Missy Crutchfield speaks at International Sit-in event in Istanbul

(Istanbul) Gandhi’s Be Magazine Editor-in-Chief Missy Crutchfield makes remarks at the International Sit-in Event on July 5, 2014  in Istanbul, Turkey. The Sit-in was held as a Memorial Anniversary for the events that occurred in Rabia Aladwya Square in Istanbul. The Union of NGOs of the Islamic world in cooperation with the Egyptian Solidarity Association (Rabia) […]

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Fighting for Freedom and Democracy: From the Peace Walls in Ireland to the Walls of the West Bank Barrier in Palestine

Fighting for Freedom and Democracy series Missy Crutchfield Editor-in-Chief Gandhi’s Be Magazine In covering the Peace Walls in Belfast last year for Gandhi’s Be Magazine, I witnessed the emotional connection to the issues of Israel and Palestine. Flags of both Palestine and Israel would be raised to show allegiance for one side or the other. […]

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Arun Gandhi Shares Reflections on First Gandhi Legacy Tour in South Africa

Searching for Meaning In South Africa Arun Gandhi President Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute The first Satyagraha Tour of South Africa was, perhaps, wrongly billed.  It was not so much a “pursuit of Truth” as it was a search for meaning and purpose in life.  For instance, how was it that from this boiling cauldron of […]

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Social Good Summit 2014 “Connecting for Good. Connecting for All. #2030NOW”

(Mashable) The Social Good Summit is a two-day conference on the impact of technology and new media on creating social good around the world. The 2014 Social Good Summit is slated to take place at 92Y in New York City on September 21-22. Held during UN Week, the Social Good Summit has hosted a dynamic […]

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Joey Reiman: The Thinker’s Diet

Companies with a Soul Joey Reiman, CEO & Founder of BrightHouse, a global consultancy firm, was named one of the 100 people who will change the way the world thinks by Fast Company. An adjunct professor at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, his mission is to bring more purpose to the world of business. […]

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The Guardian: “UN issues Gaza war crimes warning as flights to Israel resume”

(The Guardian) The UN has said Israel may have committed war crimes in its offensive against Hamas in Gaza, in which hundreds of Palestinian civilians have been killed in two weeks. In Geneva the UN human rights council voted to launch an international inquiry, with the US opposing the move and 17 countries abstaining. “There […]

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Grist: “Your hiking gear might come from a sweatshop. Here’s how you can fix that”

(Grist) Most of the iconic locations for American outdoorspeople are … outdoors. You’ve got your Half Dome, you’ve got your Muir Woods, you’ve got your Mt. Washington, your Blue Ridge Parkway. But if there’s an indoor mecca, it’s probably REI’s flagship store in Seattle, with its glass-enclosed climbing spire looming over I-5, and its racks […]

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Electronicintifada: “Palestine solidarity goes mainstream in UK as 100,000 march in London”

(Electronicintifada) For the second consecutive weekend, tens of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of London on Saturday, 26 July, in a massive show of support for the people of Gaza and all of Palestine. That support is growing fast — and public opinion is leaving the politicians and traditional media, still stuck in […]

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Amnesty International: “President Obama: Show some humanity. Provide protection for children fleeing extreme violence.”

(Amnesty International) The U.S. sent a plane full of immigrant children and their mothers back to San Pedro Sula, Honduras this month — one of the most violent and dangerous cities in the world. One of the children was reportedly only a few months old. I can’t believe anyone would do that to a child. […]

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Jewish Voice for Peace: “Freedom for Palestine: #GazaNames Project”

(Jewish Voice for Peace) Stop everything—now— for just 4 minutes. Sit quietly with this just-released joint Jewish and Palestinian video about Gaza. If you are with loved ones or colleagues—ask them to sit down and watch with you. And take it in. For this heartbreaking but necessary video, we asked for help from Jewish Voice […]

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Support Democracy in Egypt and Condemn the Military Coup!

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CSMonitor: “Israel, Gaza, morality – and who started it (+video)”

(CSMonitor) There are two broad narratives about the current conflict between Hamas and Israel. The first, presented by Israel and its allies, is that rocket-fire from the Gaza Strip by Hamas and other militants is an intolerable threat to the country, and that Israel is simply responding in self-defense. The second, presented by Hamas and […]

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Grist: “Frackers learn one does not simply walk into Pittsburgh and mess with its CSAs”

(Grist) The Pennsylvania Constitution stipulates that its citizens have a right to “clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic, and esthetic values of the environment.” Allow me to propose, herewith, an amendment: “… and a toxin-free CSA box, goddamn it.” (Would Benjamin Franklin approve of that wording? Who cares, […]

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CREDO Action: “The Koch brothers are using Fox News employees as campaigners”

(CREDO Action) The Koch brothers are spending enormous amounts of money to buy the 2014 election and engineer a Tea Party takeover of the Senate — but of course you wouldn’t know it from watching Fox News. “Who’s ever heard of Charles and David Koch? Is this really going to move voters? … This really […]

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Missy Crutchfield: “Checkpoint. Together, The People Will Win!”

Checkpoint. Together, The People Will Win!

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RT News: Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies: Social media campaign goes viral (PHOTOS)

(RT News) As the Israeli operation Protective Edge has so far claimed over 1,000 dead, users have been flooding the web with dozens of photos of Jews and Arabs together showcasing peace and love, under the hashtag #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies. The campaign was launched by Abraham Gutman (Jewish) and Dania Darwish (Arab), both students at Hunter College […]

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The Nation: “Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza—Debunked”

(The Nation) Israel has killed almost 800 Palestinians in the past twenty-one days in the Gaza Strip alone; its onslaught continues. The UN estimates that more than 74 percent of those killed are civilians. That is to be expected in a population of 1.8 million where the number of Hamas members is approximately 15,000. Israel […]

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