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San Francisco city officials say they are moving to block purchases of Apple desktops and laptops, by all municipal agencies, after the company removed a green electronics certification from its products….
Our most recent addition to the Story of Stuff curricula comes from one of our community members, Anne B. Anne put together a lesson for high school-level French classes based on The Story of Stuff….
It’s the Fourth of July, when the United States celebrates our Declaration of Independence from Britain, adopted on this day in 1776. When I was very young, I eagerly looked forward to July 4th for the annual neighborhood picnics and evening fireworks. Then, as a young adult, I eschewed this holiday — I thought the celebrations reeked of a nationalist pride that was incongruent with how I often saw my country showing up at home and in the world….
In my upcoming movie, The Story of Change, I talk about how deep, lasting social change – the kind of change achieved by the civil rights movement, the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, and the early environmental movement – always starts with a group of people committed to a Big Idea for how things could be better. Not just a little better for a few people, but a whole lot better for everyone….
Here at the Story of Stuff Project, we believe in more than just three “R’s”. Reduce, Reuse, REPAIR, then recycle!
Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world….
Our team spent last Wednesday in a studio shooting our next movie — The Story of Change.
I’m more excited to share this movie with you than any of the six we’ve made since releasing the original Story of Stuff because it explains how we can make big change together by exercising our citizen muscles….
Not a city renowned for a robust and engaged political community, seeing this video made me proud to be from LA.
I’m a total sucker for videos of people using their bodies to make shapes and words for aerial photography. Never gets old.
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If you’re feeling particularly inspired, check out Resolutions Week and get involved with people all across the country who are getting together this summer to take a stand against the disastrous Citizens United decision.
Hat tip to Good Magazine for the post.