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[17 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
I’m Walking for Our Grandchildren

People in authority still treat the earth like a woman, and treat women like dirt. We torture political prisoners and we torture Mother Earth to squeeze out her last reserves of fossil fuel instead of changing our extravagant lifestyles.

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[6 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Taking a Stand for the Tar Sands

- By Mary Liepold, Editor in Chief
I’m not an against-er. I put my energy into being the change I want to see in the world. But I am a peace activist, and I’ve been arrested twice at public nonviolent peace actions. On September 1, I did my first civil disobedience for the environment. I joined 1,251 other citizens who gathered in front of the White House during the last two weeks, disobeyed orders to disperse, rode the paddy wagon, and paid a $100 forfeit so we could deliver a …

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[30 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
<em>PeaceTimes</em> Edition 110. The Earth Issue: Choosing Hope

“The most remarkable feature of this historical moment on Earth is not that we are on the way to destroying the world — we’ve actually been on the way for quite a while. It is that we are beginning to wake up, as from a millennia-long sleep, to a whole new relationship to our world, to ourselves and each other.”
Like Mama Earth, women can bring forth life, and we grieve when it’s hurt or destroyed. We feel Earth’s anguish because we’ve been through a lot ourselves. And, we’re in the …

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[30 Mar 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Jean Shinoda Bolen: A Heart-Connected Activist

by Mary Liepold, Editor in Chief
Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D, is a psychiatrist, a Jungian analyst, and an internationally known author and speaker who draws from spiritual, feminist, Jungian, medical, and personal wellsprings of experience. She is the author of The Tao of Psychology, Goddesses in Everywoman, Gods in Everyman, The Ring of Power, Crossing to Avalon, Close to the Bone, The Millionth Circle, Goddesses in Older Women, Crones Don’t Whine, Urgent Message from Mother, and Like a Tree, which will be released on Earth Day, April 22, by Red …