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Power in the Blood: Chatting With Buffy Sainte-Marie, Plus FrazierBand, Brian Lisik and Bryan McPherson Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Buffy's new new album Power In The Blood starts off with the remake of your classic "It's My Way." By kicking off the album with this track, was she making a statement about her creative approach this time out?

Occupy, It Is February, 2015. Where Are Your Children?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 04.18.2015 | New York
Jerry Ashton

I have been looking all over for you. The mainstream media long ago declared you dead or missing, and yet you seem to pop up in so many ways and plac...

Ten Years on the Front Lines of Indigenous Struggles: Interview With Intercontinental Cry Founder/Editor John "Ahni" Schertow

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact
Tracy L. Barnett

Ten years ago, when John "Ahni" Schertow launched the award-winning magazine Intercontinental Cry, about 50 Indigenous Nations led their own fro...

Encuentro: Get Ready to Manifest

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Gina Athena Ulysse

Just before the International Jazz Festival, another global gathering takes place in Montréal as a flock of academics, artists, activists, students and enthusiasts of all kinds will come from all over to participate in the IX Encuentro.

Exiles on Main Street: When Ordinary People Resist the Oil-pocalypse

Reverend Billy | Posted 04.27.2014 | Green
Reverend Billy

A signature tactic of fossil fuel justice is accusing nonviolent defendants of felonious crimes that will later be dropped, but meanwhile holding them in prison because the bail is too high. Call it "overcharging."

Spirit of MLK and Worldwide Wave, Hints of a Global Spring

Jacob Devaney | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

His invitation to stand up and take action is possibly even more important now than it was while he was alive. In the spirit of Martin Luther King, a worldwide wave of action is brewing and a Global Spring is on the horizon.

Seed Power!

Jacob Devaney | Posted 01.07.2014 | Green
Jacob Devaney

Inspiration is contagious, and I make sure to have a balanced diet of art, natural sanctuary places, and culture to make the stench of the compost a little more bearable as I till the soil.

The 10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2013 to Inspire Your New Year

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 03.01.2014 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

There was something almost apocalyptic about 2013. But much happened that was hopeful this year -- a new pope focused on inequality, successful minimum wage campaigns spread across the country, and the number of states allowing gay marriage doubled.

Sovereign Nations Walk Out of Meeting With U.S. State Department Unanimously Rejecting Keystone XL Pipeline

Jacob Devaney | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

The State Department, still with "egg on its face" from its statement that Keystone XL would have little impact on climate change, sunk a little lower today as the most respected elders, and chiefs of 10 sovereign nations turned their backs on State Department representatives and walked out during a meeting.

Occupy Love: Film Explores The Heart of Occupy Movement

Jacob Devaney | Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Though the peaceful occupation at Zucotti Park has ended, The Occupy Love film documents how the seeds of The Occupy Movement have sprouted and converged into a Global Super Movement.

1 Billion Still Rising

Jacob Devaney | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

The struggle to prevent violence, to stop destructive environmental practices and bring healing needs your support. Every positive action makes a difference.

Encuentro: A Space for Artistic Collaboration and Experimentation

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Gina Athena Ulysse

As the Oscar-nominated film No continues to stir controversy in Chile, Chilean performance artists collaborated at the Encuentro in São Paulo.

Tarsands Showdown, Allies Converge to Protect the Sacred

Jacob Devaney | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Global warming is a threat to all of us regardless of our politics, religion, or culture. People from all walks of life are realizing this and converging to address this common threat and 350.org, Bill McKibben, along with The Sierra Club are leading the charge.

Beautiful Uprising: Women Lead in the Dance on Valentines Day

Jacob Devaney | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

"Today, on the planet, a billion women -- one of every three women on the planet -- will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. That's ONE BILLION mothers, daughters, sisters, partners, and friends violated. V-Day REFUSES to stand by as more than a billion women experience violence."

A Matter of Honor: First Nations Appeal to The Queen, Remind Canadian Leaders About Treaties

Jacob Devaney | Posted 03.19.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Colonial culture has brought many great things to the world, yet it has also left a path of destruction and dishonor. Imperial forces may take lives and land by force, but honorable respect can only be gained through virtuous action.

Canada Heading for Bloodshed, Warns Aboriginal Leader

Sadeq Rahimi | Posted 03.17.2013 | World
Sadeq Rahimi

Whatever the colonial status of Canada may be, the peaceful veneer has been gradually peeling off the society's face lately, as countless ghosts of atrocities, racism and inequalities push their ways back to the surface of the collective conscious.

Solidarity Against Rape and Pillage, Domination Culture, Protection of The Sacred Feminine

Jacob Devaney | Posted 03.10.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

We see it in child slavery, child prostitution, and prisons, but we also see it happening to our sacred places in nature. Is it fair to say that clear-cutting a whole forest and destroying all of its diverse life-forms is an expression of rape and pillage?

Idle No More: Hints of a Global Super-Movement

Jacob Devaney | Posted 03.04.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Take a moment and listen to the eloquent words of an 11-year-old girl in the video below. If a child can understand this, how come world leaders are still silent on making real changes to address these urgent issues?