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City's ban on Occupy Austin ruled unconstitutional — RT

City's ban on Occupy Austin ruled unconstitutional — RT | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
A federal judge in Texas has ruled that the City of Austin violated the First Amendment of the US Constitution when it banned Occupy protesters from attending demonstrations in a public park last year.
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Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Defenders of Children's Rights

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Defenders of Children's Rights | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Two campaigners for children’s rights are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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The Next Generation - Documentary - YouTube

Ben "WJOBen" Tomera's short documentary film about The Next Generation on AM 1230 WJOB.
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Solutions Emerging from the Movement for Black Lives - Lets Talk: At the Heart of Movement Building

Solutions Emerging from the Movement for Black Lives - Lets Talk: At the Heart of Movement Building | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Let’s Talk is for anyone building the relationships, power, strategy, collaboration, narratives and new ways of being that can transform our society.
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Mystical, magical, moon in May with artistry of Jonas Weiss (and quote from Harold Klemp)

Mystical, magical, moon in May   with artistry of Jonas Weiss  (and quote from Harold Klemp) | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
The mystical,  magical,  moon of May Brings cleansing and joy in your heart to stay. It comforts the adventuresome, the weary  and the bold,   all who listen from young to old.  The night sky welco...

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Happy 13th #FullMoonEngageMe 4600+ — #GreaterWorks ♛♥♪♥

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The Next Generation - Documentary - YouTube

Ben "WJOBen" Tomera's short documentary film about The Next Generation on AM 1230 WJOB.
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A seed of hope for Nepal

A seed of hope for Nepal | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
I just donated to support on-the-ground earthquake relief in Nepal. Aid experts say these brave groups are one of the best ways to get crucial aid to rural communities fast. Click to join me and support these local heroes - every contribution makes a difference now.
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The Best Documentary Filmmaking Advice from Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The Best Documentary Filmmaking Advice from Full Frame Documentary Film Festival | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
From how to hold the camera to when to quit your day job, veteran documentary filmmakers on the secrets to their long careers.
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Update 15: What Would the World Be Like If Women Were Safe? [VIDEO UPDATE] · HEALING OF LOVE - Sex, Partnership and the Village

Update 15: What Would the World Be Like If Women Were Safe? [VIDEO UPDATE] · HEALING OF LOVE -  Sex, Partnership and the Village | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Dear Backers, Even if you have not attended Burning Man, you're likely to have seen some gorgeous images of Marco Cochrane's Bliss Project series.  These are 40 foot sculptures of the female form in various powerful poses.  The first Bliss Dance appeared on the playa in 2011.  The second Truth is Beauty in 2013.   And now, Marco is working on the final sculpture Revolution for 2015. While passing through San Francisco, Marco invited me to speak further about the question behind his series, and h
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Monsanto vs our health

Monsanto vs our health | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Top scientists just warned Monsanto's herbicide probably causes cancer. It's the most widely used weed killer in the world! But unless we demand regulators suspend the poison and protect our health, Monsanto could silence the science. Join the urgent call and tell everyone.
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Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up - 17 April, 2015

Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up - 17 April, 2015 | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it

This week on Friday Round Up it's all about photography and climate change, with the first Art+Climate=Change Festival to be held in Melbourne featuring a range of exhibitions. Photo (c) TonyHewitt



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Navigating With Vision: Transitions Lab Nurtures Leaps Into the Unknown - Lets Talk: At the Heart of Movement Building

Navigating With Vision: Transitions Lab Nurtures Leaps Into the Unknown - Lets Talk: At the Heart of Movement Building | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Let’s Talk is for anyone building the relationships, power, strategy, collaboration, narratives and new ways of being that can transform our society.
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Sign the petition: Tell PepsiCo to Take the Conflict Palm Oil Challenge

Sign the petition: Tell PepsiCo to Take the Conflict Palm Oil Challenge | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
I just signed a petition to Pepsi: The secret is out. I know about the hidden ingredient PepsiCo is putting into kid’s snack foods and other products. Conflict Palm Oil is enslaving children, killing endangered orangutans, and destroying the rainforest. I will not stand for it in my home.
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The Best Documentary Filmmaking Advice from Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The Best Documentary Filmmaking Advice from Full Frame Documentary Film Festival | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
From how to hold the camera to when to quit your day job, veteran documentary filmmakers on the secrets to their long careers.
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Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Don't Make These 10 Common Mistakes

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Don't Make These 10 Common Mistakes | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Avoid these pitfalls.
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Israel-Palestine: the way to end the violence

Israel-Palestine: the way to end the violence | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Massive civic action now could make the economic cost of conflict too high to bear and help end this decades long nightmare. Click to join the call for companies to stop funding the violence!
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The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint

The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Kevin Moore, the man who filmed Freddie Gray's brutal arrest, has now himself been arrested following "harassment and intimidation" from Baltimore police.
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Big Tobacco's latest deadly attack on all of us

Big Tobacco's latest deadly attack on all of us | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Big Tobacco is suing Uruguay for their anti-smoking laws, and if they win it will threaten life-saving anti-smoking laws everywhere. Click to join the campaign and Avaaz will hire a world-class legal team to help defend Uruguay in court!
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Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Here's the Online Community You Need to Know About

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Here's the Online Community You Need to Know About | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
"It's primarily a place for doc filmmakers to share their wit and hard-earned wisdom..."
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We must disband the police: Body cameras aren’t enough — only radical change will stop cops who kill

We must disband the police: Body cameras aren’t enough — only radical change will stop cops who kill | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
The courts, the media, and the political system are designed to back killer cops. Only radical change will work
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THE MAN BEHIND AVAAZ

THE MAN BEHIND AVAAZ | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Can we change the world, one click at a time? Ricken Patel, a young Canadian, thinks so, and he now has tens of millions of followers to show for it. Profile by Robert Butler
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Boutique Activist Consultancy

Boutique Activist Consultancy | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Boutique Activist Consultancy is a social change consulting firm founded
by Micah White, PhD and Chiara Ricciardone, C.Phil. Featured in
Esquire. Activist Boutique serves an international clientele of political
mavericks, emergent social movements and people's parties. Our base is
Nehlem, on the rural coast of Oregon; our impact is global.  

With insights gleaned from concocting Occupy Wall Street, Boutique Activist
Consultancy is proud to specialize in transforming impossible campaigns
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4 Ways Technology Can Help Empower Teachers And Students

4 Ways Technology Can Help Empower Teachers And Students | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Ed tech should be a means, not an end, to improving our education system.


"All too often, technology is treated as a silver bullet for perceived problems in education. This sometimes leads to knee-jerk investments, using scarce resources to invest in software or hardware without a clear notion of how either might actually empower learning. Instead of having more technology as a goal, we should have more human interaction, personalization, access, and content mastery as the goals, and then think about what tools can get us there. (more)


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Big Tobacco's latest deadly attack on all of us

Big Tobacco's latest deadly attack on all of us | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Big Tobacco is suing Uruguay for their anti-smoking laws, and if they win it will threaten life-saving anti-smoking laws everywhere. Click to join the campaign and Avaaz will hire a world-class legal team to help defend Uruguay in court!
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It's Time for Healing-Centered Youth Organizing - Lets Talk: At the Heart of Movement Building

It's Time for Healing-Centered Youth Organizing - Lets Talk: At the Heart of Movement Building | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Let’s Talk is for anyone building the relationships, power, strategy, collaboration, narratives and new ways of being that can transform our society.
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