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Worldchanging: Bright Green

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The New Significance Green building and living - GreenStrides We Speak For Earth The City of Dallas gave $1.1 million to Ronald Jones on Wednesday for his claims that he was beaten and falsely arrested by Dallas police — and then spent 15 months in jail as a result.On December 18, 2009, Dallas police got a call of two white men fighting in downtown Dallas.But then Dallas police Officer Matthew Antkowiak saw Jones — who is African-American — crossing Reunion Boulevard."Mr. Jones is walking down the street. Doesn’t fit the description at all," said his attorney, Don Tittle.The officer claimed Jones was throwing beer cans, so he pulled him over to arrest him."From there, he pulls one of Mr. Jones’ arms up very aggressively and Mr. Police brutality, institutionalized racism, falsified reports, trumped up charges, man spends over a year in the system, officers “cleared” of wrong-doing, and taxpayers on the hook for the settlement.

Barefoot Rights Why I feel so strongly opposed against putting shoes on, even for a store 'policy'. There's two sides to this. On the one hand, why I prefer not to wear them, and on the other hand, why I think it is wrong to give in to an arbitrary and discriminatory rule. First, why I prefer to go barefoot. 1) Most people do not use their sense of touch as much as our senses of hearing, sight, or even taste. 2) It also gives me a spiritual 'connectivety' with Earth. Second, why I think it's wrong to simply give in to these 'No shoes, no service' demands. There are several reasons given for these rules: health laws, safety, the risk of people suing the store if they do get an injury, because people don't like seeing bare feet, etc, etc. 1) Health laws. 2) Safety. I) Bare feet aren't nearly as dangerous as many people think. II) Many types of footwear can, under certain circumstances, be at least as dangerous as bare feet, or more so. 3) Risk of injured people suing the store. 4) 'Bare feet are gross'. -o-

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Activist Media One of the difficulties faced by social movements is getting their message reported clearly, accurately and effectively through the lens of mainstream media. A key factor in this work has been the creation of alternative media that both offer a direct channel to fairer representation and can keep the mainstream media honest by critiquing their coverage. In the contemporary, media-saturated world new problems emerge in the form of "protest fatigue" -- mainstream failure to cover demonstrations often dismissed as "sixties style protests," as if protest can be confined to one decade or is a stylistic choice -- and the silo effect in which people only get the news that reinforces their ideology. The sites and resources below are working to address these issues with courage and imagination. Featured Site Independent Media Center. Key Sites AdBusters.

10 Laws of Productivity You might think that creatives as diverse as Internet entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, industrial design firm Studio 7.5, and bestselling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami would have little in common. In fact, the tenets that guide how they – and exceptionally productive creatives across the board – make ideas happen are incredibly similar. Here are 10 laws of productivity we’ve consistently observed among serial idea executors: 1. Break the seal of hesitation. A bias toward action is the most common trait we’ve found across the hundreds of creative professionals and entrepreneurs we’ve interviewed. 2. When our ideas are still in our head, we tend to think big, blue sky concepts. 3. Trial and error is an essential part of any creative’s life. To avoid ‘blue sky paralysis,’ pare your idea down to a small, immediately executable concept. 4. When working on in-depth projects, we generate lots of new ideas along the way. 5. 6. 7. 8. Few activities are more of a productivity drain than meetings. 9.

3×5 Challenging Authority Since 1978 I am a writer, traveler, and entrepreneur with the goal of visiting every country in the world while connecting with other world-changers. Continue reading about Chris Mission Accomplished! Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters | Journal of the mental environment The Peoples Voice Elena Panina (Елена Панина) | Fred Rogers' song about boys and girls, written in the "herbalist" year of 1967, went viral on English-language Twitter. Not even 60 years later, it suddenly hurt the feelings of the LGBT community. Rogers was an American TV host and puppeteer-something like our Valentina Leontieva from "Visiting a Fairy Tale." Boys are boys from birth. These phrases have been the subject of scandal. "Because sometimes kids think they might as well take it and change somehow. At the time, this elicited a friendly laugh from the audience and a raised eyebrow from the host. Only girls can be moms. Became: Girls grow up and become moms. Still, something fatally wrong happened to the whole world between 1980 and 1992.

Watch Education For A Sustainable Future Online | Documentary Stream Everything Is A Remix 642 Views3 Likes If you're interested in learning about creativity and popular culture, this short documentary Everything Is A Remix is excellent. The Creative Brain: How Insight Works 917 Views0 Likes It is a feeling we all know - the moment when a light goes on in your head. Re-Awaken: Open Your Heart, Expand Your Mind 793 Views0 Likes Re-Awaken: Open Your Heart, Expand Your Mind is an inspirational movie about opening your heart and expanding your mind. The College Conspiracy 1.19K Views1 Likes College Conspiracy is the most comprehensive documentary ever produced about higher education in the U.S. The Forbidden Education (La Educación Prohibida) 1.34K Views0 Likes The modern school is 200 years old and is still considered the main form of access to education. Default: The Student Loan Documentary 844 Views2 Likes Face Value: For What It’s Worth 221 Views0 Likes College Inc. 406 Views0 Likes Even in lean times, the $400 billion business of higher education is booming.