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Fight for Lakota's Sacred Pe' Sla Brings Miracles
Society & Culture  (tags: Black Hills, Sacred Grounds, GoodNews, culture, society )

- 984 days ago -
There just might be a miracle happening in the sacred lands of the Black Hills in South Dakota, where the Sioux Nation is fighting to save its most sacred site, the genesis of all of its creation stories, Pe'Sla.
Making a Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging - Full Length   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Criminal doctors, Evil Pharmaceuticals, Inept sell-out Congress, America's Shame )

- 986 days ago -
Psychotropic drugs. Its the story of big money--drugs that fuel a $33 billion psychiatric industry. Without a single cure. The cost in human terms is even greater--these drugs now kill an estimated 42,000 people every year. The death count keeps rising.
Mexico's Burgeoning Peace Movement Heads North
World  (tags: drug war, Mexico, US, Peace Caravan, prohibition, war on drugs, peace, peacemaking, justice,, vote 2012, healing trauma )

- 985 days ago -
What would happen if Mexican survivors of the "War on Drugs" reached out to work with Americans who have weathered its violence, too? Poet Javier Sicilia and his U.S.-bound Peace Caravan are about to find out.
Take Action: Fight Back Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, study, science, illness, children, disease, family, treatment, women, illness, death, take action, funding, mosquitoes, malaria, dengue fever, west nile virus )

- 986 days ago -
Too many people around the world are plagued with mosquito-borne illnesses, such as malaria, west nile virus, and dengue fever. We must do what we can to help fund research to help end the scourge that these diseases constitute. Take action today.
Eve Ensler: Freedom Starts With a "V"
Society & Culture  (tags: Eve Ensler, Vagina Monologues, vagina, vaginas, know your body, shake up the world, freedom, women, humans, rights, culture, politics, society )

- 985 days ago -
"Nothing prepared me for vaginas," writes Eve Ensler in her memoir, Insecure At Last. It was curiosity about this single word, rarely uttered in polite conversation, that led Ensler to write The Vagina Monologues.
Petition Action: Jones Walker Should Terminate Andy Gipson For Demanding Gays Be Executed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gipson, Mississippi, anti-gay, hate speech, GOP, bigot, homophobia, execution for gays, Republican, election 2012, sign the petition, take action now, )

- 985 days ago -
Urge the Jones Walker law firm to terminate Andy Gipson for his hateful, anti-gay remarks that included calling for gays to be executed.
Petition Action: MS Representative Andy Gipson Must Step Down For Demanding Gays Be Executed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gipson, Mississippi, anti-gay, hate speech, GOP, bigot, homophobia, execution for gays, Republican, election 2012, sign the petition, take action now, )

- 985 days ago -
Andy Gipson,(R) Mississippi state rep. quotes biblical chapter and verse as to why he thinks gays should be put to death. Tell the GOP to send Andy home before he embrasses himself any more than he already has.
Blockade Aims to Stop Southern KXL Pipeline
Environment  (tags: KEYSTONE XL, TAR SANDS, planet, FOSSIL FUELS, climate action, DIRTY OIL, environmental justice, TOXIC CONTAMINATION, ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE, PRESIDENT OBAMA, water, gulf coast, BLOCKADE, HELP! )

- 985 days ago -
Activists in the Gulf Coast aren't willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.
Fighting Coal While Supporting Miners?
Environment  (tags: coal, fossil fuel, climate change, miners, workers, anti-capitalist, environment, austerity,, planet, climate action, work, bridging divides )

- 985 days ago -
"The miners showed a tremendous anti-capitalist spirit. We should embrace this spirit with enthusiasm, continuing our work to end the use of coal while supporting the lives and well-being of the miners."
What Can Change When We Learn to See Each Other
Green Lifestyle  (tags: see each other, honor, respect, care, kindness, community, bridging divides, unity, cooperation, happiness, spirit )

- 984 days ago -
"If we can find ways to see each other, to honor the existence of every being who co-inhabits this wonderful earth with us, if no young person ever has need to thank a stranger for merely seeing them, then we will have done a fine thing."
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