Tag Archives: environmentalism

Nonviolent Action: Why and How it Works

Nonviolent action is extremely powerful. Unfortunately, however, activists do not always understand why nonviolence is so powerful and they design ‘direct actions’ that are virtually powerless. I would like to start by posing two questions. Why is nonviolent action so … Continue reading

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The Courage to Speak Truth to Power

By Zoe Blunt Source: DGR News Service The more we challenge the status quo, the more those with power attack us. Fortunately, social change is not a popularity contest. Activism is a path to healing from trauma. It’s taking back … Continue reading

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Meet the Indigenous Eco-feminists of the Amazon

In Ecuador, indigenous Kichwa women are resisting corporate interests that threaten their land. By Lindsey Weedston Source: Yes! Magazine For episode two of A Woman’s Place, Kassidy Brown and Allison Rapson traveled to Ecuador and ventured deep into the Amazon … Continue reading

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On the Slow Kill of the World’s Oceans

By Aaron Dames Originally posted at Divided Core on November 1, 2013 It is probable that every major ecological pillar however tenuously stabilizing the structure of the oceans is crumbling. Although some endangered fish populations and coral reef systems are … Continue reading

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