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Arthur Manuel - Deceased - "The son of George Manuel,[2] who served as president of the National Indian Brotherhood and of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples in the 1970s, Arthur was born into the struggle along with other activist family members. In the 1970s, he served as president of the national Native Youth Association.[3]" - Arthur wrote: Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-up Call
by Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald M. Errickson - Foreward by Naomi Klein (pdf) - Arthur Manuel Video - "Aboriginal Rights as Economic Rights: Whose Land is Canada Selling?" - Here**

Postcards from the End of America by Linh Dinh - complete Archive - Interview** with Chris Hedges


Wall and Piece • e-book by Banksy


S.P.Q.R.: A History of Ancient Rome e-book by Mary Beard


The Assassination of Julias Caesar: A People's History of Ancient Rome • e-book by Michael Parenti


Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Review - Here - "An Indigenous People's History of the United States"


Wikibooks.org - Historical Geology - Here


Laura Poitras - Senior Journalist for "The Intercept" & Director of the new Blockbuster documentary, "Citizen 4" - posted
10/23/2014


Dr. Cornell West
- Renowned scholar, author and activist - His newest book is, "Black Prophetic Fire". On DemocracyNow!, referring to his book, Dr. West says, "It’s connected to the four questions that Du Bois wrestles with. How does integrity face oppression? What does honesty do in the face of deception?" DN interview - Here Posted 10/06/201


Naomi Klein’s new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, will be published this September by Simon & Schuster.  - Here


Margaret Atwood's latest - "Madd Addam" trilogy -
Here


"
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State," - Glenn Greenwald's newest book on the US Surveillance State and his "Breaking news interview on Democracy Now!" - Interview Parts [2] [3] [4]


Capital in the Twenty-First Century
- "2013 book written by French economist Thomas Piketty. It focuses on the wealth and income inequality and their variation and distribution since the 18th century, using datasets from many countries."


Dark Universe
- This is a SMOKIN' 7-minute clip on Bill Moyers. "Written by Timothy Ferris and narrated by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson" - "The Hayden Planetarium space show "Dark Universe",which opened in New York in November, aims to give audiences a better understanding of our universe’s past, present and future." [http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/space-show/new-space-show-dark-universe]


"
Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie." - "Produced and Directed by Michelle Esrick"


2014 Woodstock Film Festival
- Woodstock, NY


This Town
-  Mark Leibovich covers Washington, D.C., as chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine. He writes about the city’s bipartisan lust for power, cash and notoriety. It’s the story of how Washington became an occupied city; its hold on reality distorted by greed and ambition. Leibovich pulls no punches, names names, and reveals the movers, the shakers and the lucrative deals they make — all in the name of crony capitalism.


"The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources" - Michael T. Klare is the author of fourteen books - "Reading this book, it’s hard not to think about postapocalyptic fiction. Think Margaret Atwood, Cormac McCarthy, and, most recent, Suzanne Collins’s "Hunger Games." Yet novelists often skip over the messy parts along the road to dystopia. It’s scary to think that Klare, far from crying wolf, might be providing the sordid details in real time." Excerpt Here.


A Dream Foreclosed
: - Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home (Occupied Media Pamphlet Series) - by Laura Gottesdiener (Author) , Clarence Lusane (Introduction) - "African Americans had every reason to celebrate Barack Obama's election in 2008. History was made. Then reality set in. Economically speaking, the Obama era has been a five-year nightmare for Black America."


Four Days in Chicago
, 2013 - Latest Film Documentary by Haskell Wexler - Uncle of Daryl Hannah, Academy Award winning photographer and only photographer on Hollywood's "Walk of Fame" - Interview with Daryl and Blase Bonpane 07/28/2013 Here - Anti-Corporatocracy advocate and Peace Advocate


The New York Review of Books
- "[B]egan during the New York publishing strike of 1963, when its founding editors, Robert Silvers and Barbara Epstein, and their friends, decided to create a new kind of magazine—one in which the most interesting and qualified minds of our time would discuss current books and issues in depth. Just as importantly, it was determined that the Review should be an independent publication; it began life as an independent editorial voice and it remains independent today."


The Unwinding
- "An Inner History of the New America by George Packer - "A New York Times Bestseller - A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation" - Excerpt: "No one can say when the unwinding began—when the coil that held Americans together in its secure and sometimes stifling grip first gave way. Like any great change, the unwinding began at countless times, in countless ways—and at some moment the country, always the same country, crossed a line of history and became irretrievably different." - More Here - posted 06112013


The Shock Doctrine - The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
, 2007, by Naomi Klein became an International Best-seller. A new work is due out 2013. - Official Site


Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
, June 2012 - The latest book by Chris Hedges, A prolific writer and journalist on Social Justice, corruption at the highest levels in D.C. Chris is also a Peace Activist. He currently writes a column and for Truthdig and was formerly on the news staff of The New York Times. Book Review - 21/2 hr-Interview


Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps
by Greg Palast - His latest Best-seller in 2012 - Greg is an Independent Journalist for The Guardian Unlimited, Truthout and Vice Magazine. He's a writer "[who] investigates corporate fraud and racketeering. His first reports appeared on BBC television and in the Guardian Newspaper." - Interview with Democracy Now!

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Harvest of Empire - The Best-seller turned into a documentary film - Juan Gonzalez is a writer, extraordinaire! He writes for the New York Daily News and is co-anchor of Democracy Now! - A one hour, weekly internet broadcast, cable and radio news show.


The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
by Tom Wolfe - "The 'nonfiction novel' tells the story of Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters."


The Economics of Happiness
- A Film. "From ISEC, the makers of the award-winning film, Ancient Futures Far from the old institutions of power, people are starting to forge a very different future."


Woodstock Wiki
- "At the Academy Awards in 1971 the movie received an Oscar for the best documentary. It was also nominated for best film editing and best sound. In 1996 the movie was introduced to the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress."


The Money Masters
- "Private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the World as a Whole."


City Lights Bookstore
- "Founded in 1953 by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Peter D. Martin, City Lights is one of the few truly great independent bookstores in the United States."  Interview with Lawrence Ferlinghetti on Democracy Now!


Strawberry Fields Bookstore
- Solar Age Publications.


Beyond Treason
- A movie - "Horrific underworld of the disposable army mentality and the government funded experimentation upon US Citizens conducted without their knowledge or consent."


The Marion Institute
 plus  Metahistory - "Humanity is a species endangered by its beliefs, and most of all, its religious illusion of superiority."


Earthlight Journal
- "EarthLight Online Library, which continues the work of EarthLight Magazine (1988-2005), is ecumenical and spiritually inclusive in content."


Berrett-Koehler Publishers - "Creating publications and a publishing company that inspire a more Humane, Ethical, Healthy, and Globally Conscious World."


Heyday Books
- "Foster an understanding of the history, literature, art, environment, social issues, and culture of California and the West."


Chelsea Green Publishing
- "While going to recycled paper is an essential first step, real change will only come when book sales become nonreturnable."


Big Noise Films
- "We are rebels, crystallizing radical community and weaving a network of skin and images, of dreams and bone, of Solidarity and connection against the isolation, alienation and cynicism of capitalist decomposition."


The Power of Community - How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
- A documentary - "Farmland that for years had been poisoned by over-reliance on oil-based pesticides and gas-based fertilizers and degraded by mechanized cultivation has been Regenerated and Replenished with Soil-Enriching Organic Farming Techniques."


Martin Amis
- A Writer - "His work has prompted new considerations of Realism, Postmodernism, Feminism, Politics, and Culture." - Interview with Bill Moyers' show, Faith and Reason.

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Margaret Atwood - A Writer - "She has an uncanny knack for writing books that anticipate the popular preoccupations of her public." - Interview with Bill Moyers', Faith and Reason.


Ron Suskind
- Interview 7/14/06 with Democracy Now! - "The One Percent Doctrine," is a revealing journey deep inside America's battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists. - A game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets of Karachi."


Seven Stories Press
- "An independent book publisher based in New York City, with distribution throughout the United States, Canada, England, Australia, and New Zealand."


