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Fair use notice

All forms of multimedia on this site have been provided for educational purposes only in an effort to advance the understanding of environmental issues, human rights, economic and political democracy, and social justice, etc.


The quotations themselves, meaning the ‘words’, remain the literary works and intellectual properties of their respective authors. We do not claim credits for any quotes compiled from books, magazines or various visual media, nor do we assert to imply the approval of their authors of our site or its contents. If you believe that any quotation violates a copyright you hold or represent, we will immediately remove it upon notification. We simply hold the copyright over the artwork and illustrations of the quotations, and not the quotations themselves.

We may sometimes attribute a quote to the wrong author or insert an author to be unknown or anonymous and that is simply because that is how we came across that quote online. If you are the author, you can contact us by providing proof of ownership and we will credit you with the quote in question.

You may save, download and print any quotations artwork created by Thinking Minds for your own personal use or print them out and give it as a gift. However, you may not use them for business purposes. All designs cannot be modified, altered, mass-produced or re-sold without our consent. Thinking Minds maintains the copyright on all quotations memes/designs that bear the Thinking Minds watermark.

Blog / Sites Owners are free and welcome to feature any quotation memes/illustrations made by Thinking Minds on their sites provided they do not modify the artwork in whatever way or crop out the credits. If they choose to share any meme from Thinking Minds, they must share it as it is without any modification to the artwork itself.


None of the audio/visual content is hosted on All videos are embedded in our articles from other sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, etc, therefore all issues concerning copyright violations arising from videos should be aimed at the sites hosting the material. We simply are relaying over a link to that content, known as “content embedding via an URL linking”.

This site has no control over the copyright issues of the streaming media. All issues concerning copyright violations should be aimed at the sites hosting the material. This site does not host any of the streaming media and the owner has not uploaded any of the material to the video hosting servers. Anyone can find the same content on YouTube or Vimeo by themselves. The owner of this site cannot know which documentaries are in public domain, which has been uploaded to e.g. YouTube by the owner and which has been uploaded without permission and is therefore willing to remove any violating material immediately upon request. The copyright owner must further contact the source if he wants his material off the Internet completely. All articles are from sources on the internet which are all clearly marked below each article.

All featured images used for our articles were given permission to be used or fall within the license which okays to republish them anywhere as long as attribution bio is included and all links remain intact without any modification of the original content or discrediting its creators, so if you are the owner of ANY IMAGE we used on our site that you feel is not properly credited, please contact us and we will remedy the attribution or even delete it if that is your request.

Some materials are hard to distinguish if they fall or not within public domain, and so the owner of this site is willing to remove any violating material immediately upon request. We take care to give due credit if the author or artist is known. However, if you are an author or an artist whose work has featured on our website and have not been credited and you would like us to either change, add or remove the work in question, please contact us and we will comply with your request.

We respect copyrighted content and make use of websites that allow redistribution of their content. If we do have your content on our website which you gave us permission for, we will credit you as the ‘original author’ below each article, with an attribution link going back to you as the source. In the case of broken links or a mistyped URL, please contact us and we will immediately fix it.

All other articles written by Thinking Minds and its staff remain the intellectual property of Thinking Minds.

If you believe that we have content on our website that is in breach of copyright law, please do not hesitate to contact us at: [email protected]