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flash-gordon's picture
Jun.20.2009
Today, our world is experiencing a rapid decline in cultural diversity and the eradication of indigenous peoples and their lifeway. One in five people in the world speak the same language: Mandarin Chinese. Spoken by the largest single ethnic group in the world - the Han - whose 1.3 billion...
arlene-goldbard's picture
May.13.2009
I'm on the road with time for just a quick note to tell you that on May 12th, more than sixty activist artists, community artists, creative organizers and uncategorizable fellow travelers took part in a White House Briefing on Art, Community, Social Justice and National Recovery that I helped to...
angela-alvarez's picture
Nov.16.2008
In my work , this extremely dangerous and offensive idea continually shifts to the surface--"we are here to save the children," or  "we are the only place that can save children." Or some of the form of the phrase. Many people attracted to the field of education are attracted...
laurel-anne-hill's picture
Apr.23.2008
In this season of politics and controversy, let me offer the following:  The framers of the U.S. Constitution forged their historic document during the late Eighteen Century, a time when many of the populace--some free and some not--tilled land.  Large families often provided a network of security...
gail-perry-johnston's picture
Apr.08.2008
I am collecting stories of satisfying acts of service for VOLUME TWO of THE SOCIAL CAUSE DIET and all are welcome to submit. Please visit http://www.socialcausediet.com for more information. The introduction for VOLUME ONE follows. Introduction to The Social Cause Diet Volunteering and health...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Mar.19.2008
When I read earlier this week these words of the Dalai Lama on the Chinese murders of Tibetans demonstrating for human rights and self-determination, I was moved by the depth of helplessness expressed by this great teacher who is seldom seen as shaken. The Dalai Lama's quiet words struck me as it...
flash-gordon's picture
Feb.17.2008
Highlighting contemporary indigenous peoples' issues from around the world, including the indigenous peoples of the Americas, Brazil, Central America, Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zeland, Siberia, Alaska, Polynesia, India, Chile, and much more. Topics include cultures and religions, intellectual...