Earthscan Publications
- "Conservation Science" - "Energy and Renewable Energy" - "Solid Waste Management" - "Sustainable Architecture"


Amy Goodman
 is an author, journalist, TV personality and peace activist. She anchors on Democracy Now! - A one hour, Weekly TV/Radio and Internet News Broadcast. Her newest book, The Silenced Majority hit the NYT Best-Seller List - Also wrote, Exception To The Rulers


Gore Vidal
- "Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace and Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Bush-Cheney Junta" - We miss you Gore.


The End of Oil
- Paul Roberts


Astragal Press
- Classic books on Blacksmithing, Antique Tools, Woodcraft and more


Island Press
- "Established in 1984 to meet the need for reliable, peer reviewed information to help solve environmental problems"


Joseph Campbell
- Author, Teacher and Peace Activist - Deceased - Hero with a Thousand Faces - The Power of Myth

 

Readings from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama

 

My Land and My People"" - First autobiography of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

"Freedom in Exile" - Second autobiography of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

"In Exile from the Land of Snows" - John Avedon

"Tears of Blood" - Mary Craig

"Tibet: Environment and Development Issues 1992 - DIIR"

"Seven Years in Tibet" - Heinrich Harrer

"Tibet: Its History, Religion and People" - Thubten Jigme Norbu & Colin Turnbull

"Tibet and its History" - Hugh Richardson

"My Tibet" - His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Galen Rowell.

"The Tibet Guide" - Stephen Batchelor (tourism).

"Red Star Over Tibet" - Dawa Norbu

"Necklace of gZi" - Namkhai Norbu

"Daughter of Tibet" - Rinchen Dolma Taring

"Warriors of Tibet" - Jamyang Norbu

"Younghusband, the Last Great Imperial Adventurer" - Patrick French

 

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Reference & Miscellaneous



USPS Tracking - The US Postal Service rocks!

UPS - Tracking

FedX - Tracking

US Time Zones - Time Zones by Country

Common Unit Converters - From bequerrals to u-name-it

Conversions - square feet to square meters, cubic feet to gallons, etc

US Customary Units - gal to liters, etc.

Fahrenheit-to-celsius converter

Kelly Bluebook - New & Used Cars & Trucks price/value estimates

English and Spanish Dictionaries - From Wiki - Posted 10/02/2012

IXmaps - "An interactive tool that permits internet users to see the route(s) their data packets take across North America, with 'interesting' [gov eavesdropping] sites highlighted along the way"

TorProject.org - "Free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as Traffic Analysis

FileZilla - "The free FTP solution" - "A client and a server are available. FileZilla is open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License."

WinSCP - "WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers scripting and basic file manager functionality."

ArizonaLottery - Good luck, fool.

NeedLegalStuff? - Just stuff - No advice

Ebay - You know the drill.

WePay - A Paypal sort of site

Overstock.com - Yeah, You got it. Sometimes good, sometimes not

Next tag - Compare shopping sites.

Bizrate - Compare shopping sites.

Amazon - Just shopping

Cheap International Long Distance - 2 1/2 ¢ per min for US calls for land-line phone customers

Face Book  - A social networking site

Twitter - An abbreviated social networking device

The Internet Archive - A digital (AUDIO - plus video, print and photo) library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form - "Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public"

Space Science and Engineering Center - "Geophysical research and technology to enhance understanding of the atmosphere of Earth, the other planets in our Solar System, and the Cosmos"

The Pirate Bay - "This is an open tracker, where anyone can download torrent files."

eRide Share.com - A wonderful ride/share, car pool forum for music festival goers

Astronomy Picture of the Day - "A different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured"

The Loft Cinema - Located in Tucson, AZ - "Tucson’s independent arthouse, home of the Tucson Film Society"

The Rialto Theater - Tucson, AZ - "View a complete listing of upcoming shows."

The Fox Theater - Tucson, AZ - A Classic Must See. Feel thrown back to the early 20th century.

Orpheum Theater - Flagstaff Musical Events Calendar

Filehippo - Download Software - Very easy to use

Freecycle - "A Grassroots and entirely Nonprofit Movement of People who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns" 

Craig's List - "What can I find there? - Jobs, housing, goods, services, romance, local activities, advice - Just about anything really." - Lots of scammers here, beware!

Wiki How - "A collaborative writing project to build the world's largest how-to manual"

Scroogle gave Conscious Internet Users an alternative to the Godzilla-google spy-tracking your activities! Scroogle doesn't exist anymore. Why? "Scroogle" got "screw-oogled." Farewell!

Internet Speed Test - Download and upload speeds


www.donotcall.gov - Eliminate telemarketing calls - maybe.

New York Graphic Society - A Beautiful Art Graphics Site by Hundreds of Artists

Northern Sun Merchandising - "T-shirts, Stickers & Unique Gifts for Thinking People"

International Astronomical Union (IAU) - "Further the development and improvement of astronomy education at all levels, throughout the world"

North American Mycological Association - "Promote, pursue, and advance the science of Mycology" - Poisoness and Hallucinigentic Mushrooms

English Dictionary - Plus other reference sources - Including Deaf Signing,  Translator Thesaurus. Very ad-ladened but worth the hassle

Tucows - "[It] earned its name early on for being the first to provide software on a "Freeware" or "Shareware" basis."

Clouds - We love those clouds!

WordPress - "[It] is both Free and a State-of-the-Art Semantic Personal Publishing Platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability."

Geologic Maps on Demand - "Click on a State to see a list of available Maps on Demand" - National Map Viewer

Welcome to the USGS - "Unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on Biology, Geography, Geology, Geospatial Information, and Water:"  Arizona (Grand Canyon) - New Mexico (Virtual Geologic Tour) - Colorado - California (Yosemite) - Wyoming (
Yellowstone) - Utah (Geologic History) - Montana Glacier National Park) - Idaho - Nevada - Oregon (John Day Fossil Beds) - Washington - Alaska (Denali National Park)

Dublab - Dublab brings the latest in music happenings.

YouTube - "Broadcast yourself. Watch and share your videos worldwide!"

World News Links - From Around the World, you can access commercial (corporate) newspapers.

Wikipedia - A free encyclopedia

Total Recorder - "[It] records streaming audio, Mic input, Line-in input as well as CDs and DVDs. The resulting files are saved on your computer's harddrive" - for PC platforms, exclusively.

Audio Hijack Pro - Audio recorder for Mac OSX platforms

Congressional Records - Find your Senator, Congressman, etc.

Firefox - "The wait is over. Firefox empowers you to browse faster, more safely and more efficiently."

FreeUniversity - "The mission of Free-Ed.Net is to provide quality distance education at no cost to the user."

Digital Topographic Maps - Arizona Regional Digital Topo Maps

Verizon Phone Listings - National and International Business and People

Download.com - Download various free, free to try and for sale, hundreds of softwares.

Currency Converter

Arvixe - The best Web Host Provider

US Southwest Satellite Weather Map - See storms headed your way:  US Radar - US Satellite - Pacific Satellite - Atlantic Satellite - World Satellite

English-Farsi Dictionary - Plus Albanian, Bulgarian, Arabic, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Yiddish

The Geography Network - The American Geographical Society

Lexis-nexis - A corporate news and information gathering archive - by subscription only



Camping and Hiking Gear



Yurt Info - "Yurt is a Turkish word meaning tent-site or camping space."

Royal Robbins - "An Outdoor and Travel Clothing company that has made affordable men's outdoors' clothing and women's outdoors clothing"- no Organics, though!

Jagged Edge - "The Jagged Edge line of technical performance gear has its roots in the tenacious people and rocky pathways of Telluride's mountains." - A tiny store in Telluride, CO!

Pacific Yurts - "The highest standard for quality, service, and proven product performance. As the original designer and manufacturer of the modern yurt, we have built a 25 year track record of success and innovation."

Manataka Tipis - "[It] features the classic “Egg-shape,” characteristic of the Cheyenne style to the rear, giving the floor its unique shape."

