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Popular Resistance: The People Are Ready for Action

Popular Resistance: The People Are Ready for Action

The people are rising with recent major events including the Ferguson October massive march to end police brutality and racism in St. Louis, the European-wide day of actions against the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TAFTA) and the Global Frackdown.

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Pages for Peace: Inspirational Kids and Determined Teacher Launch a Project to Change the World

Pages for Peace: Inspirational Kids and Determined Teacher Launch a Project to Change the World

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of The United Nations, told Betsy Sawyer, her students and assembled guests at the JFK Presidential Library that their afterschool “peace club is an inspiration to the world.”

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In Rejecting Columbus, Cities Forge Path Toward System Alternative

Posted by on October 14, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
In Rejecting Columbus, Cities Forge Path Toward System Alternative

Columbus did not discover America, he plundered it and he brutalized its people,’ Seattle’s Sawant says

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Thousands March in St. Louis Demanding Justice, End to Police Violence

Posted by on October 12, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living with 2 Comments
Thousands March in St. Louis Demanding Justice, End to Police Violence

Several thousand community members marched alongside activists from around the country in downtown St. Louis on Saturday as they demanded attention be paid to a national trend of police violence and called for justice in the case of Michael Brown, a local unarmed black teenager who was shot and killed by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, in the suburb of Ferguson on August 9th.

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How Did Gandhi Win? Lessons from the Salt March for Today’s Social Movements

Posted by on October 9, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
How Did Gandhi Win? Lessons from the Salt March for Today’s Social Movements

History remembers Mohandas Gandhi’s Salt March as one of the great episodes of resistance in the past century and as a campaign which struck a decisive blow against British imperialism. In the early morning of March 12, 1930, Gandhi and a trained cadre of 78 followers from his ashram began a march of more than 200 miles to the sea. Three and a half weeks later, on April 5, surrounded by a crowd of thousands, Gandhi waded into the edge of the ocean, approached an area on the mud flats where evaporating water left a thick layer of sediment, and scooped up a handful of salt.

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Student Protests Are A Bigger Deal Than You Think

Posted by on October 2, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Student Protests Are A Bigger Deal Than You Think

According to a local reporter, the students took to the streets multiple days in a row “to voice their concerns over a proposed curriculum review panel they believe could stifle an honest teaching of U.S. history.” But the story has now widened into a much larger controversy.

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9/11 Truth Activist Surrenders To UK Police for “Non-Violent Extremism” After Cameron Deemed Truthers as Extremists in his Speech to UN!

Posted by on October 1, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
9/11 Truth Activist Surrenders To UK Police for “Non-Violent Extremism” After Cameron Deemed Truthers as Extremists in his Speech to UN!

In response to Cameron’s U.N. General Assembly remarks equating people who question 9/11 and 7/7 attacks in the US and UK and those who question the West’s policy towards the Middle East as just as dangerous as violent ISIS terrorists, a British truth activist and author hands himself in to UK’s counter terrorism police for the new crime of “non-violent extremism.”

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Zeitgeist’s Peter Joseph on Wealth Illusion, Structural Violence & Hope for Survival

Posted by on September 25, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Zeitgeist’s Peter Joseph on Wealth Illusion, Structural Violence & Hope for Survival

Abby Martin interviews the creator of the Zeitgeist Movement, Peter Joseph, covering everything from the upcoming Zeitgeist Festival in Los Angeles on October 4th to economic and societal solutions to global problems ranging from environmental destruction to mass inequality.

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Students Bravely Fight Back Against 1984-Loving Conservative School Board

Posted by on September 25, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
Students Bravely Fight Back Against 1984-Loving Conservative School Board

The youth protest in the state’s second-largest school district follows a sick-out from teachers that shut down two high schools in the politically and economically diverse area that has become a key political battleground.

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‘You Are Not a Loan’: Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt

Posted by on September 18, 2014 in Activism, Business, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 1 Comment
‘You Are Not a Loan’: Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt

An offshoot group of Occupy Wall Street, the Rolling Jubilee, made a historic achievement as the collective bought and abolished nearly $4 million in debt owed by thousands of students.

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AmpleHarvest: How Home Gardeners Can Change the Local Food System (and Feel Happier)

AmpleHarvest: How Home Gardeners Can Change the Local Food System (and Feel Happier)

Despite the fact that billions of pounds of fresh foods are available, the distribution system simply does not allow those foods to enter the system and reach those who need it the most. AmpleHarvest connects the people with too much food in their home gardens with those who really need it.

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A Future That Values Everyone

Posted by on September 4, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
A Future That Values Everyone

The speaker is Andres Gutierrez of Nonviolent Peaceforce, a nonprofit organization that has engaged in peacekeeping work in troubled regions of the world for the last decade.

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“A Human Rights Crisis”: In Unprecedented Move, Amnesty International Sends Monitors to Ferguson

Posted by on August 18, 2014 in Activism, Peace & Human Rights with 3 Comments
“A Human Rights Crisis”: In Unprecedented Move, Amnesty International Sends Monitors to Ferguson

After a week that saw a militarized police crackdown and the imposition of a nighttime curfew (for people protesting the shooting of Michael Brown), Amnesty International USA has taken an “unprecedented” step by sending a 13-person delegation to monitor the developments in Ferguson, Missouri. It is the first time Amnesty organization has deployed observers inside the United States. Amy Goodman speaks to Steven Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA.

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Lynne McTaggart: Will Tesco Honor Their Holistic-Minded Customers?

Posted by on August 16, 2014 in Activism, Business, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Lynne McTaggart: Will Tesco Honor Their Holistic-Minded Customers?

After removing the magazine What Doctors Don’t Tell You for sale, Tesco is learning about exactly what makes for a good corporate brand. Hundreds and hundreds of subscribers have informed Tesco that they are boycotting the store chain as the story has gone wildly viral on the internet.

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE – The GeoEngineering Reality and Action Steps we ALL Can Take

CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE – The GeoEngineering Reality and Action Steps we ALL Can Take

Alexis Brooks discusses the latest on the geo-engineering program and the growing movement to expose its reality to the masses with LOOK UP! creator, George Barnes   It was just five short months ago when I first met with commercial photographer and film maker George Barnes about the issue of geo-engineering and its potentially grave […]

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