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Keystone XL Opponents Promise Trump a Mass Mobilization ‘On a Scale Never Seen’

Posted by on January 31, 2017 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Keystone XL Opponents Promise Trump a Mass Mobilization ‘On a Scale Never Seen’

“Make no mistake: resistance to the toxic Keystone XL pipeline will only grow stronger,” declared Dallas Goldtooth, IEN’s Keep it in the Ground organizer. “We will mobilize, fight back, we will resist the Keystone XL pipeline.”

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Eight Ways to Strengthen Our Democracy Beyond Voting

Posted by on November 3, 2016 in Government with 0 Comments
Eight Ways to Strengthen Our Democracy Beyond Voting

Let’s pledge to strengthen our democracy with these eight resolutions to focus our intentions and keep us moving forward over the next four years.

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Tom Hayden, ‘One of the Great 20th Century Activist Leaders,’ Dies at 76

Posted by on October 24, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Tom Hayden, ‘One of the Great 20th Century Activist Leaders,’ Dies at 76

Progressive icon and anti-war activist turned California lawmaker Tom Hayden passed on Sunday at the age of 76. Hayden dedicated his life to peace, social justice, and activism.

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These Six Environmental Heroes are Changing the World — Find Out How

Posted by on April 19, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
These Six Environmental Heroes are Changing the World — Find Out How

A young woman from inner city Baltimore; a Cambodian anti-logging activist; a subsistence farmer in Peru’s northern highlands; a grassroots Indigenous organizer in Tanzania; a Slovakian public interest lawyer; and a conservationist advocating for the endangered leatherback sea turtle in Puerto Rico – are this year’s Goldman Environmental prize winners.

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Where Will You Be When Democracy Awakens and Serve the Interests of All?

Posted by on April 12, 2016 in Corruption, Government with 10 Comments
Where Will You Be When Democracy Awakens and Serve the Interests of All?

Americans overwhelmingly agree on a wide range of issues. They want policies to make the economy fairer and hold corporate executives accountable. They want stronger environmental and consumer protections. And they want to fix our political system so that it serves the interest of all, not just Big Money donors. These aren’t close issues for Americans; actually, what’s surprising is the degree of national consensus.

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SeaWorld Finally Ends its Orca Breeding Program

Posted by on March 18, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 6 Comments
SeaWorld Finally Ends its Orca Breeding Program

In a decision that animal rights advocates hailed as a “game changer,” SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby declared on Thursday that the amusement park will “end all orca breeding programs” in response to intense criticism from protesters.

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Which of These Roles Were You Born to Play in Social Change?

Posted by on February 8, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 4 Comments
Which of These Roles Were You Born to Play in Social Change?

The author weighs in on roles people are born to play in social change.

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12 People Who Made a Difference (and YOU Can Too!)

Posted by on January 11, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 2 Comments
12 People Who Made a Difference (and YOU Can Too!)

Do you believe one person can instigate change in society? Here is a bunch of people who have maximized their power as citizens to improve the lives of millions of people in real, tangible ways.

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At Stake in 2016 Election: We Must End the Vicious Cycle of Wealth and Power

Posted by on January 4, 2016 in Government, Politics with 2 Comments
At Stake in 2016 Election: We Must End the Vicious Cycle of Wealth and Power

America has succumbed to an endless loop in which incredible affluence deciphers into political influence and power, which creates significantly more riches, and considerably more influence and power. The author thinks this vicious cycle must end in the 2016 election, here’s why.

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Protest Movements Growing in Sophistication and Effectiveness

Posted by on December 21, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Protest Movements Growing in Sophistication and Effectiveness

The movement for social, economic and environmental justice has built a foundation on which to grow. People mobilizing can build their power and shape the future.

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Seizing Control of Our Destinies

Seizing Control of Our Destinies

Right now there are 150 communities in the US redefining their right to self govern and pushing forward their programs for localized renewable energy and ecological food security.

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