Entries from 'AMERICAS'

Organismo Parque Augusta

Organismo Parque Augusta is one of the activists groups involved in the movement to save the last remaining piece of Atlantic Forest in that almost of São Paulo. It has been quite a struggle for a few groups, associations and neighbors, that want to influence political/corporate decisions in a city where the relation between humans and…

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Favela Monte Azul

Monte Azul is a non profit organization founded by Ute Crämer and other citizens of São Paulo. Based on the Waldorf method, it is primarily an educational project, which has developed and unfolded its many potentials. A reference for self-management and self-empowerment, Monte Azul can be considered a holistic project in the Brazilian megalopolis.

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Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir Wall St. Performance

Reverend Billiy is a well known american activist and performer, who together with The Stop Shopping Choir, organized a performance in Wall Street to revoke the to be implemented “corporate personhood”, which allows corporations to “fund” political campaigns and what not. Some of the performers are still connected to the legendary Living Theater and continue…

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Bushwick Food Coop

Bushwick Food Coop is a member-owned food cooperative, which started out of the necessity of a group of people who wanted to build up a buying club for good quality and affordable food. The members invest their time in the cooperative with labor and meetings where they decide how to proceed in certain matters. When…

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“Health Democracy: Liberating Americans From Medical Insurance” 2012, by Paul Glover

BOOK REVIEW/Jai Jai Noire Sept 17, 2013 “Health Democracy: Liberating Americans From Medical Insurance” 2012, by Paul Glover http://www.healthdemocracy.org/book.html ($17 e-book, $25 paper) Paul Glover’s, “Health Democracy: Liberating Americans from Medical Insurance” is well timed for the type of issues the majority of us face as part of our daily reality, and describes how one grassroots…

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