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What Kwanzaa Means For Black Americans

On December 26, millions throughout the world’s African community started weeklong celebrations of Kwanzaa. It is a time of communal self-affirmation – when famous black heroes and heroines, as well as late family members – are celebrated.

Good News Headlines 12/26/17

The MacArthur Foundation has awarded Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee a five-year, $100 million grant to educate displaced children in the Middle East, specifically those affected by conflict and persecution.

President Trump’s National Monument Rollback Is Illegal And Likely To Be Reversed In Court

On Dec. 4, President Trump traveled to Utah to sign proclamations downsizing Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by nearly 50 percent.

Good News Headlines 12/19/17

World Bank announces in Paris it ‘will no longer finance upstream oil and gas’ after 2019 in response to threat posed by climate change.

Utilizing Indigenous Thought To Cope In The Age Of Trump

As we move forward in the era of Trump, facing vast structural problems, let us remember that Nature is and always will be the ultimate teacher if we heed it accordingly.

Good News Headlines 12/12/17

Under the Sumner Street overpass in East Boston, a crowd of people gathered in the crisp December air Friday morning for the unveiling of a new mural…

Who Are The Baha'is And Why Are They So Persecuted?

There are more than 100,000 local Baha'i communities in places as diverse as Chile, Cambodia and the United States. On the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the founder of the Baha'i faith, the question remains: What is the reason for their persecution?

Good News Headlines 12/5/17

Coral bred in one part of the Great Barrier Reef was successfully transplanted into another area, Australian scientists said Sunday, in a project they hope could restore damaged ecosystems around the world.

EarthTalk: What Are “B Corporations?”

I know what C Corporations, S Corporations and LLCs are, but what are “B Corporations” and how does this status help the environment?

Good News Headlines 11/28/17

In Tulsa, Okla., philanthropist George Kaiser is mounting one of the most ambitious efforts in the US to help the poor.

3 Easy Steps To Support Net Neutrality

Want to keep the Internet equally accessible to everyone?

How Indigenous Land-Use Practices Inform The Current Sharing Economy

The concept of ownership is a social contract that allows certain individuals and groups to have rights to certain resources or items while excluding others from that access.

Gov. Charlie Baker Signs Law Guaranteeing Birth Control Without Copays In Massachusetts

Currently, under the Affordable Care Act signed by former President Barack Obama, insurers are required to cover contraceptives without cost-sharing. But Republican efforts to repeal the ACA mean the future of that requirement is uncertain.

Good News Headlines 11/21/17

In partnership with GE Healthcare and the University of Pittsburgh Hospital, Doug Dietz redesigned the rooms with the MR scanners to feature “adventure” environments that excited kids, rather than scared them.

Dangers Of Wi-Fi Public Discussions Begin Nov 28 In Massachusetts Legislature

PR people, increasingly dependent on sophisticated cellphones for news, info and communication, must be aware of dangers they present.

Good News Headlines 11/14/17

Pangolins may not be very good at protecting themselves, but that is why they have a team of men who are dedicated to watching over them.

How A Socialist Beat One Of Virginia’s Most Powerful Republicans

Is Lee Carter’s shocking victory a sign of things to come across America?

Want To Prevent Sexual Harassment And Assault? Start By Teaching Kids

In the wake of sexual assault and harassment allegations involving Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly, Americans may be learning just how prevalent sexual violence is in our society.

Good News Headlines 11/1/17

Another country has joined efforts to stop the plastic pollution crisis by banning single-use plastic bags…

Van Jones’ “Messy Truth”: We’re All A Little Right, And We’re All A Little Wrong

Liberals and conservatives have too much in common—and too much at stake—to keep hiding behind differences.

Good News Headlines 10/24/17

Can Israel and Palestine work together? One group is proving it’s possible.

What Cuba Can Teach Us About Health Care

Even Trump supporters agree we can learn something from the country’s universal, low-cost health care system. It’s that good.

Good News Headlines 10/17/17

By helping donors ‘pay it forward,’ these teens are working to ensure that no student goes hungry…

Indigenous People Invented The So-Called ‘American Dream’

The notion underlying both the DACA repeal and the wall – which is that “illegal” immigrants, most of them from Mexico, are stealing U.S. jobs and hurting society – reflects a profound misunderstanding of American history.

Good News Headlines 10/10/17

Cathy Rude has braved her share of storms and flooding to get to a laboring patient. But last week was the first time the 63-year-old faced flood waters so high that her only way to work was to hitch a ride on an inflatable swan.

