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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 […]

Shirari Peace and Love Podcast #7: May Day 2012

In honor of International Workers Day and the Mayan calendar, we offer a 7th installment of Shirari’s Peace and Love Podcast. (Our last episode was way back in February 2009!) Listen for an update on our lives, our perspective on Occupy and 2012 and the idea of apocalypse, activist resources and tips, and a general […]

MUSIC: A 2012 Playlist

On this momentous May Day, some songs to inspire personal and global revolution. We’re of the mindset that we are experiencing a broad shift in consciousness towards compassion and justice. Want to join us?

VIDEO: Women healing the world

“The biggest event in human history is the rise of women to full partnership with men, because it’s only that partnership that’s going to allow the world to flourish.” Right on! Let’s do it, sisters! See also: Our “gender” bookshelf on Goodreads Our Delicious links tagged with Gender Our Delicious links tagged with Feminism

If you haven’t seen 2012: Time for Change, you should watch it right now

Watch 2012: Time for Change – it will make you very hopeful about the future, and is full of beautiful ideas for things we can do to make the world a more just and peaceful place. It’s also very nicely made, with great animations and incredible interviews with folks from different cultures. Whether you believe […]

VIDEO: Rural farmers unite to feed Wall Street protestors

From November, 2011: “How rural farmers, an unemployed chef and a protestor named Heather are getting 1,000 dinners served at Occupy Wall Street every night”. I’m posting this because I just watched it and realized that Ithaca farmers get a shout out! I feel like our little city is a part of history in the […]

Video: Four Scenarios for the 21st century by Michael Cartier

Are you ready for the 21st century from Benoit Massé on Vimeo. Via Final Boss Form

Some really good books for activists

This is a list of books I’ve found very helpful as an activist – from good strategy to essential history to inspiring personal narratives, these are eye-openers and life-changers…

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