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Now It’s All of Us

What has just begun at the Inauguration of Donald Trump is the class war to end all class wars. Lately I’ve been thinking that this election is indeed a class war, … Continue reading

2017/01/20 · 2 Comments

BodhGaia: Dharmaecology and the Eco-Evolutionary Story

http://engagedbuddhism.net/bodhgaia-dharmaecology/ BodhGaia is the story of awakening to the dharma of evolution, ecology and cosmic spirituality. “Dharma” is not just the teachings of the Buddha and the writings of the … Continue reading

2017/01/15 · Leave a comment

Local Hero Clive McFarlane, Worcester MA

“Worcester MA is the largest refugee resettlement destination in the Northeast” Clive McFarlane: Social activism still needed, still works By Clive McFarlane Telegram & Gazette Staff Earlier this month I wrote … Continue reading

2016/12/13 · Leave a comment

BLM and Native American Latino Muslim LGBT and Gender Liberation

Trump’s election means more police brutality towards black people Patrisse Cullors originally published https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/11/trump-election-black-lives-matter-police-brutality  ‘Under Donald Trump, black lives will become even more vulnerable to state violence.’ Black Lives Matter … Continue reading

2016/11/11 · Leave a comment

An open letter to Our Nation from 100 women of color leaders

Sign to show your support for this movement: https://www.our100.org This morning, we come together to declare our resolve. Many of us are holding our babies, families, and loved ones close. We … Continue reading

2016/11/09 · Leave a comment

BLM: A Movement of Movements

 This interview with Alicia Garza on the evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement shows that it is not a single movement, but a diverse coalition of more than 50 … Continue reading

2016/10/07 · Leave a comment

The growing indigenous spiritual movement that could save the planet

North Dakota is just the beginning. Jack Jenkins Senior Religion Reporter at ThinkProgress. Demonstrators in Canon Ball protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. CREDIT: Flickr/Joe Brusky When Pua Case landed in North Dakota to … Continue reading

2016/10/03 · Leave a comment

The Water Crisis: When the Well Runs Dry

Editor: I’m posting this article because I came close to personally experiencing the drought  and scarcity of water while living in Nova Scotia. Yarmouth and the southern-most county in the Province went … Continue reading

2016/09/30 · Leave a comment

Atmosphere of Domination: Thoughts on the Baton Rouge police protests and rain

“On climate change and domination: Some thoughts on the Baton Rouge police protests and rain” Editor: This article by Alycee Lane is a profound analysis that uncovers the connections between … Continue reading

2016/09/28 · Leave a comment

Payam Akhavan: B’Hai Human Rights Jurist on Empathy, Interdependence

Last night I listened to the CBC broadcast of Payam Akhavan’s speech on his work as a war crimes investigator for the UN, and as a jurist at the Int’l … Continue reading

2015/01/07 · Leave a comment

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