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What did you give up for Lent? Are you wanting to change some bad habits?

April 25th, 2011 · Comments

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What are you giving up this Lenten season? What if instead of giving up chocolate or coffee, you give up apathy or indifference? If you’re open to considering some habits to kick so that you can contribute to a more just and fair world, keep reading! It doesn’t matter if you’re Catholic, Lutheran, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, Baha’i, Agnostic, Jewish, or Atheist…If you’re interested in being the change you wish to see in the world, this book is for you.

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Puerto Rican Student Strike

July 3rd, 2010 · Comments

Hundreds of activists from across the country are at the Socailism 2010 Conference in Oakland, Califonia this weekend. I attended the morning session called 'Lessons Learned form the Puerto Rican Student Strike,' for my weekly field story for KPFA news (which can be found in the 6pm news archives for July 3, 2010) and spent time with Roberto Pastrana and Ovido Elfrain Lopez Alers after, to gain a concrete understanding of how the stike played out. They talked, not only about the positive aspects of their student movement, but also about how they could through the rough portions as well.

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Tags: Uncategorized · persistence · activism · social justice · Puerto Rico · solidarity · socialism

Attitude Reconstruction–Interview with Jude Bijou

June 12th, 2010 · Comments

Life is 10 percent what happens to us and 90 percent how we react. Might as well have a good attitude about it.

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Maria Murnane–Author of Perfect on Paper

June 7th, 2010 · Comments

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