In this short video, Brazilian filmmaker Julia Bacha argues that violent resistance gets more attention than nonviolent resistance and that this helps perpetuate the cycle of violence. Nonviolent resistance is happening around us all the time. In order for it to be viewed as a viable alternative to violence, we need to give it attention. […]
A Civilization Starter Kit on One CD
This is simply amazing. Should I get some land someday, I hope to build a lot of Marcin’s tools and put them to good use. More information at Open Source Ecology. The political aspect of this is also fascinating. As he mentions, the means of production are now in the hands of the people. There […]
Smash the State by Sharing
“What’s mine is yours.” Sharing is a form of resistance to oppression that’s programmed into us.
Online video is driving rapid cycles of improvement in dozens of fields, argues Chris Anderson in this TED talk. This crowd-accelerated innovation, as he calls it, requires only a crowd of people, visibility and desire. Innovation comes out of groups, he says. We spark off each other, compete and improve. In order to leverage crowd-accelerated […]