Becoming an activist can be an incredibly positive experience: creating community, inspiring change, feeling empowered. While most humans choose instead to use their meager time chasing money, collecting possessions, and obsessing over pop culture, the activist sees a bigger picture, a longer view, a deeper connection. 217 more words
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All people know about John Lennon, who was born in Liverpool on October 9, 1940. He was the founder of the best selling music band of all time, The Beatles. 514 more words
On November 22, 2013 I interviewed Annemarie Naylor, Director of Common Futures for the first OK Cast podcast. Unfortunately, due to some last-minute change ups (my error, due to a timezone botch and recording tech switch on my part), the technology I prepared to make the recording work didn’t end up functioning correctly and I only got my voice (I could have made it work if it was the other way around). 1,930 more words
Romanian protesters tear down the fence of the exploring perimeter of US energy giant Chevron in Pungesti, Romania on December 7, 2013.
Hundreds of protesters have broken into a Chevron site after the US oil giant resumed its search for shale gas in northeast Romania. RT’s Lucy Kafanov reports from the scene, where clashes ensued as riot police started streaming in. 188 more words
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Rashida Jones has some things to say!: http://groupthink.jezebel.com/thats-not-ok-rashida-and-feminism-vs-whores-1478567788… 98 more words