MEDICINE WHEEL: 8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science

Source  – huffingtonpost.com – “…Hedonic well-being sees happiness as a factor of increased pleasure and decreased pain, while eudaimonic (“human flourishing”) happiness has more to do with having a larger purpose or meaning in life. A recent study from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill psychologist Barbara Fredrickson may reveal which form of happiness is more…

99% PROOF: Medicine Hat, Alberta Becomes First Canadian City To End Homelessness – By Amanda Froelich (Flashback)

Source – TrueActivist.com – When there are more foreclosed homes than individuals living on the street, you know there’s something wrong with ‘the system’. Cities like Dallas, Texas and Honolulu, Hawaii have implemented creative concepts to help remedy the homelessness crisis in the States, but until recently, no major Canadian city had successfully alleviated its…

99% PROOF: ‘The Philadelphia Story’, Philadelphia’s Alternative to Gentrification Spreads Opportunity to All Corners – By Jay Walljasper

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…Stark boundaries—rich vs. poor, black and brown vs. white—begin to break down as people share parks, trails, libraries, nature centers, and other gathering places”: Philadelphia’s Alternative to Gentrification Spreads Opportunity to All Corners – By Jay Walljasper For decades, the “Philadelphia Story” was about steady economic decline. That story is being…

THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: ‘The Icelandic Debt Jubilee’, The Media Silence is Deafening

Source – gizadeathstar.com – “…the US Rothschild Controlled Media has apparently completely blacked out any news involving Iceland’s debt forgiveness. Attempting to search Iceland’s mortgage debt forgiveness only leads to about 359,000 search results with none of them being from the United States. Neither major or minor news outlets mention a single word about Iceland’s…

DIVINE PRESENCE: ‘Global Consciousness Project (GCP)’, Peace Through Synchronized Global Meditation

Source  – themindunleashed.org – We live in a world today where the idea of group power is being rekindled and where it’s momentum is gathering. Humanity as a whole is remembering that it is thoughts and actions of kindness, honesty and equality for all that create positive change. One initiative that is expanding throughout religious…

CROSSROADS: “It is possible to build a new and better America beyond the failed systems of the past & present”

Source  – bullhorn.nationofchange.org – “It’s time to talk about alternatives,” says team of thinkers behind the Next System Project. “It’s time to talk about what’s next.” “It is time for Americans to think boldly about … what it will take to move our country to a very different place, one where outcomes that are truly…

OUR DANCE WITH DESTINY: ‘Liquid Democracy’, The App That Turns Everyone Into A Politician

Source  – shareable.net – Liquid Democracy is one of the boldest contemporary innovations in democratic decision-making. The idea uses web technology that allows users to interact in new ways. Its primary innovators are located in Berlin, and Germany has been the first to adopt and apply Liquid Democracy systems in the context of political parties,…

MASONIC VISIONS: ‘The People Of The Book’, 6 Quran Quotes That Teach Love, Tolerance and Freedom of Religion

Source  – .goodnewsnetwork.org – Islam according to the Quran teaches love and compassion for every human being, no matter their religion, says author Adnan Oktar whose television show is watched by millions in Turkey and the Arab world. He believes the problem for the majority of Muslims is that some groups are following traditions and superstitions…

GAIA RISING: Co-Creating a Thriving Planetary Consciousness and Culture

Source  – wakeup-world.com – Although there have been many, many aspects to the Shift in Consciousness the last 25-30 years, one of the biggest, game-changing and critical Evolutionary Big-Switches that has occurred (and continues) is that of people getting up off their knees, en masse, all over the world, and actively busting the dominator /…

99% PROOF: Four Co-ops that Are Building a New Economy – By Yavor Tarinski

Source  – resilience.org – On some occasions, rare though they are, the slogan “Another world is possible,” becomes reality. ~Raul Zibechi – Nowadays the exit from the so-called economic crisis in Europe has become the main topic of conversation. Various politicians, “experts” and technocrats speak of possible exits from the critical situation in which our…

THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: Elites Panic as Information Control Flounders – By James Corbett

Source  – theinternationalforecaster.com – Do you want the good news first or the bad news? Alright, here’s the bad news: Google is about to start ranking sites according to their conformity with mainstream opinion. Or at least that’s what the headlines would have you believe. The usual sources in the controlled corporate media are telling…

99% PROOF: Mainstream Media in Trouble as Alternative Media Comes Together

Source – theantimedia.org – “…Anti-Media’s evolution from a fiercely independent news blog to The Homepage of Independent Media is now fully operational…By combining our strengths of broad spectrum anti-establishment journalism, strategic partnerships with dozens of premier independent media outlets, and a huge network of activists and free thinkers from across the political spectrum, we’ve created…

99% PROOF: Big Pharma Shaking in Their Boots as 80% of Cannabis Users Give Up Prescriptions Pills for Marijuana

Source – thelastamericanvagabond.com, By Ryan Cristian  – A new survey conducted by the Centre for Addictions Research of BC helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect their profits. However, the tide has turned as…

GAIA RISING: Ireland votes to be world’s first country to fully divest from fossil fuels – By Lacy Cooke

Source -inhabitat.com – “…Trócaire Executive Director Éamonn Meehan said in a statement, “The Irish political system is now finally acknowledging what the overwhelming majority of people already know: that to have a fighting chance to combat catastrophic climate change we must phase out fossil fuels and stop the growth of the industry that is driving…

REBEL YELL: ‘Breaking Through Power’, Ralph Nader Calls for a New 1 Percent – By Andy Lee Roth

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…Like ruling classes throughout history, Nader argues, our contemporary Republican and Democratic parties use a divide-and-conquer strategy to “deliberately undermine organic solidarities” across lines of race, gender, and class”: (Nader Calls for a New 1 Percent- By Andy Lee Roth) In his latest book, the critic and activist proposes the creation…

RAINBOW WARRIOR: The Science of Creating a Compassionate World – By Jill Suttie, Psy.D.

