Alexei Navalny & the Anti-Corruption Movement in Russia

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) If we remember that the Maidan “demonstrations”, which led to the problems, which is still expressing it mildly, in the Ukraine also started claiming to be an anti-corruption movement.

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The Party – the working class movement – is always right

Green (Living) Review

Basically the meaning is – the true one – that the movement, the party, is always right to fight against capitalism and imperialism, against injustices and for the right of the proletariat. That does not, however, mean that the movement, the party, can do no wrong on other levels; far from it.

What the Body Positive Movement is Not About.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) #effyourbeautystandards #everybodyyoga body positive movement body shame body-love fat fat-shaming glorifying obesity health Jessamyn Stanley overweight Tess Holliday your worthUsually, when I see a woman in print who resembles my body type, she is in the "before" photo.

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VIDEO: Animal Rights Movement Moving Backwards


Watch the video above for his lecture on what’s holding the animal movement back, and how The Abolitionist Approach can help propel it forward. A questions and answers period follows his speech and expands on the views of the movement at large. Is veganism a moral issue?

Building a UK Youth Movement for Conservation

Conservancy Talk

We were both lucky to grow up close to the British countryside—childhoods full of rambling across the hills, eating wild blackberries until we turned blue (at least on the outside!), and exploring rock pools and beaches dodging the inevitable rain of a British summer day.

A Traditional Foods Movement: The Balance of Healthy Eating

Green (Living) Review

The traditional foods movement calls you back to the kitchen, and allows you to weave the connections between the food on your table, the time you take to prepare it and the farms that produce it. There is a movement afoot to restore this way of eating.

How the Tiny House Movement turned me Into a Hater.

Elephant Journal

Adult/NFS Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Funny Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) coffin rant small house tiny house movementI have seen real people—seemingly normal people—buy and live in a coffin sized house.

The Trauma-Informed Yoga Movement can be Dangerous—here’s Why.

Elephant Journal

While it is not a yoga branding movement per se, I have seen a rise in teachers seeking to sell their trauma-informed methods and represent themselves as “yoga therapists.” After all, we. Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Yoga compassion education intention life's purpose registered yoga teacher trauma-informed yoga yoga teacher training yoga therapist

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How The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Has Destroyed Veganism


Ever wondered what the effects of the mainstream “animal movement” are on the public perception of veganism? The word “vegan” is bandied about a lot, but it has no substantial meaning to those in the “movement” (and subsequently the public) who use it.

Follow that Grizzly: Understanding Bear Movements in the Northwest

Nature Conservancy - Science

She also gave scientists one of their longest records of bear movement. The researchers took those insights and built a model of grizzly movement in the region. Collared grizzly bear number 106 became a local legend of sorts.

Embracing the Youth Movement in Carolina

10,000 Birds

I suppose it says a fair bit about the birding community that my 30-something self was lumped in with the teens and 20s that make up the core of this youth movement, but I’m happy to help.

Building a Broader Conservation Movement

Conservancy Talk

As Black History Month comes to a close, it is a good time to reflect on the many contributions the African American community has made to conservation and the environmental movement. By Mark Tercek, President and CEO; and Hazel Wong, Director of Conservation Campaigns.

Affirmations are the Crack Cocaine of the Positive-Thinking Movement. 

Elephant Journal

I told people that whatever you think about, you can create by using positive affirmations in your life every day. Well, I was wrong. Oh my God, Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today affirmations law of attraction manifesting self-growth self-help The Secret woo-woo

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Three Loaves movement takes on hunger with real food for real people

Green (Living) Review

Initially begun through Jerry''s food site, Cooking Stoned , the Three Loaves movement is rather simple at its core, and it enables everyone to make a difference in their community through food.

Timelapse Captures Movement of the Skies

Wend Magazine

Occupy Movement Steers Toward Pedal Power. Click here to view the embedded video. Tanguy Louvigny uses HDR photography to build this incredible timelapse of the skies. My favorite part starts at 1:45. Related posts: The Most Incredible Timelapse Video Ever. Another Time-Lapse Treasure: Ocean Sky

A Successful Organic Farming Movement in Brazil.

Elephant Journal

Could this movement be a model for other Latin American countries? Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today agro-ecology brazil cooperative farms food security global organic farming

Occupy Movement Steers Toward Pedal Power

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is now literally people-powered. After their gas-fueled generators were confiscated on Friday, the protestors have found a solution in the stationary bike. According to estimates from the non-profit group Time’s Up , it’ll take only 11 of these bikes to provide enough power for the entire OWS camp.

What the Conservation Movement Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Conservancy Talk

It’s also a good time to reflect on the lessons that other movements can learn from Dr. King’s leadership. What can we do to build a bigger movement for lasting change? The environmental movement could also learn from Dr. King’s example of seeking common ground on divisive issues.

The Arab Youth Climate Movement Is Born

Green Prophet

Established in the lead up to the COP18 Doha negotiations, the Arab Youth Climate Movement brings together over 20 campaigners from 15 MENA countries. So look out for GreenProphet’s interview with him but for now, find out more about the members of the Arab Youth Climate Movement here.

