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Entries by Joan Brunwasser from 07/2011

Youth Inspires Family Vacation for Tornado Disaster Relief

| Posted 07.06.2011 | Impact

My guest today is India Mussell-McKay, who has a little something different planned for her upcoming family vacation.

What WikiLeaks Reveals About Corporatism Dominating American Foreign Policy

| Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

My guest today is progressive activist, Rania Khalek. Welcome to OpEdNews, Rania. You recently wrote 5 WikiLeaks Revelations Exposing the Rapidly Gro...

Equal Exchange: Worker-Owned Fair Trade Food Company

| Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

My guest today is Daniel Steinberg, Community Brand Builder at Equal Exchange. Welcome to OpEdNews, Daniel. Can you tell our readers a bit about Equa...

Kelly Donoughe: How Odyssey of the Mind Inspired This Alumnus

| Posted 07.19.2011 | Education

Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving competition that encourages students to stretch their imagination and solve challenges in new and unique ways.

"Not Since Moses" Race: A Unique Opportunity to Run on the Ocean Floor

| Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports

In the Bay of Fundy, a hold of water pushing up from the Atlantic with nowhere to go, tides rise and fall in extremes, up to 50 feet twice a day, disappearing completely most the day, under the sea.

Magazine Publisher Moonlights as Urban Beekeeper

| Posted 07.25.2011 | Green

"Fellow beekeepers. What a riot! We are a strange and passionate lot. I have yet to meet one that I did not automatically trust. I have never been let down by someone who loves to keep bees. It takes a special kind of person to be chosen by the girls to tend them."

This Librarian Is Smashing Stereotypes, One Tattoo at a Time

| Posted 07.26.2011 | Style

"The one thing I try to do is be upfront about who I am, which includes my tattoos. Some of them are pretty visible and I won't cover them or pretend they don't exist because someone might not like them.... They are a big part of what makes me 'me.'"

The Art of Therapeutic Massage

| Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Fortunately, as more and more people these days recognize the healing and health-preserving benefits of massage, the term "therapeutic" has become somewhat redundant.

Award-Winning Children's Author Blue Balliett on The Danger Box and More

| Posted 07.27.2011 | Books

Award-winning children's author, Blue Balliett's first books focus on the adventures of three Chicago sixth-graders. Her latest, The Danger Box, leaves that milieu behind for a mystery set in a small town in Michigan.