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Are You This Committedto Making a Difference?

Food for thought and fuel for action: Voting is not nearly enough. We need to become organizers and activists. I’m Dying. Here Is What I Refuse to Accept With Serenity. By Ady Barkan  

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Is Donald Trump the successful self-made business man, real-estate developer that he claims to be?

Investigative reporters Susanne Craig and David Barstow say the president received today’s equivalent of $413 million from his father’s real estate empire, through what appears to be tax fraud. This revealing investigative reporting explored over 100,000 pages, as well as

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IT’S NOT OK!

Just wanted to share this profound email I received from Jonathan Fields. For me it is so on point. —————————— Hey there, Digesting the last week. This is not okay. I spent most of the week largely-offline. I was leading

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How Important Is Your Stuff?

Last night a friend shared they were struggling with letting go of certain material possessions (ones they had accumulated for years and valued deeply); as we all do, I thought I would share the following insights. “When you realize that all

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Are You In Deep Do Do?

What is the cost of being too busy? What is a common response when you ask someone “how are you doing?” or “How are you?” quite often the response is “I am busy“. If we pay attention, we all frequently use this

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The Future of Fake News?

Just when the divisions between various interest groups is greater than ever and major political figures and individuals are crying “Fake New” as a response to most anything they disagree with or doesn’t match a firmly held belief, our media

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Reflections on “March For Our Lives”

I joined the “March For Our Lives” rally here in Dayton today. The young adults that spoke were amazing and inspiring. The most impactful and compelling moment of the event was a young girl who was about seven, stopped dead

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What’s Really Behind the New 2017 Tax Bill?

Watch a furious Congressman John Barry Larson (CT) absolutely nail what’s wrong with the #TaxCut plan. https://youtu.be/fJFjNtPWvWw Voice your disapproval to your representatives and how it will affect your voting in future elections.

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Gun Violence in the United States

Gun violence statistics There have been 1500 mass shoot in since the first one 5 years ago There have been 30000 other gun deaths not related to mass shootings There have been more than 6,000 deaths due to gun violence in

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Ancient Futures – Learning from Ladakh

Ancient Futures – Learning from Ladakh Helena Norberg-Hodge’s film Ancient Futures – Learning from Ladakh This powerful and insightful film explores the interconnections of how state-forced development can lead to unsustainable outcomes by destroying local forms of economy–and destroying local

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