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Surviving the Holocaust to Saving Refugee Children - The Incredible Story of Lord Dubs

This man survived the Holocaust by fleeing to Britain as a child refugee. Now he’s helping to take the government to court to save other refugee children....   [ continue reading...]

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The EU and Euroscepticism Explained

The European Union has been losing support among Europeans in recent years – but it's not all because of anti-immigrant attitudes.   [ continue reading...]

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How My Prejudice Redeemed Me From Believing I Was Essentially Good

The screen froze as yet another announcement crept into the cabin from the overhead speakers and through my headphones. I swore beneath my breath. For the umpte...   [ continue reading...]

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Month of Rolling Resistance Reclaims Power From Dirty Frackers

Lancashire County Council and local residents said NO to fracking. The government overturned that decision and allowed fracking firm Cuadrilla to drill at a sit...   [ continue reading...]

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Accidental Anarchist

Carne Ross was a career diplomat who believed Western Democracy could save us all. But after the Iraq war he became disillusioned and resigned. This film traces...   [ continue reading...]

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Study Calls for Rapid "Negative Emissions" as Scientist Warns "Shit's Hitting the Fan"

The "shit is hitting is the fan," said noted climate scientist James Hansen, countering "this narrative   [ continue reading...]

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87 Films That Will Change the Way You See the World Forever

87 films spread across 15 areas of knowledge. Enjoy!   Economics [ffa-repeater][horizontal]299,51246,11288,23622,173168,44578,197437,247,15848...   [ continue reading...]

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87 Deeply Subversive Films That Challenge the Status Quo

87 films spread across 15 areas of knowledge. Enjoy!   Economics [ffa-repeater][horizontal]299,51246,11288,23622,173168,44578,197437,247,15848...   [ continue reading...]

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How Modern Imperialism Creates Famine Around the World

“[Famine] seems to be the last, most dreadful resource of nature…the power of population is so superior to the power in the earth to provide subsis...   [ continue reading...]

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Carl Sagan and Annie Druyan's Love Letter to the Universe

In the summer of 1977, NASA sent Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 on an epic journey into interstellar space. Together and alone, they will travel until the end of the u...   [ continue reading...]

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People in Denmark Are Much Happier Than People in the United States. Here's Why.

Last week, in Denmark, Malthe and Lærke Knudson had a baby girl they named Emma. That same day, the Robinsons—Dale and Beth—had a little baby...   [ continue reading...]

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Neoliberalism Has Conned Us Into Fighting Climate Change as Individuals

Would you advise someone to flap towels in a burning house? To bring a flyswatter to a gunfight? Yet the counsel we hear on climate change could scarcely be mor...   [ continue reading...]

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The Invisible Vegan

The Invisible Vegan is a 90-minute independent documentary that explores the problem of unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community, foreg...   [ continue reading...]

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Thich Nhat Hanh - Being Love: Teachings to Cultivate Awareness and Intimacy

Weaving together traditional stories, personal experiences and core concepts, Thich Nhat Hanh offers step-by-step practices that foster understanding and intima...   [ continue reading...]

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These First Time Meetings Between Rescue Dogs & Their New Human Companions Will Melt Your Heart

Tracy's Dogs is a not-for-profit National Rescue & Transport Initiative for shelter dogs. The focus of the program is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs with p...   [ continue reading...]

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The Urbal Fix: Creating Truly Sustainable Cities

A solution-oriented film about creating sustainable and democratic cities.    [ continue reading...]

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Jiddu Krishnamurti Teaches Us To Do What We Love and Love What We Do

Jiddu Krishnamurti knew a thing or two about fame. As a 13 year-old boy in India, he was not ‘discovered’ by a record producer or casting agent, but...   [ continue reading...]

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Is It Really Not Racist to Oppose Immigration?

In a wide-ranging interview about Britain’s relationship with Europe and the ongoing migration crisis, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said th...   [ continue reading...]

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James Cromwell's Fiery Final Interview Before Jail for Taking a Stand Against Fracking

Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell has reported in upstate New York after he was sentenced to a week behind bars for taking part in a nonviolent protest again...   [ continue reading...]

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These Legendary Buskers Taking a Stand Against Petty Bureaucracy Will Make Your Day

When Manchester City Council workers try to move legendary travelling band Phat Bollard from the city centre, their response is to sing them a song, much t...   [ continue reading...]

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