Our Blog | July 2013

The Tragedy of Trayvon Martin Continues

by: EJ on 07/18/2013
Posted in: Activism

As thousands take to the street this week to protest George Zimmerman's acquittal, several leading thinkers are speaking out on their blogs.  Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners magazine, wrote Lament from a  White Father on Tuesday July 16th.

"It was a political, legal, and moral mistake to not put race at the center of this trial because it was …

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Protecting the Sacred - What Can I Do?

by: EJ on 07/12/2013
Posted in: Climate Change

This week I am giving serious thought to giving up driving.  I don't drive much, but I do use the car to get to places when I am in a hurry, which seems to be pretty much sometime in every day.  It takes about an hour for me to cycle to the village on the island where the shops, library, hardware store, and other services are.  I do know people …

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Exploding the Shale Gas Myth

by: EJ on 07/05/2013

Bill Powers was interviewed on the Canadian television show, Business News Network on June 25th about the myth of North America's shale gas supply.  Power's recently released book Cold Hungry and in the Dark shatters the conventionally held belief that North America is at the dawn of a new era of energy abundance thanks to shale gas resource …

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The 4th Annual Healing Walk near Fort McMurray Alberta

by: EJ on 07/03/2013
Posted in: Activism

A Different Way to Protect our Land, Air, Water and Climate

from Tar Sands Expansion

This blog is reposted with permission from HealingWalk.org.

The tar sands are growing out of control, destroying the climate for all Canadians and poisoning the water of everyone living downstream

On July 5th and 6th, people will come together from coast to coast to …

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