Sierra Trading Post - Best Prices

Back Country - Higher priced

Cabela's Outdoor Outfitters - Over-priced gear and totally uncool animal trophy thing

Black Diamond - Provo, UT manufacturer

Mountain Safety Research - Manufacturer

Outdoor Research - Manufacturer

Mountain Hardware - Manufacturer

North Face - Manufacturer

Patagonia - Best Organic selection, but expensive, unless you shop, painstakingly, for "online specials" at 1/2-off!! - Great Organic and well-made-to-last Clothing for those Folks who live OutDoors!

Campmor - Lately, so-so quality, as I watch a price-increase-creeping these last few years, so look around, wait for the "deal window" and compare.

REI Discounted - Best chance at decent 1/2-off gear, but clothing is not Organic

REI Retail - Most clothing is not Organic, so factor this in when price evaluating. I like the fact that their local stores make for easy, free, pick-up when buying online.

 

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Honorable People of Peace and Clarity

Collected since late 2003



Arthur Manuel - Deceased - "The son of George Manuel,[2] who served as president of the National Indian Brotherhood and of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples in the 1970s, Arthur was born into the struggle along with other activist family members. In the 1970s, he served as president of the national Native Youth Association.[3]" - Arthur wrote: Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-up Call
by Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald M. Errickson - Foreward by Naomi Klein (pdf) - Arthur Manuel Video -
"Aboriginal Rights as Economic Rights: Whose Land is Canada Selling?" - Here**

Buffy Saint-Marie - "I’ve been traveling around the world for a long time, finding songs in my head like snapshots of how I feel about what I see and the people I meet. I’ve had the blues now and then, but I’ve had all the other colors too; what’s remained consistent is my conclusion, which has always inspired my songs, that life is precious, diverse and worth protecting."


James Baldwin - Article by Chris Hedges


Banksy
- Wall and Piece • e-book 

Indigenous Peoples' Literature Index - "Writings celebrating the rich and diverse cultures of Indigenous Peoples' that thoughtfully assert the sovereign rights of the Peoples' of North and South America."


Blank on Blank - Lost interviews with famous people

Henrt A. Giroux - "Currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and the Paulo Freire Chair in Critical Pedagogy at The McMaster Institute for Innovation & Excellence in Teaching & Learning."

Dr. Margaret Flowers, M.D. & Kevin Zeese - Margaret announced  her candidacy for Senator of Maryland as of this post. Margaret & Kevin currently write Popular Resistance and are ardent activists for Net Neutrality, Single-payer Healthcare, abolition of the carbon-nuclear industry and stopping global, corporate control of Earth.
Clearing the Fog Radio with Margaret Flowers, Kevin Zeese and Others - every Monday at 8AM PST - Past shows Archive at: We Act Radio - Posted 09/14/2015

Malcolm X - "Malcolm X Was Right About America" - Story by Chris Hedges

Phil Donahue - MSNBC fired Phil because he demanded
a public debate on the Iraq invasion. Corp news is such a piece of crap!

Tomas Young -
"Paralyzed Iraq War Vet Turned Peace Activist Tomas Young 
Dies on Eve of Veterans Day" - Here - Courtesy Democracy Now!


Laura Poitras - Senior Journalist for "The Intercept" & Director of the new Blockbuster documentary, "Citizen 4" - posted 10/23/2014


Red Cloud - Red Cloud's War - "an armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Northern Arapaho on one side and the United States in Wyoming and Montana territories from 1866 to 1868"


Thom Hartmann Radio - Progressive Talk Radio - Weekdays from 9am - 12 pm PST - intelligent, well researched, thoughtful and caring


Glen Ford - Executive Director of Black Agenda Report - An original News Anchor on the Mutual Black Network, began in 1972


Dr. Cornell West - Renowned scholar, author and activist - His newest book is, "Black Prophetic Fire". On DemocracyNow!, referring to his book, Dr. West says, "It’s connected to the four questions that Du Bois wrestles with. How does integrity face oppression? What does honesty do in the face of deception?" DN interview - Here Posted 10/06/2014


Dana Durnford - Canadian Citizen, Father and a Right-on, Kind Dude -  "There is an ongoing, desperate but hopeful, full-frontal mission to disprove the death of our ocean ecosystems. The most important part of the ocean’s chain-of-life are the filter-feeders, whose presence or not determines that higher life-forms can exist. This “Good Fight” of hope has been coined, "The Expedition For Life", a citizen-funded discovery expedition of 4 Canadian citizens, with the financial help of dozens of citizens of several countries, worldwide." - quote from Be Solar Dot Info

Nicole Sandler - Mother and a People's Talk Show Host of "Radio Or Not, The Nicole Sandler Show", whose show cannot be equaled in honesty and ethical character and musical taste.

Head On Radio Network - Bob Kincaid talks the talk and walks the walk of Truth. You ready?

Alan Grayson - Democratic member of the House of Representatives. Hands down, Alan is a truth teller and a Representative of the people, not the banksters.

Stephen Gaskin - "In founding the Farm, they said, he gave concrete form to the human longing for togetherness coupled with individual expression that had energized the counterculture." - Posted 07052014

Maya Angelou - Maya Angelou (Marguerite Annie Johnson), writer, born 4 April 1928; died 28 May 2014 - More Here

President Jose Mujica - [of] Uruguay, S.A. - "10 Reasons to Love Uruguay’s President José Mujica"- Medea Benjamin

Gabriel García Márquez - "The Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who unleashed the worldwide boom in Spanish language literature and magical realism with his novel One Hundred Years of Solitude, died at the age of 87" (Cited from The Guardian) - Deceased

Albert Bigelow - "A retired World War II U.S. naval commander - Appalled by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, he became a Quaker and, in 1955, working with the American Friends Service Committee, sought to deliver a petition against nuclear testing to the White House."

Jeremy Hammond - "[A] former member of the hacking network Anonymous who has become a cause célèbre for hacktivists, civil libertarians and those concerned about the rights of whistle blowers, is a gifted young computer programmer who is currently spending a decade in prison."

Amiri Baraka - "He was denounced by critics as buffoonish, homophobic, anti-Semitic, a demagogue. He was called by others a genius, a prophet, the 
Malcolm X
of literature." - Deceased

The Merry Pranksters - A 1-hour+ video tribute - More Here

Wavy Gravy - my kind of clown: A Beautiful Person, Peace Activist, Conscious Music Groupy and The Original Hippy Geezer - 75th Birthday Party

Mahatma Gandhi - Deceased - Since Jesus, he was The Greatest Peace and Social Justice Activist of All Time. Best known for his advocacy of Non-Violent Dissent and Leader of Indian Sub-continent.

Dr. Martin Luther King - In His Own Right, He was there with Mahatma Gandhi as an Advocate of Non-Violent Dissent, as he was the Leader of the US Civil Rights Movement. - Murdered by hate in 1968

Caesar Chavez - He was an Advocate of Non-Violent Dissent and leader of the US Immigrant Labor Movement. - Slowly murdered by pesticides as millions are still, today!

Nelson Mandela - He was an Advocate of Non-Violent Dissent and Past Leader of South Africa. He was Responsible for the Abolishment of apartheid. Deceased  December 5, 2013

Ravi Shankar - Deceased - Friends of The Beatles he remains the best sitar player of All Time and Peace Activist  his 90+Years.

Lou Reed - I just liked him. Adios, Baybeee! Miss you.  "Just a couple of weeks ago Lou did a photo session intended to become a print ad for his friend Henri Seydoux's French audio headphones company Parrot...." - deceased

Wendell Berry - "Berry[79 years young today 2013], with 14 other protesters, spent the weekend of February 12, 2011 locked in the Kentucky governor's office demanding an end to mountaintop removal coal mining." - Interview with Bill Moyers is Here.


Stéphane Hessel - "French resistance hero, co-drafter of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and author of pamphlet that helped inspire a global youth uprising"

Slavoj Žižek - "is a Slovene philosopher and cultural critic. He is a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and a professor of philosophy and psychoanalysis at the European Graduate School."

