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Janice Taylor of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada addresses the practice of labeling behavior of children and the negative consequences of doing so. After growing up to a single mom in poverty and facing the challenges of difficult circumstances, Janice has turned her life experiences and education into a winning combination. She is pioneering the world of social networks with her creation of Just Be Friends Network Inc. with the aim to reduce the growing epidemic of bullying, cyber bullying and unhealthy relationships among children/youth ages 4-13.
TEDx Kelowna speech.
Uploaded on Apr 15, 2010
The Sanctuary for Independent Media welcomed Austin, TX-based folk musician Eliza Gilkyson and activist Rob Jensen on November 16, 2008.
The duo intertwined songs and speeches throughout the night to present a collection of beautiful music and radical discussion.
Empire, Economics and Ecology are the Three E's.
Part 2 of 4: In this clip, Eliza introduces her husband and shares with the audience the way in which Jensen's perspective has influenced her own beliefs and her songwriting. Jensen then begins his presentation on justice, sustainability and his idea of the "Three E's": empire, economics and ecology.
In this lecture, author and professor Robert Jensen explores the realities of pornography. His analysis is rooted in a framework of sexual violence rather than seeing it pornography as an issue of expression or "fantasy." Consequently, his insights place pornography in its appropriate context within patriarchy.
It's a similar analysis to the one presented in his book "Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity".
To purchase his book from Amazon click on the image, or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
Published on Feb 2, 2013
Fair food, respecting agricultural workers here in the United State, is the focus of Lucas Benitez, Co-Director, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a group that has been very successful at getting Corporations and growers to sign a code of conduct with new zero tolerance for slavery, sexual harrassment, and right to form their own health and safety conditions. Follow their actions on their YouTube channel here.
Mr. Benitez spoke at the Mary Robinson Speaker Series in November 2002.
Domingo Peas is the community leader of the Sharamentsa,
Achuar Territory, Ecuador, South America. He talks about humans being required to respect the forest because here we have all the ecosystem. For the Ochoa, in the forest we have our power. Through our ancestors, we give positive energy for all the force that we have. In this sense we fight to defend ourselves because the forest is not just for the Ochoa, it is for all of humanity, for all of the countries that exist on this planet.
We have to do positive work for the new generation.
Hilario Saant is a community leader in Kapawi Achuar Territory in Ecuador, South America. He tells, firsthand, the story of his community around the issue of oil extraction and its destruction of community and the forest. Interviewed by Barry Heidt of Sustainability Action Media with the help of EarthSayers.tv and the Pachamama Alliance in February 2013. English translation in process.
A heartfelt message from the Amazon rainforest communities in Ecuador to new Chevron CEO John Watson: "We don't want to continue dying of cancer." This video message appeals for Chevron to clean up its massive contamination of the Ecuadorian Amazon that has devastated the environment and continues to cause widespread cancer, birth defects, and other ailments. (published in Jan 2010)
Expressing the value of social justice in their investment, CEO Tim Brennan discusses how this is achieved so their investments match their values. The UUA is a a religion that celebrates diversity of belief and is guided by seven principles. More information here.
The jobs and building the Canadian Economy perspective of Tar Sands from the Canadian Association of Oil Producers.
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