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From Rotterdam to Amsterdam by boat, a time-lapse video | The Kid Should See This

Travel the Netherlands‘ famous waterways by boat with the help of this 11-minute time-lapse video set to the second movement of Antonín Dvořák‘s Symphony no. 9 (From the New World): Sailing Holland. The Timewriters short, filmed from Rotterdam to Amsterdamin … Continue reading

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All Riders | The Fight for Accessibility

The battle for accessibility in the New York City Subway told by those fighting it. To become an ally, visit riseandresist.org/elevator-action-group to learn more.

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How Does China’s Social Credit System Work?

Everyone thinks of China’s social credit system as some sort of Black Mirror episode, while others compare it the the FICO score in the USA. It’s much, much more than that. In fact, I found the documents that highlight how … Continue reading

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How Big Tech Betrayed Us | Rana Foroohar

How did the internet giants come to dominate our world? Big Tech firms are now some of the richest and most powerful entities on the planet – and we’re starting to see the effects of this extreme concentration of power, … Continue reading

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Sleepers’ Beat

‘It pulls you in’: the staff seduced by the rhythms of the Trans-Siberian railway. Directed by Anastasia Kirillova More on this film: psyche.co/films/it-pulls-you-in-the-staff-seduced-by-the-rhythms-of-the-trans-siberian-railway Watch more on Psyche: psyche.co/films

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New Addington: The Tram Stop They Took 50 Years to Build

How New Addington wound up in the middle of nowhere. https://ko-fi.com/jagohazzard​

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India’s Solar Canals. Lateral thinking at its finest!

Solar Power is set to be the dominant transformative form of power on the mighty subcontinent of India as it moves away from its dependence on coal and towards a more sustainable future. But land is at a heavy premium … Continue reading

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How Socialists Solved The Housing Crisis

American housing is in crisis. With more luxury housing being built every day while huge numbers of people are stuck with substandard homes or none at all, the U.S. model for housing has proven to be a catastrophe. Zohran Mamdani, … Continue reading

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Last Acre

A documentary portrait centred on a remote settlement of self-built shed and cabin homes, located on the sand dunes of England’s north west coastline, near Barrow-in-Furness. The film explores the social and ecological topography of this off-grid, outlying community. Existing … Continue reading

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Gulf slave society | Aeon

Migrant construction workers sleep on the floor in Dubai in 2012. Photo by Jonas Bendickson/Magnum Bernard Freamon is adjunct professor at New York University School of Law and emeritus professor at Seton Hall University School of Law. He is the … Continue reading

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