Severn Cullis-Suzuki was only 12 years old in this video. She’s speaking for ECO, The Environmental Children’s Organization, a group of 12 and 13 year olds trying to make a difference. They raised all the money themselves and traveled 5000 miles to tell adults at the United Nations Conference On Environment and Development (June 1992) to change their ways. The speech that follows rings through time and space and has touched the hearts of many across the globe. So where is Severn now? According to this Wikipedia article she graduated from Yale in 2002, hosted a television program called Suzuki’s [More]
This creative video was actually designed to help conceal a net neutrality stakeholder ploy by Onward Internet. After a huge two-week investigation, the advocacy group ProPublica has now positively identified Onward Internet as largely backed by the “National Cable and Telecommunications Association.” The NCTA is one of the telecom industry’s biggest trade groups and one of the loudest voices against regulating net neutrality. In other words… The NCTA, disguised under the name “Onward Internet” created a strategic plan to gather valuable information through large black “Internet suggestion boxes” at busy street corners in tech centers like San Francisco and New York. The boxes are [More]
UPDATE: Great news! LEGO has announced it will not renew its contract with Shell. This is a massive victory for over 1 million Arctic Defenders globally. But Shell is still trying to drill for oil in the Arctic. Click here to demand permanent protection for the home of the polar bears: http://grnpc.org/IgHEe —————————————-­—————————————-­————- We love LEGO. You love LEGO. Everyone loves LEGO. But when LEGO’s halo effect is being used to sell propaganda to children, especially by an unethical corporation who are busy destroying the natural world our children will inherit, we have to do something. Children’s imaginations are an [More]
Edited words of Russell Brand, one of the greatest men of our generation. Having said that, this video is not about Russell Brand at all; it is about the message, and that message has never been more simple, its LOVE. “You cannot define yourself in reference to other external coordinates. You must define yourself internally with your relationship with a higher entity. Think of yourself as a manifestation of some higher thing, some higher frequency. This is the visible realization. And you know that because you can’t see atoms, can you? And you certainly can’t see the forces that hold [More]
Cable companies are trying to create an unequal playing field for internet speeds, but they’re doing it so boringly that most news outlets aren’t covering it. John Oliver explains the controversy and lets viewers know how they can voice their displeasure to the FCC. (www.fcc.gov/comments, for any interested parties) Connect with Last Week Tonight online… Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site [More]
One of the most important speeches in recorded history was given by a comedian by the name of Charlie Chaplin in the film “The Great Dictator”, with a splash of modern imagery. The film was released in 1940, as an antI-Nazi comedy and was entirely written, produced and directed by Charlie Chaplin himself. Song: Window by The Album Leaf . If you like what you see please share the video any way you can and pass the message on. Transcript: “I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer [More]
Comedian Russell Brand terrified anchors on MSNBC’s Morning Joe program by lecturing them about how the media distracts from real news by obsessing about superficial distractions. Brand almost immediately put host Mika Brzezinski on the back foot by describing his tour as an exploration of how Malcolm X, Gandhi, Che Guevara and Jesus Christ “are significant culturally and how icons are appropriated and used to designate consciousness and meaning….they’re all people that died for a cause, they’re all people whose icons are used to designate meaning, perhaps not in the manner in which they intended.” Brand then poked fun at [More]
  FOUR HORSEMEN is an award winning independent feature documentary which lifts the lid on how the world really works. As the global economy continues to veer from crisis to catastrophe many more people are looking for wise counsel on how to reshape the Western Economy. Over the last three years 23 global thinkers many of whom have been marginalized -have come together to break their silence and explain how the world really works. Their views transcend mainstream media and short-term political explanations to describe in simple terms what needs to be addressed in our universities, governments and corporate structures. [More]
MSNBC’s news anchor Dylan Ratigan is mad as hell and unleashes a fury of truth about the U.S. financial crisis. He, like most of us, are fed up with the political corruption. While convening a roundtable discussion on the market meltdown on eponymous MSNBC show on Tuesday, Ratigan exploded. “We’ve got a real problem!” an exasperated Ratigan shouted. “This is a mathematical fact! Tens of trillions of dollars are being extracted from the United States of America. Democrats aren’t doing it, Republicans aren’t doing it. An entire integrated system, financial system, trading system, taxing system, that was created by both [More]