Archive for the 'World' Category

A Visual Reminder Of US Social Stratification

• February, 2011

While many watch the revolutions starting virtually on a daily basis in the “developing world”, few are concerned that these have any chance of occurring in the United States: “our society is far more cohesive and far less stratified” the rebuttal logic goes. Is it? Over the past two years, the one social class that has received the most voluminous amount of opprobrium is the ubiquitously derogatory “bankster” which represents far more a wealth and income qualification, that a job description. Americans it appears are

Zeitgeist – Moving Forward

• February, 2011

This Zeitgeist movie does touch various strings concerning the current and past problems of our societies. Therefore it should kick-start most people into thinking and reflecting on the situation… Whether too extreme or not, we can’t ignore the essence. It’s been time for REAL change for quite some time now…

Hempmade fashion show 2011 – PromoClip

• January, 2011

Hempmade fashion show 2011 from Blub Video. For all those who are interested in a more eco-friendly/natural and cool way of promoting the hemp-clothing industry, do pass by on the 12th of February (Saturday) @ “Depot” – Leuven – Belgium. Also visit Blub Video and support this artist’s work everywhere/every-how you can!

Top 5 Videoclips of 2010

• January, 2011

MIA – Born Free (Uncensored version – banned on youtube) Die Antwoord – Evil Boy (Explicit Version) ‘030’ – The Good The Bad (UNCUT) OK Go – This Too Shall PassThe Wilderness Downtown – We Used to Wait For the full experience of this interactive videoclip, do visit: The Wilderness Downtown MIA – Born Free: They can try to censor this videoclip but they will never be able to censor ideas and even less: the truth! Die Antwoord – Evil Boy: Finally this activism starts

Moon Rising – NASA moon cover-up?

• December, 2010

<<Official movie intro>> On February 25,1994 1.8 million photos were taken of the Moon during the Clementine Mission. Different variations were taken including “Full Color” photos. The front cover of this DVD is one of hundreds of photos featured in the film. This is the first time in human history the Moon is being revealed to you in its’ “Full Natural Color.” On the matter concerning whether or not we went to the Moon, we landed there without a doubt. This film is about what

Company digging mine in Afghanistan unearths Buddhist monastery

• December, 2010

A Chinese company digging an unexploited copper mine in Afghanistan has unearthed ancient statues of Buddha in a sprawling 2,600-year-old Buddhist monastery. Archaeologists are rushing to salvage what they can from a major 7th century B.C. religious site along the famed Silk Road connecting Asia and the Middle East. The ruins, including the monastery and domed shrines known as ‘stupas,’ will likely be largely destroyed once work at the mine begins. The ruins were discovered as labourers excavated the site on behalf of the Chinese

No Traffic Lights Experiment

• December, 2010

<<Editors notE>> This video just features a glimpse of how society CAN be. One of mutual respect and sanity… No brainless traffic light to traffic light rides… Higher concentration whilst driving… Fluidness in the apparantly chaotic streams of wheels coming and going… Simplification and unification of all traffic rules, lights and signs should be the next point on the political traffic regulations’ agenda… Yet it is so much easier just to put up another sign instead of rethinking the whole concept…

Germany pledges millions for Taliban

• November, 2010

Germany’s foreign ministry says it has signed an agreement with Afghanistan to give 14 million dollars to Taliban militants, who choose to lay down their arms, every year. Berlin says the contract will be valid for five years and the cash will only be paid to militants who lay down their weapons. German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said on Wednesday that reintegrating former militants into the Afghan social and political fabric is crucial to stabilizing Afghanistan, DPA reported.

U.N. urged to freeze climate geo-engineering projects

• November, 2010

* Cloud whitening, solar reflectors, ocean seeding studied * Environmentalists say such schemes are unproven, risky * Advocates say projects could help fight global warming The United Nations should impose a moratorium on “geo-engineering” projects such as artificial volcanoes and vast cloud-seeding schemes to fight climate change, green groups say, fearing they could harm nature and mankind. The risks were too great because the impacts of manipulating nature on a vast scale were not fully known, the groups said at a major U.N. meeting in