Violence is a Preventable Brain Disorder
By: Jacob Devaney - 28 January 2015 - 1 Comment

‘Think of a world without war, a world of social justice, a world of ecological sustainability.’ This is how Robin Grille starts his talk at TEDX Pittwater. Robin is a psychologist, author, educator and [...]

The Grateful Phish 50th Anniversary Show, Fare Thee Well
By: Jacob Devaney - 17 January 2015 - 1 Comment

I have been derailed all day unexpectedly. I heard the rumors flying for weeks and actually never really thought it would stir such deep feelings. Today the 50th Anniversary Show has been announced for the Grateful [...]

Eagle and Condor: A Story of Hope
By: Jacob Devaney - 16 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Emergent stories that create hope, and inspire people to action are of the utmost value at a time when many traditional systems are failing. The Eagle and Condor Prophecy is multi-layered with diverse people from [...]

Selectively Catholic? Climate Change, Social Justice & the Pope
By: Jacob Devaney - 15 January 2015 - 2 Comments

Is it possible to be selectively Catholic? Some lawmakers seem to think so. The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees the separation of church and state yet that does not [...]

Global Meditation Celebrates World Spirit Day on December 21
By: Jacob Devaney - 18 December 2014 - 2 Comments

It’s as if humanity has fallen into a great amnesia, forgetting our connection to the land, to each other, to the future and to the past. Organizers of The Unify Global Meditation at 3:03 pm [...]

Water Defense Activates Collaborative Power
By: Jacob Devaney - 12 December 2014 - 1 Comment

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 [...]

Indigenous Kogi on Global Webcast: Restore Balance or Perish
By: Jacob Devaney - 10 December 2014 - 0 Comments

We have seen the metaphor played out in recent films like Avatar and more recently Interstellar but now it is time to recognize that it is actually happening in real life. Human beings with [...]

For Inspiration: Mark Ruffalo at Uplift Fest
By: Jacob Devaney - 02 December 2014 - 0 Comments

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 [...]

Liberals & Conservatives Agree, TPP Hates Your Freedom
By: Jacob Devaney - 19 November 2014 - 0 Comments

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 [...]

Boycott Starbucks? Here’s Why…
By: Jacob Devaney - 17 November 2014 - 2 Comments

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 [...]