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THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD REASONS TO HAVE HOPE: Adopting a Proven 2 STEP PROCESS to Beat What Ails America

    Our nation has reached a point where our political, economic, social and environmental challenges seem overwhelming.   Here are just a few examples: 50% of children in the U.S. live below or near the poverty line.   (Columbia University School of Public Health study here ) 20 individuals now have as much wealth …

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ICELANDERS DEMONSTRATE THE POWER OF NON-VIOLENT DIRECT ACTION

You know, in Iceland, when their elected representatives ignored their calls and letters and pursued an agenda favoring corporations and the wealthy, citizens surrounded their parliament and here's what happened: "Protesters were calling for the resignation of government officials and for new elections to be held. The protests stopped for the most part with the …

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Planetary

Developing a new mindset that can help our communities and the planet thrive: The award-winning full length documentary "Planetary" may contain many of the answers we are looking for to try to get our world on the right track.  Really shifts your perspective and leaves you realizing that real transformation is possible.  The solutions to …

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Take Your Mind for a Walk

Donald Trump represents the LAST GASP OF FAILED PATRIARCHY. The exciting news is that we can replace that Neanderthal Cartesian reductionist view of the world. We can instead develop a more accurate feminine outlook that is consistent with systems theory. WATCH THE 3 MINUTE CLIP BELOW from the award-winning film Mindwalk.     Incredible. It …

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CREATING A PRODUCTIVE FORM OF TENSION

Mark & Paul Engler's new book "This is an Uprising" is receiving rave reviews.  The authors demonstrate that successful non-violent actions are meticulously planned events rather than spontaneous uprisings (as they're often referred to in the popular media).  In reading the Engler's powerful book (one that will serve as an important reference for activists around the …

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Quotes that Inspire Hope

John O'Donohoe wrote the following in an essay called "Blessing Our World Now" "Sometimes when we look out, the world seems so dark. War, violence, hunger and misery seem to abound. This makes us anxious and helpless. What can I do in my private little corner of life that could have any effect on the …

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We’ve been debating a fantasy version of poverty. If everyone experienced the reality check from WNYC below, we could be a lot more compassionate & implement stronger policies. Please share this link to help bust the myths! This will blow you away.

BUSTED:  AMERICA'S POVERTY MYTHS Please click the link below to hear this fascinating WNYC series.   It's easy to listen to each episode at your leisure.    And it's free.  This is riveting and will really blow you away.   We've been debating fantasy.   This series offers some very surprising realities, the awareness of which …

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One of the Most Powerful Speeches You Will Ever Witness

This video is EXTRAORDINARY. Cornel West knocks it all of the park with one of the most dynamic speeches I've ever seen.  Be sure to watch all three parts. I recommend beginning the first section at "4:38" on the youtube clock (skips the introductions / thank you's 🙂 .   It couldn't be any more …

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A WHOLE NEW VIEW: How to Keep the Great Idea Alive

"Of course you can fix the fragment of a piece.  But then it will deteriorate because what it is connected to has been ignored." (From the film Mindwalk). We can no longer afford to look at the world in terms of isolated pieces. That is a deluded view of reality. Because the truth is that …

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