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24 June 2016 - Disarm Hate!
Public Domain meme for sharing. Please remember and honour this moment in history! Peace and kindness, Katherine
23 June 2016 - Support the John Lewis Sit-in
This is the letter I sent to my Federal Senators and House Representative. Feel free to use it as a template for your own letters. Dear Senator/Representative, It has come to my attention that House Representative John Lewis has initiated a sit-in for legislation on gun control. I applaud both his courage and his humanity. […]
22 March 2016 - Saving Sacred Oak Flat!
On the 26 February the San Carlos Apache celebrated one year of standing strong at Oak Flat Arizona. They have been occupying Oak Flat in order to preserve their ancient sacred grounds from the devastation that would come with Rio Tinto mining the area. News has just come through that Oak Flat will remain listed […]
28 December 2015 - The Plutocrats Are Winning. Don’t Let Them!
by Bill Moyers
I walk into a conference about sharing and collaborating. Roughly half the audience is female, little ethnic diversity is represented here. We have seven speakers for the current session: five men, two women, and one of the women is Asian. The guest speaker from abroad is a white man. The day is organised by a […]
19 November 2015 - How Platform Coops Can Beat Death Stars Like Uber
to Create a Real Sharing Economy
by Neil Gorenflo
I am deeply grateful that it was Charles Darwin who largely founded and popularised the study of evolutionary biology. The industrial era has a lot to answer for. Any number of other scientists might have injected British imperial bombast into the incipient field. Even so we are still laden with Victorian attitudes permeating business, politics, […]
08 September 2015 - Elephants Are Smart…
My grandfather was a goodwill ambassador for the US government. He was sent to places like Morocco, Pakistan, Iraq, Egypt, and Vietnam to help people grow crops. Because he was representing the US, he was expected to wear a suit and hat to work, even when working in wet humid climates as you find in […]
05 September 2015 - My Elephant Journey Begins
I have started the journey of writing a musical about the lives of elephants. The idea popped into my head while I was travelling around the US visiting family. I had been playing with a number of ideas, because the goal I have set myself is to write a theatrical work that can be shared […]
03 August 2015 - Why Australia Should Care About American Original Peoples
People may wonder why they should care about what Rio Tinto is doing to indigenous peoples overseas. What difference does it make to us? The world has become a very small place. Environmental damage done in one part of the world can and does affect the environmental well being of other parts of the world. […]