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More restaurants are providing healthy and locally sourced foods. More of us have demanded this and appreciate the response of food services. Some are pricey, but locally sourced edibles are working their way into even plate lunches.
All along the food chain, there are people at work. As conscious consumers, while we call for food security, we cannot ignore…Continue
Posted on June 27, 2012 at 5:01pm
UNITE/HERE Local 5 has been reaching out to connect its members, leadership with community members and community leaders for several years.
Local 5 Secretary…Continue
Posted on May 21, 2012 at 2:00pm
Social change is inevitable, if not always what we imagine or desire. Attitudes that were widely held a few generations ago are now generally considered inconceivable and ideas currently considered to be way out on the fringe may someday be dead-center in the mainstream. Bold actions taken by a few that most of us would not choose or even understand often open the way for lasting change.
Posted on April 12, 2012 at 10:51am
Ohana Ho'opakele on Hawai'i Island has been working for years to gain acceptance of culturally appropriate alternatives to prison that can promote actual healing. Over 500 people have already signed their petition to establish pu'uhonua instead of building more prisons.
It seems this movement is picking up steam with the possible passage of a bill…Continue
Posted on February 24, 2012 at 12:07pm
Writer Barbara Kingsolver on Occupy in her own Tennessee and beyond:
We have never been here before, not right here exactly, you and me together in the golden and gritty places all at once, on deadline, no fooling around this time, no longer walking politely around the dire colossus, the so-called American Way of consecrated corporate profits and crushed public compassion. There is another America.…Continue
Posted on December 15, 2011 at 1:05pm