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…It’s Movie Monday: The Great American Detour?

The Great American Detour

As America heads towards a change it can believe in, real issues effecting real people become more important than ever. To see what’s on the minds of young Americans all across the ‘flyover states’, Current put Lauren Cerre on a bus from Los Angeles to New York, and created The Great American Detour.

The result is a collection of the actual issues that will determine the future of America, told in a voice that is very different from the pundits and the polls that dominate most on-air time screen time:

…Santa Ana knows what a tagger looks like?

Tagger GuideApparently, the city of Santa Ana, California wants parents to know that if it looks like a tagger, and it quacks like a tagger, then it must be a tagger, because they put together one of the most obvious guides for parents that I’ve ever seen.

If your kid leaves the house with a backpack full of spraypaint cans and a bandana over his face, and you either don’t notice, or don’t think anything’s wrong before you consult this guide, then you probably have bigger issues than this guide is going to solve.

[Santa Ana – Graffiti]

[Via: Wooster Collective]

…Our stuff has a story to tell?

The Story Of Stuff

The Story of Stuff is a “20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns”.

It follows our stuff from extraction through sale, use and disposal, and shows how all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad.

The hope is that the SoS will expose the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and call us together to create a more sustainable and just world.

Are you ready to get your stuff another way?

Find out:

[The Story Of Stuff]