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What Love Looks Like

Dominique Browning | Posted 09.26.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

Sunday, September 21, 2014 will go down in history: the world's largest march to fight global warming. It goes down in my heart as one of the most moving and powerful days of my life.

Heroes for Homeless Kids Celebrate in Aurora

Pat LaMarche | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

Late spring 1993, a widow and her three children became homeless. Tyeast Boatwright had managed to get by after her husband's death. She'd had a good job coding pediatric medical records for the University of Chicago, but administrative cuts eliminated her position.

Peter Yarrow: An American Journey, Ending Bullying, and the Story of the Hungry Goat!

Robert LoCascio | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts
Robert LoCascio

"Well our lives were threatened, you know we went to a march in Frankfort, Ky., as part of the Civil Rights movement where we got the direct message, if you go to this march you will be killed. And even though Mary was pregnant with her second daughter at the time, we didn't even give it a second thought."

On the Road: The Vehicle Gets a Tune Up

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Working again with screenwriter Jose Rivera, and with Gustavo Santaolalla on the jazzy soundtrack, Salles' adaptation took five years to cast.

Peter Yarrow's Jewel Of Elul: Get Rid Of The Goat

Posted 09.11.2012 | Religion

Editor's note: There is a great Jewish tradition to dedicate the 29 days in the month of Elul to study and prepare for the coming high holy days. The ...

One Gray Night It Happened

David Witten | Posted 07.22.2012 | College
David Witten

In 1999, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary began a project called Operation Respect. Through dialogue, but more importantly, through song, children learn to accept each other's differences and shortcomings.

Myth, Love & Respect: Conversations With Peter, Paul & Mary's Peter Yarrow, Geographer's Michael Deni and Rosie Thomas

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Every album is a stab towards some obscure, unattainable truth, and unless we use something else to cover the hole that the lack of that truth leaves, we will need to keep making albums."

Moogy Klingman Passes

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Mark "Moogy" Klingman passed away last night after a long, brave bout with cancer. You may not have heard his name, but you have heard, and enjoyed, his music.

The Music and Its Message: Songs of Protest and Cultural Identity

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

2011-03-22-ochs.jpg Two thrilling new musical documentaries place great emphasis on the importance of a song's lyrics while paying homage to their creators.

Phil Ochs, Tom Paine, And There But for Fortune

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce E. Levine

The afterlife of the man once called "Tom Paine with a guitar" has, for the last 30 years, paralleled that of Tom Paine himself. Both Ochs and Paine were discarded by their respective mainstream worlds.

Mondo Amore, a Mission Bell and Joey's Song: Conversations With Amos Lee, Nicole Atkins and Michael Gomoll

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Moogy's Gotta Have Friends

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

You got to have friends/To make that day last long Mark Klingman isn't a household name. But the terrific singer/songwriter/keyboardist/producer know...

Exhaust the Limits: New Book Speaks to One Man's Successful Mission to Help Humanity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Although our lives have turned out different, I learned in my friend Charles "Chic" Dambach's exciting new book, Exhaust the Limits, that we have much...

9/11 Reflection: Let Us Not Waste The Limited Number of Hours We Have Left

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

9/11 brings back haunting memories. Having buried by brother and mother almost back-to-back just before 9/11, losing all three of my life-long mentor...

Judy Collins Goes Over the Rainbow

Laura Baudo Sillerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laura Baudo Sillerman

The new book Over the Rainbow comes with a CD soundtrack sung by Ms. Collins, and it is possible to believe one is actually being transported to another dimension when listening to it.

Stewardship Report: First Ambassador Writes Op-Ed "Diplomatic Viewpoint"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

The Hon. Kenneth H. Merten, American Ambassador to Haiti, has written the first "Diplomatic Viewpoint" for The Jim Luce Stewardship Report launched tw...

New Jersey 20-Year-Old Builds Orphanage in Nepal

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Maggie Doyne is your typical girl from New Jersey.  She happens to live in Nepal caring for 27 orphans - in an orphanage she built ...

No Word Yet From Our Orphaned Children in Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

I cannot imagine, however, how bad Haiti is at this moment -- and we cannot reach our project there outside Jacmel. We have just gotten through to our American neighbor there.

Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow Release New Books

Poughkeepsie Journal | John W. Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Two famous folksingers named Peter, who both have deep roots in the Hudson Valley, have released new books with accompanying CDs....

Meet the U.N. Secretary General's Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Sudanese Diplomat Francis Deng believes genocide can be anticipated and even stopped before it begins.

Will A Vow Of Poverty Fill The Void In My Soul?

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

As I approach my fiftieth birthday, I am feeling incomplete. Part of me - my soul? - is still missing. In secular terms, I think I am not yet in tou...

My Response to the Mean-Spirited "Barack the Magic Negro"

Peter Yarrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Yarrow

Taking a children's song and twisting it in such vulgar, mean-spirited way, is a slur to our entire country and our common agreement to move beyond racism.

Deluxe of the Draw: R.E.M., Warren Zevon, Peter, Paul and Mary, and Juno

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In case we didn't know the holiday season was fast approaching... a spate of CD box sets, hits compilations and expanded, Deluxe Editions of some of our favorite albums are usually tell-tale sign.