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Blue Gold – World Water Wars #JRZ12

Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private investors, and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling supply, prompting protests, lawsuits, and revolutions from citizens fighting for the right to survive. Past civilizations have collapsed from poor water management. Can the human race survive?

Please paypal donate to the film maker as he spent over $100,000 for filming and fully producing this movie on the professional level.

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Link to the filmaker’s donation call :,550x550,075,

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Isn’t every day earth day?

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Supporters from all across the country joined hip hop legend DJ Biz Markie to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day by recording a clean energy remix of his classic song,Just a Friend — and some of our staff couldn’t resist either!

With our planet facing a generational challenge and our leaders falling far short in their response to the urgency of the climate crisis, its easy to succumb to doom and gloom. But each of us came to this movement because of the passion we find in working together to build a sustainable future for ourselves, our children and our grandchildren.


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Tom Waits – All the world is green!

“All The World Is Green”

I fell into the ocean
When you became my wife
I risked it all aganist the sea
To have a better life
Marie you’re the wild blue sky
And men do foolish things
You turn kings into beggars
And beggars into kings

Pretend that you owe me nothing
And all the world is green
We can bring back the old days again
And all the world is green

The fase forgives the mirror
The worm forgives the plow
The questions begs the answer
Can you forgive me somehow
Maybe when our story’s over
We’ll go where it’s always spring
The band is playing our song again
And all the world is green

Pretend that you owe me nothing
And all the world is green
We can bring back the old days again
And all the world is green

The moon is yellow silver
Oh the things that summer brings
It’s a love you’d kill for
And all the world is green

He is balancing a diamond
On a blade of grass
The dew will settle on our grave(s)
When all the world is green


COOL, Cooler, TOM WAITS back in 1986:






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One Love | Playing For Change | Song Around the World

One Love, One Heart
Let’s get together and feel all right
Hear the children crying (One Love)
Hear the children crying (One Heart)
Sayin’ give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right
Sayin’ let’s get together and feel all right

Let them all pass all their dirty remarks (One Love)
There is one question I’d really like to ask (One Heart)
Is there a place for the hopeless sinner
Who has hurt all mankind just to save his own?
Believe me

One Love, One Heart
Let’s get together and feel all right
As it was in the beginning (One Love)
So shall it be in the end (One Heart)
Give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right
One more thing

Let’s get together to fight this Holy Armageddon (One Love)
So when the Man comes there will be no no doom (One Song)
Have pity on those whose chances grove thinner
There ain’t no hiding place from the Father of Creation

Sayin’ One Love, One Heart
Let’s get together and feel all right
I’m pleading to mankind (One Love)
Oh Lord (One Heart)

Give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right
Let’s get together and feel all right


Children of the Revolution!

Children of da Revolution!

© by Stefan[at] 23-Jan-2007

Click here to listen to the song… poem was written at London Stansted Airport for Jeannine who gave me 5£ which means that I’ve started to earn money with my poetry! It’s a MILESTONE! It is not the amount of money that counts! It’s just the fact that somebody helped me and I could pay my food with words! Thank you! Jeannine! You gave me more than you know!



Where are all the children of the revolution?

Where do they work? In which institution?

Why is all over the world such a confusion?

When will they be born? The children of the revolution?


Children grown-up without fear

Of luggage which might explode

Children with an open mind

for all beings of any kind

Freedom, brotherliness and equality

without any bank-code


When will they replace the idiots in charge*?

When is the spring-revolution? Is it in March?

It is going to happen – later or sooner

Hopefully before my funeral


Call any God that you know

And ask him to stop

This unfair political game

Ask him to stop this hypocritical show

Ask him to remove all who are insane

But do not blame him!

You’ve got to vote and if you don’tit is a sin!


Well, why the hell should we care?

The auto-destructive nature of human kind

Can not be seen by any creature

To sum it up: LIFE IS UNFAIR



*Definition of a politician: smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice!


Must We Call a Revolution for Children?

Moderated by Peter Brey, Secretary-General, Terre des hommes Foundation, Switzerland

Globalization now means a drive towards “flexibility” and an ever cheaper workforce. Extreme forms of exploitation are being pushed down the supply chain and concentrated in the developing economies. Child trafficking and labour exploitation are consequences as children cannot defend themselves. In absolute terms, far more children are being exploited than ever before.

1) Are our societies unconsciously promoting modern forms of slavery and the exploitation of children?

2) Are efforts by governments and companies to stop exploitation simply a window-dressing exercise to protect reputations?

3) Why are the losers in the process of globalization simply ignored?

A session co-organized with the Terre des hommes Foundation

Robin Cornelius, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Switcher, Switzerland

Mike Dottridge, Human Rights Consultant, United Kingdom Kumi Naidoo, Secretary-General and Chief Executive Officer, Civicus-World Alliance for Citizen Participation, South Africa;

Young Global Leader Ellen Ringier, President of the Board, Elternsein Foundation, Switzerland



A revolution by collaborative consumption?

Why not?

At TEDxSydney, Rachel Botsman says we’re “wired to share” — and shows how websites like Zipcar and Swaptree are changing the rules of human behavior.

