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Divided We Sink

We must unite to save the planet–because there’s no such thing as a hole in just the other side of the boat.  Mel Hoover is Reverend Emeritus of the Unitarian Universalist Church. He was the 2013 recipient of Unitarian Universalist Association Distinguished Service Award for his work in anti-racism, anti-oppression, community-building, gender equality and environmental justice. …

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A Moveable Musical Village with Artist Delaney Martin

This will make your day and remind you what creativity can do to lift the spirit in hard times. New Orleans artists are using salvaged materials to build mobile houses that are also musical instruments.  Delaney Martin is Artistic Director of Dithyrambalina and Co-founder of New Orleans Airlift.  Over the past decade she lived, studied and worked …

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An Amazing Gay Rights Leader Puts Florida at the Forefront With Nadine Smith

An amazing woman puts Florida at the forefront of the Gay Rights Movement. Nadine Smith is the co-founder and CEO of Equality Florida the state’s largest organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. A former award-winning journalist turned organizer, Nadine was one of four national co-chairs of the 1993 March on …

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hOurworld: A Global Time Bank Cooperative

Social currency and community capital replace dollars in this bank. And you can join for free.  Linda Hogan is founding member of hOurworld Cooperative and previously served as board member and Director of Hour Exchange Portland and as a consultant for TimeBanksUSA. She has been a non-profit administrator, community organizer and social architect working in communities …

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The New Economy: Strategies & Innovative Models with Gar Alperovitz

 The time might just be right for the next sea change in the economy.  Gar Alperovitz is the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland, and Co-Founder of The Democracy Collaborative. He is a former Fellow of the Institute of Politics at Harvard and King’s College of Cambridge University. He has served …

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The Business Ownership Revolution with Marjorie Kelly

Updated August 2019 How to make money nurture life instead of Wall Street. FOOD FOR THOUGHT & CONVERSATION The Ruth Chris Steak House story demonstrates the importance of the role of business ownership in community wellbeing. Are there examples in your community similar to the Ruth Chris Steak House story where the behavior of a …

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