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  • An under-viewed video of one of the best speeches Tim DeChristopher has given.

    Tim DeChristopher: “Yes, we are talking about a Revolution”

    An under-viewed video of one of the best speeches Tim DeChristopher has given.

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  • Bringing mindfulness to the resistance: “May we develop the bravery to commit to wakefulness, to bear witness to anguish, and to enjoy our lives.” (Cross-posted from www.transition-lab.org)

    Empathic Protest

    Bringing mindfulness to the resistance: “May we develop the bravery to commit to wakefulness, to bear witness to anguish, and to enjoy our lives.” (Cross-posted from www.transition-lab.org)

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  • I want to live in a democracy, but I don’t. None of us does. And that is because we don’t really believe in the words of the Declaration of Independence—this declaration that says we are free to be equal, happy and alive. So maybe it’s time to write out our beliefs, to make another declaration for a new kind of independence: the independence of the poor and forgotten from the people who control their lives and futures.

    My Declaration of Democracy

    I want to live in a democracy, but I don’t. None of us does. And that is because we don’t really believe in the words of the Declaration of Independence—this declaration that says we are free to be equal, happy and alive. So maybe it’s time to write out our beliefs, to make another declaration for a new kind of independence: the independence of the poor and forgotten from the people who control their lives and futures.

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  • How much power should corporations have over our political system? David argues that to have a healthy democracy, we must abolish corporate personhood and establish that only human beings, not corporations, are entitled to constitutional rights.

    Friday Uprising: David Cobb

    How much power should corporations have over our political system? David argues that to have a healthy democracy, we must abolish corporate personhood and establish that only human beings, not corporations, are entitled to constitutional rights.

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  • Arrested 7 times for civil disobedience before age 20, Hall came from a family dedicated to social change. She is a woman of color, a member of the LGBT community, an environmentalist, a mom, an attorney and an advocate of nonviolent direct action.

    Friday Uprising: Rebecca Hall

    Arrested 7 times for civil disobedience before age 20, Hall came from a family dedicated to social change. She is a woman of color, a member of the LGBT community, an environmentalist, a mom, an attorney and an advocate of nonviolent direct action.

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