Glenn Greenwald - A current world news headliner who reports the real truth about things, especially the corrupt practices of American Empire. Decisions  resulting from greedster corporate influences are turning ordinary Americans into slaves-of-the-state, instead of free citizens protected from private industry lies and propaganda. These Forces-of-Greed exist solely to make profit and frequently foist deceptive so-called news with a fundamentalist religious agenda. The slide of Planet Earth's Health, let's not forget, too, is directly their doing. Glenn is the bravest of the brave and an American to revere as a true patriot. Salute!

Dr. Tom  O'Connell -  "An odd coincidence, both "marijuana" arrests and the US prison population have increased dramatically since 1970." Dr. O'Connell is an eighty-three old retired Thoracic Surgeon and "Pot Doctor" in CA.

Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986) was an African-American civil rights and human rights activist beginning in the 1930s. She was a behind-the-scenes activist, whose career spanned over five decades. She worked alongside some of the most famous civil rights leaders of the 20th century, including W. E. B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph, and Martin Luther King, Jr. She also mentored many emerging activists such as Diane Nash, Stokely Carmichael, Rosa Parks, and Bob Moses.

Haskell Wexler - Uncle of Daryl Hannah, Academy Award winning photographer and only photographer on Hollywood's "Walk of Fame" - Interview with Daryl and Blaze Bonpane 07/28/2013 is Here*
- Anti-Corporatocracy advocate and Peace Advocate

Daryl Hannah - Actress and anti- corporatocracy advocate, recently arrested (among others) in DC protesting the tar sands pipeline debacle - Interview Here*

Richie Havens - "NEW YORK -- Richie Havens, the folk singer and guitarist who was the first performer at Woodstock, died Monday. He was 72."

Lynne Stewart - "Radical [elderly and gravely ill] human rights attorney Lynne Stewart has been falsely accused of helping terrorists." She has a metastasized breast cancer that has migrated to her lungs. She needs immediate release from jail for proper medical help. Texas is refusing her plea. Sign the petition to release her for medical help Here. She is out.

Dr. James Hansen - April 2, 2013 - "The planet’s premier climate scientist, announced his retirement as head of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies, where he began his career in 1967." "On June 23, 2009, James Hansen, along with 30 other protesters including actress Daryl Hannah, at a protest of Mountaintop Removal Mining in Raleigh County, West Virginia." HEY, Hanson, quit promoting nukes as green, dammit!

Hugo Chavez - deceased - Dead at 58, possibly assassinated by poisoning, March 5, 2013 - Audio from Greg Palast

Jennifer Stone - A Berkeley area Poet, Writer, Actor and Star of KPFA's "Stone's Throw" weekly 1/2-hour Commentary - Some of her audios
of past shows

Fidel Castro - Former President of Cuba - He was the revolutionary leader who overthrew a US puppet dictator in the 50's. He then brought sustainable non-violent stability to his people, despite threats of/and a[n] on-going trade embargo. This half-century embargo has been pushed by the former dictator batista's right-wing residents, who moved here [US]. These immigrant, neo-con Cubans have been living in the United States for almost 60-years.

Mike Malloy - Call-in and talk about the daily news with Mike. An independent and knowledgeable dude - A fierce analysis of the criminal-types currently masquerading as public servants with a keen eye out for for these hucksters of death and hate!

Lester R. Brown - "[He] is a United States environmental analyst, founder of the Worldwatch Institute, and founder and president of the Earth Policy Institute, a nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C. BBC Radio commentator Peter Day calls him "one of the Great Pioneer Environmentalists."

Bill Valentine - "He is a strong advocate for Simplicity and Efficiency and the "Power of Using Less" as essential concepts of Sustainable Architecture." - Posted 12/07/2012
was arrested on misdemeanor charges of obstructing police and impeding traffic, during a protest against




Ernst Friedrich "Fritz" Schumacher - Deceased - He wrote "Small is Beautiful." - "It is often used to champion small, Appropriate Technologies that are believed to empower People more, in contrast with phrases such as "bigger is better."

John D. Hamaker -  Deceased - "[He] was an American Mechanical Engineer, Ecologist, Agronomist and Science Writer in the fields of Soil Remineralization, Rock Dusting, Mineral Cycles, Climate Cycles and Glaciology."

Prince Charles of Wales - "For many years, he has championed Organic Farming and sought to raise World Awareness of the dangers facing the Natural Environment, such as Climate Change."

Christopher Hills - Deceased - "[He] became an advocate for Jamaica's Rastafari movement, who were being oppressed in the late fifties. He gave Rastafarians jobs as Woodcarvers, free paints to poor artists, such as the now-famed Ras Dizzy and bailed them out of Spanish Town prison while encouraging Rasta Brethren to Sustain Themselves through Art and Music."

Dr. Jill Stein - "She is an American physician specializing in Internal Medicine Dr. Stein was a candidate for , and the nominee of the Green Party for President of the United States in the 2012 election.Governor of Massachusetts in the 2002 and the 2010 gubernatorial elections. Dr. Stein is a resident of Lexington, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Harvard College (1973) and the Harvard Medical School (1979)."

David Suzuki - (David Suzuki Foundation)
- "[He] is a Canadian Academic, Science Broadcaster and Environmental Activist."

Fannie Lou Hamer - Deceased - "Born Fannie Lou Townsend; October 6, 1917 – March 14, 1977) was an American Voting Rights Activist and Civil Rights Leader
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Stephen Fry - "English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and a director of Norwich City Football Club" - Thirty-Minute Monologue.

Barry Commoner - Deceased - A Pioneering Environmental Scientist and Activist.

Blase Bonpane - "He is the Director of the Office of the Americas which he co-founded with his wife Theresa in 1983." "He served as a Maryknoll priest in Guatemala and was assigned by the Cardinal of Central America as National Advisor to Centro Capacitacion Social, a center for university and high school students working in the field with indigenous people on matters of health, literacy and labor organization. He was expelled from that country in 1967 in the midst of a revolution."

Arcosanti - REMEMBERING PAOLO SOLERI - June 21, 1919 - April 9, 2013 - He envisioned and then produced an Amazing enclave of Conscious Living, Sonoran Desert Style - á l'amour. Heart-Inspired Architecture Co-mingled With Mother Earth and the Stars. WE Know, NOW, when Joseph Campbell Spoke, "Follow Your Bliss [paraphrasing] and Doors Will Open For You That cannot Exist, Otherwise." I Believe Paolo Soleri Knew this; He Radiated Inspiration.

George Bernard Shaw - Deceased - Irish Playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics - "Nearly all his writings address prevailing Social Problems."

Rick Simpson  - MY HERO!! - "My name is Rick Simpson. I have been providing people with instructions on how to make Hemp Oil medicines for about 8 years. The results have been nothing short of amazing. Throughout man’s history Hemp has always been known as the most medicinal plant in the world. Even with this knowledge Hemp has always been used as a political and religious football." Rick may still be imprisoned for his bravery.

Peter Tosh - Deceased - "[Peter Tosh] was a saint,[but not] a saint in the conventional, religious definition."

Saul Alinsky - Deceased - "Alinsky faced down the hatred of establishment politicians, attacks both verbal and physical, and jail time."

Derrick Jensen - [He] is an Activist and Right-On Writer and proponent of Sustainability and Social Justice.

Bill McKibben - Bill Rocks! - As an Author, Activist and Founder of 350.org. "[We] have one thing in common - We know the most important number on earth: 350," Bill is quoted.

Doug Peacock - [He was] best friends with Edward Abbey. He's still Alive and Living in Montana with the Grizzlies. He rescued Abbey from the hospital just weeks before he died. Doug along with Abbey and Abbey's wife Clark made it into the Desert where Ed was laid asleep for Eternity. Doug still returns to the grave.  Interview with Doug on 05/12/2009 with Democracy Now!

Ernest Hemingway - Deceased - "[Mr. Hemingway] became a member of the group of Expatriate Americans in Paris."

Dr. Frank Lucido - "[He is currently] performing Medical Cannabis Consultations - Trained and certified in the practice of conventional Medicine" - Dr. Frank's Blog

Laurie Anderson - "[She is an] Experimental Performance Artist and Musician who plays Violin and Keyboards and Sings in a variety of Experimental Music and Art Rock Styles."

