Cassandra Curley: “Path to Peace Walk Across 50 States in 50 Weeks: Florida”

Cassandra Curley Blogger Author and Messenger of Peace Editor’s Note: Cassandra Curley recently joined Gandhi’s Be Magazine. Author, Messenger of Peace, and visionary for the 2,500 mile Walk for Peace, Cassandra Curley blogs on her 2,500 mile journey across America, walking 50 miles in each state in 50 weeks for her 50th birthday and the […]

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Missy Crutchfield: “Checkpoint. #SaveSoltan #FreeSoltan #HeIsMe”

Join Gandhi’s Be Magazine in a new Moral Monday movement, #MoralMondayforMohamedSoltan demanding the immediate release of American Mohamed Soltan, just sentenced to life in prison in Egypt. Mohamed Soltan. He is young, American, and also happens to be Egyptian and “happened” to be in Egypt, as he is Egyptian American, during events occurring as part […]

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As Seen On Storify: “Mohamed Soltan Sentenced to Life in Prison By Egyptian Court Under Illegal Military Coup”

Gandhi’s Be Magazine is calling for a weekly online #MoralMondayforMohamedSoltan to call attention to Mohamed Soltan’s imprisonment and the rapidly decaying conditions of human rights and civil society in Egypt under the illegal military coup and regime which has been controlling Egypt since 2013. [View the story “His Face Is Our Face: American Mohamed Soltan […]

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Profiles of Change: Cassandra Curley

Editor’s Note: Cassandra Curley recently joined Gandhi’s Be Magazine. Author, Messenger of Peace, and visionary for the 2,500 mile Walk for Peace, Cassandra Curley blogs on her 2,500 mile journey across America, walking 50 miles in each state in 50 weeks for her 50th birthday and the lessons she learned and shared with others along the way […]

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A Gandhi in the Library: Keenon McCloy Infuses Memphis Public Library with Leadership Inspired By Gandhi’s Commitment to Truth and Service

Celebrating National Library Week, Gandhi’s Be Magazine profiles a top leader and librarian, at the Memphis Public Library, who makes a difference in both her local and global community… Gandhi’s fingerprints are on the Memphis Public Library–both figuratively and literally–as it grows to be a gold standard library facilitating learning, compassion, equality, and opportunity for […]

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Missy Crutchfield: “Your situation probably had more to do with “Luck of the Draw” than anything you did to earn it… so embrace compassion and generosity.”

A Facebook post on “White Privilege” opened a whole dialogue from across the spectrum… Here’s my response… As I posted on Facebook in response to the swell of comments and dialogue surrounding a repost of this meme from US Uncut: Well, this will probably show up in my next Checkpoint blog, but in the meantime, […]

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Sojourners: “Calling on Thomas Merton for Racial Justice and Healing”

(Sojourners) If the influential Catholic writer Thomas Merton were alive today, he would likely have strong words about police brutality and racial profiling. Back in 1963, Merton called the civil rights movement “the most providential hour, the kairos not merely of the Negro, but of the white man.” His words echoed May 16 among black pastors […]

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It’s Time to Clean Sweep Dirty Politicians: Rep. Steve King Is Poster Child for Dogfighting and Animal Cruelty

Editor’s Note: We must watch our “representatives.” If they aren’t representing us with compassion–they must go! We must remove these so-called government “leaders” serving in Congress and in other legislative bodies, as well as any other elected officials who aren’t holding the highest standards for the people and for the planet. Compassion must be the priority. […]

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Things to Do, Places to Be: “Stepping Back in Time: The Perfect Medieval & Renaissance Weekend in Atlanta”

Georgia Renaissance Festival and Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament make for the perfect weekend, stepping back in time and learning about other times, peoples, and places in a fun, memorable way. We don’t know about you, but here at Gandhi’s Be Magazine we’ve recently been binge-watching Medieval/Renaissance shows “Reign” (Queen Mary of Scots) and “The […]

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NYTimes: “Los Angeles Lifts Its Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour”

(NYTimes) LOS ANGELES — The nation’s second-largest city voted Tuesday to increase its minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15 an hour by 2020, in what is perhaps the most significant victory so far for labor groups and their allies who are engaged in a national push to raise the minimum wage. The increase, which […]

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Cassandra Curley: “Path to Peace Walk Across 50 States in 50 Weeks: North Carolina”

