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George Lucas Says The World Needs Societies Based On Compassion And Not Violence

George Lucas Says The World Needs Societies Based On Compassion And Not Violence

World Renowned filmmaker George Lucas, known best for his creation of the “Star Wars” series is surprisingly outspoken about social issues. In a recent interview, Lucas shocked the world by referring to the Disney Corporation as “white slavers.” During the interview, Lucas said, “They weren’t that keen to have me involved anyway, but if I get […]

Is This The Best Music Video In The World Right Now?

Dublin-based producer Kormac’s single “Another Screen” features words from the legendary author Irvine Welsh, who is famous for gritty books (and later films) such as Trainspotting, Filth, and The Acid House. Welsh’s spoken word is perfect over this simple (but beautiful) melody. “Don’t give me another screen,” says Welsh in his gruff Scottish twang. “I […]

Here’s Why We Need To End Corporate Welfare NOW

Welfare. The mainstream media have done so much poor-shaming in recent years that it’s become a dirty word, but few of us associate ‘welfare’ with corporations. Here, Robert Reich explains why that’s exactly what government subsidies, tax breaks and bank bailouts are, and why they need to be stopped. Now. “They are not people, despite what the Supreme […]

Why Did The British Government Send Snipers To A Peaceful Protest?

In a move that would have been unthinkable ten years ago, police snipers were spotted on the rooftops of Manchester last weekend as thousands of people marched through the streets to protest against the Conservative government. A week of action was organized by community groups to coincide with David Cameron’s ‘Tory’ party conference which took place in Manchester between […]

They Get $1,000 For Good Behaviour And Must Hang Out With Their Gangland Rivals

Richmond in California has consistently ranked in the USA’s top ten cities for violent crime. Back in 2006, the city was desperate for a solution.  A new police chief was brought in to sort out the mess, but rather than the usual heavy-handed tactics, he decided to do something fresh, radical…and controversial. The new chief […]

21 Brutally Honest Posters Depicting Humanity’s Addiction To Technology

21 Brutally Honest Posters Depicting Humanity’s Addiction To Technology

From busy adults checking their email incessantly to young kids sending emojis and text messages non-stop, it’s become increasingly clear in recent years that populations with unlimited access to the net are becoming addicted to technology. To emphasize the need for society to acknowledge the invasion of tech addiction without even being aware it, Ph.D. […]

No More Trews: Activist-Comedian Russell Brand Says Goodbye To His Followers

If you are one of Russell Brand‘s many critics, you can celebrate the news that his YouTube Channel The Trews recently aired its final episode. For everyone else who enjoyed his rants against Fox News, global corporations and corrupt governments, it’s a sad time indeed. In this final episode of the show, aired last week, Brand explains […]

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