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coping creatively with climate complexity

Scarcity of resources often makes people despondent. People learn to adjust, adapt or just succumb. But, sometimes they transcend the adversity through a creative innovation. Let me share one story in which the scarcity of water triggered a very interesting innovation in cotton. Vikas Shinde and his wife Pramila own nearly half a hectare of land in a village named Pingalwada in dry part of

Letter to farmers in north dakota suffering from the monopoly of monsanto in agriculture

A response to blog posts like this one.Well, you have an alternative. Read up the Honeybee database on sustainable agricultural innovations available at and can use the open source example of farmer-based solutions to your problems. Please try these out and write to us.For example in cotton growing, you can plant okra around the cotton crop as a border crop. It belongs

Vinoba Bhave on Gandhi

Here is Vinoba Bhave sharing his thoughts on Gandhi:When, still a child, I was drawn by Bengal and the Himalayas. I cherished dreams of going to these places. In Bengal it was the upsurge symbolized by Vande Mataram that called me, in the Himalayas it was the Jnana-Yoga. When in 1916 I left home I wanted at the same time to go both to the Himalayas and to Bengal. The city of Kashi was on the way

Gandhi's Higher Standard of Leadership

It's Gandhi's birthday today. In perhaps a statement of our times, I was first reminded of him when I saw him on the homepage of Google. :) Then, I thought of my dear friend Jayesh Patel at the Gandhi Ashram, who is an exemplar of Gandhian values; and at some point, I happened upon an unread book sitting on my desk -- A Higher Standard of Leadership: Lessons from the Life of Gandhi, by

The Missing Celebrant on Independence Day

An article by Ramachandran Guha, on Aug 16, 2009:It is well known that when India became free on the August 15, 1947, Mahatma Gandhi declined to join the festivities in New Delhi. While his follower, Jawaharlal Nehru, spoke in the Council Hall about India's tryst with destiny, and the crowds danced on the streets outside, Gandhi was in Calcutta, seeking to restore peace between Hindus and Muslims


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FROM THE DESK OF PASTOR WILL: "Measuring the Heartbeat of the Church"

I am always amazed when I see the socio-political efforts to eradicate homelessness or to curb poverty. I am always disgusted when I see politicians deliver their stump speeches, using the poor to further their own agendas of power, greed and manipulation. While there are things we can and must do to reduce the rate and number…See More
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FROM THE DESK OF PASTOR WILL: Apostasy and Declining Christianity

I have been confronted recently by a number of my colleagues in ministry, many of them friends, most of them acquaintances and all of them pastors. They contend that "open and affirming churches" are a part of the "Great Apostasy" and falling away from the faith. They contend that pastors of LGBT ministries and churches are…See More
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A great number of religions are uncomfortable with, and often terrified, by erotic art and the creative energy that goes into it. They seem wholly taken aback by the energy harnessed in erotic art and, there is no need to be. Erotic energy reflected in art can only be effectively channeled with the full cooperation of…See More
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We are habituated to pass resolutions without acting on them – Mahatma Gandhi

Prof. Dr. Yogendra YadavSenior Gandhian Scholar, Professor, Editor and LinguistGandhi International Study and Research Institute, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, IndiaContact No. – 09404955338, 09415777229E-mail-                                    Mailing Address- C- 29, Swaraj Nagar, Panki, Kanpur- 208020, Uttar Pradesh, India We are habituated to pass resolutions without acting on them – Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi declared…See More
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FROM THE DESK OF PASTOR WILL: Critics, Condoms & Christ

One of the challenges of street ministry is in being able to descend on those streets with the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. The streets, especially in downtown Los Angeles, as in any large city, are brutal.We approach the reality of the streets with the example Christ set in meeting the needs of the people first and…See More
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How to Learn Nonviolent Resistance As King Did

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Two Types of Demands?

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Why gender matters for building peace

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Gene Sharp & the History of Nonviolent Action

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