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Naomi Klein’s Thought Bubble: Ethical Oil?

 

Naomi Klein's Thought Bubble: Ethical Oil? from ThoughtBubbler on Vimeo. Check out this Thought Bubble from Smart Bubble Society on the true lack of wisdom inherent in Canada's Tar Sands.

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Which Do You Know: Bieber’s Favourite Colour? Or Your MPP?

A radio announcer recently claimed that more eligible voters know Justin Bieber’s favourite colour than the name of their MPP. Is he right? By Megan Powell

 

Shortly after our most recent provincial election, I heard a disturbing fact on the radio. The announcer claimed that more eligible voters know Justin Bieber’s favourite colour than the name of their MPP. Whether or not this is actually accurate, the idea that this is quite probable is very concerning. …

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Amy Goodman Explains Why Media Ridicules #OccupyWallStreet (Charlie Rose)

In an interview with Charlie Rose, Amy Goodman explains why the mainstream media ridicules the OccupyWallStreet movement.

 

See the full interview with Amy Goodman here.

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Sapience Downloads!

 

Check out the new Sapience Film wallpapers for your comp, or mobile devices. Spread the slogan.

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Bahrain and American Arms Sales

How America denounces human rights offending nations, then sells them weapons. By Kyle Boulden

 

The recent “Arab Spring” has seen sweeping political changes across the Middle East, with governments toppled and democratic movements gaining more and more momentum. This revolution has not been without bloodshed however, as corrupt dictators and governments struggle to retain their grip on power. Bahrain was one such country, where …

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Chris Hedges shuts down Kevin O’Leary

 

In an interview with Chris Hedges about the #OccupyWallStreet protests, Kevin O'Leary snaps and calls Hedges a "left-wing nutbar." Hedges retaliates, comparing CBC to Fox News, and stating he'll never interview with them again. Well done.

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Putting Our Culture’s Decadence in Check

How we traded in our wisdom for mindless luxury.

 

Our culture’s lack of wisdom is pulling us further and further away from the consequences of our way of life. We watch television and advertisements that tell us to live an increasingly decadent lifestyle and we happily oblige, indulging in harmful behavior and plundering the planet, covering our ears and …

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Off With His Head!

Severing the head of the ego god: Wall Street

 

John Perkins tells us of a Mayan prophecy that describes a time when a king who represents ego, and greed and exploitation, would have his head cut off by the hero twins; who represent the humans. He would then be replaced by a leader characterized by cooperation, compassion, and sustainability, …

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Biophilia

Exploring our innate connection to the natural.

 

Biophilia might sound like a perverse word (you can’t help but think of pedophilia, a word we’re too familiar with, and that’s given the whole suffix a negative connotation), but it actually defines something amazing about our human nature (BIOphilia, not the other one). The term was first used by …

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Sapience is in Production

 

Sapience is currently in production. Stay tuned for more updates.

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