Roberto Vason’s inspiring story of overcoming poverty to becoming a millionaire is amazing. However what makes him so special is the vast amount people across the globe he has assisted with his fortune. Read his awesome story in this article!
One of the best remedies for a broken heart is to get outside and help others. This is exactly what a man name Mike Connell did after his wife of 25 years passed away. The New Yorker honored his former partnership by dressing up as Santa Claus and delivering “blessing bags” to homeless citizens in New York.
In this inspirational, 2-minute video, activist and Academy Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo shares his positive vision of the future with TYT’s Emma Vigeland, including: “We are on the precipice of what could be the Golden Age of humanity.”
The water protectors won a huge victory with the Corps of Engineers decision—a victory that benefits not only the Sioux tribes, not only those along the Missouri River, but everyone. As we navigate what may be the most dangerous time in human history, the lessons from Standing Rock can guide us.
After Sunday’s decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sunday to deny the Dakota Access Pipeline a permit to tunnel under the Missouri River, Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the pipeline, filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Army Corps’ decision, and the suit will be heard in court on Friday.
To grasp just how important the Standing Rock movement is for not only the indigenous but activists involved, scroll through these photos that were captured by several talented photographers. This issue is far from over, and the determination and spirit which is evident in the people gathered near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, can be witnessed in the following photographs…
Hundreds of veterans from across the United States took a knee and begged for forgiveness for crimes committed toward indigenous people in the name of the U.S. military.
The DAPL will no longer be routed underneath a dammed section of the Missouri River that the Standing Rock Sioux tribe says sits near sacred burial ground. Concern for the pipeline’s development also includes the risk it could pose to the Indigenous peoples’ – and future generations’ – water supply.
For supporters who are unable to travel to Standing Rock to stand with the Indigenous water protectors in person, Tara Houska of Honor the Earth urges people to write to President Barack Obama to demand executive action against the controversial pipeline project (see video).
“These catastrophic projects can’t continue, and as citizens of Planet Earth, we can’t allow banks to use our money to fund them,” said Barb Drake, an organizer of the Seattle action, which saw over 100 people calling on Wells Fargo to divest from the project.
As winter approaches, those who have continuously protested for months against the Dakota Access Pipeline are preparing to stay warm as North Dakota temperatures begin to dip well below freezing. Donations such as warm winter clothes, food, and medical supplies have been pouring in from around the country as national support for the protestor’s cause continues to grow. However, one donation from a small community in Oregon has grabbed attention in recent days for its ingenuity and thoughtfulness.
Culture has worked itself into a destructive and frustrating loop, and as the pattern of stress repeats itself, it leads us ever further away from our true nature. Largely cut off from spiritual medicine and deep spiritual experience, we don’t know which direction to turn for inspiration and strength. In order to dig ourselves out of the current trap of destruction the individual must be first healed.
Tribal leaders have now responded to what they termed the Corps’ “direct and irresponsible threat to the water protectors.” The Cheyenne River tribe, who are co-litigants in a lawsuit against the pipeline, sharply rebuked the plan, citing that the area on which the targeted camps lie are Sioux territory per the 1851 Fort Laramie treaty signed by the Sioux and the US federal government.
In the wake of several demonstrations of Islamophobia across the U.S., some people are going out of their way to support and embrace Muslims – and to conquer fear with love. Here are 6 positive actions you should know about.