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17 June 2016 - America has an addiction to punishment.
And it’s failing us. by Matt Haney Whether in our schools or the justice system, our instinct has often been to punish first, ask questions later. It is time that we as individuals, as a community, and as country stop giving punishment a free pass. When I started as a School Board Member in San […]
01 June 2016 - The Mental Disease of Late-Stage Capitalism
by Joe Brewer I’ve been talking with a lot of my friends recently—in private where they felt comfortable letting their guard down—about the dirty little secret no one is supposed to talk about. The shame people feel when they can’t find a job… …or pay their bills. …or go to the dentist. …or that they […]
16 January 2016 - Philanthropy: Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth
by Gary Olson
“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t eat money.” ~Alanis Obomsawin, an Abenaki from the Odanak reserve, Canada
28 December 2015 - The Plutocrats Are Winning. Don’t Let Them!
by Bill Moyers
(in acting) “When the goal appears easily and naturally and comes from growth rather than forcing, the end-result, performance or whatever, will be no different from the process that achieved the result. If we are trained only for success, then to gain it we must necessarily use everyone and everything for this end; we may […]
23 August 2015 - Protect the Arts Now
I am still finding people who are unaware of what is being done to the arts in this country and why. The arts are being seriously crippled by our current federal government not only by cutting $105 million, but by exerting a tight grip on who gets funding. That funding is going to large arts […]
19 August 2015 - Dr David Kyuman Kim on Radical Love
What this man has to say about our most powerful bonds and what it can do to help us solve problems is inspiring. It’s well worth the time to watch this talk. Peace and kindness, Katherine