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Weekly Round Up: NFL Helmet Bans and Tips for Getting Your Life in Order

Already 2 weeks down in 2014 – be strong and stick to those resolutions! Here’s what our speakers have been up to thus far in the new year.   In the Memphis Flyer, Susan Douglas publishes a scathing condemnation of right-wing political spending.  “Among the many visionary goals of our nation’s right wing — impoverish …

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Weekly Round Up! Labeling GMOs and LAX Shooting

Bill Moyers profiles Annie Leonard and her Story of Solutions video.   At GreenBiz, Stacey Malkan records her reflections on her activism after watching Annie Leonard’s Story of Solutions.  Whether she’s fighting against cosmetic toxicity or toward labeling genetically modified ingredients in our nation’s food supply, Malkin found Leonard’s 9 minute video “leaves us with …

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Weekly Round Up! Angular Momentum and Birthdays.

At Counter Currents, Annie Leonard writes about the message of her latest video, the new internet hit Story of Solutions.  “Changing the goal of the entire economy—from more to better—is a huge task. We can’t do it all at once. But by focusing on game-changing solutions, we can steadily build an economy that values things …

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Weekly Round Up! Solutions, Aberrations, and the Decline of Papal Humor

  Released only hours ago, Annie Leonard’s new video is here!  Watch the Story of Solutions, and read her interview with Alternet.  “Rather than giving boring lists of solutions, we decided to inspire people to think more deeply about the kinds of solutions we need.”   Stephanie Coontz at TIME drops historically substantiated facts, debunking …

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Weekly Round Up! Sports Camp and Racial Justice.

Happy Tuesday!   It seems there’s always plenty to keep us busy.  Perhaps we should take a tip from Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, spotted last month using his laptop on the subway, a form of transit he describes as “fast, cheap, and easy,” adding that, “when I do, I am always working. … The universe can be …

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Who’s in the news…

SXSW Eco has announced Annie Leonard as the 2012 Keynote… Arsalan Iftikhar writes, “Romney should avoid pandering to anti-Muslim sentiments“… The Nashua Telegraph features “Silence isn’t golden with equal pay law” by Lilly Ledbetter… Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is interviewed in “Neil deGrasse Tyson on Space Mining , NASA’s Future, and American Space Exploration“…

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Annie Leonard of The Story of Stuff writes “The iPhone and Consumer Guilt” for The Huffington Post… Surfing for Change’s Kyle Thiermann talks to the SierraActivist for a Q&A… Znet features author Sonia Shah’s article, “Antibiotic-resistant NDM-1 Is Undermining India’s Medical Sector“… Jessica Valenti makes an appearance on The Melissa Harris-Perry Show…

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Listen to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s discussion “On Exploring Cosmic Frontiers” on NPR… Read about Sandra Steingraber’s work in “Iowa View: More to do 50 years after ‘Silent Spring’“… VOXXI features an article about Annie Leonard’s first video, “How the animation ‘Story of Stuff” is changing the way people think about trash“…  Congratulations to Yiyun Li’s, …

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Annie Leonard meets Transition Bondi, hear the inspiring story behind “The Story of Stuff”…  The Border Angels have been aiding immigrants for 25 years, founder Enrique Morones evokes strong reactions… Reuters interview with Gish Jen “Book Talk: Gish Jen on identity, belonging and home…“… Acclaimed American Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Lets Reddit Ask Him Anything…

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Congratulations Dr. Sandra Steingraber on receiving the Heinz Award! Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson sings “Onward to the Edge” and answers questions from his fans… The Story of Broke is finally here!  Annie Leonard releases her newest video…  “Best-sellers” features the top ten hard cover books sold in California, check out 1493 by Charles C. Mann… …

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Happy Halloween! Marlene Zuk writes “The zombies with six legs” for the LA Times… Listen to Annie Leonard and The Story of Stuff on ABC Radio National… Founder of Feministing.com Jessica Valenti writes for The Washington Post… Congratulations to Civil Rights Leader, Lateefah Simon! She joins the Rosenberg Foundation as Director of Foundation’s California’s Future …

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“Roots of global economy grow from 15th century” discusses author Charles C. Mann… Annie Leonard talks about “Unsustainable waste, achievable change“… The New York Times features Gish Jen, “My Muse Was an Apple Computer“… Rinku Sen writes “Making room for racial justice in the Occupy Wall Street movement“…