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America, As In Us.

Five vignettes across America revealing the resilience of the immigrant fabric of our country amidst the Trump administration’s current and proposed policies. Created by Even/Odd for Lyft as part of americaisanidea.com –– a bold and timely collection of films, photojournalism, … Continue reading

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GENOCIDE OF ISOLATED INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BRAZIL — A ŚORT SPEL

Below is my translation of an article from the Brazilian Instituto Socioambiental about the genocidal policy of President Jair Bolsonaro. It’s important the world should know. • ——— • DEADLY CONTACT • 5 February 2020 • “The appointment of a … Continue reading

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Bushfire Brandalism: Guerrilla Campaign Replaces Ads Across Australia with Climate Crisis Appeals

In an effort to draw attention to the ongoing climate crisis and the unprecedented number of bushfires across Australia, 41 artists transformed the streets of Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane into the nation’s biggest unsanctioned campaign advocating for immediate action. Last … Continue reading

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Cacao not gold: ‘chocolate trees’ offer future to Amazon tribes

In Brazil’s largest indigenous reserve thousands of saplings have been planted as an alternative to profits from illegal gold mining   The villagers walk down the grassy landing strip, past the wooden hut housing the health post and into the … Continue reading

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Why you should be a climate activist

“I dream of a world where geography classes teach about the climate crisis as this one great challenge that was won by people like you and me,” says climate activist Luisa Neubauer. With Greta Thunberg, Neubauer helped initiate “Fridays For … Continue reading

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Honduras | “…working the maze of hope in the land of illusory governance.” — Edge of Humanity Magazine

Photographer Seth Berry is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay. From the project ‘Anchuria’. To see Seth’s body of work, click on any image. In 1904, the term “Banana Republic” was coined by the short story … Continue reading

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Glasgow University is first to pay slave-trade reparations

Glasgow University has become the first UK institution to raise money to pay reparations in recognition of the benefits it gained from the slave trade. Last year the University discovered it had received millions of pounds from Scottish slave traders … Continue reading

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THE CURSE OF TINA

Online films, text and selected images from Adam Curtis, maker of The Power of Nightmares, The Century of the Self, The Mayfair Set, Pandora’s Box, The Trap and The Living Dead.   The guiding idea at the heart of today’s … Continue reading

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France Plans to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastics by 2040

By Emma Taggart on January 22, 2020   If you’re eco-conscious, you’re probably avoiding buying single use plastics. However, plastic items such as straws, drinking bottles, and food wrappers can sometimes be unavoidable in places such as restaurants and supermarkets. … Continue reading

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Joseph Goebbels Resurfaces In Brazilian Politics — THE MOTHERSHIP

Philosopher Hannah Arendt once wrote that the aim of totalitarian education is not to instil convictions, but to destroy a populations capacity to form any. As one of the most prominent intellectuals in Nazi Germany, she had reason to fear … Continue reading

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