Imagination Activism: exploring radically better futures (and SolarPunk)
Phoebe shares thoughts on “how we can find the learning tools that will bridge to the future we want to envision, and how we translate those visions of the future into values.”
The Great Simplification: Full Movie
The final chapters to this accessible and provocative animation series are now up, rounding off its effort to understand the roots of our current crises and map the road ahead.
Let’s Build The Future Together
The conservative/alt-right media outlet has raised $100m and is launching 'DW Kids' to create “content families can trust”. Their message: “enough with the complaining. It’s time for conservatives to create, invent and build the world we want to see. How? By partnering with those who love America as much as we do...Americans have been waiting for these alternatives.”
The Failed Ideology of Davos
"The WEF’s vision certainly doesn’t look like the world ordinary people would hope for. Rather it is a vision of an economy separated from the Earth, managed by algorithms and fed by information from myriad surveillance devices."
With the left asleep at the wheel, the right has surged ahead with its cynical anti-woke narrative
An urgent call for progressives to overcome “paralysis” and “start telling a story of our own” that can counter the infectious (and extremist) anti-woke narrative. The Race Class Narrative offers a route forward.
The UK Race Class Narrative Report
"Building solidarity across race and class to win progressive change and inoculate against the powerful few that seek to divide us."
A narrative mapping effort focused on poverty and economic mobility, “analysing the media behaviours of over 50,000 people in the U.S. and all the content they interact with.”
Creative Climate Justice Hub
A new “dynamic library of resources...for artists and cultural practitioners who want to understand the systemic causes of the climate crisis, how it intersects with issues of social, economic and environmental injustice and how arts and culture is responding creatively.”
Climate Insights Hub
A new “library of shared resources and a space for effective collaboration. By improving information sharing across the climate movement, we aim to improve coordination, capacity building, and campaign development in a way that helps us all.”
The Nature Connection Handbook
“Research shows that the closer we get to nature, the happier we are, the more worthwhile life seems, and the more we are willing to take action to help our wildlife and the environment. In the context of the problems our climate and wildlife are facing, closer relationships with nature are more necessary than ever before.”
Q&A with Pop Culture Collaborative
“A philanthropic fund and learning community working to transform the narrative landscape in America around people of color, immigrants, refugees, Muslims, and Indigenous peoples—especially those who are women, queer, trans, nonbinary, and/or disabled—by bolstering the infrastructure and impact of the pop culture for social change field”