Jul 08

AVAAZ : Stop Murdoch’s UK Media Takeover

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Get involved in this avaaz.org cause, if you would like to take part in stopping Rupert Murdoch’s UK media takeover.

From the letter: “The undertakings you are consulting on for the BSkyB takeover by News Corporation are not good enough and the takeover shouldn’t go ahead. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation already owns too much of our media and if this deal goes ahead would aggressively cross-promote its products, damaging rival news groups and restricting what we see and read.

May 25

Click here to watch Peak Moment’s Janaia Donaldson’s interview with Chris Martenson. “The next twenty years will be totally unlike the last twenty… Well face the greatest economic and physical challenges ever seen by our country, if not humanity. So opens Chris Martenson’s much-viewed online Crash Course illuminating the relationship between economy, energy and the environment.”

Chris Martenson’s Crash Course available here

May 25

The Myth of Nuclear Deterrence

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This 5-minute video from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation debunks the myth that nuclear weapons keep us safe and prevent nuclear attacks by others.”

– www.wagingpeace.org

Apr 20

April 10 Protest Against Nuclear Power Plants

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On April 10th there was a protest in Tokyo against the building of nuclear power plants in Japan. 15,000 gathered, an unprecedented number for a protest in Japan on this issue. Watch this video.

Mar 12

Earthquake and Tsunami Japan

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Here in Japan we are watching the number of missing people rise every hour, in the wake of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit yesterday afternoon off of the Northern Pacific coast. Tsunami warnings continue and aftershocks were felt every 20 minutes throughout the night in the vicinity of Miyagi Prefecture. Here at www.mediaforpeacebuilding.com, we pray that those in the affected areas are safe, warm, and finding all of the support they need in the coming days and weeks. Following are a list of websites related to the earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.

 

Al Jazeera video of the tsunami: click here

BBC website on earthquake relief efforts: click here

Fon Community gives free wifi access at hotspots in Japan: click here

Japan Society Relief Fund: click here

New York Times satellite photos of Japan, before and after Tsunami: click here

Mar 05

A Letter from Anonymous

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Anonymous for free speech. Watch here.

Mar 05

Plastic State of Mind (music video)

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Watch this music video calling for a ban on single-use plastic bags.

Mar 05

Conflict Minerals 101

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Click here to watch video. “Congo’s conflict minerals leave a trail of destruction as they make their way from the mines to your mobile phone. The Enough Project’s John Prendergast breaks down how the process works.” Click here for the website.

Feb 06

Democracy Now! : Voices of the Egyptian Revolution

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An inspiring and revealing clip from Democracy Now’s Sharif Kouddous, interviewing Egyptian protestor’s in Tahrir Square, Cairo. Watch here.

Nov 10

Watch this short film about the “Revolution of the Spirit” in Burma, led by democratically elected president Aung San Suu Kyi (currently under house-arrest by the military junta).

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