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]
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]
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]
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]