fascism
Paul Ratner Researchers found unlikely heroes in keeping the world from authoritarianism  - magic mushrooms. Scientists from the Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial College...
Is There an Alternative to Political Correctness?
7 min Political correctness aims for some very nice results, but its means have a habit of upsetting a lot of people. Might there be an alternative to it? We think there is, and it’s...
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.
How to Heal Your Emotional and Psychological Traumas in 5 Steps
Frank M. Wanderer Ph.D In the course of our life, we have collected a number of emotional and psychological trauma in conflicts with other people. These emotional and psychological traumas are parts...
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...
Class Conflict Between Elite Whites and Poor Whites - The Invisible Race Problem That's Killing Black Americans
Thandeka The “race problem” between police and black Americans won’t go away because it’s a deadly ruse.
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.
How to Change the Course of Human History
David Graeber and David Wengrow (at least, the part that's already 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.
We've Got Ninety-Nine Problems but the Root Is ONE
Teodrose Fikre Political and ideological differences prevent us from seeing that our hopes and frustrations are interconnected. I know it seems like the left and the right are irreconcilable...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley This is easily the best comic strip ever made. 
This Is What Humanity's Impact On The Planet Looks Like
James Gerken A new photo book from conservation experts aims to shine a light on humanity's impact on the planet and convince people to think about their contribution. Overdevelopment...
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...
How Wolves Change Rivers
4 min When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable "trophic cascade" occurred. What is a...
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