Halfway through 2014…Let’s see how we are doing on championing the issues oultined by Gillian Shutte. READ MORE HERE
Re-thinking the role of vocational education post-Great Recession – February 2013, By Brad Van Arnum For all the economic misery caused by the Great Recession, it has at the very least exposed some of the most serious shortcomings of an education system once deemed second to none in the world. One of the most sobering observations […]
Music: ~Silence~ by Sarah McLachlan. Many different organizations compile a list of the World’s Most Endangered Species and ‘Critically Endangered’ is the highest risk category assigned to those species that are facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List in 2013 there […]
1. Marikana The widows of the slain mineworkers are still involved in the drawn-out legal deliberations of the Farlam Commission. They have yet to see justice or receive compensation for their loss and suffering. Many have absolutely no income and are unable to feed and clothe their children. It is unacceptable that neither mining […]
Joel talks about how he is a caretaker of creation.
have become synonymous with the Internet. It doesn’t have to be this way. How the cult of internet “openness” promotes misogyny, bullying and other iniquities. This article addresses the inherent iniquities of the internet and the ramifications of the continuing inequalities. READ entire article HERE
The UN Fair Food Program is being applied in Florida for farmer workers in the tomato industry, in order to hold growers and large corporations accountable for their abuses of human rights and worker rights. Source: National Economic & Social Rights Initiative.
by Joel Salatin. Joel Salatin talks about how wood chips and saw dust combined with cow manure and corn result in compost by allowing pigs to feed on the corn.
The nation’s worst coal ash spill was scooped up from a prosperous community and dumped across state lines into the lives of a low-income community. Learn how Uniontown, AL, is fighting back. See entire photo essay here
What youth from around the world think about social justice.