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Culture
Are You in the Misfit Economy?

Are You in the Misfit Economy?

The Gangster, The Hacker, The Unseen, The Copycat, The Agitator, The Zealot, The Provocateur... sound familiar?

Culture
Reflections on Kony

Reflections on Kony

To the hegemonic military-industry of the West, we are made to believe that the black children of Uganda, like the women of India, or the gay and lesbian activists of Palestine, remain voiceless, visible but silent, waiting to be liberated by the very forces that have entrenched, subsidized and exacerbate their historic oppression.

Culture
Tax Dollars At War

Tax Dollars At War

If saving human life is the game then you have to wish P-Diddy, Rihanna and the other legion of Kony Phonies would direct their formidable energy and talents towards halting the war machine causing the most harm globally. Lets see American kids addressing the misdeeds of their own government before demanding it sends in the troops to blow up MORE poor, brown people.

Culture
An Answer to Existential Questions

An Answer to Existential Questions

Beautiful encapsulation of the Great Mystery of our existence.

Technology
Less is More by Matt Harvey

Less is More by Matt Harvey

Can less be more, can more be less? Well, yes and no, and no and yes Well, more or less…

Nature
Garth Lenz: The True Cost of Oil

Garth Lenz: The True Cost of Oil

Be brave. Watch this incredible and devastating presentation. The intelligent presenter breaks down as he describes humanity's deranged lunging at death, converting a last great wilderness into a toxic hell hole.

Culture
Muhammad Ali floors the USA's twisted logic of war

Muhammad Ali floors the USA's twisted logic of war

"My conscious won't let me go shoot my brother, or some darker people, or some poor hungry people in the mud for big powerful America. And shoot them for what? They never called me nigger, they never lynched me, they didn't put no dogs on me, they didn't rob me of my nationality, rape and kill my mother and father... Shoot them for what? ...How can I shoot them poor people, Just take me to jail."

Technology
Dubtribe Sound System - Holler

Dubtribe Sound System - Holler

I hold my head up high. I raise my hands to the sky, but when I look into your eyes... you make me want to HOLLER!

Culture
The Ghost Dance

The Ghost Dance

“Shall I take a knife and tear my mother’s bosom? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest. You ask me to dig for stone! Shall I dig under her skin for her bones? Then when I die I cannot enter her body to be born again, you ask me to cut grass and make hay and sell it, and be rich like white men! But how dare I cut off my mother’s hair?”

Culture
Santogold Feat Movado video - L.E.S Artistes (XXX change mix)

Santogold Feat Movado video - L.E.S Artistes (XXX change mix)

Boom

Technology
Ozymandias by Percy Shelley

Ozymandias by Percy Shelley

`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'

Culture
Amy Guidry - fine art paintings

Amy Guidry - fine art paintings

"Themes I explore involve the human psyche- who we are and how we interact with each other, including our relationship with other animals and the natural world."

Culture
20 Years of Critical Mass

20 Years of Critical Mass

After twenty years, as this global phenomenon continues to grow, the riders are more determined then ever to congregate in the name of fun, friendship and freedom, spontaneously collaborating to create streets without cars.

Nature
Roses Are Shit

Roses Are Shit

3 reasons not to buy roses this Valentines Day. Soundtrack by Outkast.

Nature
Tao Te Ching: Chapter 29

Tao Te Ching: Chapter 29

Do you want to improve the world? I don't think it can be done. The world is sacred. It can't be improved. If you tamper with it, you'll ruin it. If you treat it like an object, you'll lose it.

Culture
Electronic Awakening

Electronic Awakening

Electronic Awakening is an ethnographic documentary film that investigates the spirituality of Electronic Music dance culture and its ties to ancient shamanic rituals.

Technology
Amazing Speech by Paul Hawken

Amazing Speech by Paul Hawken

I had to repost this for the start of 2012 because it is just so good...

Culture
Visualizing a Plenitude Economy

Visualizing a Plenitude Economy

This animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy.