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6 Short Films for Radical Action

To create the conditions for equality and justice, to end the wanton destruction of the environment and begin the process of restoring ecosystems, we need to understand the root causes of the problems we face and strive for systemic change.
By Andrew Butler / filmsforaction.org
Oct 14, 2015

These short films examine how capitalism, colonialism, consumption and ceding our power by granting others authority over our lives creates chaos. There is no single magic “fix”, but rather the need for a movement to dismantle the systems of inequality and to co-create alternatives, without hierarchy, where people come before profit, where the collective needs of the many outweighs the greed of the few.

6 min · How many of us have a sneaking suspicion that something pretty fundamental is going wrong in the world? We keep hearing about the potentially devastating consequences of...
8 min · To Change Everything, Start Everywhere! The case for complete self-determination—a guide for the furious, the curious, and the pure of heart. To Change Everything: An...
11 min · Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday; or that chopping...
11 min · This powerful video by Matthew Cooke pulls together disparate stands to create the story of how the ruling class divides people in order to keep them enslaved. You can support...
2 min · In two minutes, John Perkins explains how the globalized economy works today. It's pretty important that people understand what's driving the economic cancer that has now taken...
5 min · As we assess the current state of our world and consider together the elements that are essential to a ‘just transition’, and ultimately, a just economy, we are called to...

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