Guest Post: Melanie Jae Martin – Newly Released Tim DeChristopher Finds a Movement Transformed by His Courage

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Yesterday, after 21 months in federal custody, climate activist Tim DeChristopher approached the pulpit at his church in Salt Lake City, Utah, as a free man. The First Unitarian congregation rose in uproarious applause, tears streaming down more than a few faces. “It’s good to be home,” … [Read more...]

Charles Eisenstein: A New Story of the People

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In his newest TEDx talk, "A New Story of the People," Charles Eisenstein discusses how many people feel that the small choices they make can't possibly make a difference in the greater world. He confesses, "Our hearts know that a more beautiful world is possible ... but our minds do not know that … [Read more...]

Evelyn Cheatham: From the Farm to the Table

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Evelyn Cheatham is a chef in Sonoma County, in northern California. She used to have a fairly well-known, certainly well-loved, restaurant called Tweet's. When she closed Tweet's some years ago, she went to live and work as the head chef in a meditation ashram in the Catskills. She headed back to … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Valerie Schloredt – Alice Walker: “Go to the Places That Scare You”

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Alice Walker is a poet, essayist, and commentator, but she’s best known for her prodigious accomplishments as a writer of literary fiction. Her novel The Color Purple won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1983 and quickly became a classic of world literature. Set in an African-American … [Read more...]

Kathlyn Horan and Kim Bogucki: What If?

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Co-founded by filmmaker Kathlyn Horan, The If Project is an exploration, a journey, a healing, and a movement that began with one woman asking another one simple question: If there was something someone could have said or done that would have changed the path that lead you here, what would it have … [Read more...]