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How I Gave Up Christmas and Found Serenity

I can't remember exactly when it was that I gave up Christmas, but I've never regretted it...

Brilliant Banking Solution Eliminates National Debt

  Who thought understanding the national debt could be so easy?

The Vegan Spirit Of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, a holiday that stands out for many vegans and vegetarians as the most discomforting meal of the year, is fast approaching.

What's Next For GMO Food Labeling?

Many food activists looked to the California initiative as “the last best hope” for GMO labeling in this country, but all is not lost...

Amazing Elephant Artist

  Watch this elephant paint a beautiful image, you'll be amazed at how her talent unfolds....

Natural Living Expo Moves to Marlboro for 2013

  The 6th annual Natural Living Expo welcomed over 6000 happy and enthusiastic attendees...

5 Ways to Keep Up with the 2012 Planetary Shift

  Many people sense a planetary shift is going on. There is global economic instability...

John Holland Raises $16,767 to Benefit Animal Shelter

Well-loved psychic medium and spiritual messenger John Holland staged an exciting "Evening to Benefit Homeless Animals"...

Fall Animal Issue Preview

Coming in our next issue — "What Animals Know." Without the animal species on the planet we would die, yet most animals receive no protection...

Healing and Bodywork Summer Issue Preview

"When you have your health, you have everything." Especially to those suffering with the pain and symptoms of disease, no truer words can be spoken...

When Art Goes Viral, Will It Also Go Extinct?

Guest blogger Linda Marks wonders what archeologists of the future will be missing if they try to unearth our world so enamored with virtual reality? The case for preserving the "clutter" of art in the physical.

Physical Empathy and Emotional Empathy

Guest blogger, Lisa Campion, explains the two major ways that we feel empathy — Physical Empathy and Emotional Empathy.

GMO? OMG! Just Label It

> You have the right to know what's in your food. 92% of Americans want the FDA to label genetically engineered or GMO foods.

Universal Healthcare Kicks Off in Vermont

Deb Richter, MD, resolved to fix the health care system almost as soon as she began practicing medicine more than two decades ago in inner city Buffalo.

Seed Libraries

Utne Reader reports that a small number of public libraries around the country are beginning to do for seeds what they have long done for books.

Instrumental Partners Program Announced

Worcester Public Schools and WICN 90.5, the NPR jazz station in Worcester, MA, announce a collaboration called Instrumental Partners.

Full Scholarships for Veterans at the Massage School

The Massage School, with two locations in Acton and Easthampton, MA, is offering full scholarships to veterans returning from active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Jurors Can Help Efforts to Legalize Marijuana

According to the latest Gallop poll, over 50 percent of Americans want to legalize marijuana.

Occupy Boston Insider View

ReaderSupportedNews.org gives a live account of Occupy Boston's residents, their trials and successes, and sacrifice for the cause.

Imagine Sending Your Children to a School Like This

Together we can make a difference. Imagine kids shivering from the cold because there is no heat in their classrooms, pieces of scrap plastic covering broken window panes, water leaking from the ceiling...

The Occupy Movement Gets Creative

Most all of the original Occupy Wall Street encampments have been shut down in cities around the country and the occupiers evicted. How does the movement move forward without spaces to occupy?

Breaking Up With Your Big Bank

For years John and I have been embarrassed to have accounts at Bank of America, considered changing banks for years...

A New American Holiday Gift Tradition

As the holidays approach, the giant overseas factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods — merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor. This year give the gift of prosperity for other Americans.

Animals in the Afterlife: Heavenly Encounters

For anyone who has ever grieved the loss of a pet, there are inevitable questions. Did I do the right thing in letting go? Is he ok now? Is he in heaven?...

Holistic Health Thrills: Burn Calories

What will they think of next??  Burn 2000 Calories — a fun way!

Watch The Trailer For "Miss Representation"

When the documentary Miss Representation premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, audiences were riveted. 

Matt Taibbi: OccupyWallStreet Makes Invisible Corporate Crimes Visible

Rolling Stones columnist Matt Taibbi writes, "The essence of this particular sort of oligarchic power is its complexity and day-to-day invisibility: Its worst crimes simply can't be seen by the public or put on TV."

"It's Not a Scarcity Problem; It's a Distribution Problem"

Speaking on Wednesday, October 5, Naomi Klein praised the assembled #OccupyWallStreet crowd for its courage, peacefulness and commitment to preserve this people's movement as "the most important thing in the world now."

Columbus Did Not Discover America

In the year 2011, as Native people in this country, we still must explain our feelings about a historically inaccurate, national holiday.

Official OccupyWallStreet Site

Read the latest posts and up-to-the minute schedule for Liberty Square in NYC as well as other cities across the country at www.occupywallst.org.
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Daily Astrology

April 8, 2020

There is always an energetic and emotional letdown after a full Moon and today is no exception. While early morning lunar squares to Pluto and Jupiter may trigger political debates as well as informative conversations, momentum soon fades. By mid-morning…
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April 2020

April 5–8 Kundalini Yoga Therapy for Facing Death & Transforming Grief with Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD, Director of Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Humanology When we...

Cost: $688

Where:
Available Remotely
, MA


Sponsor: Yoga At The Ashram
Telephone: 508-376-4525
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Thich Nhat Hanh describes mindfulness as “the capacity to be aware of what is going on – what is there.” In these extraordinarily volatile times of racism-related dukkah, it may...

Cost: Suggested donation for general attendance is $15. CE credits available for $30.

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy
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Are you going through a divorce, contemplating divorce, or recovering from divorce? Join our online Divorce Boot Camp, and we’ll help you get into shape! Join us and learn about the finer...

Cost: Free

Where:
Online Event
, MA


Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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Join us on Facebook Live for a guided meditation in the energy of this month’s full moon.

Cost: $11

Where:
Facebook Live
, MA


Sponsor: The LoveLight Center
Telephone: (207) 216-9584
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Message from Ritu Kapur: I sincerely hope that you are staying healthy and taking care of yourself during these uncertain times. I am seeing/ noticing a lot of anxiety and worry everywhere, not...

Cost: Free

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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Robert Rivest will share powerful mindfulness practices that accentuate the positive, build greater resiliency and compassion for yourself and others, and empower you to live your best...

Cost: $20 early bird

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Online
, MA


Sponsor: Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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