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We Tried So Hard to Be Good

We tried so hard to be good, but it didn't work. Nothing was enough for you. You had to take it all. We're here to take it back.

"Make, be, dance, pedal, shape the future".

I suppose that’s what my creative practice is: I do something with the objective of trying to raise awareness and people trying to get a message across, it’s designed around that.

The Cherán Indigenous Community’s Remarkable Road to Self-rule in Mexico

The people themselves decide what can and cannot be done in the community. Political parties don’t do that, they were the ones who determined what to do or not to do.

WANTED. Planet in Crisis Seeks Leaders Up to the Job

Why is it that slow food, slow money and slow travel are so appealing, but that there’s nothing quite as dull as a slow catastrophe?

The Transformative Power of Climate Truth

Climate truth is not easy news to receive or deliver, and it takes fortitude to spread it. However, it is a message that people are increasingly ready to hear.

Growing Calls for Sharing and Justice

The STWR report ‘Sharing as our common cause’ explains how a call for sharing is consistently at the heart of civil society demands for a better world, even though this mutual concern is generally understood and couched in tacit terms.

It’s Time to Get Serious About Systemic Solutions to Systemic Problems

It is time to begin a real conversation — locally, nationally and at all levels — about what a genuine alternative beyond corporate capitalism and state socialism would look like, and how we would build it.

The Rise of the Insurrectionary Imagination

The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination....is a collective which..."aims at opening spaces...and bringing artists and activists together to...co-create more creative forms of ...civil disobedience".

The Working of Non-violence

In the wake of the financial crisis, political elites have become more concerned about their own survival than about the purpose of politics, and the gap between what they say and what they do, between speech and meaning, becomes wider all the time.

Quebec students strike against austerity and the petro economy

A kick-off demonstration, entitled “Popular Protest Against Austerity and the Petro Economy,” was held last Saturday in Montreal, and drew participants ranging from 5,000 to 12,000, depending on who was doing the counting.

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