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Die Eierbrecher (Animation)

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Alternative Math | Short Film

A well meaning math teacher finds herself trumped by a post-fact America.

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In Pictures: Rich and poor seen from above

Striking drone images from South Africa, Mexico and India show shacks next to affluent suburbs. Source: In Pictures: Rich and poor seen from above

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England’s dreaming – Banksy – this isn’t happiness

England’s dreaming, Banksy Source: nevver

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Who belongs in a city?

Underneath every shiny new megacity, there’s often a story of communities displaced. In this moving, poetic talk, OluTimehin Adegbeye details how government land grabs are destroying the lives of thousands who live in the coastal communities of Lagos, Nigeria, to … Continue reading

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The world’s most ambitious parenting program

Criança Feliz (Happy Child) is an ambitious new parent coaching program in Brazil. It teaches parents the importance of early childhood learning and development with the goal of fighting inequality. If it works, it might lift millions in Latin America’s … Continue reading

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Brazil: Well Educated, Elites Flee As Poor Bear The Brunt of Violence, Austerity — CHIMES MEDIA

Wealthy and educated Brazilians are fleeing Brazil as it becomes increasingly unsafe to live there. Severe economic problems are forcing the Government to adopt austerity measures. via Brazil: Well Educated, Elites Flee As Poor Bear The Brunt of Violence, Austerity — … Continue reading

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Why we shouldn’t trust markets with our civic life

In the past three decades, says Michael Sandel, the US has drifted from a market economy to a market society; it’s fair to say that an American’s experience of shared civic life depends on how much money they have. (Three … Continue reading

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We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads

We’re building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci. In an eye-opening talk, she details how the same algorithms companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon use to get you to click on ads are … Continue reading

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The War on Consciousness – Graham Hancock

What is death? Our materialist science reduces everything to matter, materialist science in the West says that we are just meat, we’re just our bodies. So when the brain is dead, that’s the end of consciousness, there is no life … Continue reading

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