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The grain of sand that makes the pearl

Thank you Aisha! This so illuminated the ideas and feelings I have been having about our global connectedness. The coral especially makes so much sense. We are individuals but also cells in the body of a greater whole organism like Gaia. Elizabet Sahtouris wrote about this pattern of reality where everything is both itself and also pieces and parts of larger conscious organisms. She used Gaia to explain that it goes all the way up-ie Universe is alive and aware and all the way down to the tiny one celled creatures that came together to be us-they are still in us we just don’t realize their individuality because we are so used to thinking of them as say our mitochondria or our digestive enzymes.
It’s so beautiful to be part of this awakening and be able to share it with all of you!:-)

aisha north

Dear friends!

So much has started to sprout here these last 24 hours or so, and much of it was started by Philip and Bixie and what you shared around the topic Philip calls the “Infinite Silence”. This has triggered so much in many of us, so thank you for setting off this shower of sparks, and thank you to everyone who has added their insights to this!

I was woken up at around 2:30 this morning and guided to go into meditation again, and I set my intention to enter this “Infinite Silence”, and just like the night before, I chose to do it while connecting even deeper to this Pond like the CCs suggested we do in their previous message to us. As I connected to the energies, I was hoping for another experience similar to the one Philip describes, that blissful state of “coming home” and feeling…

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Top Chef Canada Finale Recap & What’s Next with Chef Rich Francis

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Top Chef Canada’s first Indigenous contestant, Chef Rich Francis returned to Indigenous Waves last week to recap the finale and season, as well as give the scoop on what is next for him.


Buffy Sainte-Marie – Cho Cho Fire

Leonard Sumner – Northern Lights

Cris Derksen – Elder Ducks

Leanne Simpson – jiibay or aandizooke

Eekwol – Kessick Song

Shibastik – Northern Cree

Che Christ – Dawn of Attack

Frank Waln – Oil 4 Blood

Dawn Avery – Onkwehonwe (First Peoples)

Originally Aired Monday May 19, 2014

Photo Credit: Rich Francis, Food Network Canada

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Truthout Daily Digest Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Dahr Jamail | The Future of Food?

Dahr Jamail, Truthout: Global agricultural projection needs to increase by 70 percent, at a minimum, by 2050 in order to keep pace with a projected 40 percent increase in population by that time. A fish farm and vegetable garden in Houston, Texas could provide a blueprint for a sustainable and community-based solution.

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Activists Working to Transform LA County Sheriffs Hope Changes Will Apply for the Entire Country

Bethania Palma Markus, Truthout: Los Angeles activists’ vigorous push to reform the violent and corrupt Sheriff’s Department may develop into an effective national program to reduce police violence, racism and classism.

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Chris Hedges | Thomas Paine, Our Contemporary

Chris Hedges, Truthdig: Thomas Paine’s unrelenting commitment to truth and justice, along with his eternal rebelliousness, saw him later vilified by the leaders of the new American republic, who had no interest in the egalitarian society championed by Paine.

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The New York Times: Everybody Who’s Anybody Wants to Bomb Syria

Robert Naiman, Truthout: Why would the Obama administration want to get the United States more deeply involved militarily in Syria? Didn’t the US public – Democrats, Republicans and Independents – decisively reject this last fall? Didn’t Congress refuse to authorize it?

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The Government-Corporate Complex: Surveillance for the Money

Beatrice Edwards, Berrett-Koehler Publishers: The NSA’s surveillance programs are illegal as well as not useful for counterterrorism. Had the agency developed the in-house and inexpensive Thin Thread program instead of alternatives dictated by private financial interests, 9/11 might have been foiled and the Fourth Amendment might still have meaning.

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The Rights of Journalists in Decline Around the Globe

Lizabeth Paulat, Care2: Cracking any big story leaves journalists open to harassment. Harassment is one thing, however, but jail and torture are quite another. Around the globe, journalists have been experiencing a direct crackdown on what they are allowed to write and where they are allowed to go.

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If the Law Is Bullsh*t, You Must Acquit

The Daily Take Team, The Thom Hartmann Program: If you haven’t heard of jury nullification before, that’s not all that surprising. The powers that be really don’t want anyone to know about it because it represents a direct threat to the status quo.

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Derailing the Dynasty Train

Chuck Collins, OtherWords: The first implication here in the United States of Piketty’s work is for us to demand that Congress plug the holes undermining the US estate tax. Without timely action, we’ll see the rich become dynasties and everyone else robbed of opportunity.

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EU Safety Institutions Caught Plotting an Industry “Escape Route” Around Looming Pesticide Ban

Jonathan Latham, Independent Science News: EU documents newly obtained by the nonprofit Pesticide Action Network of Europe reveal that the health commission of the European Union is attempting to develop a procedural “escape route” to evade an upcoming EU-wide ban on endocrine disrupting pesticides.

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On the News With Thom Hartmann: The Poor Are More Ethical Than the 1%

In today‘s On the News segment: The poor are way more ethical than the 1%; the city of Portland, Oregon is breaking up with Walmart; last week, news broke of yet another massive media merger; and more.

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Mexico and Monsanto: Taking Precaution in the Face of Genetic Contamination

Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis: To listen to the current debates over the controversial requests by Monsanto and other biotech giants to grow genetically modified maize in Mexico, you’d think the danger to the country’s rich biodiversity in maize was hypothetical. It is anything but.

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Hemp Defies Hurdles to Make a Comeback in Spain

Inés Benítez, Inter Press Service: Spain is experiencing a resurgence of hemp, one of the species of cannabis with the lowest THC content, which has been used for millennia to produce textile, medicinal and food products.

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If the White House Can Get Away With Outing CIA Chief in Afghanistan, Why Is It Clamoring to Prosecute Snowden?

Mark Karlin, BuzzFlash at Truthout: The Obama administration is now prohibiting designated officials from even responding to “state secrets” that are in the public domain and verified. Yet, it engages in leaking classified information, intentionally and unintentionally, with impunity when it is in its interest.

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How the Gun Nuts Try to Excuse Away the Santa Barbara Slaughter – and Why They’re All Wrong

Read the Article at The Daily Beast

Greenwald to Name Americans Spied On by NSA

Read the Article at Crooks & Liars

Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. the Right: “Cosmos,” Christians and the Battle for American Science

Read the Article at Salon

Why Do These Tank Cars Carrying Oil Keep Blowing Up?

Read the Article at Mother Jones

Instead of Austerity and Slogans, Vets Need a Fully Funded and Accountable VA

Read the Article at The Nation

Millions Worldwide March Against Monsanto

Read the Article at Common Dreams

Fifteen Things to Know About Australia’s Incredibly Effective Gun Clampdown

Read the Article at National Journal