Amory Lovins - [He is] Cofounder of Rocky Mountain Institute - "[He is] engaged in cutting-edge research on oil independence, Renewable Energy Technologies, Distributed Energy, resource planning, Green Buildings , and Radically Efficient Transportation."

John F. Kennedy - Deceased - [Our Greatest US President, murdered!] - "The assassination is still being debated - for Good Reason!" Bet on big oil.

Utah Phillips - Bruce Duncan "Utah" Phillips (May 15, 1935 – May 23, 2008)
- [He was a] Peace Activist, songwriter and singer from Nevada City, CA - 2004 Interview with Democracy Now!  - Interview on Freak Radio Santa Cruz, Cali - Here*

Martha Graham - Deceased - "[She was] widely considered one of the Greatest Artists of the 20th century."


Jim Garrison - Deceased - [He was an] Activist and lawyer. - "[He]wrote three books on the Kennedy assassination: "A Heritage of Stone" (1970), "The Star Spangled Contract", and the best-seller, "On The Trail of The Assassins" (1988)."

Mae Brussell - Deceased - [She was an] Activist, Historian and radio host during the 60's in CA. "[She] networked with such people as Jim Garrison, Col. L. Fletcher Prouty, and Larry Flynt. Her first published article in Paul Krassner's, "The Realist", was actually financed by John Lennon and Frank Zappa."

Anita Roddick - Deceased - "[She was] Body Shop Founder & Environmental Campaigner - 1942-2007."

Grace Paley - Deceased - "[She was an] acclaimed American poet, short story writer, and anti-war activist." - Remembered with Democracy Now!

Max Roach - Deceased - "[His funeral was attended by] over 2,000 people gathered at Riverside Church in New York on an August Friday, 2007 for the funeral of the Legendary Drummer, Educator and Activist. - Special Tribute with DemocracyNow!

Cynthia McKinney - [She is a] Peace Activist and former Congress  Representative. She spoke out against the Persian Gulf War and so caused many legislators to walk out in protest at her remarks." (bankster buddies, no doubt)

Emma Goldman - Deceased - She was quoted as saying: "I want Freedom, the Right to Self Expression, Everybody's Right to Beautiful, Radiant Things."

Jane Addams - Deceased - "Her adult night school set the stage for the continuing education classes offered by many community colleges today."

Scott Nearing - Deceased - "He wrote pamphlets on Low Income, Peace Throughout the World, Feminism, and many different Environmental Causes."

Mike Ruppert - He is the creator of  From the Wilderness.  He writes on economic and military analysis, detailed exposés of the CIA and the American political and economic system. - He's a one man crusade trying to expose America's bogus war on drugs. - He is also author of "Crossing The Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil." - More 

Ralph Nader - Mr. Nader is THE ORIGINAL Consumer Advocate and Peace Activist. Bio - Interview 07092007 with Democracy Now!

Patti Smith - "Smith was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame March 12, 2007. Zach de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine gave Smith's induction speech. Smith dedicated her award to the memory of her late husband, Fred. Smith gave a performance of the Rolling Stones classic Gimme Shelter, a song she termed a great Anti-war Song. As the closing number of 2007 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction evening, Smith's "People Have the Power." - Patti Smith Music Site

Vanessa Redgrave - "She has supported a range of Human Rights Causes, including opposition to the Vietnam War, nuclear disarmament, Independence for Ireland , Freedom for Soviet Jews."  Interview 06132007 with Democracy Now!

Mavis Staples - "Her voice has influenced artists from Bob Dylan to Prince (who dubbed her "the epitome of soul") and she has appeared with everyone from the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Bill Cosby, Presidents Kennedy, Carter, and Clinton, to Janis Joplin, Pink Floyd, Santana and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and has recorded with Bob Dylan, Los Lobos, Aretha Franklin, Marty Stuart and many others."

Cisco Houston - Deceased - "He was a Fine Folksinger, the definitive interpreter of Woody Guthrie's massive songbook."

Mahalia Jackson - Deceased - "Her good friend Martin Luther King said, "A voice like hers comes along once in a millennium."

David Dellinger - Deceased - "He was a renowned Pacifist and Activist for Nonviolent Social Change, and one of the most influential American Radicals in the 20th century."

Eugene V. Debs - Deceased - "He ran For President while Convict No. 9653. Debs received nearly one million votes that year!"

Amy Goodman - She is an Author, Journalist, TV Personality and Peace Activist.  She anchors on Democracy Now! - A one hour, Weekly TV/Radio and Internet News Broadcast. Her newest book, "The Silenced Majority" hit the NYT Best-Seller List.

Rachel Carson - Deceased - "She was an American Marine Biologist whose landmark book, Silent Spring, is often credited with having launched the Global Environmental Movement." - http://www.rachelcarson.org/ - 100th Birthday Special with Democracy Now! 

John L. Lewis - Deceased - "[He] was the driving force behind the founding of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, which established the United Steel Workers of America and helped organize millions of other Industrial Workers in the 1930s."

Helen Keller - Deceased - "She went on to become a world famous Speaker and Author. She is remembered as an advocate for People With Disabilities, as well as Numerous Causes."

Mark Twain - Deceased - "He began his career writing light, humorous verse but evolved into a grim, almost profane chronicler of the vanities, hypocrisies and murderous acts of mankind."

Wang Wei Lin - "[He] was the man who Stood Unflinching in front of a convoy of tanks moving their way up the ironically named "Pathway of Everlasting Peace" from Tianamen Square in early June 1989."

Juan Gonzalez - Juan is A Writer, extraordinaire! He writes for New York Daily News and has a recent best-seller turned into the Documentary, Harvest of Empire, plus is co-anchor of Democracy Now! - A one hour, Weekly Internet Broadcast and TV/Radio News Show.

Joe Conason - He is a Peace Activist and Author of "It Can Happen Here." "A select group of extremely powerful right-wing ideologues are driving us ever closer to the precipice." - He Writes for Salon and Truthdig.

Chris Hedges - He is A PROLIFIC Writer, a very active Social Justice and Peace Activist and a Journalist for "Truthdig" and formerly on the news staff of The New York Times. He writes  His latest book is Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt,  June 2012 - 2006 Interview - (2012) - 21/2-hr Interview

Bernie Sanders - "Through eight terms in office, the former mayor of Burlington, Vt., He has struck a maverick, middle path between Democrats and Republicans, agitating most often for pocketbook issues of importance to Middle- and Lower-Class Americans: Protecting Social Security, Expanding Access to Lower-Cost Prescription Drugs, Raising The Minimum Wage, and Promoting Trade Policies that Protect Rural and Manufacturing Jobs." - Senator Sander's web site

Bill Moyers - He is 79 years old[2013]: Author, Journalist, TV Personality and Peace Activist. He is Back with Bill Moyers Journal Interview1 April 25, 2007 - Interview2 with Democracy Now!

Keith Olbermann - One of the greatest! Olbermann was fired, again, this time from "Current TV" on March 30, 2012!

Rocky Anderson - "Mayor Anderson has gained international renown for his Salt Lake City Green Program."- "Thousands of critics of the war in Iraq made their voices heard with a massive protest here in Salt Lake City. Among them was Salt Lake's Mayor, Rocky Anderson." - interview democracy Now!

Sarah Vaughan - I Love This Woman! "She was considered one of the most Influential Jazz Vocalists of the 20th century" - Deceased

John Coltrane - "He is credited with reshaping Modern Jazz and with being the predominant influence on successive generations of Musicians." John died in 1967.

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso - Official Site - Deceased - "He painted The Dove as Symbol of Peace, an image that became the icon of the world peace movement of the 1950s, reproduced on posters and postage stamps around the world. The dove was Picasso’s version of: “All we are saying is Give Peace a Chance - John Lennon
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Pete Seeger - Deceased - "Yes" Bio - "Guardian" Obituary - Song Writer, Banjo and Vocalist Performer for 50+ years, AND THE Original Environmentalist, Activist and Lover of Humankind and Life Itself - He said, "Our songs are like you and me, the product of a long Human Chain." - 07032006 Interview with Democracy Now!

