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Good News Headlines 5/8/18

Imagine if you could have a cheap, nutritious food source in your home that required no daily maintenance. While it may sound too good to be true, that is exactly what this company is doing.

Lynching Memorial Shows Women Were Victims, Too

A memorial to victims of lynching in the U.S. is now open in Alabama.

Good News Headlines 5/1/18

Border collies Das, Summer and Olivia were outfitted with special backpacks brimming with seeds. Then they were sent on a mission, let loose to race through the ruined forests…

Black Mama’s Day Bailout 2018

We are doing it again. This Mother’s Day we are bailing out mamas in cities around the country to give incarcerated mothers an opportunity to spend Mother’s Day with their families.

Good News Headlines 4/24/18

Boston-area billionaire hedge fund manager Seth Klarman will now start funding mostly Democrats after a history of giving large donations to Republicans.

How Indigenous Knowledge Is Transforming The March For Science

“Indigenous peoples were always scientists. Their lives depended on it."

Mothers Dying After Childbirth Is A Medical Issue—But Cultural, Too

Even as the U.S. rate of infant mortality has decreased, the rate of maternal mortality has increased. Here’s what male-dominated medicine has to do with it.

Good News Headlines 4/17/18

The New Zealand government will grant no new offshore oil exploration permits in a move that is being hailed by conservation and environmental groups as a historic victory in the battle against climate change…

5 Places To View Pre-Colonial America

The ancient history of this country is often overlooked. Here are landmarks significant to Indigenous people that were renamed by white settlers.

A New Poor People’s Campaign Is Gearing Up To Launch On Mother’s Day

A major new report makes the case for a ‘fusion movement’ against systemic racism, poverty and inequality, militarism and the war economy, and ecological devastation.

How Big Wireless War-Gamed The Science On Risks, While Making Customers Addicted To Their Phones

A conversation with Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation’s environment correspondent and investigative editor, who co-authored a major new exposé, “How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe.”

Good News Headlines 4/10/17

A Massachusetts state education board unanimously voted Tuesday to approve a resolution against arming teachers in the state.

5 Indigenous Women Asserting The Modern Matriarchy

They’re reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.

Good News Headlines 4/3/18

Every week in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Zibin Guo guides veterans in wheelchairs through slow-motion tai chi poses as a Bluetooth speaker plays soothing instrumental music.

Why Denmark Dominates The World Happiness Report Rankings Year After Year

The new World Happiness Report again ranks Denmark among the top three happiest of 155 countries surveyed – a distinction that the country has earned for seven consecutive years.

Good News Headlines 3/27/18

The world’s largest tropical wetland notched an important win today with new commitments that require sustainable development of the Pantanal, a 42-million-acre wetland that touches three countries…

A Crisis In Consciousness – And The Laws That Will See Us Through

In the face of growing injustice and human suffering, we see all around us a marked movement towards the expression of unity and synthesis.

The Catholic Sisters Empowering Women Around The World

Next week, Catholic sisters will be joining a U.N. discussion on opportunities for gender equality.

Teaching Students How To Dissent Is Part Of Democracy

In scenes unprecedented in previous school shootings, the past few weeks have been marked by students taking to the streets, to the media, to corporations and elected officials in protest over gun practices and policies.

Good News Headlines 3/20/18

An average of 225 homeless people seek safety and rest on the pews in the sanctuary of St. Boniface church in San Francisco every day, thanks to The Gubbio Project.

Stephen Hawking Warned About The Perils Of Artificial Intelligence – Yet AI Gave Him A Voice

The late Stephen Hawking was a major voice in the debate about how humanity can benefit from artificial intelligence. Hawking made no secret of his fears that thinking machines could one day take charge.

In Pictures and Video: Highlights From the #NationalStudentWalkout

“What you are doing is of national significance,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told students in D.C. “You're leading this country in the right direction.”

Good News Headlines 3/13/18

A new report looked at the best and worst states for women in the U.S., and Massachusetts ranked high for being female-friendly.

The Disruption Of White Supremacy

The white male-centric colonial system is incapable of the leadership we need, and Indigenous knowledge is essential for the innovation that will follow this disruption.

