Oppa Gandhi Style

Oppa Gandhi Style

Gangnam Style has taken the world by storm, and with it, so has a celebration of the hyper consumeristic lifestyle. It’s time for a new video that celebrates political action and simple living. Yes, we’re talking “Gandhi Style.”

Preparing for the Future at the Living Earth Festival

Preparing for the Future at the Living Earth Festival

Blowgun making, seed preservation, Native voices on climate change, Jeremy Rifkin warning us that today’s children may be the last generation before the “Mass Die Off.” It was all there at the National Museum of the American Indian’s Living Earth Festival this past weekend.

A 4th of July that Truly Celebrates Independence

A 4th of July that Truly Celebrates Independence

It’s almost the 4th of July and if we’re going to commemorate Independence Day here in America, why not celebrate it in a way that actually makes us more independent–of fossil fuel companies, coal companies, factory farms, and all the other toxic industries destroying our country and planet?

Buy Nothing This Holiday Season

More than 200 million Americans shopped over Thanksgiving Weekend, spending more in a day on average than 1 billion people worldwide earn in a year. If you haven’t started your shopping yet, please don’t buy a thing. The Earth can’t afford the interest payments. Read on for tips on how to make it easier to buck cultural expectations to buy nothing.

A Tale of a Modern-Day Robin Hood

A Tale of a Modern-Day Robin Hood

Once upon a time there was a man who discovered that he could easily steal hundreds of thousands of Euros from the kingdom and redistribute it to the poor and to those working to stop the exploitation of the land and the people. So Enric Duran took on that noble but dangerous quest, becoming an outlaw—a modern-day Robin Hood—stealing from the rich and giving it to the poor. The question is whether others will now follow in his footsteps.

Baby Carrots: Eat ‘Em Like Junk Food

Typically, you hear me railing about inappropriate marketing, particularly to children, but here’s an effort I can get behind. A bunch of farmers of “baby carrots” have gotten together and applied the lessons of junk-food marketing to their tiny carrot offerings. While not perfect, it’s a great start. And if refined, it could play an important role in transforming children’s dietary norms.

Climate Thought:

Climate Thought:

New Climate Thought on the importance of Transforming Cultures posted at http://en.cop15.dk/thoughts. Take a look, then add your own thought….