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The NYC Walk for Nonviolence in Support of Hudson Valley Park

NYC WALK-A-THON FOR NONVIOLENCE IN SUPPORT OF HUDSON VALLEY PARK DONATE NOW: https://www.crowdrise.com/nyc-walk-a-thon-for-nonviolence/ We are organizing a Walk-a-thon for Nonviolence on April 8 to raise money for Hudson Valley Park’s inauguration in 2019. We are looking for supporters who will walk that day & ask their friends, family, co-workers to sponsor them. We are asking…

Panel Discussion on Sacred Spaces

Join us for a conversation about the significance of SACRED SPACES throughout history and their special role in shaping human civilizations past and present. Tuesday, September 19 @ 6:30 PM LGBT Community Center – 208 West 13th Street, Rm. 201b, NYC From the beginning of our history, human beings have expressed their understanding of the…

At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future – Book Presentation in NYC

Book presentation with Dennis Redmond, Greg Mello, Tony Robinson and Guillermo Sullings on March 30th at the LGBT center in NYC. “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future” gives an analysis of the global situation in several fields such as: disarmament, the global financial system, the environment, democracy, human rights, immigration and the media among others,…

The 2013 Global Media Forum in summary: Citizens as key drivers of change

If you missed any of the interesting panel discussions, workshops or speeches that took place at the 2013 Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, “The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media”, you can now read through the recently published conference documentation, which summarizes most of the events. http://nl.dw.de/HS?a=ENX7CqqHGxn-8SA9MKJuojnnGHxKL5bUT_cStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_Hhe-g21Lj Containing on page 70 a…

The New Economy of the Commons.

By David Andersson Gift economies could be very potent and effective organizing tools for creating value. We have many examples of gift economies in our  world today, such as community gardens or free/open software, where no money is paid for the creation and maintenance of this resource but instead people contribute time and talent and…

Oscar Olivera: Idle No More!!!

The news about what’s happening in the North, in these cold lands that we call Canada, came like hot hurricane winds: the hunger strike of our sister Theresa Spence.  For us, this strike represents the hunger for justice of thousands of indigenous men, women, children, youth and elders in many parts of the world, mainly…