Good News Headlines 3/6/18

New California legislation would require polyester clothing to have a label warning about shedding in the wash.

Newly Discovered Language In Malaysia Has ‘Rich Vocabulary To Describe Exchanging And Sharing’

Linguists from Sweden’s Lund University have discovered a previously undocumented language with an unexpectedly rich vocabulary of words to describe sharing and cooperation.

Food By Local Farmers. Distribution System By Ants.

Looking for a way to help a sustainable food system grow, Cullen Naumoff turned to nature.

Good News Headlines 2/27/18

For the last 13 years, Elsa Lumsden has been giving female inmates a second chance at life with an unusually beautiful set of skills…

What I Want For My Son And The Daddies Who Adopted Him

I want my son to have male role models, female role models, and to know that families can look like anything. I want him to have options that I never did.

Speak The Truth, But Not To Punish

The world’s most famous Buddhist monk speaks on how to build community in a state of toxic public discourse.
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Daily Astrology

July 23, 2018

The waxing Sagittarius Moon encourages plain spoken truth telling. Whatever the issue, people are inclined to express their opinions. There are complicating factors. The Moon is part of a T-square configuration, testing two opposing planets, Venus and…
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July 2018

Grief is a part of human existence. When we break down the walls of silence around grief we open ourselves up to deep and rich opportunities for growth and healing. In this workshop we will build a...

Cost: $65

Where:
Yogalife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: Yogalife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-479-3865
Contact Name: Julie Rost
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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local and national brands, receive coupons and...

Where:
DCU Center
50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA
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July 23 - August 3 Ancient wisdom for a child's mind, body, and spirit. July 23-27, ages 5-10; July 30-Aug 3, ages 11-16. 9am-3pm. With a holistic approach to integrating mind, body, and...

Cost: $275

Where:
Unity of Greater Portland
Windham, ME


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Third Tuesday of every month! A wonderful way to dilute stress and heal yourself with peace. www.WisdomoftheAges.biz www.Facebook.com/WisdomoftheAgesStore

Cost: $10

Where:
Wisdom of the Ages
Simsbury, CT


Telephone: 860-651-1172
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA


Sponsor: Dragonfly Wellness Center
Telephone: 978-487-7181
Contact Name: Anne Ferguson
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Tao Tan Pai 31 Postures/Meditations is the basic health and self-healing Qigong training of the Tao Tan Pai Kung Fu system - an authentic Taoist monastic system originated during China’s Tang...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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Tao Tan Pai 31 Postures/Meditations is the basic health and self-healing Qigong training of the Tao Tan Pai Kung Fu system - an authentic Taoist monastic system originated during China’s Tang...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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July 27 - 29 This comprehensive Tai Chi Quan workshop consists of three sessions: 1) The Traditional Yang Style 9 Form Tai Chi Quan, where beginners will learn how to perform basic Tai Chi...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Eco Village
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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July 27 - 29, 2018 Rising to the feminine in you!  Discounted until May 1st. If you have wanted to learn more about centering, healing and toning from your pelvic floor and womb to...

Cost: $350

Where:
Taproot Herbals
Williamstown, VT  05679


Sponsor: TaprootHerbals.com
Telephone: 802-249-7551
Contact Name: Marie Frohlich
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Tao Tan Pai 31 Postures/Meditations is the basic health and self-healing Qigong training of the Tao Tan Pai Kung Fu system - an authentic Taoist monastic system originated during China’s Tang...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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Dealers, exhibits, lectures, demonstrations, children’s activities, silent auctions, door prizes, refreshments, free parking. Handicapped accessible.

Cost: $4 adults (16-59), $3 seniors (60+), children under 16 free with paying adult.

Where:
Tuttle Middle School
500 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT  05403
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Sponsor: Burlington Gem and Mineral Club
Telephone: 802-785-9821
Contact Name: Arden Fendrich
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Wild Vibes will be kicking off the seacoast summer with their fifth annual Wild Vibes Yoga Festival on July 1st at Spring Hill in South Berwick. A festival focused on bringing people back to...

Cost: $15-$65

Where:
Spring Hill Farm
117 Pond Rd
South Berwick, ME  03908
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Sponsor: Wild Vibes Festival
Contact Name: Magnolia Barrett
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