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CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

If you have no disabilities, you may not have given much thought to the financial, psychological and emotional ramifications of...
December 11, 2014 × 0 comments

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FEMINISTS DON’T HATE MEN: And it’s harmful to pretend they do

FEMINISTS DON’T HATE MEN: And it’s harmful to pretend they do

This year has been a year of higher than usual visibility for feminism as random and not-so-random celebrities have claimed identification...
October 9, 2014 × 1 comment

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WATER AND WELFARE: Detroit’s community crisis

WATER AND WELFARE: Detroit’s community crisis

Between March and late July of 2014, the city of Detroit shut off running water, with little to no warning, to about 17,000 city...
September 14, 2014 × 0 comments

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REACHING OUT: 5 easy ways to community build

REACHING OUT: 5 easy ways to community build

I get really skeptical about unambivalent nostalgia for the good-old-days because the good-old-days usually involved things like...
August 9, 2014 × 2 comments

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THE ART OF COMMUNITY: Building the new age of participation

THE ART OF COMMUNITY: Building the new age of participation

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” —Vincent Van Gogh As my watch...
December 28, 2013 × 0 comments

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A WORLD OF TRANSFORMATION: An interview with Shivani Lucki of Ananda Village

A WORLD OF TRANSFORMATION: An interview with Shivani Lucki of Ananda Village

The main character of Finding Happiness, Juliet (played by Elizabeth Röhm), explores Ananda Village. After a creative journey...
December 21, 2013 × 0 comments

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FLOCK OF BIRDS: Quantum coherence and the movement towards perfection

FLOCK OF BIRDS: Quantum coherence and the movement towards perfection

Have you ever looked up in the sky and seen a flock of birds tightly undulating as though they were a single living organism; continuously...
June 19, 2013 × 0 comments

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FREEDOM FROM FEAR: A personal essay on building a sustainable farm community

FREEDOM FROM FEAR: A personal essay on building a sustainable farm community

My conversations with friends and relatives across the economic and ideological spectrum keep coming back to what we fear. I hear...
April 4, 2013 × 0 comments

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THE GLOBAL TREE NETWORK: Reconnect with nature at Damanhur eco-society

THE GLOBAL TREE NETWORK: Reconnect with nature at Damanhur eco-society

Damanhur, an amazing intentional community located in the Italian Alps, has begun an international network to activate the connection...
January 1, 2013 × 2 comments