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Joey Reiman: “Cure for the Cold”

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 […]

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Is This Really Happening in America? NYTimes: “Shooting Stokes Unrest in Missouri”

(NYTimes) FERGUSON, Mo. — The chief of police here said Tuesday that he had reconsidered his decision to release the name of the police officer involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager and would not do so because of concerns about the officer’s safety. The Ferguson Police Department had said it would […]

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Democracy, Human Rights in Egypt & the Bloodshed in Gaza Forum at The Carter Center Commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Rabaa Massacre

The Democracy, Human Rights in Egypt & the Bloodshed in Gaza Forum is going to be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT at The Carter Center, located at 453 Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30307 (events will take place in the Cyprus Room, accessible via the Executive Offices Entrance) […]

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Almost No Coverage in Traditional Media: 50,000 March on Washington! Free Gaza Protestors Take to the Streets, the New Media will be the answer

CLICK HERE to view Gandhi’s Be Magazine’s “March on Washington” photo album on our Facebook page (and make sure to tag yourselves, let’s keep the movement going!). Thousands have been taking to streets around the world in solidarity with Gaza, from London to Los Angeles, and now, in the largest mass demonstration to date, an […]

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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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Grist’s Brentin Mock Takes an Important Look at Environmental Racism: “Why Michael Brown had the right to stand his ground”

(Grist) “It’s like trying to fly, but they clipping your wings, and that’s exactly why the caged bird sings; Who can nickname it? The shame rings true. Seems to me reparations are overdue.” — The Clipse Here’s why police officer Darren Wilson first approached 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, M0., last week: Brown was “walking […]

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People’s Climate March hosts video chat with Journalist Naomi Klein today

This Wednesday, August 20th — just over one month from when the People’s Climate March will be in the streets in New York — author, filmmaker and leading journalist Naomi Klein will be hosting a video chat at 6:30 PM ET with everyone who has signed up to join the People’s Climate March. Klein will […]

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TakePart: “80,000 Baby Seals Are Being Slaughtered in Namibia to Make Fur Coats in China That Are Sold Over the Internet”

Pete Bethune of ‘The Operatives’ details his plan to end the slaughter of Cape fur seal pups—and how you can help. (TakePart) In the Sunday premiere of the new reality-television series The Operatives, a group of environmental commandos sneak onto a Namibian diamond mine site to video baby Cape fur seals being clubbed to death. […]

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ANSWER Coalition: “What really happened in Ferguson last night”

ANSWER activists arrested as police fire rubber bullets and tear gas (ANSWER Coalition) Last night, police agencies carried out a massive attack against peaceful protestors in Ferguson, Mo. Gloria La Riva, an ANSWER leader who was shot with a rubber bullet, said, “The ANSWER Coalition is calling on people across the country to take action […]

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Grist: “Just living close to Walmart makes you fat”

(Grist) New research published in the Journal of Transport & Health offers more evidence to bolster theories we already had: People living in dense, urban environments are far healthier than people living in the ’burbs. Specifically, according to two engineers at the University of Connecticut and Colorado University, it’s the design of the street grid […]

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Vox: “Why there wasn’t accountability for the police in Ferguson”

(Vox) UPDATE: On the afternoon of Thursday, August 14th, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon placed the Missouri Highway Patrol in charge of response to protesters. This article has been updated to reflect the change. As the nation’s attention is on the aggressive, militarized police response to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, there’s a lot of clamoring for […]

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New York Times: “Plight of Iraqi Minorities Worsens With Forced Conversions and Killings”

(New York Times) BAGHDAD — The gunmen had surrounded the village for more than a week, refusing to let residents leave and saying they had limited time to save themselves by converting to Islam. When that time ran out, fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria stormed in, killing the men and rounding […]

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“Amnesty International: “Uphold Human Rights in Ferguson, Missouri”

(Amnesty International) Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, was shot dead by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. When local residents took to the streets in protest, the police department responded with heavy-handed tactics – including tear gas and rubber bullets. Tell Ferguson’s Police Chief Thomas Jackson to ensure police respect the […]

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Huffington Post: “Business as Usual: The US Chamber’s History of Fighting Environmental Protection”

(Huffington Post) The EPA’s new Clean Power Plan is not difficult to defend. Limiting carbon pollution from power plants, the nation’s single largest polluter, will undeniably protect the public health and welfare of millions of Americans, not to mention that it is a crucial step towards protecting our land and water from the adverse effects […]

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Petition: “League of Conservation Voters: TELL NESTLÉ TO STOP BOTTLING WATER STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART OF CALIFORNIA’S RECORD-BREAKING DROUGHT!”

(League of Conservation Voters) California is in a scorching, record-breaking drought that has cost a billion dollars in agricultural revenue and left them in a state of emergency. But that hasn’t stopped Nestlé from taking water from the state, bottling it, exporting it out of the state, and profiting. We want to bombard Nestlé’s CEO […]

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Jewish Voice for Peace: “The U.S. government is placing weapons transfers to Israel under scrutiny. The Israel lobby is working over-time to return to business as usual.”

(Jewish Voice for Peace) President Obama just did something that is absolutely remarkable. His administration placed a hold on the transfer of Hellfire missiles to Israel, making clear that routine military shipments to Israel will now come under scrutiny. Unless we thank him in massive numbers, the President could yield to intense pressure to reverse […]

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TakePart: “Watch Broadway’s Inspiring Protest of Cops Who Senselessly Killed a New Yorker”

(TakePart) “I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe.” That chilling refrain was the last thing Eric Garner said before he died in the choke hold of an NYPD officer on July 17—a death that has been ruled a homicide. A group of more than 100 Broadway actors, directors, producers, musicians, choreographers, designers, and technicians staged their […]

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