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A world day of climate action- Oct 24th, 2009

Thanks to Bill McKibben

Bill reports after his organizing trip around the world. -Lynnette

Dear Friends,

I'm back home with my family for a few days, after the third long organizing trip of the past few months.

In a way, this trip was the most extraordinary, because it took me to places where you wouldn't necessarily expect climate organizing to be going full force. But it is--people everywhere are figuring out that 350 is the most important number on… Continue

Added by Lynnette Allen on August 13, 2009 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Announcing Whatcom Progressive Grassroots Network - WPGN

Receiving a notice from the MoveOn team, I was able to sign up and "become a fan" and post WPGN's info on Maria Cantwell's Facebook "wall". You can view it in "photos" by hovering over the Whatcom Progressive Grassroots Network jpg. I encourage you to contact her this way with your message.

It says:

Hello Maria, I'm on the webteam of the Whatcom Progressive Grassroots Network. The WPGN brings together politically active groups and individuals from all over Whatcom County to facilitate… Continue

Added by Lynnette Allen on July 21, 2009 at 10:54pm — No Comments

A New Way Forward

I am so inspired by A New Way Forward and the video on their site, -"It's Time To Break Up The Banks". Great interviews, after the excellent initial presentation.

I so appreciate Dianne Foster's organizing the streetcorner forum at the Federal building here in Bellingham June 10th at 4PM. I'm helping to get the word out about it.

I hope we follow up on what Spokane did, writing up a community bill of rights and working to get it passed here in Bellingham. I believe We The People can… Continue

Added by Lynnette Allen on June 3, 2009 at 2:07pm — 3 Comments

Putting Derrick Jensen's ideas into perspective

How does Julia Butterfly Hill respond to Derrick's ideas?

How does Rob Hopkins respond to them?

How do Janaia and Robyn of Peak Moment respond to them?

Watching the video clips and the full video of his talk Friday in Bellingham helped me think, feel and process what I heard at his talk. For me it has become a process--a 2nd take, a third take and it goes on.

Here are the links:

Video clips on… Continue

Added by Lynnette Allen on May 18, 2009 at 2:27pm — 9 Comments

My Favorites

My favorites:

Book of the week: The Answer, by John Assaraf and Murray Smith

Person: Bill sure to see Bill Moyer's Journal, PBS, interviewing William K. Black

Healing Tool: EFT -Emotional Freedom Technique, works for me, EFT World Summit

Video of the week: The Kitchen Garden with Geoff sure to see the clip,

300 Year Old Food Forest System in Viet Nam.

Online Radio Show… Continue

Added by Lynnette Allen on April 22, 2009 at 9:31am — No Comments

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