Redesigning SocietyIdeas and projects that seek to redesign society for a better world.
Find out about new political movements, real utopias and green politics in this talk from Off Grid Festival 2014.
Gee Vaucher from CRASS, discussing her work and its impact from the 1980’s onwards, hear from people influenced by Crass and how Gee develops her art.
Film of talk by ex-members (such as the late General Baker) of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, arguably one of the most radical working class organisations in the US in the 20th century.
Popular Education, what it is, how to do it, loads of films and links to more information.
Overview of Erik Olin Wright’s theory of social change Real Utopias, which explains how social change happens using the Transition Movement as an example.
Exploratory and experimental piece looks at the value of seed saving and sharing as an economic model in its own right and as a way of supporting the local resource based economies of the future.
Bioneers are those people experimenting to create low impact solutions for an uncertain future.
A great list of useful permaculture books to use to develop a future world of equality and sound ecology.
this piece looks at community self reliance and the end of employment
Urban permaculture as a means of helping to bring about a permanent culture based on sound ecology and abundance.
Changing the world talk from Bristol Green Week, see how companies in Bristol are developing new technologies and ways of doing things.
What next for politics in the UK? Is the South West leading the way? Local politics in Frome was transformed last year when a group of Independents took over their council.
Does environmental campaigning work today and what do we need to do today to move towards a better world, these are some of issues discussed in this talk from Bristol Green Week 2013.
What is community energy, how can we reduce our reliance on energy through efficiency and renewables, listen to a range of viewpoints
Pilar Lopez’s performances/songs about the Spanish Social Revolution of 1936 brings to life the spirit of these times and to today’s struggles in Spain.
Film: Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Race, Class and Gender in the 60′s U.S.
Hillbilly nationalists were a white radical movement in the US in the 1960’s and formed part of a coalition with Black panthers amongst others.
Di Parkin was a revolutionary activist from the early 1960′s to the 1980′s, hear her story of involvement with syndicalist movements and members of Durutti amongst others.
In this talk hear how the Greenham common women’s movement against the nuclear arms race developed and campaigned for a peaceful world.
Permaculture is a system that can develop a way of living that is sustainable and just.
The best tools for being secure online.
How we as individuals can affect change using permaculture ideas.
Eveline Lubbers, shines a light on corporate and police spying on activists including blacklisting of trade unionists, McLibel, police spy Mark Kennedy.
Can we can change work for the better of ourselves and community.
Are we really changing things, if we become green capitialists?
this piece looks at the Sustainable skills share scheme Greeniversity which is now being launched by groups in more than 25 cities and towns across the UK, cheers Steve
The community at Daisy Dell took action in their area to create a community garden resource and at the same time built new relationships.
How community building can be a solution to a lot of our world’s problems.
How can we change the dominance of a culture based on individualism by building community.
Find out how blacklisting has been used against people arguing for better workplace rights and conditions and how we can fight back.
Potential solutions to the economic crisis, that would benefit people.
A conversation between queer permaculture practitioners and community organisers, Nicole Vosper and Annie-Rose London, communicating across continents about gender, sexuality and design.
How can permaculture ethics help us to create a better, fairer world.
Want to know how a commons system could work in reality and what a commons system means then look no further than this excellent book, free to download
43 Essential essays on the commons and Peer 2 Peer theory, this is essential primer from the p2p foundation for anyone interested in the commons.
How can we use permaculture and inspiration of occupy to shape a new world.
What does resistance mean in an age of austerity, how can we change the world for the better when all around us with huge cuts based on Ideology.
It is challenge to become self sufficient in the UK and the world for most people, but there things you can do together.
Creative learning is a great process that is being used in some of the poorest communities in India and could benefit you wherever you live.
An overview of a permaculture design course and what you learn.
Reclaiming our food is crucial to developing not only sustainable futures, but also control over our lives, how can we do this for the benefit of us all.
Scientific evidence states happiness is linked to being kind and cooperative
Neoliberalism has a detrimental effect it on human beings and their habitat, community is what is needed.
Lasse Bresson Krøner on the subject of permaculture and human rights.
Ruth Potts: Falling in Love with the Material World: How the joy and intelligence of craft helps us understand limits and sets us free, filmed at Small is festival 2012
Talk from the Diggers 2012 group that have been inspired by the Gerald Winstanley and the original Diggers and have taken to reclaiming the land at Runnymede Park.
Occupy Sandy was a community response to the devastating effects of the hurricane on New York city, it shows how community and solidarity can respond to these uncertain times.
Storyteller & mythologist Martin Shaw explores our dominant cultural stories and describes the powerful influence of myth making over our lives.
Tony Juniper shares his views on People Power and Sustainability filmed at Small is festival 2012
New Dawn Traders is a brand new social enterprise powered by sail, as well as an empowered vision of future trade!
How does climate change effect our food supply and how we can grow other plants to replace energy hungry crops.