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MOGO Tip: Little Things Mean a Lot

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 10, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

In the hurry-scurry of our daily lives, it’s easy to buzz through on auto-pilot and not bring attention to the amount of stuff we’re consuming each morning — the soap and shampoo in the shower;… More

Julia Butterfly Hill on Activism, Communities, and Addiction

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 6, 2012 | Filed under Humane Connection

Image courtesy of The Token Anarchist via Creative Commons. “I realize that it’s the large systems that have to change, but I feel I have no right to demand that change if I’m not constantly… More

Extend the Spirit of Buy Nothing Day to Every Day

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on November 24, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

For those who know that the path to a humane world isn’t paved by consumerism, Buy Nothing Day, sponsored by Adbusters, is an opportunity to just say no to the popular American themes of materialism-as-meaning… More

Extend the Spirit of Buy Nothing Day to Every Day

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on November 26, 2009 | Filed under Humane Connection

For those who know that the path to a humane world isn’t paved by consumerism, Buy Nothing Day, sponsored by Adbusters, is an opportunity to just say no to the popular American theme of materialism… More

How Do We Change?

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on July 13, 2009 | Filed under Humane Connection

Note: Zoe’s on vacation this week, so this is a repost that was originally posted 6/30/08: Artist and changemaker Chris Jordan asks several questions in his fascinating presentation at the TED conference. Through his powerful… More

MOGO Mini-Tip: A Little Dab’ll Do Ya

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 25, 2009 | Filed under Humane Connection

In the hurry-scurry of our daily lives, it’s easy to buzz through on auto-pilot and not bring attention to the amount of stuff we’re consuming each morning — the soap and shampoo in the shower;… More

What Is Ethically Justifiable Consumption?

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on June 1, 2009 | Filed under Humane Connection

I was kayaking on the bay where I live this morning, enjoying the bobbing seals who didn’t seem to mind my presence, and breaking a line through the thick carpet of spruce pollen that floated… More