Telling inspiring stories of social change.
The People Speak
posted Aug 13, 2010
- The movie brings our nation's history to life, highlighting the importance of political movements and resistance.
Tab Benoit: Voice of the Wetlands
posted Aug 13, 2010
- Video: From up in the air, activist Tab Benoit bears witness to the coastal erosion and loss of wetlands in southern Louisiana.
Pete Seeger: Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In
posted Aug 04, 2010
- As Willie Nelson taught us, you just can’t play a sad song on a banjo. Folk legend Pete Seeger unveils his newest protest song.
What Teachers Make
posted Aug 01, 2010
- Former teacher and poetry slam artist Taylor Mali speaks his mind (and makes no apologies) in response to this double-edged question.
Stitching Up the Gulf
posted Jul 29, 2010
- Video: 12-year-old Sofia Aderer lost her home to Katrina. Now she's doing her best to make sure birds don't lose their lives to the BP oil spill.
David Korten: Agenda For a New Economy, Revised and Expanded
posted Jul 28, 2010
- Video: YES! Magazine co-founder and board chair, David Korten, gives a preview of the second edition of Agenda for a New Economy.
Van Jones: Love Harder
by Van Jonesposted Jul 23, 2010
- Van Jones on how to put Americans back to work and pull America back together.
The Story of Cosmetics
posted Jul 21, 2010
- What's in your shampoo, anyway? Annie Leonard explores the toxins in our bathrooms, and what to do about them.
Bailouts Redefined: Interview with David Korten
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 28, 2010
- David Korten, author of Agenda for a New Economy and an attendee of the US Social Forum, on how a new economy can bail out both people and nature.
Danny Glover: Let’s Reclaim Our Country
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 23, 2010
- Actor and activist Danny Glover on how the Social Forum is strengthening people's movements.
The Web as Random Acts of Kindness
posted Jun 22, 2010
- Jonathan Zittrain gives reason to hope for the future of the Internet.
Cherish The Planet, Don’t Cheat On It
posted Jun 18, 2010
- Think the idea of carbon offsets are a bit ridiculous? So do the creators of cheatneutral.com, a website that allows you to pay money to “offset” your infidelity.
Hate Groups? Not in Our School
posted Jun 10, 2010
- When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.
David Korten: Why We Must Declare Our Independence from Wall Street
posted Jun 01, 2010
- David Korten introduces his Agenda for a New Economy at the 2009 Seattle Green Festival.
A World on Two Wheels
posted May 19, 2010
- Video: Can you imagine a city where bikes rule? Flashback to the Netherlands' vibrant mid-century bike culture.