‘Say… We the 99% demand of this establishment Where’s the Love? And where’dat money go? Now’s the time to stand up proud. Let me hear you sing it loud. Where’s the Love? And where’dat money go? Well, it’s not just New York City now. We’ve grown from town to town.
Oregon’s Congressional District 2 is a expanse of about two-thirds of the entire State east and on the desert side of the Cascade Mountains. Eastern Oregonians had quite the day on Monday attempting to track down their US Congressional Representative elect, Greg Walden. (Click the link to go see a
Speech of Wangari Maathai at the Global Forum on Freedom of Expression, 2009 – Part 1 (and Part 2) Dr. Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize recipient and first African woman to receive the award (2004), died today while undergoing treatment for cancer (EuroNews.Net, Sept. 26, 2011). Professor Maathai
You remember Jody Williams, right? What is human security and how do we achieve it (Dec. 10, 2010, TED)?
Jody Williams discusses the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) for which she worked and jointly received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997. She also talks about what it means to be an activist. Well you heard the woman. 😉 October 2011.
Since Wednesday afternoon, Goldendale, a city 70 miles southwest of Yakima on State Highway 97, is experiencing a nearby Monastery wildfire close to Brooks Memorial State Park. State mobilization was requested which brought fire service forces from across the state to assist in fighting the fire. Nine homes and thirteen
Nine recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize including the Dahli Lama and Archibishop Desmond Tutu have written a letter to President Obama. They urge him to reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline which will affect “millions of people whose lives and livelihoods will be affected by construction and operation of the pipeline in Alberta, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas” and risks “contaminating the Ogallala Aquifer, the main source of fresh water for the Great Plains.”
Analepsis: Angela Davis, February 1979, Tallahassee, Florida, US (from State Library and Archives of Florida) In my book it is a raging success when people come together, speak truth to power, community build and raise awareness. This is what Cornell West and Tavis Smiley did on their recent Poverty Tour:
“Acting Together on the World Stage” is a documentary film that highlights courageous, creative artists and peace builders working in conflict zones with theatrical works and rituals that respectfully reach beyond people’s defenses in order to support communities in non-violently bringing about new patterns of meaning and relationship. This film
Please come before 5:30 PM ET today to Verizon Center for the public viewing of the Kalachakra sand mandala (location and more information at http://www.kalachakra2011.com). Robert Thurman speaks afterwards. Hope to see you here!