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Is Postmodernism Destroying Western Civilization? On Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life
Shuja Haider A specter is haunting North America — the specter of postmodernism. Or at least, that’s what Jordan Peterson would have you believe. Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, has entered into an unholy alliance with all the powers of the alt-right to exorcise this specter. Though he calls...
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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 percent of Americans say the political divide is at least as big as during the Vietnam War.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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)
Surviving Progress (2011)
82 min Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, A...
Let the (R)Evolution Come from Wisdom: 3 Insights to Help Create a World Free From Violence
Tai Amri Spann-Wilson What is this world we’ve created for our youth? 7,000 dead to gun violence since 2012?! What is that? The weight that we are leaving for our youth is unbearable to bear witness...
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...
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...
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.
Why Popular Assemblies Sweeping the Country Are Building Blocks of the Resistance
Sarah Lazare From Raleigh to Los Angeles, communities on the frontlines are building the movement infrastructure for a coordinated fightback.
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley This is easily the best comic strip ever made. 
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...
Is Postmodernism Destroying Western Civilization? On Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life
Shuja Haider A specter is haunting North America — the specter of postmodernism. Or at least, that’s what Jordan Peterson would have you believe. Peterson, a professor of psychology at...
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...
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