Why The Climate Movement Cannot Ignore Trade

Sierra Club Compass

But there is another tipping point that will affect the success of the climate movement: the free trade tipping point. Bigger and badder threats from the fossil fuel industry have set a fire under the climate movement. Photo courtesy of Jim Wylie.

Not my Movement; Not my Orgs: Part 1


It’s no secret to those of us who promote nothing less than veganism and who speak up for the rights of all animals not to be treated as the supply to our demand that the large animal organisations don’t stand with us.

The Donate Movement – Improve, Strengthen, Create A Healthier World

The Green Samaritan

to move forward The Donate Movement to encourage and increase awareness of the power of donating all of which makes a difference in people’s lives, strengthens communities and creates a healthier environment.

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Choice Point Movement

The Green Changemakers

2012 - Choice Point - The Movie [link]. Documentary Future Love Peace

Has the “Me Too” Movement Gone too Far?

Elephant Journal

When we, as Progressives, have reached a point where our righteous indignation about everything has gotten us to a place where someone as benign as Garrison Keillor isn't safe, we have become.well, extremists. And, as extremists on one side of the ideological fence, we have paved the way for the other side to get extraordinarily popular and, presently, in control.

The Importance of How we Communicate in the #MeToo Movement.

Elephant Journal

I will end this article with yet another 90s R&B reference. What I need from you is understanding/ How can we communicate/ If you don't hear what I say.” Xscape sang. Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. metoo #timesup enlightened society equal rights feminism raising boys sexual assault

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Not My Movement; Not My Orgs: Part 2


I have written before about how justice for only some is no justice at all. In the first part of this essay, I detailed some examples of how the large animal organisations perpetuate speciesism through many of their tactics and campaigns.

The Gap Between Wildlife and the Animal Rights Movement

10,000 Birds

Today I’m exploring a couple questions that have been bouncing in my head for a while…I’d love to hear your thoughts…I’m not calling into question animal rights, just the focus of the movement. The animal rights movement is (rightly) closely associated with protesting things like factory farming, dogfighting, etc…basically, the mistreatment of animals.

Meet Vladimir Putin, a new convert to the locavore movement

Green (Living) Review

Who needs Italian wine, English cheddar, and German sausages? Obviously not Russia. Vladimir Putin is forcing Russians to become locavores, whether they like it or not. Last Thursday, his government issued a list of imported foods that will be banned for one year.

Why The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Promotes Peter Singer


The mainstream “animal movement,” by and large, endorses Singer and holds him in high-regard as the so called “father” of their movement (more on this here ). Singer’s work is, in many ways, the machine that the mainstream movement uses to print money.

New Movement, AllOurPower, Launching New Website and Hosting Massive Rally

Green (Living) Review

New York, NY : AllOurPower , a new movement aimed at rectifying the imbalance of power amongst the top 1% of income earners and the rest of the population, is launching their new website on May 9th. AllOurPower is a for profit business with a core value in creating a movement of the people.

The Feminist Movement has not Changed Women, it has Found Them.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights american family feminism feminist movement finding sense of self gender rolesIf this is killing the American way of life, I say good riddance.

Migration in Motion: Visualizing Species Movements Due to Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

As climate change alters 
habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will
 animals move to survive?
 And will human development prevent them from getting there? Now you can see those migrations in motion.

San Diego Schools Join Meatless Monday Movement


Read More The post San Diego Schools Join Meatless Monday Movement appeared first on Ecorazzi. Board V.P. Kevin Beiser said the new plan will force students to try vegetarian foods, when they might not otherwise make that choice.

Ladies, the “Bad*ss Movement” is Overrated.

Elephant Journal

We are strong in our trust and even in our softness. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Writer's Contest June 1-14 badass don't give a fuck feminism pain relationships softness strong woman woman

Perpetuating The Animal-Confusion Movement: Faunalytics (Part I)


With this in mind, it should be no surprise to us that the results each year from their Animal Tracker say absolutely nothing at all—they merely propagate a sense of hopeless ambiguity and encourage the mainstream animal movement to keep on doing exactly what it’s been doing for umpteen decades now.

Why the Self-Help Movement Needs to Die.

Elephant Journal

I felt that I needed to change some fundamental internal flaw. And those books and people (I, myself, being one of them), affirmed my insecurities while taking my dollars or.

The Power of a Grassroots Movement. {Video}

Elephant Journal

The Climate Reality Project is dedicated to unleashing a global cultural movement demanding action on the climate crisis. The science on climate change is settled. Carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is creating a world of Dirty Weather. Together we can stop it.

The Transition Movement and the Working Class

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Attracting the working class Transition Towns and the Transition Movement as a whole suffer from an image problem in that the ordinary man and woman in the street seem to see it as something only for the better of middle and upper classes; for those “who can afford it”, and those in predominately rural settings. The Green Movement and the Transition Movement have so far, in the main, been unable to touch the working class and this must change.

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Perpetuating The Animal-Confusion Movement: Faunalytics (Part II)


Once again, we have a situation that benefits the humans of the movement, and not the animals: We have so many “important hurdles” to overcome, and to do that we need the financial support of the public. In part I of this Faunalytics piece , we saw a biased interpretation of flawed research.

Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

Conservancy Talk

Mark R. Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Impact capital is revolutionizing the nonprofit world—and conservation.