Category Archives: Ethic of reciprocity

Standing Rock: A Change of Heart, Part 1

by  Charles Eisenstein* I am told by Native American friends active at Standing Rock that the elders are counseling the Water Protectors to undertake each action prayerfully and to stay off the warpath. I would like to explain why this … Continue reading

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How do you get there from here?

by Kathie MM Consistent with its goal of promoting peace within and among nations, the United Nations, in 1981,  established the International Day of Peace;  in 2002, September 21st became the permanent date for the International Day of Peace. Did … Continue reading

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Tell the Republican National Committee & Democratic National Committee: End despicable negative campaigning

Here is a petition that I have just published on .  You can sign it at: The national corporate media are flooding our homes with messages that belittle and demean rival candidates. Moreover, the most negative messages flaunt common … Continue reading

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