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Weber - Social Action and Alms-Giving

Written by Ben Eyre

A short summary of our reading

As part of our moral anthropology reading, a number of the group felt the weight of Weber on our intellectual consciences. 846 more words

Alms-giving

The Precariat and Climate Justice 

The Precarious Question and the Climate Struggle

Alex Gourmet originally published at http://www.greatrecession.info/2009/11/03/the-precarious-question-and-the-climate-struggle/

Fighting for Social and Ecological Justice. Because Climate Change Makes All of Us Precarious. 4,476 more words

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Migration and Climate: the Peoples Climate March

Climate Change and Migration Have Everything to do with Each Other; That’s Why I’ll March at the Peoples Climate March and May Day

Thanu Yakupitiyage, Contributor U.S Communications Manager at 350.org… 1,169 more words

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Life Is The Network, Not The Self

David George Haskell April 4, 20173:40 AM ET, originally published at NPR.org.

I reach up into a sugar maple tree’s low branches and pluck a leaf. 1,084 more words

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Day 14 (two weeks) : Malchut in Gevurah, Leadership in Discipline

In a lot of the roles in my daily life, I am a “leader”. I “lead” programs as part of my full time job, I “lead” groups and teach dance in multiple part time job settings- but aside from my “titles”, I often find myself falling into leadership roles. 55 more words

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Vote, but voting is never enough......what about some social action?

Predictably Theresa May’s General Election call has led to an upsurge of interest in voting, democracy and politics. Our Facebook page is hosting an interesting thread, kicked off by a question about how to engage young people with the spectre of the looming election. 399 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Buddhist Futures: Beyond Class, Capital and State

It’s important to understand Buddhism’s relationship with the State throughout its 2600 year history.

Early Buddhism may have been a populist revolt of the tribal Sramana against monarchist city-states aligned with the Brahmins. 1,173 more words

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