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Movie trailer: The Lorax speaks for the 80 percent (with Zac Efron and Taylor Swift)

They’re actually doing it – they’re making a movie of Dr. Seuss’ marvelous eco-fable, The Lorax.
And while Occupy Wall Street may speak for the 99 percent… of humans in the US (and maybe even on the planet), there hasn’t been much said so far about the 80 percent – which is how much of the planet’s biomass trees represent.
Well, when Danny DeVito speaks, people tend to listen, and Zac Efron and Taylor Swift are almost as cute animated as they are in real life…

October 29th

Occupy Wall Street: A short film by Jonathan Demme

Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme has taken his crew to Occupy Wall Street. In a tight, 15 minute short documentary, he illustrates democracy in action and peaceful protest. Can’t make it to lower Manhattan this week? Let Jonathan Demme’s camera take you there…  Like what you just saw? Like us on Facebook  for more updates!  More on […]

October 24th

Bill Maher skewers right-wing idiots who hate Occupy Wall Street

Bill Maher got a great rant going at the end of yesterdays show. He just skewers the right-wingers who are (so far unsuccessfully) trying to frame Occupy Wall Street as a bunch of lazy hippies – rather than the reality, that it is an amazingly diverse cross-section of real America. Here’s what he has to […]

October 22nd

The Story of Broke explains Occupy Wall Street (teaser trailer)

What an amazing creative out-pouring we’ve seen over the past few weeks! Now the folks who brought us The Story of Stuff animated short film are in the final stages of preparing their explanation – and they’re program for a sustainable future.
The Story of Broke talks about the myth that America is out of money… pushed by the dinosaurs who have failed, but are too big to adapt and move on.
As they put it, “The United States isn’t broke; we’re the richest country on the planet and a country in which the richest among us are doing exceptionally well. But the truth is, our economy is broken, producing more pollution, greenhouse gasses and garbage than any other country. In these and so many other ways, it just isn’t working. …The Story of Broke calls for a shift in government spending toward investments in clean, green solutions…

October 20th