Featured Articles and Journals: Community News

April 3, 2012
For IDP's Responsible Consumption Month we are committing to working mindfully with the momentum of our consumption habits and each choose specific areas of focus.  Here is my pledge:
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March 28, 2012
One day someone will write a history of this time and see how predictable it all was.   "Well of course they started meditating, Barack Obama was their president, and the shores were receding...they couldn't fake it forever."
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March 26, 2012
Navigating the social and environmental landscapes impacted by our consumption is a bit like following a single, long piece of thread through a thick forest -- there’s no sense of when and where it might end, and who knows if you’ll ever go back to...
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January 16, 2012
to protest SOPA and PIPA, myself and a few other IDP Staff and Leaders have decided to boycott the internet this Wednesday from 8am-8pm. 
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November 23, 2011
I am so happy about starting up the Seattle Interdependence Project. I imagine a space where people can come to learn to work with their minds as I did a few years ago at IDP NYC. I am excited to be able to share this with the city that has...
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November 17, 2011
"...the root meaning of the word radical is just that...the root or origin of something. To be radical is therefore to go to the root of something. Radical is a method or approach to "knowing"...going beyond surface manifestations...
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November 9, 2011
The wilder the weather is, the more the ravens love it. They just let go into the wind and let it blow them away. They play on it, they float on it. It's a game. Once I saw them in an incredible hurricane-velocity wind, grabbing each other...
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November 3, 2011
    HBO released a documentary about George Harrison’s life recently. Whether you’re a Beatles fan or not, it’s a fascinating portrait of a man who struggled and suffered just like the rest of us, despite the...
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October 24, 2011
Dear All, Over the past month, the Occupy Wall Street demonstration has created a unique and powerful forum for social change. Based on the principles of inclusivity and consensus-based decision making, the organizing process of the movement...
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by Klique
October 12, 2011
Please join United for a Fair Economy and Responsible Wealth on Sunday, October 30th or two events in Brooklyn, NY. Please RSVP for one or both of the events o Kathy Lique at [email protected] or 617-423-2148 x121 for directions and to help...
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September 20, 2011
"The answers I got to “Why Make Art?” from the New York Art World seemed to be money, fame, admiration and an entrance into the coveted canon of “Western Art History.”  
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September 13, 2011
“What was it like to be on one of those planes or in one of those towers?  What was it like to be steering a jet towards our own death and the deaths of thousands of others?”
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June 9, 2011
Whether by choice or by necessity, many of us are thinking a lot about our jobs these days.  That is, if we're lucky enough to have them.  The most recent figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that 9.1% of the...
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May 2, 2011
(Follow Ethan on Facebook and Twitter) Wow. The main story of fear and vengeance of the last decade ended in another violent death today. I have not much more to add to what Susan Piver said, but here are some quotes to mark the day.
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April 29, 2011
Last Friday IDP Community Members came together to celebrate the close of the first leg of our Building Bridges capital campaign -- a fundraiser aimed at garnering IDP it's very own community center.   
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April 18, 2011
(Follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) May all beings be free from oppression, both internal and external. Happy Passover everyone! Pesach actually begins at sundown. Though I am not technically Jewish (thanks a lot dad for procreating with a...
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April 15, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) As you may know, the Huffington Post was recently sold by Arianna Huffington and other owners for $315 million to AOL. Huffington herself, a minority partner, is apparently making somewhere between $14 and $...
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April 9, 2011
I fear it.  Yep, that's right, the IDP Touch the Earth party. 
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April 4, 2011
April 4 is always an interesting day. Happy. Sad. Happy-Sad.
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March 3, 2011
FREE SCREENING!  RSVP below to attend! Tricycle the Buddhist Review, New York Open Center, and The Interdependence Project invite you and a guest to a special advance screening of Tom Shadyac's "I Am"  at the Angelika...
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