To Be Takei shows George Takei to be more inspiring than we know


Dillan DiGiovanni reviews To Be Takei, a documentary of the inspiring life of actor, George Takei

It’s Not Enough to Raise Awareness. Be Part of the Solution


Nannette Ricaforte asks how she can be part of the solution to end modern slavery.

Have Visions of Saving the Planet? Don’t Be Like This Guy.

This Is What You ARe Not Going to Do to Save the Environment

The Rainforest is being destroyed and we are not good enough to do what this film shows.

It’s About More Than Safe Sex

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Who would have thought buying condoms could also make you an activist.

One Man Faces His Fear and Asks for a Conversation on Race

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Afraid his earnest plea will be taken in a negative way, activist Larry Swetman faces his fear and asks for an open dialogue on race.

Stop Being So Attached! Why You Need to Be Aware of Your Problematic Language


If a single word is enough to disregard an entire population’s feelings and humanity, you can imagine why people would want it erased from our vocabulary.

When You’re an Ally Between a Rock and a Hard Place

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Sam Killerman wrestles with the question of what to do when the people who you ally with throw sticks, and the people who hate them throw stones. Except those sticks and stones are words.

I Coach Because He Coached: Inspired by Men Who Mentor

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Coach of the award-winning Chosen League, Philly Roots Fellow Isaiah Thomas says he coaches to mentor instead of coaching to win.

Where Did All The Activist Athletes Go?

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Outspoken athletes of today have yet to reach the level of political and social activism that we saw from Tommie Smith, Muhammad Ali, and others, in the 1960s and 70s.

Living the Good Life: Doing Good for Goodness Sake

Norris and Klemmer

Being a do-gooder has it benefits—despite what you may think—and the most rewarding of them all is that priceless feeling in your heart.

Affluenza vs Povertism: The Divided States of America!

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Homeless Philadelphian Paul Klemmer grew up in Redbank, New York, with all the symptoms of Affluenza, but by age 20 he was on tour with the Grateful Dead, selling acid to concert goers in the parking lot. The self-proclaimed veteran of the “War for Peace” is now sick with a new social disease, povertism, an illness with no respect to race, only class.

Will The Real Working Class Please Stand Up?

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This week, James Plunkett challenges his fellow millennials to stop pretending.

The Case for Going Vegan

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Neil Smith chose to go vegan as his way to make a difference in the world. He makes the case for why you should consider it, too.

Transforming the Space Between Inner Change and Social Change


Lodro Rinzler on turning the will to do good work into actual good work.

Supporter of “World’s Most Famous Death Row Inmate” Summoned to Paris

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The 32 year-old story of the “World’s Most Famous Death Row Inmate” – a moniker coined by the New York Times – is now being told through a fresh face, with hopes of it being read, heard and understood by a younger, more socially conscious audience.

Painting a Red Town Green

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The incredible true story of Knoxville politics bending toward sustainability, and how the city is already reaping the benefits.