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 Coming to the Table With chapters across the US, Coming to the Table is an organization that invites conversation between the descendants of slaves and slaveholders in a move toward healing and reconciliation. “They value the sharing of personal, family and community stories as a powerful vehicle for uncovering history, building relationships, healing and inspiring […]

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  Center for Economic & Social Justice Get involved. Work in solidarity with others. Identify with a global network of social justice volunteers. Educate yourself and spread the word to support access to capital ownership as a basic human right.   Great Nonprofits This Website is a great resource for finding top-rated social justice nonprofits […]

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november 2012

Rights of Indigenous People The Global Issues site contains a very large selection of articles on social, political, economic and environmental issues. For now we focus on the many articles that address the rights of Indigenous people and their struggle throughout the world. Indigenous Peoples This is an essay providing an overview of the environmental […]

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october 2012

  New Laws Could Disenfranchise 10 Million Latino Voters The disenfranchisement of voters is a reoccurring theme in modern election history. A report from The Advancement Project warns that the outcome of the 2012 election may be altered significantly due to recent voter ID laws and their affect on the Latino vote.  The Young & […]

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september 2012

  Pushing Back | Women Workers Speak Out on Trade Working to improve the working conditions in South America, Central America, and Asia, the International Labor Movement is partnering with working people around the world. The AFL-CIO is addressing labor law reform, filing international claims for failure to respect labor provisions of trade and preference […]

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august 2012

  Intellectuals & Their America Dissent, a quarterly magazine of politics and culture, invited several leading intellectuals to participate in a forum about the culture and politics of the US. Each participant was asked to respond to one or all of the following questions: 1. What relationship should American intellectuals have toward mass culture: television, […]

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june 2012

Segregation In America | ‘Dragging On And On’ Are we really trying to diversify? Racial segregation in the US housing market has been on a decline since reaching its peak in 1960. However, black-white integration in most neighborhoods around the country is making little, if any, real progress. Most whites don’t want to be minorities […]

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may 2012

Connection Action Project Dedicated to the integration of spirituality, social action, and empathic communication, the Connection Action Project supports system change. They use simple practices that include observation, connection with the body, exploration of feelings, needs and much more. Their primary offering is creating a container for those experiencing and needing to deal with conflict. […]

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april 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr. |  “Why I’m opposed to the war in Vietnam” Listen to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Grammy Award winning speech (delivered on April 30, 1967) on the triple evils of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism. Review | Yoga to the People This review of Yoga to the People, with locations in Manhattan, Berkeley, […]

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march 2012

  ERA – Equal Rights Amendment Three years after women won the right to vote (19th Amendment), the Equal Rights Amendment was introduced in Congress (1923). It was written by Alice Paul, head of the National Women’s Party and introduced in Congress by Republican Senator Charles Curtis and Representative Daniel Anthony, the nephew of Susan […]

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february 2012

Loves Self Reflective Test This article, by yoga teacher Kino MacGregor, focuses on the challenges and practice of finding love, sharing love and maintaining a healthy self-awareness while giving yourself freely. Kino MacGregor is one of a select group of people to receive certification to teach Ashtanga Yoga by its founder Sri K. Pattabhi Jois […]

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january 2012

  Winter Cleansing Avoid seasonal illness this winter by adopting a cleansing and detoxification plan. This article focuses on eating raw foods as a means of cleansing the body. There are some very interesting desert options as well.  The reader will also find links to additional information on internal and external benefits as well.  Winter […]

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