March On Capitol Hill
Protestors don attire from “The Handmaid’s Tale” to speak out against the American Senate’s proposed healthcare bill that would restrict or defund Planned Parenthood. In doing so, they draw parallels between the dystopic themes of the novel and misogynistic government policies.
Theater of Pipelines
Theater is being increasingly used by Indigenous communities to oppose and educate audiences about the environmental impact of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline.
Bridging the Gap
As South Korea becomes increasingly disenchanted with the idea of re-unifying with its nuclear counterpart, musician Hyung Joon Won hopes to reconcile the disparate nations through a common love of classical music.
Song of the Peacocks
Radio is used to combat anti-LGBTQ sentiments and laws in India and broaden the country’s concept of love.
The government-caused housing crises in Italy has forced some 700,000 people to live illegally along the slopes of the active Mount Vesuvius. Here, in the face of impending doom, squatting becomes a new form of political agency that challenges both neoliberalism and the law of the state.
The American Muslim Storyteller’s Grant assists Muslim filmmakers in developing projects that seek to change the harsh narrative surrounding the group.
In the wake of Japan’s nuclear disasters, community power movements popped up all across the country. First of its kind in Japan, the Hokkaido Green Fund is an anti-nuclear social enterprise that operates citizen-owned windmills.
Despite the growing tide of anti-immigrant sentiments in Europe and the West, many Canadian citizens privately sponsor Syrian refugees fleeing civil war.