Amid ‘Alarming Setbacks,’ Right Livelihood Winners Embody Vision Of Better World

The winners of the 2017 Right Livelihood Awards—often referred to as the Alternative Nobel Prize—were announced in Stockholm, Sweden on Tuesday in order to honor and reward the dedication and positive impact from this year's four recipients.

“Carpe Diem Politics”: How to Do More Than Just Resist

Today’s social justice movements must seize opportunities, mobilize quickly, and, finally, embrace a carnival spirit.

Good News Headlines 10/3/17

Paul Weismann got the call for help Monday night at his home in Connecticut. By Tuesday afternoon, he was flying to Puerto Rico on his personal plane, with food, water, and power generators as his passengers.

City Trees Boost Health And Wealth

Here’s how to make big money in the modern megalopolis: plant more city trees.

Good News Headlines 9/26/17

Named after Puerto Rico’s national anthem, this fierce comic book star uses her powers to control the weather and keep her people safe.
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Daily Astrology

October 22, 2018

Aggressive, impatient tendencies are on the rise. For one thing, the Moon is nearing its full phase. Another factor is the Sun’s approaching opposition to unpredictable Uranus. Keep your impulses under control this morning. The swelling Moon is at odds…
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October 2018

October 21 - 22 (Workshop is 10-5 daily) This is one of Sergio's most powerful workshops, where you learn to use the sacred Toltec map of transformation. The crystal skulls symbolize...

Where:
Natick Mariott Courtyard
Natick, MA


Contact Name: Sandy Corcoran
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With Yogi Amandeep How many burdens do you carry? When stress, obligations and responsibilities become really heavy, are you wise enough to let go? Free the mind from burden and experience...

Where:
Yoga at the Ashram
368 Village St
Millis, MA  02054
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Telephone: (508) 376-4525
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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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The investigation continues… A skeptical ghost hunter teams with a medium to investigate paranormal mysteries. More Ghost Chronicles will provide a unique perspective...

Cost: $10

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Six-mile Stonewalk in honor of victims of violence begins in Boston and ends at Boston College on October 24, UN Day. In July of 1994, a contribution was made to The Peace Abbey in Sherborn, MA...

Where:
Garden of Peace
64-98 Somerset Street
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: The Peace Abbey
Telephone: 508-259-8508
Contact Name: Lewis Randa
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Ever wonder why some places are haunted, even new houses or businesses? Or some people? What do you do if your business is haunted? Shamanic practitioner Deb Fate-Mental of Elder Grove Shamanic...

Cost: $40

Where:
Perfect Fit Pilates
85 Main St
Ground Floor
Hopkinton, MA  01748
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Sponsor: Perfect Fit Plates
Telephone: 508-948-0568
Contact Name: Judy Malcolm
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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The H.E.A.R.T. Program® (Health Empowerment and Real Transformation) is an innovative holistic curriculum addressing the current health crisis and epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wilbraham Senior Center
45 Post Office Park, #4502
Wilbraham, MA  01095
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Sponsor: Harmony Way
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Michelle Caron
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Daily practice for peace, healing, Christ mindedness, meditation, awakening.

Where:
Milton, MA


Telephone: 617-696-5685
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October 26 - 28 14 PDAs! This weekend is a full immersion into the Daoist arts of qigong, meditation, Daoist  philosophy, and tea ceremony. Drawing on Solala’s 28 years of study of...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Eco Village
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
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With Master Glenn Mendoza and Angel Mystic Birkan Tore Learn how to heal with angels in this talk facilitated by Master Pranic Healer Glenn Mendoza and Angel Mystic Birkan Tore. Learn to invoke...

Cost: $97, bring a friend for free

Where:
Homewood Suites by Hilton
145 Beech St.
Chelsea, MA  02150
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Telephone: 877-787-3792
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Alexander Dreyshner, Dima Klim, and Mitch Nur on the world’s storehouse of indigenous musical instruments. This ambient mode soundscape includes didjeridoo, gongs, harmonic overtone singing,...

Cost: $38

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Bee Kind Music Class with Carrie Rowan inspires a love to music in little ones. 10am on Fridays for 8 weeks at Playtown Express in Southboro. To register call (508) 480-0022 or...

Where:
Playtown Express
150 Cordaville Road
Southboro, MA
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Telephone: 508-273-2610
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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October 27–28, 2018, 9AM–6PM Unlock your inner healing abilities and learn from one of the only eight master pranic healers in the world! What is Pranic Healing? Pranic...

Cost: $75–$350

Where:
Homewood Suites by Hilton
145 Beech St.
Chelsea, MA  02150
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Telephone: 877-787-3792
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