From Hillary Clinton to Robert Gates, from CNN to President Obama, why is America sidestepping the big issues? When will the politicians and journalists wake up and give the public the truth they deserve?
Hundreds of environmental activists showed up last Saturday to shut down one of the UK's busiest oil refineries. Using flash mob and carnivalesque tactics, the protesters were able to send a clear message that we can't continue to feed our oil addiction. Find out more at crudeawakening.org.uk
This video is a metaphor for consumer society. A gang of vicious photographers surround a woman and her children. Their cameras violently strobe her face, stealing her image. She pleads, protests, and runs. They persist. It is all to feed the voracious appetites of a populace hungry for celebrity gossip. The frenzy here so apparent is the same that sustains the mad drive of consumer culture.