Ellen MacArthur Foundation | A Circular Economy

“There’s a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff. ‘Re-Thinking Progress’ explores how through a change in perspective we can re-design the way our economy works – designing products that can be ‘made to be made again’ and powering the system with renewable energy. It questions whether with creativity and […]

Amnesty International | United Against Injustice

  This month marks the anniversary of Peter Benenson article, “The Forgotten Prisoners.” Fifty-one years later, Amnesty International continues to build a movement that audaciously defends inequalities in human rights all over the globe. This short, produced by Jeff Dupre documents 50 years of Amnesty International’s tireless work. Watch Human Rights for All

Waking Up | Global Oneness

In this video from Global Oneness Ven. Tenzin Palmo asks “”How can we collectively wake up?” asks British-born Tibetan Buddhist nun Ven. Tenzin Palmo from the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India. With heartfelt passion for human potential, Tenzin Palmo describes how we all desperately want happiness, but we undermine that possibility through ongoing […]

Shout from the Suburbs | Race & Politics in France

The issues of racism are hardly particular to the US.  This video explores the struggles people of color face in France along with folks like “Ali Soumare, whose parents are from Mali, has been described as the new face of France’s Socialist party.” Watch Shout from the Suburbs      

On Revolution | Grace Lee Boggs & Angela Davis

Listen as revolutionary icons Grace Lee Boggs and Angela Davis talk about where we could be going (politically and socially), how we can make the very best of the opportunities we have right now, and why revolution is necessary. Watch On Revolution  

Kavita Ramdas | Radical Women, Embracing Tradition

“Feminism, unlike almost every other social movement, is not a struggle against a distinct oppressor — it’s not the ruling class or the occupiers or the colonizers — it’s against a deeply held set of beliefs and assumptions that we women, far too often, hold ourselves.” Kavita Ramdas Kavita Ramdas, former president and CEO of […]

Dave Moore | Ageless Warrior

Born in 1912, Dave Moore marched, and was an organizer, for civil rights and working people. During the 1930s he helped organized the Ford Hunger Strike against Ford Motor Company in Detroit, an event that changed his life. He was also part of a delegation that helped get Black pilots and Black stewardesses jobs in […]

Amy Purdy | Living Beyond Limits

“In our minds, we can do anything,” states Amy Purdy, a two-time Olympic gold medal winner, who went beyond her perceived limits after she lost both of her legs below the knees. Loss makes way for renewal. As folks who do social change work we live in the fodder of “can’t do” and make it […]

Annie Leonard | The Story of Broke

A few years ago,  Annie Leonard came out with the Story of Stuff, which explained how all of our junk affected our lives, our environment, the lives of folks in other countries, etc. Her latest movie, the Story of Broke takes a look at the economy and why our government says it has no money […]

Jonathan Haidt | Moral Roots of Liberals & Conservatives

From TED Talk site: Psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the five moral values that form the basis of our political choices, whether we’re left, right or center. In this eye-opening talk, he pinpoints the moral values that liberals and conservatives tend to honor most. Watch the video 

Floyd Red Crow Westerman | Forgotten Instructions

  When we live out of balance spiritually it affects everything, our connection to ourselves, to earth, to one another. Whether or not you believe in the many prophecies going around about end times, this video on the Hopi prophecy about end times for the American way of life points at some truths about how […]

Howard Rheingold | Who Said Collaboration Wasn’t Sustainable?

As humans–being extremely complex, very intelligent, and oftentimes, narcissistic creatures–we often forget that we are animals.  Looking back at a time in which survival of the fittest meant that humans competed against each other, we are now beginning to realize and PRACTICE that species (in order to survive) must cooperate with each other. In this […]

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