Cassandra Curley Blogger Author and Messenger of Peace Editor’s Note: Cassandra Curley recently joined Gandhi’s Be Magazine. Author, Messenger of Peace, and visionary for the 2,500 mile Walk for Peace, Cassandra Curley blogs on her 2,500 mile journey across America, walking 50 miles in each state in 50 weeks for her 50th birthday and the […]

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News Brief: Egyptian Military Courts Execute Six Young Men, Arrested Prior to Crime of which They Were Falsely Accused

According to our anonymous source, the Egyptian military courts have executed six young men, one just 19-years-old and still in high school, who were arrested prior to the crime of which they were falsely accused. In this video are the parents of Abd El Rahman as they were receiving his body. His father was telling […]

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NYTimes: “Obama Limits Military-Style Equipment for Police Forces”

(NYTimes) CAMDEN, N.J. — President Obama on Monday banned the federal provision of some types of military-style equipment to local police departments and sharply restricted the availability of others. The ban is part of Mr. Obama’s push to ease tensions between law enforcement and minority communities in reaction to the crises in Baltimore; Ferguson, Mo.; and […]

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News Brief: “Senior Brotherhood leader Farid Ismail dies in Egypt jail”

Editor’s Note: Our anonymous source recently shared with us more about the story of Egyptian Revolution leader Dr. Farid Ismail who was found dead this week. Dr. Ismail was one of the few Parliament Members who did not flee Egypt following the military coup. He took a strong stand against the military coup and against […]

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Arun Gandhi: Response to “Mahatma Gandhi, Baltimore, and the Myth of Nonviolence”

Tom Hawking posted an article entitled “Mahatma Gandhi, Baltimore, and  the Myth of Nonviolence” recently and Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Arun Gandhi here responds. FlavorWire: “Mahatma Gandhi, Baltimore, and the Myth of Nonviolence” An excerpt of Tom Hawking’s article that appeared on FlavorWire: It’s like clockwork. There’s a riot in some disenfranchised corner of America — […]

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On Nakba Day, We Ask: Who Takes the First Steps Toward Peace?

Editor’s Note: Gandhi’s Be Magazine has been following the Israel-Palestine conflict closely and we have been working to spotlight the movements, people, places, and stories that are inspiring us all to “Be The Change.” Gandhi’s Be Magazine regularly posts blogs and updates from organizations and individuals who are working for peace in Israel-Palestine, such as […]

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Grist: “6 ways to promote economic equality and climate action at the same time”

(Grist) At a rally in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and fellow liberal Democrats such as Rep. Barbara Lee of California unveiled a national agenda for greater economic equality. The 13-point “Progressive Agenda,” which was heavily influenced by Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz’s new 100-page report […]

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Avian Influenza Just One Marker of Sickness in Industrial Agriculture

When avian flu hits a major battery cage facility, it spreads fast between stressed birds in extreme confinement. If just one bird gets sick, the order is given to kill them all. Photo by The HSUS

Government officials and farmers are engaging in the grim task of mass executing domesticated fowl in the Midwest, as a result of the tragic outbreak of avian influenza that has savaged agricultural operations, mainly industrial turkey and laying hen operations in Minnesota and Iowa. They’ve killed nearly 30 million birds in these states, with almost all . . . 

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M. K. Gandhi Institute: Hind Swaraj – Its Relevance Today

The quintessence of Gandhi’s thinking was contained in his little booklet Hind Swaraj. Its import is so revolutionary, so different from what most of us are used to, that a real paradigm shift is a basic pre-requisite to grasping what he had in mind. That is why even close followers and admirers of his, such […]

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Washington Alternative School Students Paint Banner Inspired By “A Season For Nonviolence”

Students at Washington Alternative School in Chattanooga, Tennessee painted a banner inspired by “A Season For Nonviolence.” They share their message “Life Is Precious” to the world through Gandhi’s Be Magazine here…         Behind the Scenes: Creating the “Life Is Precious” Banner

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Wayne Pacelle: Breaking News: Key Lawmakers Propose Federal Anti-Cruelty Measure

There is a federal law that prohibits the trade in obscene “crush” videos, but there’s no penalty for the underlying acts of abuse if no video is ever created. The PACT Act would fix that. Photo by iStockphoto

A group of senior Republicans and Democrats, including key members of the House Judiciary Committee, have introduced the nation’s first-ever general federal animal cruelty bill – the Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture Act. The PACT Act (H.R. 2293) would empower the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Attorneys to prosecute animal abuse cases that cross . . . 

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