Archive | January, 2017

Rev. angel Kyodo williams

An unprecedented opportunity | An interview with Rev. angel Kyodo williams

Rev. angel Kyodo williams is an ordained Zen Buddhist priest, spiritual maverick, author, activist, and founder of CXC (Center for Transformative Change), in Berkeley, California, which is dedicated to “changing the way change is done.” Rather than encourage spiritual seekers to become more politically active, CXC supports social activists in becoming more spiritual. Rev. angel believes this is the only way we will “flip the switch” in people’s hearts so […]

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Thomas Atkinson | Ruint Horse

I WAS SITTING in Miss Jerolee’s Trims ‘n Tans. It’s my grandma’s beauty parlor, my mom’s mom, and everybody calls her Miss Jeri, or just Jeri. Even me if anybody’s in earshot ‘cause she says she don’t look old enough to be a grandmother. She does. Dad used to say she’s “fighting the good fight” but spray tan and teeth whitener can only take you so far. The tanning bed’s […]

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George Northrop

George H. Northrup | Not sure we WERE made for these times

Late Stage American Hegemony Young hippies who rebelled by getting high, growing wild hair, and levitating the Pentagon are in their sixties now— gray-haired grandparents hoping the Establishment will survive long enough to send them twenty-five years of retirement checks. I know— I’m one of them. I sent LBJ a Mother’s Day card in 1968 that said, “Happy Mother’s Day, you mother!” The FBI is probably still interviewing my neighbors. […]

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We were made for these times

Video from KarmaTube: “Trust.”  Karim Sulayman is an Arab-American tenor from Chicago. Ten days after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Sulayman teamed up with filmmaker Meredith Kaufman Younger to perform a trust experiment. Watch this silent video (set to Sulayman singing Sinead O’Connor’s “In this Heart”) as Sulayman stands blindfolded outside Trump International Hotel in Central Park West in New York City and asks strangers to trust him.

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