Highly recommended. The trailer does it no justice, but here it is anyway:
Contrapoints. Yes yes, 1000 times yes. Also been watching a lot of Hainbach recently. Both recommended.
Great little article about the ineffectiveness of fighting systems of power (in this case climate change) with consumer choices. “Steeped in a culture telling us to think of ourselves as consumers instead of citizens, as self-reliant instead of interdependent, is
Unpacking Portland Maine Business Lobby’s Opposition to Universal Paid Sick Leave from Jai Kang.
This is a great conversation with angel Kyodo williams, author, activist, and the second of only four (!) black female zen priests in the soto lineage.
From this article: “The dharma is not an excuse to turn away from the suffering of the world, nor is it a sedative to get us comfortably through painful times. It is a powerful teaching that frees and strengthens us
Ducks is a wonderful short comic. From the author: “Ducks is about part of my time working at a mining site in Fort McMurray, the events are from 2008. It is a complicated place, it is not the same for
From Rebecca Solnit in this article: “Naïve cynics shoot down possibilities, including the possibility of exploring the full complexity of any situation. They take aim at the less cynical, so that cynicism becomes a defensive posture and an avoidance of
This is a great comic giving some historical and statistical context to the prison strike by Sofie Louise Dam at The Nib.
I saw a talk the other day by the founder of feral trade, a grocery and shipping business organized only through personal social networks, and with a completely open supply chain (which makes for a pretty fun website to explore).
Here is a great article about some Murray Bookchin-inspired rebels fighting ISIL in Syria. Also apparently ISIL believes that if they’re killed by a kurdish woman they won’t get into heaven? AKA cooties.
A very short introduction to the Situationists.
Here are some highlights from this interview with Alok Vaid-Menon. “I hate how ‘growing up’ means that we are taught not to be honest and vulnerable with each other in public. I want to know everything about everyone. I am
A movie trailer from the mind of Adam Curtis. Very interesting stuff. He also made the 3 part series “All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace” which makes the case against the concept of nature as self-regulating machine.