Source – greatergood.berkeley.edu – “…The key, Berger argues, is to use social influence for good. All it takes is one dissenting view to turn a misguided consensus into healthy disagreement. Creating a more diverse environment in your workplace or classroom can help more people feel like they belong, rather than feeling pressure to be the…

99% PROOF: ‘World Citizenship’, Activism, Consciousness and Principles

Source – galacticconnection.com – “…Garry Davis founded the WSA following World War 2 that had claimed his brother’s life. His uncompromising public displays began with renouncing his US passport in Paris, but helped disseminate the idea of world citizenship and may have played an important role in the passage of the UN’s Declaration of Human…

REALPOLITIK: How a United Iran, Russia and China are Changing The World…For the Better – By Federico Pieraccini

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…With the fall of the Iron Curtain, sights were set on an improbable quest to conquer the Heartland nations with the intent of dominating the whole world. The consequences of this miscalculation have led the United States to being relegated to the role of mere observer, watching the unions and integrations…

OUR DANCE WITH DESTINY: Grow Fresh Produce Anywhere, Anytime, in a Freight Farm Shipping Container

Source – forbes.com – “…We decided to target a very specific part of the food system to start off. There are 4,400 institutional distributors of fresh fruit and produce to restaurants, hospitals, and universities. We are selling to small and medium sized distributors with revenues between $3 million and $75 million – representing an $860…

99% PROOF: A Healthier Democracy Starts Right Where You Live

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…The fundamental, timely message of We the People—that meaningful action to reassert control of our health, quality of life, and democracy must be rooted in our local communities—resonates. “Right where we live,” CELDF’s Ben Price says, “is where we need to have democracy the most”: (A Healthier Democracy Starts Right Where…

99% PROOF: The Tide Is Turning Against the Oligarchs – By Paul Craig Roberts

Source – paulcraigroberts.org – “… Perhaps the era of fooling deceived Americans is coming to an end. Clearly the ruling oligarchy is concerned that the websites on the 200 List now control the explanations although not the levers of power. Nevertheless, if the pen is more powerful than the sword, power will return to the…

GAIA RISING: The Many Ways to Help Standing Rock – By Sarah Van Gelder

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…Remember that as you resist the dystopian world of extraction, Donald Trump, violence, and racism, you can also use your activism to build up the world you want. Do your own “just transition,” switching to clean energy, conserving, protecting the water, rebuilding the soil”: (The Many Ways to Help Standing Rock-…

99% PROOF: Tesla Made More Than The Entire US Oil Industry Last Quarter

Source – trueactivist.com – “… The reason fracking and off-shore oil drilling are expanding is not because it is profitable, it’s because that’s all that’s left. Fossil fuel companies are on their death bed and instead of making the albeit painful but necessary switch to renewable energy, they clinging to their and the world’s fossil…

99% PROOF: The TPP is Dead, The People Defeat Transnational Corporate Power – By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

Source – popularresistance.org – “…The movement organized spectacle protests that drew attention to an agreement being secretly negotiated. People across the country organized leafletting, teach-ins and visibility actions…It became impossible to hide the TPP. The secret was exposed. Once exposed, the movement educated people about what it contained. Wikileaks and others leaked portions of the…

THE ROAD UP AHEAD: Feces-Powered Bus Breaks World Speed Record – Holy Sh#@t! (Flashback)

Source  – trueactivist.com  – “…The ‘Bus Hound’, the UK’s first poop-powered bus, has just set a speed record for a regular service bus with a top speed of 76.8 miles per hour (123.5kph). Powered by biomethane derived from cow manure, it is pushing the limits of sustainable technology and showing the world just what can…

RAINBOW WARRIOR: ‘The Dhamma Brothers’, A Dramatic Story Of Human Potential And Transformation (Flashback)

Source – dhammabrothers.com – “…In the nameless, faceless anonymity of prison life, where daily life is organized around social control and punishment, Vipassana has offered an alternative social identity based on brotherhood and spiritual development”: (The Dhamma Brothers: A Dramatic Story Of Human Potential And Transformation) Donaldson Correctional Facility is situated in the Alabama countryside…

REBEL YELL: ‘5 Star on the Rise’, Italy’s First Crowd-Sourced Party Delivers Direct Democracy In Action – By Maria Paradia

Source – occupy.com – “…The movement, which promised to go beyond opposition to the establishment and to effect real political change, is starting to keep that promise. Already, the party has put forward two mayoral candidates that are in no way backed by the nepotist, cronyist traditions of old Italian politics”: (5 Star on the…

REBEL YELL: 2,000 European Cities Declare Themselves CETA and TTIP-Free

Source – bilaterals.org – “…60 mayors across Europe have signed onto a joint statement, calling for TTIP and CETA to be scrapped. It notes that CETA “will jeopardise democratic principles by substantially reducing political scope and constraining public choices”, and concludes: “For all these considerations, we demand that current negotiations on TTIP and TISA be…