Buffy Sainte-Marie - "She was part of a blacklist which affected Taj Mahal, Eartha Kitt and a host of other outspoken performers, A Sioux Nation member, her name was included on White House stationery as among those whose music "deserved to be suppressed" - NOW living on Kaua'i Bio

Taj Mahal - "He formed The Rising Sons with Ry Cooder, Ed Cassidy, Jesse Lee Kinkaid, Gary Marker, and Kevin Kelly." - Bio

Eartha Kitt - Deceased - "Her distinctive Voice has enthralled an entirely new generation of fans." "She made anti-war statements during a White House luncheon that reportedly made first lady Lady Bird Johnson weep uncontrollably." - Bio 

Charlie Haden - "He is one of the most politically outspoken Jazz Musicians of his time. During the middle of the Vietnam War, Haden formed the Liberation Music Orchestra that mixed songs from the Spanish Civil War, anti-war songs and a tribute to Che Guevera." - Interview 090106 with Democracy Now!

Mayumi Oda - "She exhibited many one-woman shows in Japan, United States, and Europe from 1972 through 1990. She founded the Plutonium Future organization in Berkeley, California and Tokyo, Japan to work to publicize the nuclear program in Japan, and stop the shipment of plutonium from France to Japan."

The Waifs - Vikki (1995) was quoted: "Being in a band is a marriage. "3" is an odd number. Independent means hard work. But to have the freedom to go where you want, with your closest friends and Play Music to anyone who chooses to listen, it's just the best thing." - Bio - Wow! This Ausie Group is way into Sustainability and Social Justice!

Ed Rosenthal - Ed's Web - Ed is a Consummate Marijuana Advocate and Peace Activist.

Michael Moore - "Michael is an Academy Award Winning American Film Director, Author, and Social Commentator. He is widely known for his outspoken, critical views on globalization, large corporations, gun violence, the Iraq War, and the George W. Bush administration." Michael's personal website is: Michael Moore.com. "Let the resounding defeat of Senator Joe Lieberman send a cold shiver down the spine of every Democrat who supported the invasion of Iraq."

Jon Stewart - "He is host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show.  It presents very poignant Political Satire."

Stephen Colbert - "He was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in 2006." He is Star of Colbert Nation.

Neil Young - Neil is THE MAESTRO - a Musician's Musician and Peace Activist - Neil's Personal Site - "He was a member of  Buffalo Springfield in the mid-60s and then went on as a Solo Performer backed by the band Crazy Horse."  Colbert Video Interview

Dalai Lama - His Holiness is Spiritual Leader of Tibet and is a Peace Activist.  Audio and Interview about 9/11 on September 25, 2003 with Democracy Now! - More

Martin Amis - A Writer - "His work has prompted new considerations of realism, postmodernism, feminism, politics, and culture."

Margaret Atwood - A Writer - "She has an uncanny knack for writing books that anticipate the popular preoccupations of her public."

Joseph Campbell - Deceased - The Best of Philosopher/Anthropologist and renown as an Indigenous Peoples' Historian! - Best Known For: [Paraphrased]: "Follow Your Bliss and Doors Will Open For You That Weren't There Before!" - Author, Teacher and Peace Activist - Two of Many Great Reads:  Hero with a Thousand Faces - The Power of Myth

José Bové - We Love this guy! He made a "McDonalds" in Millau, South-West France famous. He and other Protesters helped to dismantled it just days before it was due to open! - Bio

Dixie Chicks - These ladies Rock! They are The Best of Country and Outspoken Peace Activists, too! - Audio

Robert Redford - "He is an Actor and founder of Sundance Institute. He supports Environmentalism and Native American Rights."

Paul Robeson - "He Sang and Spoke Out Against Racist Conditions experienced by Asian and Black Americans.  He Condemned segregation."

Frank Zappa - One Cool Dude! - He was the most prolific Musician-Composer of his era, releasing over 60 albums during his lifetime, almost all of which consisted of Original Compositions. Frank testified before the US Senate Commerce, Technology, and Transportation committee, attacking the Parents Music Resource Center or PMRC which endorsed Music censorship." - Amazing Video with Frank on CNN Crossfire crushing the bigotry of the right-wing pinheads of the day, 1986!

Food Not Bombs - They Share Free Vegetarian Food with Hungry People and Protest war and poverty. They are an organization to End War in Our Lifetime. Thank You from AQll of Us, Keith McHenry!

Ron Suskind - He wrote "The One Percent Doctrine". - A revealing journey deep inside America's battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists - A game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets of Karachi. - Interview 7/14/06 with Democracy Now!

Sander Hicks - He started Vox Pop, a New York City-Only Union Shop, Fair-trade Coffeehouse/Bookstore.

Percy Schmeiser - A Saint and Canadian grapeseed(canola) farmer who took on the ghouls at Monsanto, the giant, multinational agro-chemical company that is at the forefront of developing genetically modified [Frankenstein] foods. Percy was accused of patent infringement after some Frankenstein pollen blew into his fields. Monsanto CREEPS!

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - "They are known for their distinctive Vocal Harmonies and Activist Politics."  Freedom of Speech Tour 2006 (canceled in Phoenix due to right-wing pinheads getting their shorts twisted in a knot, no doubt) - Official Web Sites

Robert Scheer - "His new Book, "Playing President: My Close Encounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan and Clinton - And How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush."  Interview 7/10/2006 - with  Democracy Now! - He is Editor of Truthdig closed some years back.

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Isaac Asimov - He once said, "There were hundreds of Scientists who did great scientific work and at the same time were religious. But they did not mix their religion and Science." - Interview with Bill Moyers 1987

Paul Stamets - He is the owner of Fungi Perfecti and a dedicated Mycologist for over thirty years. He  discovered and coauthored four new Species of Mushrooms, and pioneered countless techniques in the field of Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Cultivation. - Ready-to-grow Mushroom PatchesInterview

Greg Palast - Get well, Greg! A Writer - His latest Best-seller in 2012 is "Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps" - Greg is an Independent Journalist for The Guardian Unlimited, Truthout and Vice Magazine. He investigates corporate fraud and racketeering. His first reports appeared on BBC television and in the Guardian Newspaper." - Interview with Democracy Now!

James Carroll - "Carroll lectures widely on Jewish-Christian reconciliation, on Catholic reform, and on the question of war and Peace." - Peace Activist - Interview with Democracy Now!

Daniel Ellsberg - "He is the most famous government Whistleblower of the twentieth century. In 1969 he leaked the Pentagon Papers, setting in motion actions that would eventually topple the nixon presidency and end the Vietnam war." - Interview 1 by Democracy Now! - Interview 2

Jane Fonda - "She is an Actor, Writer, Producer and a once-upon-a-time 60's Political Activist."

Wole Soyinka - "He is a Legendary Nigerian Playwright and First African to win a Nobel Prize in Literature." - Interview Part 1 - Part 2 with Democracy Now!

The Rev. William Sloane Coffin - Deceased - He was a Peace Activist. - Article by John Nichols

Mother Teresa - "She was an Albanian-Born Indian-Catholic Nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity. Her work was among the Poverty-Stricken of Kolkata, (Calcutta)."

Tom Tomorrow - "Dan Perkins (born 1961 in Wichita, Kansas), better known by the pen name Tom Tomorrow, is an Editorial Cartoonist."

Dennis Bernstein - "Dennis is still doing Investigative Reporting and Radio Hosting KPFA's Flashpoints Radio.  He is a Human Rights Advocate and Poet."

Rachel Corrie - In her early 20's, she was murdered by an Israeli government employee. "She was an American Peace Activist and was horrifically crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer driver who would not stop!" - Rachel Corrie's Words on Third Anniversary of Her Death - Democracy Now!

Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons - A married couple - "Since 1990, Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons have been assembling Bioneers for an annual conference, a gathering of Scientific and Social Innovators who have demonstrated Visionary and practical models for restoring the Earth and Communities."

