Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is. References: It’s the Inequality, Stupid Wealth Inequality http://money.cnn.com/2012/04/19/news/economy/ceo-pay/index.htm
In 2015 the bees are still dying in masses. Which at first seems not very important until you realize that one third of all food humans consume would disappear with them. Millions could starve. The foes bees face are truly horrifying – some are a direct consequence of human greed. We need to help our […]
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between […]
http://storyofbottledwater.org The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores […]
http://storyofcosmetics.org The Story of Cosmetics, released on July 21st, 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. Produced with Free Range Studios and hosted by Annie Leonard, the seven-minute film by The Story of Stuff Project reveals the implications for consumer and worker health […]
*** (19. MARCH 2011) WINNER OF YOUTUBE’S BEST NONPROFIT VIDEO AWARD!!! *** Fossil fuels have powered human growth and ingenuity for centuries. Now that we’re reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we’re in for an exciting ride. While there’s a real risk that we’ll fall off a cliff, there’s still […]
The Story of Electronics, releasing Tuesday, NOVEMBER 9, employs the Story of Stuff style to explore the high-tech revolution’s collateral damage—25 million tons of e-waste and counting, poisoned workers and a public left holding the bill. Host Annie Leonard takes viewers from the mines and factories where our gadgets begin to the horrific backyard recycling […]
For more info go to www.therules.org Production Company: Grain Media (grainmedia.co.uk); Motion Graphics Artist: Nick Pittom (nickpittom.com); Music: Sup Doodle and Apple Juice Kid (AppleJuiceKid.com); References: http://www.therules.org/inequality-video-fact-sheet; Accompanying article in Al Jazeera: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/04/201349124135226392.html
If the population of the world was only 100 people, what would society look like? Produced and Written by Gabriel Reilich ; Animation by Jake Infusino http://jakemotion.com Data Sources: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ & http://www.100people.org/ & Gender: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicati… Geography: http://www.census.gov/popclock/ + Africa: http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… Asia: http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… America: (North and South) http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… Europe: http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… Oceania (not included): http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… Age: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicati… […]
http://bit.ly/storyofbroke — The United States isn’t broke; we’re the richest country on the planet and a country in which the richest among us are doing exceptionally well. But the truth is, our economy is broken, producing more pollution, greenhouse gasses and garbage than any other country. In these and so many other ways, it just […]
The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. In the current ‘Game of More’, we’re told to cheer a growing economy — more roads, more malls, more Stuff! — even though our health indicators are worsening, income […]
Join the conversation: #WakeUpCall. Find out more at http://www.gaiafoundation.org/wakeupcall/ Have you ever felt like we’re living through a nightmare of consumption? That you wish you could un-hook yourself and reconnect with a life that is somehow more real and vivid? Then perhaps you’re ready to heed Earth’s Wake Up Call. Today we live in a […]
SIGN THE PETITION TO KEEP THE OIL IN THE GROUND IN THE AMAZON: http://amazonwatch.org/take-action/keep-the-oil-in-the-ground-in-the-amazon CONTRIBUTE TO OUR WORK: https://amazonwatch.org/donate BE A CLIMATE LEADER! HELP BRING OUR INDIGENOUS ALLIES TO THE UN CLIMATE TALKS IN PARIS AND KEEP THEM SAFE WHEN THEY RETURN HOME: http://amazonwatch.org/p2p Humanity’s survival depends on not burning two-thirds of our global oil […]
http://storyofchange.org — Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/wsI/
‘Coalition of the Willing’ is a collaborative animated film and web-based event about an online war against global warming in a ‘post Copenhagen’ world. ‘Coalition of the Willing’ has been Directed and produced by Knife Party, written by Tim Rayner and crafted by a network of 24 artists from around the world using varied and […]
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There’s a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff. ‘Re-Thinking Progress’ explores how through a change in perspective we can re-design the way our economy works – designing products that can be ‘made to be made again’ and powering the system with renewable energy. It questions whether with creativity and […]
More at http://www.newdream.org Video by the Center for a New American Dream This fun animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy. Narrated by economist and […]
How we see the world determines how we act. Western thought sees us at war with each other over resources. Indigenous philosophy, we are all related as individuals in balance with nature. Watch ENOUGHNESS: Resorting Balance to the Economy and learn more at www.FirstPeoples.org. Share on Facebook and Twitter using #ENOUGHNESS.
http://gmo.mercola.com/?x_cid=youtube Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are detrimental to your overall health. Discover why these genetically modified foods are NOT safe to consume.
http://citizensclimatelobby.org/climate-change-solutions-speak-up-for-climate/ You can speak up for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide like Carbon Fee and Dividend, which gives all revenue back to households. Narrated by Ian Somerhalder. Transcript: The climate is changing. Extreme weather is disrupting livelihoods and food supplies around the world. This is observed. This is documented. This is the […]