Awakening

Full documentary: The Life & Times of Marsha P. Johnson

In thinking about Orlando and revisiting all my favourite stories about the Puerto Rican drag-queens and trans-activists who were key to the Stonewall riots (Sylvia Rivera, more on her in a future post), I came across this documentary about Marsha

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Full documentary: The Life & Times of Marsha P. Johnson

In thinking about Orlando and revisiting all my favourite stories about the Puerto Rican drag-queens and trans-activists who were key to the Stonewall riots (Sylvia Rivera, more on her in a future post), I came across this documentary about Marsha

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Mind-blowing documentary: Nostalgia For The Light (Nostalgia de la luz)

Last year, visiting Todmorden, northern England, an artist visiting from Karachi for a residency suggested watching this documentary and it’s stayed with me ever since. The two storylines depicted are on their own already mind-blowing, but woven together they’re deeply

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Mind-blowing documentary: Nostalgia For The Light (Nostalgia de la luz)

Last year, visiting Todmorden, northern England, an artist visiting from Karachi for a residency suggested watching this documentary and it’s stayed with me ever since. The two storylines depicted are on their own already mind-blowing, but woven together they’re deeply

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Music: Native North America (Vol. 1)

From the blog of the record label, based in Seattle : “Largely unheard, criminally undocumented, but at their core, utterly revolutionary, the recordings of the diverse North American Aboriginal community will finally take their rightful place in our collective history

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Music: Native North America (Vol. 1)

From the blog of the record label, based in Seattle : “Largely unheard, criminally undocumented, but at their core, utterly revolutionary, the recordings of the diverse North American Aboriginal community will finally take their rightful place in our collective history

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Cinema: Embrace Of The Serpent

Excellent movie about colonialism, Indigenous cosmovision that reflects what’s happening today with fossil fuel colonialism…. This art-house movie is a bit like a book in that it’s long, thoughtful yet beautiful so that it can be watched in bits, and

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Cinema: Embrace Of The Serpent

Excellent movie about colonialism, Indigenous cosmovision that reflects what’s happening today with fossil fuel colonialism…. This art-house movie is a bit like a book in that it’s long, thoughtful yet beautiful so that it can be watched in bits, and

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I’m Almost Not Crazy: John Cassavetes, the Man and His Work (1984)

“I think what everybody needs is a way to say, where and how can I love? Can I be in love so that I can live? So that I can live with some degree of peace? ….And so that’s why

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I’m Almost Not Crazy: John Cassavetes, the Man and His Work (1984)

“I think what everybody needs is a way to say, where and how can I love? Can I be in love so that I can live? So that I can live with some degree of peace? ….And so that’s why

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Inspiring doc: The Search For Freedom, birth of extreme sports

I can’t remember if I posted this already but this is such a good documentary about the people and spirit behind the birth of extreme sports skate/snow/mountain-biking/surf….I couldn’t find a pay-to-view version to post however the entire documentary is online

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Inspiring doc: The Search For Freedom, birth of extreme sports

I can’t remember if I posted this already but this is such a good documentary about the people and spirit behind the birth of extreme sports skate/snow/mountain-biking/surf….I couldn’t find a pay-to-view version to post however the entire documentary is online

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#COP21 highlights: Indigenous Environmental Network

During COP21 in Paris I was part of the media outreach team for the Indigenous Environmental Network. The journey started at the London climate march where we welcomed delegates from the Marshall Islands, Maori and Sami lands who all gave

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#COP21 highlights: Indigenous Environmental Network

During COP21 in Paris I was part of the media outreach team for the Indigenous Environmental Network. The journey started at the London climate march where we welcomed delegates from the Marshall Islands, Maori and Sami lands who all gave

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Canadians are going to save us all: Naomi Klein & large coalition launches Leap Manifesto

2016 is a leap year, plus the Canadians have a really important general election happening October 19, and I find it super smart that a group of people are done with waiting for politicians to “get it”, and are asking

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Canadians are going to save us all: Naomi Klein & large coalition launches Leap Manifesto

2016 is a leap year, plus the Canadians have a really important general election happening October 19, and I find it super smart that a group of people are done with waiting for politicians to “get it”, and are asking

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Ken Kesey on the awakening…..

“A kind of tartar builds up over your consciousness, and you think this is the world. This isn’t the world; this is just tartar, a wall, a buildup of scum and shit. People come along who have great power and

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Ken Kesey on the awakening…..

“A kind of tartar builds up over your consciousness, and you think this is the world. This isn’t the world; this is just tartar, a wall, a buildup of scum and shit. People come along who have great power and

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#Longread: 1980 speech by Russell Means printed in Mother Jones

  Mother Jones, editor’s note: This article originated as a controversial speech given at the Black Hills International Survival Gathering on the Pine Ridge Reservation in July 1980. A member of the Oglala Lakota tribe, Russell Means was perhaps the most

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#Longread: 1980 speech by Russell Means printed in Mother Jones

  Mother Jones, editor’s note: This article originated as a controversial speech given at the Black Hills International Survival Gathering on the Pine Ridge Reservation in July 1980. A member of the Oglala Lakota tribe, Russell Means was perhaps the most

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