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The Power of Protest

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it's the only thing that ever has." --Margaret Mead Clean water, clean air, and healthy food grown…

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‘Oily Mary’ Cocktail for Royal Dutch Shell

Friends of the Earth Netherlands has offered "Oily Mary" cocktails, containing polluted water from the Niger Delta, to Shell shareholders who were meeting near The Hague. The stunt was designed to for…

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The Other Side of Occupy

The Occupy Movement was one of the defining news stories of late 2011; however, much of the hope and meaning behind its original vision was lost in growing apathy, divisiveness of purpose, intrusion b…

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Occupy Humanity

  Special Commentary by Sun, Gentle World Co-Founder In a rare interview just before his death, Aldous Huxley was asked what advice he would offer young people just starting out in life.  …

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How To Facilitate An Occupy Wall Street Demonstration [Video]

The Occupy Wall Street protest has been going strong in NYC for over 30 days. During that time, thousands of sister demonstrations have sprung up all over the world, with over a hundred in cities big …

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Where Did the Peace Sign Come From?

It is instantly recognizable as a sign of peace, but what is the symbolism behind the peace sign? The olive branch came from ancient Greece, the dove from the bible...but where did that circle with th…

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Holding Space for Oscar Grant

I started to write this post sitting at home in Oakland, CA on Thursday evening, July 8, helicopters overhead and sirens in the streets as our city reacted to the verdict of the Oscar Grant-Johanne…

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