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Ever since Whale Wars first aired, the question Shannon Mann has been asked most often is, “But, what can I do for the planet?” It was clear that the enthusiasm was out there, but that people weren't sure how to get involved, and what initiatives were underway in their own cities. … more
Many a video campaign has relied on a celebrity narrating a heartfelt story over footage of a heartbreaking scene. (Think Sally Struthers asking you to sponsor a child in Africa.) But … [Read More...]
Grace Lee Boggs is an American treasure. She also happens to be an author, a feminist, and a lifelong activist for social change. And, with Boggs, "lifelong" means just that as she turned 98 on June … [Read More...]
As we come up on the two-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street', a number of documentaries serve to reconnect us to the energy and passion that sparked the movement. From the encampments to the … [Read More...]
1. Anthony Tolbert There was always a room available for anyone who needed it in Anthony Tolbert’s childhood home. “As far back as I can remember, there was always someone staying at our … [Read More...]
Taao started her journey on July 23, when my brother Jeremy and sister-in-law Buay took her to the airport. She flew from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Bangkok. There, she spent a day and a half with Pat, a … [Read More...]
In response to what they felt was government overreach, Turkish citizens came together and stood firm in Istanbul's Gezi Square to protest. Filmmaker Deniz Tarsus captured it. … [Read More...]
It’s become fashionable to say that political music is either dead or irrelevant. “Because of the ’60s, part and parcel of being a ‘serious music fan’ is lamenting that music isn’t … [Read More...]
Many people believe that change only happens at the grassroots, local level. It's a sort of trickle-up notion and it definitely has merit. City councils, local businesses, community action networks, … [Read More...]