With every purchase we make we choose to make a political statement.
You don’t need to stand on a picket line, lobby for a campaign, or engage in fierce debates to be political.
With every fair-trade, cruelty-free, vegan, and eco-friendly product we purchase, we make a statement that we value people, other beings, and planet over profit, and we choose to support companies with like-minded values.
On the flip side, with every purchase we make that is not fair-trade, cruelty-free, vegan, or eco-friendly we make a political statement that we value our hard-earned dime over other people, other beings, and the planet—and we choose to support companies with corresponding values.Read more
Since 1993, Women for Women International has helped nearly 420,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. We directly work with women in 8 countries offering support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency.Read more
“Mother Earth is shaking us up now. People with roots can make the difference and hold us together. An antidote to the current focus on money and power are grassroots groups acting from love for Mother Earth and each other.” —Diane Longboat
At the recent Hidden Seeds of Natural Healing and Curing gathering, wisdom keepers experienced themselves as people rooted. They experienced actions rooted in Spirit. They answered the following questions:Read more
The Bridge is “an unparalleled gathering of premier and emerging artists focusing on what they hold in common through their cultures and creeds”
In the midst of the increasing chasm of discord and misunderstanding that exists between the Middle East and the West, the 7th CARAVAN Exhibition of Visual Art titled The Bridge will open on April 4 in Cairo, Egypt, after its launch in Paris, France during the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week.Read more
Maia Earth Village and Mandala Earth Story Project
Drawing members from a mixture of diverse cultures, nationalities, and spiritual practices, Maia Earth Village (Cooperation Circle with United Religions Initiative) and Mandala Earth Story Project help people work alongside each other as earth stewards in order to bridge cultural differences. Since the ongoing ecological crises affect all communities, building sustainable earth practices together simultaneously helps build sustainable peace.Read more
On October 2, 1985, Rajendra Singh, a young ayurvedic doctor, sold all his earthly possessions and traveled to the poor state of Rajasthan with a small group of friends. He started a medical practice in the village of Bhikampura but soon realized that the main problem of the local population was the lack of water.
Imagine a world where we looked at health from an integral perspective, when we had achieved a positive shift in our thinking - from health and wellbeing as a mere physical notion to taking account of the whole person. Imagine health care systems designed to answer the question: ‘what does it take for a human being to flourish?’. Imagine if our medical and health practitioners saw disease as dis-ease, and worked to heal and restore a person to their wholeness - physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This will require an evolutionary step and a breakthrough in consciousness across the medical and pharmaceutical sectors, reflected in the treatment of the individual.Read more
"There are over 300,000 books on peace -- who wants to read another book about peace? We want to create peace." Quantum physicist Dr. John Hagelin explains a uniquely effective approach to creating world peace.
The Education Energy Movement
A nearly fatal accident inspired Jonathan to leave a positive impact on humanity. He founded AMP - Aloha Movement Project - a breakthrough educational program while a student at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. The accredited internship encourages students to harness "Education
This video was produced as a gift to humanity by Sustainable Human (sustainablehuman.me). Visit us to find out how you can support and create videos like The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible in collaboration with a global team of volunteers. Together, we can change the story of the world.
Clean Energy Moonshot: Community Microgrids and Hydrogen Storage Make 100% Renewable Energy Possible, Practical, and Profitable
In the past few years groundbreaking work has established the viability of a world powered by 100-percent-renewable-energy using existing technologies for a very reasonable financial investment. BUT no implementation pathway currently exists.Read more
A teacher in Guatemala saw his students were struggling with drugs and gangs. Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes turned part of his home into an after-school community center. Today, his nonprofit offers free classes, tutoring, meals and low-cost medical care.
Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity -- instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use (because a happy life doesn't have to cost the earth). Which countries rank highest in the HPI? You might be surprised.
In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening -- to other people and the world around you.
To Reimagine America, we must reimagine capitalism. Capitalism has been extraordinarily successful over the past two centuries at raising human living standards, life expectancy and life satisfaction. But the old way is not working any more. The world has changed so much and people have evolved so rapidly that we need to bring a higher level of consciousness to the world of business. When we do so, the results can be astonishing.
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever. http://storyofstuff.org
Lissa Rankin, MD is an OB/GYN physician, author, keynote speaker, consultant to health care visionaries, professional artist, and founder of the women's health and wellness community OwningPink.com. Discouraged by the broken, patriarchal health care system, she left her medical practice in 2007 only to realize that you can quit your job, but you can't quit your calling. This epiphany launched her on a journey of discovery
It's easy to become frustrated and overwhelmed by the traditional news media...but I have found something very different and life-affirming. It’s everywhere and it’s growing! Look around you. I know you see it too. There is a plethora of creative-artist-life-loving people who are all around the world, being positive, playful and innovative. More are making their presence known every day. We are finding one another and connecting through our hearts with a deep love and respect for an exciting new perspective on humanity which is evolving through us.Read more