John Trudell** - He is an American First Peoples' Poet, Activist and Recording Artist. "I'm just a human being trying to make it in a World that is very rapidly losing its understanding of Being Human."

Rage Against The Machine - Musicians and Peace Activists - "On September 12th and 13th, 2000, "Rage Against The Machine" performed their last two shows ever as a Band." - Thanks Tom for all that You do on behalf of Occupy Wall Street.

Danny Schechter - "He is a veteran Journalist, Media Critic and co-founder of MediaChannel.org." - Editor of the blog News Dissector - since folded

Leonard Peltier - "He is a Citizen of the Anishinabe and Lakota Nations, He is a Father, a Grandfather, an Artist, a Writer, and an Indigenous Rights Activist. He has spent more than twenty-seven years in prison for a crime he did not commit." - 2000 Interview with Democracy Now!

Allister Sparks - "He is the Legendary South African Editor and Reporter. He covered Wiretapping and Torture under Apartheid and Bush." -  DemocracyNow! Interview

Buckminster Fuller - Deceased - From southern Illinois, he was an Inventor, Activist and Visionary. "He was concerned with the question of whether Humanity has a chance to survive lastingly and successfully on Planet Earth. And if so, how?" - Buckminster Fuller Institute

Carlos Santana - He is a Gifted Musician, Bruja and Activist. "He will always be remembered for his Long History of Social Activism and contributions of time and funds to Humanitarian Causes." He became famous when "discovered" at Woodstock.

Alice Walker - She is an Author, Poet and Activist. She received the Pulitzer Prize in 1983 for "The Color Purple." - DemocracyNow Interview

"Grandpa" Al Lewis - Deceased - He is known for being an Actor and Peaceful guy. Al Lewis died at the age of 82. In the acting world, he was best known for playing Grandpa on the Munsters." - Interview with Democracy Now!

Betty Friedan - Deceased - "She was a Feminist Crusader and Author whose searing first book, "The Feminine Mystique," ignited the contemporary Women's Movement in 1963."

Harry Belafonte - He is a Singer and Activist. - Interview with Democracy Now!

Stevie Wonder - A Great Pianist and Vocalist who goes all the way back to the "Dick Clark Bandstand" days! "He is a tireless Humanitarian and Champion for Political[, Racial] and Social Justice."

Eugene McCarthy - Deceased - "McCarthy and the Vietnam War will be forever linked. It was in 1968 when the Democratic Senator from Minnesota broke party ranks."- Click here for DemocracyNow transcript.

Mike Farrell - Mike is famous as an Actor in the TV series, "Mash"." His [Societal] Issues are largely those involving Human Rights and the death penalty. Mike is also known to speak out against Local Injustices, Animal Rights [and] Environmental Issues."

Jonathan Kozol - He [wrote]"Apartheid Education in America."Interview with F.A.I.R (Fairness in Accuracy and Reporting)

Jimmy Carter - President Carter is 39th President of the United States of America. - Interview with Al Franken

Jane Goodall - "She is an English Primatologist, Ethologist and Anthropologist, probably best-known for conducting a forty-year study of Chimpanzee Social and Family Life, as director of the Jane Goodall Institute. - Interview with Democracy Now!

Rosa Parks - Deceased - "She was a Civil Rights Activist whom the United States Congress called the Mother of the Modern Day Civil Rights Movement. You did not mess with Rosa Parks!

Nina Simone - Deceased - "She was known as the "Doctor in Music and Humanities", "High Priestess of Soul", "Queen of African Rooted Classical Music."

Art Buchwald - Deceased - "He was an American Humorist best known for his long-running column in The Washington Post newspaper. His column appear[ed] in some 300 newspapers."

Kurt Vonnegut - Deceased - "Mr. Vonnegut trained as a chemist and worked as a Journalist." - More

Barry Crimmins - He is a Political Satirist. - Never Shake Hands with a War Criminal

Paul Krassner - He was Editor and frequent contributor to the Freethought Magazine, The Realist, which first published in 1958. [It] is a very early example of the "Underground" Countercultural Press."

Sean Penn - "Penn placed a $56,000 advertisement in the Washington Post asking President George W. Bush to end a cycle of violence." He still supports a tent community in Haiti and Rocks as an Actor!

Scott Ritter - He talks on the Untold Story of the intelligence conspiracy to undermine the UN and overthrow Saddam Hussein. Interview with  Democracy Now!
 
Susan Sarandon - She is an Activist and Actor married to Tim Robbins. They maintain a home in Taos, NM.

George Clooney - He is an Activist and Actor.

Cindy Sheehan - She lost Her Son early-on in Iraq with w's filthy war debacle. She's still Politically Active.

Ramsey Clark - "Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark Calls For Impeachment of President Bush!" - Ramsey Clark Interview

Ossie Davis - Deceased - "Ossie Davis and his wife, actress Ruby Dee (They married in 1948), were well-known Civil Rights Activists." - Democracy Now Interview with Danny Glover

Kevin Costner - He is an Actor and Peace Activist.

MP George Galloway - He "Campaign[ed] against sanctions on Iraq. He made several visits to that country." - Interview with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!

Tim Robbins - He is an Actor and Peace Activist, married to Susan Sarandon.

Gaylord Nelson - Deceased this July 3, 2005. - "He was an Unwavering Advocate for the Environment, first within his home state of Wisconsin, later nationally and internationally."

Elmer Maas - Deceased May 10, 2005 - "He was a member of the Isaiah Peace Ministry and participant of two previous Plowshares Actions." "He swam and canoed up the Thames River to the USS Pennsylvania Trident submarine."


Woody Harrelson -Woody's now defunct website: Voice Yourself was [And still is.] a Guide to Simple Organic Living - "With Woody Harrelson and Friends."

Roy Orbison - Deceased - He was one of the original Sun Records Rockabilly Artists recording alongside Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Joan Baez - "Some Artists Live in History - And the Lives of other Artists are History." Thank You Joan!

Robert Jensen - He is a Professor of Journalism, activist writer and Teacher.

Arlo Guthrie - He is AN ORIGINAL Peace Activist, Songwriter and Musician.

Senator Paul Wellstone - Deceased - accident or murder? - "There are plenty of people in Congress who vote Right, but Paul did everything Right. We didn't have to ask him, we didn't have to lobby him, he understood. It was like having one of us in Congress."

David Suzuki - David Suzuki was quoted, "We are the Environment.There is no distinction."

Jerry Garcia - Deceased - The Best There Can Be and ever was! Jerry was a Dude, Musician and Peace Activist.

Abbie Hoffman - Deceased - He was an Advocate of Non-violent Dissent and Leader of the "Woodstock Nation Movement."

Jimi Hendrix - Deceased - The Best Damn Dude! He was a Kick-Ass Musician and Peace Activist, too! - More

Arianna Huffington - She is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of ten books. She is former owner of the Huffington Post and still writes for it.

Jim Hightower - He is a National Radio Commentator, Writer, Public Speaker and Author.

Helen Caldicott, MD - "She has devoted 35-years of her life to an International Campaign to Educate the Public About the Medical Hazards -f the nuclear age, and the changes in human behavior necessary to Stop Environmental Destruction. "We will miss Helen as her Work of-Love weekly radio show, If You Love This Planet, has shut down December 2012 but is still good for archives.

Cat Stevens A.k.a. Yusuf Islam. - He is a Musician Icon Living in England.

Desmond Tutu - He is a Priest, Author, Teacher and Peace Activist.

Ansel Adams - Deceased - He was the Greatest Black-and-White Photographer of Our Vanishing Wilderness, and Conservationist.

John Muir  - Deceased - He s America's most famous and influential Naturalist and Conservationist.

Edward Abbey - Deceased - Late in Life, Ed lived in Tucson with his second Wife and two Daughters while teaching Prose Writing at the University of Arizona."[He]voiced the belief that the West was in danger of being developed to death, and that the only solution lay in the Preservation of Wilderness."

Howard Zinn - Deceased - Howard Zinn just died. "[He] was a Historian and a Playwright. He taught at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, then at Boston University. He was active in the Civil Rights Movement, and in the Movement Against the Vietnam war. He has written many books, his best known being, "A People's History of the United States." - Audio with Democracy Now!

