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If you’re looking for motivation, then throw your eyes over these links:
JOHN OLIVER ON US PRISONS
Laugh and cry at the same time: John Oliver digs underneath the effects that prisons really have on the people inside, as well as victims and families.
JOHN OLIVER ON LOTTERIES FUNDING
You’ll laugh. But try coming out of this video without some fire in your belly about how the US (and similarly, the NZ) lotteries system works.
1 IN 4 KIWI KIDS LIVE IN POVERTY
A great little animated flick illustrating how this works for our kids.
A series of short films following a bunch of Swedish cool kids to where their clothes are made in Cambodia. Watch here
THE NEUROSCIENCE OF RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
A TED talk to take you inside the mind of an offender going through a restorative justice process.
BRENÉ BROWN ON EMPATHY
We all love leading international psychologist and pop culture icon Brené, especially when her talks are animated with cute little creatures.
RESTORING HOPE: AN INDIGENOUS RESPONSE TO JUSTICE
A hard-hitting and emotionally charged documentary on the Māori restorative justice model through the eyes of South Auckland based facilitator Mike Hinton. Watch here
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT AN INJUSTICE
A great TED talk on injustice in the US prison system, feat. Rosa Parks.
“I CAN SMELL THE URANIUM ON HIS BREATH!”
David Lange at his finest, proving a country can take a moral stand.