The World Summit on Climate Change and Mother Earth Rights

By Nancy Romer, General Coordinator, Brooklyn Food Coalition Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 19-22, 2010 plus the Ten Year Celebration of the Bolivian Water Wars — Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 15-18, 2010 The People’s World Summit on Climate Change and Mother Earth Rights was called by the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales.  The conference, in Cochabamba Bolivia, confronted […]

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Pete Seeger’s Getting Younger Each Day

Check out Pete’s wonderful new song at http://capitaltonight.com/2010/07/ruffalo-seeger-rally-against-fracking-in-song/ — and learn about the campaign against fracking in New York State, the latest front in the save-the-planet campaign. You might also enjoy reading Dick Flacks’ piece about “Pete Seeger’s Project” from our Autumn, 2009 issue at https://jewishcurrents.org/2009_fall_pete.html/.

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Tu B’Shvat? Why Not?

A Guide to Creating Secular Jewish Observances for the Ritually Impaired by Linda Gritz I dislike the word “ritual” — which is odd, since I chair the ritual committee of Boston Workmen’s Circle. For me, the word conjures up images of unchanging, unthinking religious practices. Yet even secular Jews may find value and comfort in […]

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