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Nov 20 2007
An amazing, award-winning video (v2.0) by (then) child-filmmakers Stephen and Trace, about nuclear weapons.
Please watch with your children, please forward so children see this wonderful short film, re-broadcast with permission from Trace's Mom.
Stephen and Trace (now much older teenagers) were disappointed in the amount of information their school taught about the U.S. bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. So, they decided to find out more all on their own! Now they share with you what they found.
Jan 02 2013
Narrated visit to the Earthship location northwest of Taos, New Mexico in the US, showing construction techniques. This is a simple narrated video showing a site visit in 2009 by my father and I.
Earthship is a wonderful, creative, beautiful and very sustainable building style pioneered by Michael Reynolds. This video was independently produced without affiliation to Earthship, Garbage Warrior the film or Michael Reynolds....but we think you're all great!
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Run Time: Approx. 9 minutes.
Nov 03 2012
For decades, Rotary Clubs around the world have focused on one goal - the Eradication of Polio. In India, this required one of the largest civilian mobilizations in human history.
Together with many groups, here is how they did it.
The lesson from their efforts is simple and clear:
We can achieve any goal, complete any great work we set out to do.
Run Time: 8 minutes
Dec 10 2011
The Occupy Wall Street protests have uncovered what we had refused to see, and asked us to re-look at what had been taken for granted:
We have a good world when we take care of each other, recognize our interdependence, and correct the injustices that erode the fundamental goodness of our society.
Filmed in Late October 2011, we found so many extraordinarily articulate Occupy Wall Street-ers who were willing to say what needed to be said: that we are better when we do not allow a tiny few to degrade the quality of life for many.
Nov 03 2011
Consensus Democracy - How do the Occupy Wall Street protesters reach decisions in a very diverse group?
We filmed at the Occupy Wall Street protests recently. One of the wonderful things to emerge in these protests has been the Consensus Democracy approach: broad, highly inclusive, community-focused and introspective - everyone has a voice. This form of decision-making is similar to older forms - for example, Quaker Letters - used to find central commonalities among diverse groups.
Consensus Democracy is very powerful. When decisions are reached, you know that the vast majority agree; and that essentially all in the group will accept the result. There is a lot of listening required: deeply understanding the others' points of view and priorities - good skills for us to re-learn now, especially in U.S. politics!
Apr 09 2011
During our travels in India and other nations, we found we were visiting "water places." How does a person convey a connection to something like water, that is for me both something physical and spiritual?
Water is this for me. It is so for others, I think. Something about water connects us. Physical, for sure - but more too. We found this in large measure in India. In several ways, my heart is water.
Jul 06 2010
New Mexico is one of the hottest, driest States in the US. Because of global warming, it is getting a lot hotter, a lot drier.
Especially in the United States, we need to pass bold, comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation. 1Sky.org is leading in the US - join the movement. Take action. Make history, especially for the already-dry southwestern US, where conditions are worsening. In Mexico City this year, the United Nations COP16 event will try to extent this work to a global treaty
Ask your freinds and other citizens to take action.
Change the world.
Oct 14 2008
She is truly an instrument of love, bringing and singing a new vision for human relationships, healing and devotion. Rhetta has the remarkable ability to sing a-Capella, a vision of the future that is so moving that audiences are brought to tears - as we have been.
Please experience a corner of this remarkable woman's presence.