In 1994 the Zapatista national liberation army rose up against the Mexican government in an attempt to reclaim indigenous lands. The Mexican army and paramilitaries launched an offensive against indigenous groups that had sided with the Zapatistas.
The Art of Resistance in Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso is a small, landlocked country in West Africa. French colonialists previously called it Upper Volta, but in 1983 when Thomas Tankara took power, he renamed the country.
Chongqing is a metropolis that lies deep in the Chinese heartland, along the Yangtze River. This place has been an inspiration to poets for years, but now things are changing radically and instead of being known as the Mountain City, Chongqing has become Trap City.
According to author and activist Chris Hedges, most people have no concept about how fragile our environment really is. He believes there’s an emotional incapacity to understand collapse even when it’s facing us.
One Man's Struggle To Leave Behind The Homeland
New Malden, London is home to the biggest North Korean community in Europe. There are currently about 600 North Korean men, women, and children living in the area.
There is a lot of conflicting information about what’s really going on is South Africa lately. From rumors of a White genocide to disappearing government funds, South Africa seems to be in a lot of turmoil.
A Radical New Sharing Economy
The slow down in economic activity has increased dissatisfaction toward government institutions while germinating extreme political movements around the world. To make matters worse, scientists are predicting that global warming will produce a mass extinction of life on Earth.
Mike Davidson first arrived at Big Bend because he was moving out of Texas and wanted to be around mountains. As an active outdoorsman he thought it would be a good idea to visit the national park before leaving.
This animated short film won Best Short Documentary at the Melbourne International Film Festival in 2015. The story is narrated by two men who were detained at Australia’s Manus Island Offshore Processing Centre.
If you’ve never heard of Transnistria or Pridnestrovie, you are not alone. This is the ‘Renegade Republic’, which no state in the world recognizes although they have their own parliament, currency, passport, and national anthem.