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Another new WordPress, for a local climate conference

Climate Smart & Climate Ready is a conference coming up in Ithaca, New York, April 18-21. Thanks to Sustainable Tompkins for bringing us in to help out with the WordPress! We built this quick WP using the responsive, mobile-friendly Twenty Twelve theme. Click here to register for the Conference and click here to check out […]

Is Occupy Sandy our future?

Photo: Occupy Sandy Distribution Center by Jeremy Zilar I’m up early, at 3 today! (We’ve been going to bed super early.) This morning I read an article about people organizing spontaneous relief efforts in the wake of Sandy. The article is great, so inspiring – please give it a read. But then in the comments, […]

Choose Love: Support DC subway ad efforts

Our friends at Rabbis for Human Rights – North America are raising funds to help bring their anti-hate ads to the DC Metro, now up in 20 NYC subway stations. (Shira actually resized the art for the DC series, which is how we heard about this campaign!) They write, As [Pamela] Geller’s racist ads have […]

Free Elections Aren’t for Sale! Please vote for our entry :)

GOODmaker has issued another challenge: “Channel your inner Shepard Fairey to create an iconic image that confronts the role of big money in politics and inspires political action.” Our submission is pictured above and you can vote for it online through Monday October 22nd at noon. The winning artwork will be featured on the streets […]

Happy Labor Day 2012!

For Labor Day 2012, I wanted to make a video about why I’m an anti-capitalist: Because I value people over profits! Useful links related to this video: ♥ Socialist Party USA ♥ Socialism (Wikipedia) Anarcho-communism (Wikipedia) Capitalism (Wikipedia) TED Conversations: What alternatives are there to the current economic system? Should global capitalism fail, what would […]

If you’re unemployed, it’s not because there isn’t any work

If you’re unemployed it’s not because there isn’t any work Just look around: A housing shortage, crime, pollution; we need better schools and parks. Whatever our needs, they all require work. And as long as we have unsatisfied needs, there’s work to be done. So ask yourself, what kind of world has work but no […]

Documentary as Horror: The scariest synchronized gymnastics routine you’ll ever see

A State of Mind is a documentary about gymnasts preparing for the Mass Games in North Korea. It’s terrifying to me, to watch so many people working so hard and denying their own needs for so long, to meet this crazy goal of putting on a huge show for a guy who may or may […]

Three worthy causes

We know so many amazing people – y’all are such an inspiration! Here are three campaigns we’d love folks to support. Whether you have the capacity to help or not, please consider passing these links on to your friends, family and co-workers. Together we can make the world a better place. Ithaca Hours Digital Currency […]

Is geek culture cleaning itself up?

While female geeks have been fighting back against sexism and sexual harassment in geek culture for… well, forever, men are finally starting to make their voices heard. Which is really important since, as with racism and heterosexism, the group doing the oppressing is the one with the problem that needs fixing. Thank you, guys, for […]

Our morning cry: Montréal Casseroles

From Huffpo: Casseroles – Montréal, 24 Mai 2012 from Jeremie Battaglia on Vimeo. Click here to read Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina, edited by Marina Sitrin, for first-hand accounts of this traditional form of civil disobedience being used in Argentina.

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