Category Archives: Empowerment/Activism

Easy actions you can take to help create a better world – such as online petitions, sustainable lifestyle alternatives, etc.

Building is going Green – and you can help

I am amazed by what my friend Deborah Preston has achieved in a few years, with her Green Building Centre in Byron Bay Australia.  Deb is a leader in making the building trade healthy; for families, tradespeople, humanity, the environment. The … Continue reading

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Incredible Youth Leaders!

You won’t believe what these teenaged activists are accomplishing. Wow! Powerful youth! Knowledgeable. Feisty. Assertive. Peaceful. Courteous. Eloquent. Passionate. Big-hearted. And effective!  And this is starting to be an international trend. I was stunned to discover how successful these adolescent … Continue reading

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Divestment is the biggest boycott movement in history!

You are far more powerful than you realize. You can personally turn the tide on climate change, simply by how you use even the smallest amounts of money. Divesting means looking at where we save money, and removing it from … Continue reading

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Solar Plane’s First World Trip!

The solar revolution is here, it is real, you are living in it NOW. The Solar Impulse plane is showing us how clean energy can fuel all kinds of transport in the near future. Look at history: stunts like these … Continue reading

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To make you feel better…

Here are some of the most exciting news about huge wins for sustainability, justice and a better world all around. Fossil fuel divestment is taking off like wildfire around the world. This global divestment deluge is set to heavily disrupt the fossil … Continue reading

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What do we say to the Pope?

Progressive Pope? Really? Well…what passes for “progressive” in the Vatican – a global Power not renowned for its savvy on children. You’ve heard the Pope’s oxymoronic gaffe about hitting your children with dignity. The permanent self-defeat that afflicts those lumbered with Old Testament … Continue reading

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One kid deals political corruption a HUGE blow

I want this kid to come to Australia! In fact, why can’t he travel to all ‘democracies’? He’s brilliant!! Get this: he is a 16 year-old computer whiz, in USA. He programmed a plug-in that allows any American with a … Continue reading

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First Asian nation to ban corporal punishment of children!

Congratulations to the Phillippines! And a very happy Christmas to Phillipino children. As of this week, it is no longer legal for parents or teachers to hit children in the name of ‘discipline’.  So interesting what is happening in the … Continue reading

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Spanking banned in Nicaragua! Viva Nicaragua numero 46!

Does it seem like progress on this issue is speeding up? Is it starting to seem weirder and weirder that people think it is OK to spank children? Just like people thought it was OK for  husbands to smack their … Continue reading

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BLOODFUN – When Violence is Entertainment

Today thousands of Australians are celebrating that K-Mart and Target have stopped selling the viciously violent                       Grand Theft Auto-5 (GTA5). Petitioners stared, the retailers blinked. This game won its … Continue reading

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