Here is a list of some of this week’s reading.
Week ending May 28, 2017
Week ending May 14, 2017
Safe guarding data Chicago protects climate change data from Trump administration
Week ending May 7, 2017
Scientific American blog understanding the scale of human carbon emission
Syracuse NY airport Defense Dept. using Syracuse, Hancock Airport to train drone operators
Behind every great woman is another one Heifer International
Week Ending April 30, 2017
Climate denier to climate protector an interesting interview on how an avowed climate change denier came to the understanding that climate change is happening and that it is not good.
National Geographic half of all the species are on the move…what does it mean?
Doctors Without Borders Yemen
Chris Hedges my favorite read this week
Week Ending April 22, 2017
Mary Robinson A Vision for Multilateral Cooperation
Clean Water the drinking water of 20 million southerners (including five million Georgians and two million South Carolinians) is in jeopardy.
DO you believe our National Parks are important? Parks or drilling hot spots?
Week Ending April 16, 2017
What we can learn about our children
Scotland from Nat Geo
Malala a roll model for us all
Week Ending April 9, 2017
Great Law of Peace Native Roots of Democracy
Week Ending April 2, 2017
Global reshuffling of wildlife and the impact on humanity
March for Science adds two women of color, a pediatrician and a biologist, as co-chairs
Two-Spirit People their history and contributions
Week Ending March 25, 2017
What the city of New York is reading One Big Book Club
To the next generations of artists Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter
Week ending March 19, 2017
The Four Radiant Abodes Love, Compassion, Joy and Peace
Think the EPA is not important? What Cities Looked Like Before The EPA
Take a peek…maybe rethink on some things….”Society has “defaults” that normalize certain identities – white, straight, male, cisgender, able-bodied, and more. When you’re in a position of privilege, you might think marginalized people are just complaining about nothing.” Resetting the default
Times when humans witnessed supernovas…Supernovas from Earth
Weeks ending March 12, 2017
A Poem So beautiful
January 16-22 2017
The Dream Corps join the Love Army
Indivisible a practical guide for resisting the trump agenda
Gendered Language how gender language affects kids
Jan. 1-15, 2017
Preventative Priorities Seven top potential flashpoints for the United States in the year ahead.
December 19-31, 2016
You’re Never Too Young Kid’s who are making a difference
2 articles on guaranteed income:Universal basic income
A back to school reading list A crowd sourced syllabus for the next generation of writers
December 10-December 18, 2016
A Charlie Chaplin Poem Charlie Chaplin wrote a poem to himself of his 70th birthday
The choice women make in Syria In a world that is literally falling apart, women are making heartbreaking choices…..
Quotes about women as Art and Political statement Provocative interpretation of quotes about women
How we begin to understand just read this
Children In Their Own Words How they are affected by gender issues
A Year in Pictures from Doctor’s Without Borders
November 29- December 4, 2016
Vets vow to be a human shield Standing Rock
No Normalizing Just don’t do it and speak up when it happens
Indigenous Cultures Why it is important to preserve the language and culture of Indigenous cultures
Make a difference Please, let’s not be afraid of sex education
Circle of Concern Great, short little read
Jack Kornfield Envision Liberation and Justice
Interior cancels Oil Leases Blackfeet Nation
Photographer of the year 20 finalists from Nat Geo
November 7-13, 2016
Facing History and Ourselves this is a is a nonprofit international educational and professional development organization.
We were made for these times Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes
October 31 -November 6, 2016
Minding Time from the Kindness Blog
Giant Snowballs in Siberia So cool! From Atlas Obscura
Powerful Women are still being persecuted….
Communal Healing in the Time of Trump “Trump’s campaign is just one snapshot among many revealing the true condition of our country right now.”
Racism and the word “Hence” really? In this day and age?
Loving Kindness This was my bedtime prayer for years. It is still my “go to” when I struggle in any way.
Guided version for Loving Kindness
October 24-30, 2016
October 17-23, 2016
Viggo Mortensen I love him…
Domestic violence thought provoking
October 10-16, 2016
October 3-9, 2016
September 25- October 2, 2016
RAFTO Prize Challenging the authorities to do more for Iraqi women.
Inside Robin Williams’ Brain written by his wife
NY man headed to jail He filmed Eric Garner’s death and now he fears for his life
Bees are amazing Bees bore through rock to make nests
The Key is Opportunity How do we help the 65 million forcibly displaced people in the world?
Water The meaning of water in Peru
September 19-24, 2016
By one of my favorite columnists, Omid Safi The Seeking Woman at the Heart of the Pilgrimage
Evolving 15 Difficult Feelings
Poverty Expensive To Be Poor
Monarch Butterflies Protecting Monarch Habitats
Dismantling the War Machine War Machine
Listening for Peace Listening Deeply for Peace
Aboriginal Australians have said they belonged to the oldest sustained civilization on the face of the Earth Oldest Society on Earth
September 12-18, 2016
Is there a village anymore that truly supports families? The Absence of the Village
The displaced children…. “Congressman Quigley concluded the event with a powerful message to all displaced people that are coping with crisis: “our thoughts are with you, but more importantly, our actions need to be with you.”
A Reflection on 9-11 I worried for my Muslim friends in the wake of 9-11 and kept asking if they were okay. They hurt just the same as I did…had the same fears, anger, disbelief.
For all you Jesse Ventura fans! Jesse Ventura
The role of science at Standing Rock Standing Rock
A Billion Stars New map of the Milky Way
To be an activist you must be an optimist Love in Action
Chai Wallahs and more Vanishing food culture
Time to shake the apple tree? Caring about people or power?
September 5-11, 2016
The government and Native Americans Native Americans and Poverty
Understanding the culture of the people you are helping Understanding Different Cultures Is Important
Hope to see it Snowden, Best Film of The Year
Amy Goodman, Protest and the Dakota Pipeline When Journalists are Arrested
What we miss out on Missing Out
“War. What is it good for?” Remember that song? 15 year war
Our Falls and Triumphs Learning through trying
Care for our Veterans is a topic the Candidates have been talking about, but this kind of injury is not talked about Moral Injury
August 28, 2016- September 4, 2016
About children: What Kids Wished Their Teachers Knew
The Importance of Dialogue Prevention Through Dialogue
Georegetown University offers Legacy status to the descendants of the 272 enslaved people in 1838, sold to pay off the university’s massive debts. Georgetown University and the Descendants of Slaves
The Drought In The Northeast Impact of the Drought In The Northeast
A Garden of Flowers in Syria A Garden of Flowers in Syria
The Recovery in NOLA after Katrina How New Orleans Is Doing after Katrina
Social science is being militarised to develop ‘operational tools’ to target peaceful activists and protest movements The Pentagon and Social Science
An Open Letter to Colin Kaepernick from a Green Beret Open Letter from A Green Beret
August 31, 2016
On this page I will offer links to articles I have read during the past week that I found interesting, helpful, thought provoking, etc.
We are in the middle of a crazy election cycle, a suffering world, a violent world, and sometimes there are thoughts, viewpoints and information that are not found in regular news sources.