Has the world gone insane? Is our society breaking down? Have we lost all sense of justice, goodwill, and peace? What’s up with this weather? If these questions have been plaguing you for, oh, 24 hours or so, let us take you back to a simpler time—namely September 13, 2014, the date of Alverno Presents’ ninth annual Global Union festival. In a lovely video created by the ever-busy Heather Hass, we see some harmonious slo-mo scenes from that day in Humboldt Park, clips of performers like Calypso Rose & Kobo Town and Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, and at least one T-shirt slingshot. And love. And peace. And no snow. As it should be.

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