Noam Chomsky - !Rocks and Rules! He is an Author, Teacher and Peace Activist - and from Democracy Now! - Audio 03312006 and 04032006 and from the Web - RecordedChomsky 24/7

Ziggy Marley  - Ziggy is the oldest of Bob Marley's Children and makes Jahmmin Ridimms and Irie Tunes as a guitarist and vocalist. - A Musician and Peaceful guy.

Paul Krugman - Paul Krugman joined The New York Times in 1999 as a columnist on the Op-Ed Page - Unofficial Paul Krugman Web Page

Woody Guthrie - Deceased - Woody Gutherie still lives in my heart. He is the Best Protest Tune Writer and Singer-Musician of All Time.

Richard P. Feynman - Deceased - He was known for a knack to explain complicated Physics in Plain Language. "[He] is a Nobelist Physicist, Teacher, Storyteller and Bongo Player."  4-part lecture on Quantum Theory

Naomi Klein - Author of The Shock Doctrine - The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, - [In] 2007, it became an International Best-seller. A new work is due out this 2013 - Official Site

Laura Flanders - "[She] cuts through the news and blather of the week and talks directly to the activists, newsmakers and artists who are making change." - She Produces Grit TV.

John Nichols - "[He] has written the Online Beat for The Nation since 1999. His posts have been circulated internationally, quoted in numerous books and mentioned in debates on the floor of Congress."

Paul Loeb - He is Author of "The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear."

Arundhati Roy - She is a Lecturer, Peace Activist and Writer from India.  Interview - 052406 - Democracy Now!

Norman Mailer - Deceased - He was a Playwright and Journalist. - And Activist - More

Linus Pauling - Deceased - He was a Nobel Prize Chemist for discovering the DNA Molecule, Peace Activist and Anti-Nuclear Proponent.

Martin Sheen - He is an Actor and Peace Activist. He is best known for His Stunning Character in "Apocalypse Now."

Danny Glover - He is an Actor and Peace Activist.  Interview

Keb' Mo' - He is a Musician and Peace Activist.

Bruce Springsteen - He is a Musician and Peace Activist.  Bio

Dave Matthews Band - Dave is a Peace Activist.  Dave helps raise money for Farmers through "Farm Aid". "[Their] first Public Show was at the 1991 Earth Day Festival." - Dave is an  OrganicFarmer.

Pearl Jam - They are Musicians and Peace Activists.

R.E.M. - They are Musicians and Peace Activists. - They are quoted, "Completely re regulate radio and limit any company to owning 10 stations across the country."

Ben Harper - He is a Singer-Musician and Peace Activist.


James Taylor - He is a Musician and Peace Activist.

Bonnie Raitt - She is a Musician and Peace Activist.

Jackson Browne - He is a Musician and Peace Activist, most recently with Occupy.

John Mellencamp - He is a Musician and Peace Activist and helps with "FarmAid."

Steve Earle - He is a Kick-Ass Bluegrass Musician/Writer/Singer and Outspoken Peace Activist.

Bruce Cockburn - He is a Rockin' Conscious Musician and Peace Activist.

Albert Einstein - Deceased - He discovered the "Space-Time Continuum", was Awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics, was a Peace Activist and friends with Marilyn Monroe.

George Harrison - Deceased - He was the first "Beatle" to die. - A Musician/Writer, Hinduist and Peace Activist

Bob Marley - Deceased - He coined "OneLove OneHeart". Bob was born and lived in Jamaica and dominated the New Reggae Beat Sound from the late 60's on. - A Musician-Singer-Writer and Peace Activist

Tim O’Brien - I got to meet Tim during my Bluegrass days. Tim is the best of the best of the Conscious Bluegrass Musician Singer/Song Writers and Peaceful guy.

Greg Brown - He is the Premiere Folk-Country Conscious Musician and Peace Activist. - Married to Iris DeMent.

Iris DeMent - She is a Conscious, Folk-Country Singer-Musician and Peace Activist, now Married to Greg Brown.

John Lennon - We Miss You John. - A Musician and Peace Activist - If alive, today, he would've been in the streets with us as Yoko has just started doing with her "No Frack" Bus Tour with Hers and John's Son, Sean. - Murdered, he was, by those "persons-unknown," (who got JFK, RFK, MLK, Wellstone and others.)

Ratdog - They are the new group made-up of "The Grateful Dead" minus Jerry Garcia, now Deceased. - Peace Activists and "KICK-ASS Musicians"

David Grisman - "Dawg" Plays Bluegrass and Jazz Mandolin These Days. - Friends of "The Grateful Dead" and Peaceful guy

Bob Dylan - Dylan is Big, Baybeeee! - "The king of Truth" - A Musician and Peaceful guy. 

Peter Rowan - Peter is One of Those Rare, Conscious, Kick-Ass Bluegrass Singer-Musicians, who actually is a Peaceful guy.

Merry Pranksters - "Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters are noted for the sociological road Trip They took in the Summer of 1964, traveling across the United States in a Psychedelic painted School Bus enigmatically and variably labeled Further."

Ken Kesey - Deceased - Ken was a Peace Activist and Writer. He is Best Known for "One Who Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" and for being a Member of the Merry Pranksters.

Grateful Dead - Every night was Saturday Night with "The Original Jam Band". These Guys are still around. -  Musicians and Peace Activists.

Molly Ivins - She glowed with Warmth and Kindness as an Journalist, Author and Peace Activist. - Deceased January 31, 2007 - Interview

John Cowan - John is from the South and a Great  Bluegrass Vocalist-Musician. He's as Peaceful as They come amongst the Bluegrass Crowd.

Walter Cronkite - Deceased - Walter Cronkite was One of the Greatest News Anchors of All Time. He Told The Truth as an Author, Journalist and Peace Activist.

Studs Terkel  Deceased at 96-Years Young, Studs was an Author, Journalist and Peace Activist. - Audio Interview

Marlon Brando - Deceased - He was THE Greatest Actor of All Times! - And Peace Activist, to boot!  A Eulogy

Gore Vidal - Deceased - Related to Al Gore, he was an Author, Journalist and Peace Activist. Passed On July31, 2012

Al Gore - Our former Vice-President - He is also known as a Global warming Activist and Author of "An Inconvenient Truth." The CurrentTV Network that he founded, he sold to Al Jazeera in late 2012.

Mumia Abu Jamal  - Formerly on Pennsylvania's death row for decades, He is an Author, Journalist, Radio Personality and Peace Activist.

Yonder Mountain String Band - These Bluegrass Musicians Rock! - And Peaceful guys.

Leftover Salmon - These Bluegrass Musicians Rock! - And Peaceful guys.

Railroad Earth - Another Rockin' Bluegrass Group! - Peaceful guys

Paul McCartney  Everyone knows Paul McCartney. - A Musician, Vocalist and Peace Activist.

Joules Graves - She is a Beautiful Musician and Peace Activist. Still in Cascadia?

Willie Nelson - Willie is legendary. A country guitar pleasure, singer and Brilliant Mind - He"s a musician's musician, plus a Peace Activist and on the Board of N.O.R.M.L!  H is the president and founder of Farm Aid  and "Bio Willy," a bio-fuel company. Plus he runs the "Peace Institute" in Maui, HI!

String Cheese Incident - These Musicians rock Bluegrass! And Peaceful guys, too!

Dennis Kucinich - Dennis was arguably One of the Best US Congress Persons of All Time! And Peace Activist, too! What you up to NOW,  Dennis?

Timothy Leary - Deceased - All around Great Psychologist and 60's Acid Guru - Leary was arrested and imprisoned for possession of a single Marijuana Joint and hounded by the feds until death. "He's Outside Looking In."

Michael Franti and Spearhead - These Musicians and Peace Activists Rock! Will there be another 9-11 Power to the Peaceful? No!

Dr. Edgar Wayburn - Deceased - Dr. Wayburn was the former five-term president of the Sierra Club. Significance of a lengthy

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