Edging Forward by Ann Dale

Edging Forward by Ann Dale

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August 20, 2015

Every Step Counts

350.org. (2016, May 27). Break Free, 2016: the movement steps up [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/sqHYDwCM0Yg

Video footage of protesters around the world fighting for climate action. The video is for the Break Free movement, whose message is to build a renewable economy and stop mining oil and coal.


Bearing Witness

Fastco Studios. (2017, February 9). How Technology and Social Media have Changed the Conversation around Criminal Justice [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.fastcompany.com/

Interviews with civil rights experts, activists, a former prosecutor, and John Legend on how technology and social media make it possible to quickly document and spread evidence of police brutality.


Let’s Even it Up

Oxfam UK. (2017, January 16). An Economy for the 99% [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/xjhq9nPmoxA

A breakdown of statistics on the massive global wealth gap. The sum of just 8 of the world’s billionaires is equal to the wealth of the least wealthy 50% of people in the world.

Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson

RiverheadBooks. (September 2010). Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson. [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com

Where do good ideas come from? The spaces that see unusual rates of creativity and innovation all share the same recurring patterns. Author, Steven Johnson, recounts his findings in this animated short.


Leonard Cohen Strikes a Chord with Al Gore

Skavlan. (2016, November 11).  Interview with Leonard Cohen and Anjani Thomas [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/T2pFG9WoxfU

Interview on Norwegian talk show Skavlan with Leonard Cohen, Al Gore, and Cohen’s former partner, singer Anjani Thomas.  Near the end, Cohen and Gore share ideas on what motivated people to change: catastrophe or hope?


Recharge in Quebec’s Cottage Country

The Star. (2017, April 5). Why electric cars are popular in one Quebec region [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com

The region of Lanaudière, Quebec has the highest per capita rate of electric car ownership. This video highlights one car dealership in the cottage town of Rawdon, whose co-owner focuses on selling electric cars.

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