About Rachel Botsman

Rachel Botsman writes and speaks on the power of collaboration and sharing through network technologies, and on how it will transform business, consumerism and the way we live. She is the co-author… Full bio and more links

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The didgeridoo is a wind instrument! Aboriginal didgeridoos are produced in traditionally-oriented communities in Northern Australia or by makers who travel to Central and Northern Australia to collect the raw materials. They are usually made from hardwoods, especially the various eucalyptus species that are endemic to the region.[6] Sometimes a native bamboo, such as Bambusa arnhemica, or pandanus is used. Generally the main trunk of the tree is harvested, though a substantial branch may be used instead. Aboriginal didgeridoo craftsmen spend considerable time in the challenging search for a tree that has been hollowed out by termites to just the right degree. If the hollow is too big or too small, it will make a poor quality instrument.

When a suitable tree is found and cut down, the segment of trunk or branch that will be made into a didgeridoo is cut out. The bark is taken off, the ends trimmed, and some shaping of the exterior then results in a finished instrument. This instrument may be painted or left undecorated. A rim of beeswax may be applied to the mouthpiece end. Traditional instruments made by Aboriginal craftsmen in Arnhem Land are sometimes fitted with a ‘sugarbag’ mouthpiece. This black beeswax comes from wild bees and has a distinctive aroma.

Non-traditional didgeridoos can also be made from PVC piping, non-native hard woods (typically split, hollowed and rejoined), glass, fiberglass, metal, agave, clay, hemp (a bioplastic named zelfo), and even carbon fiber. These didges typically have an upper inside diameter of around 1.25″ down to a bell end of anywhere between two to eight inches and have a length corresponding to the desired key. The mouthpiece can be constructed of beeswax, hardwood or simply sanded and sized by the craftsman. In PVC, an appropriately sized rubber stopper with a hole cut into it is equally acceptable, or to finely sand and buff the end of the pipe to create a comfortable mouthpiece.

Modern didgeridoo designs are distinct from the traditional Australian Aboriginal didgeridoo, and are innovations recognized by musicologists.[7][8] Didgeridoo design innovation started in the late 20th Century using non-traditional materials and non-traditional shapes.

The didgeridoo is played with continuously vibrating lips to produce the drone while using a special breathing technique called circular breathing. This requires breathing in through the nose whilst simultaneously expelling stored air out of the mouth using the tongue and cheeks. By use of this technique, a skilled player can replenish the air in their lungs, and with practice can sustain a note for as long as desired. Recordings exist of modern didgeridoo players playing continuously for more than 40 minutes; Mark Atkins on Didgeridoo Concerto (1994) plays for over 50 minutes continuously.

Fellow of the British Society Anthony Baines wrote that the didgeridoo functions “…as an aural kaleidoscope of timbres”[9] and that “the extremely difficult virtuoso techniques developed by expert performers find no parallel elsewhere.”[9]

Kidman upsets Aborigines by playing didgeridoo:

YOU’VE BLOWN IT: Nicole Kidman blows a didgeridoo during an appearance on German television show Wetten dass…?

Did you ever try to play a didgeridoo? Did you? Please write a comment…

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What is wrong with the world today?

There’s children on the street using guns and knives
Taking drugs and each other’s lives
Killing each other with knives and forks
Calling each other names like ‘dork’
There’s people on the street getting diseases from monkeys
Yeah, that’s what I said – they’re getting diseases from monkeys
Now there’s junkies with monkey disease
Who’s touching these monkeys, please
Leave these poor sick monkeys alone
They’ve got problems enough as it is.
Man’s lying on the street
Some punk’s chopped off his head
I’m the only one who stops
To see if he’s dead
Turns out he’s dead.
And that’s why I’m singing
What…what is wrong with the world today?
What is wrong with the world today?
(Jemaine mumbles)
What…what is wrong with the world today?
You gotta think about it
Think think about it.
Good cops been framed and put into a can.
All the money that we’re making is going to the man.
What man?
Which man?
Who’s the man?
When’s a man a man?
What makes a man a man?
Am I a man?
Yes. Technically I am.
They’re turning kids into slaves just to make cheaper sneakers.
But hat’s the real cost?
‘Cause the sneakers don’t seem that much cheaper.
Why are we still paying so much for sneakers
When you got them made by little slave kids
What are your overheads?
Well, at the end of your life, you’re lucky if die,
Sometimes I wonder why we even try.
I saw a man lying on the street half dead
With knives and forks sticking out of his leg.
And he said,
Can somebody get that knife and fork out of my leg, please?
Can somebody please remove these cutleries from my knees?”
And then we break it down.
This is where we break it down
This is where we break it down
This is where we do the whoa-o-o-o
Break it down
This is where we build it up now
We build it up now
We build it up now
We build it up now
We build it up now
Build it up
And then we stop


Double Happy! Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur!

International Short Film Festival Winterthur has now officially begun. On Starticket

you can already get hold of the highly popular tickets for the busy evening performances – and of course for all the other programmes.

From the special programme on art films via the competition programmes to the legendary trash night, the International Short Film Festival Winterthur has once again put together an exciting programme for you. You can find all the details about the individual programmes and the screening times online. If you would like to hold the programme in your hands already now, you can download a print version here.

P.S. Don’t print it! ;-) This makes you and the tree happy! so you are …

…Double Happy!

Fifteen year old Rory carries a backpack filled with homemade fireworks, a pocket knife and a polaroid camera, and before the end of the day, he will have used them all. / 2010 Montreal World Film Festival, Canada, 2010 44th Internationale Hofer Filmtage, Germany, 2010 Show Me Shorts, 2010 Interfilm Berlin, 2010

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