Archive for Activism

Water Defense Activates Collaborative Power

In conjunction with UPLIFT Festival this weekend in Byron, Australia, Water Defense has released a video and an invitation for your input. Collaboration often takes a back-seat in world focused on competition but it is the best solution [...]

For Inspiration: Mark Ruffalo at Uplift Fest

When the mainstream channels only lead to divisive conversations that leave a person feeling hopeless, we look to visionaries who offer solutions. The internet is full of these resources which showcase alternative ideas that inspire us to [...]

Liberals & Conservatives Agree, TPP Hates Your Freedom

Despite growing polarization between the left and the right, there are still a few things that both sides agree on. The United States Constitution and the will of the people as expressed through their vote are [...]

Boycott Starbucks? Here’s Why…

Musical legend Neil Young and informed Americans are standing in solidarity with Vermont voters to boycott Starbucks in what promises to be one of the most exciting showdowns of our time. In a landmark vote on [...]

Essencia Makes Walls Talk

Art changes the way we perceive the world. It’s no wonder that large companies spend millions of dollars littering our urban landscapes with billboards. Public murals, in contrast to advertisements, have the ability to teach, inspire, and [...]

First Nations Lead Way at Climate March

When the wisdom of the heart meets the power of the mind we will see peace upon the land. -Prophecy of Eagle and Condor This is the common sentiment in many versions of the popular prophecy/folk-story [...]

Religions for the Earth Conference

There are many lenses through which humans see the divine and interpret what is sacred. It is an act of courage to accept that all beings have their own unique connection to the sacred. It is a powerful [...]

Heart Resonance and Global Coherence

Most people would not dispute that inner peace is a prerequisite for world peace. Within each of us is a natural response for healing and maintaining homeostasis. Likewise, ecological systems in nature tend to seek balance and optimal health. When [...]

A Gathering of The Tribes

From the Cowboy Indian Alliance (CIA) to Neil Young touring with a message to Honor the Treaties we have witnessed an unprecedented wave of indigenous activism. With good reason, First Nations Peoples are building alliances with environmentalists, [...]

A Technology for World Peace

Fire is technology and a resource. We can use it to warm our food and our home or it can burn down our neighborhood. It’s all a matter of how we choose to use technology and [...]