“From Street Life to Street Drama” SYNOPSIS: The documentary highlights the gravity and harsh conditions of children who end up living and working on the streets of Kathmandu, due to their families’ social and economic circumstances, forced child labour, drugs use, alcoholism and abusive parents. “Khate” is the offensive and derogatory word used to refer […]
Tag: social justice
“Do you agree that the Ecuadorean government should keep the crude in the ITT, known as block 43, underground indefinitely?”
Most of us have been marketed in every sphere of our daily lives since infancy and the average urban adult is exposed to over 3,000 adverts per day. Until we challenge the entrenched values of capitalism – that the economy must always keep growing, and that it depends on constant and increasing consumption – we’re not going able to deal with the gigantic psychological, financial and ecological crises of our times.
21st century capitalism isn’t working. Systemic change is needed, and while it requires us to build movements to challenge injustice, we ultimately need to go beyond resistance to the status quo and create the world we want to see. The stakes are high, the challenges great – yet we’ve got the world to win!
FORTNIGHT OF ACTION 2013 – LETTER FROM VANDANA SHIVA Dear lovers of life’s diversity and lovers of freedom, It is time to organise and concentrate our energies to liberate our seeds and our food from the toxic, greedy and lethal clutches of global corporations like Monsanto; from the laws the corporations are writing, stealing our […]
Can you imagine a world where access to spiritual information was blocked by the government? What if you stopped by an internet cafe, only to find your favorite website was banned by a public web filter, or your friend’s natural health website was blocked because it mentioned ‘spiritual healing’ techniques? A disturbing movement to censor perfectly legal spiritual information is growing (right now in the UK, but other countries are poised to jump on the bandwagon), and will continue unchecked unless people become aware of the problem and protest it. Find out more about the UK filter, and how it will affect you, below.
Film & Article – A sunny Sunday outside the Cuadrilla drilling site in Balcombe, West Sussex, joining activists and locals as they highlight the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and the continuing rush for fossil fuel extraction as the ecological dangers continue to be ignored by government and corporations.
If you’re in any doubt of the incestuous relationship between the medical establishment, the FDA and Big Pharma, watch this documentary “Burzynski: Cancer is Serious Business, Part II” which reveals the lengths these corporations will go to discredit, intimidate and harrass those individuals successfully treating cancer, posing a threat to their Billion Dollar Cancer Industry. […]
For many of us, the internet and social media have saturated our everyday lives, a constant stream of information and images – from the banal to the ridiculous to the profound. Social media has also revolutionised revolution, we have seen in the last few years how it has facilitated the organisation, coverage and reporting of […]
Polly Higgins talks about eradicating Ecocide and the simplicity of the few simple steps it will take to implement an International Law of Ecocide. It is an idea whose time has come. She calls on each and everyone of us to dare to be great, to play our part in a creating a better world.