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The Peace People

–by Betty Williams (Feb 27, 2015) War has traditionally been a man’s work, although we know that often women were the cause of violence. But the voice of women, the voice of those most closely involved in bringing forth new … Continue reading

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Open Letter to…

… Government Officials, Law Enforcement Employees, people of the University of California  and Occupy The Farm Community. To all humanity in general. That we live now in an economy and society that are not sustainable is not the fault only … Continue reading

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Homes Not Jails

[The message that flowed through me during the Homes Not Jails direct action in San Francisco.] My family calls me Pancho and even though most of you don’t know me, I’d like you to know that I love you all. … Continue reading

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The XIV Dalai Lama, Berkeley, Peace and Compassion.

His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama made a historic visit to the University of California (UC), Berkeley on April 25, 2009. He gave a lecture entitled “Peace Through Compassion”, and well, His Holiness embodied his teachings, walking the talk, in … Continue reading

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The Berkeley Treesit and The Earth Swaraj

The Earth Swaraj: The Independence of the Earth. “The new paradigm is not about putting people in power, but power in people.” Can we have both, old trees and new gyms? Which corporations are benefiting from the construction of the … Continue reading

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Slow Down, Slow Food, Slow Science

The Challenge of Education for a New Generation: Converting Swords into Plowshares. Slow Down, Slow Food, Slow Science. “Where ignorance is your master, there is no possibility of peace.”–The XIV Dalai Lama. The scientific contributions of Albert Einstein and Richard … Continue reading

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The Regents Of the Dream

[A letter I sent to the regents of the University of California the semester I decided to stop cooperating with this institution.] Dear Regents of the University of California, We understand the enormous responsibility you have on your shoulders with … Continue reading

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Challenging the Lack of Imagination

Challenging the Lack of Imagination of the Last Empire: The Big Picture of the Treesit “Imagination is more important than knowledge; knowledge is limited; imagination encircles the World.” -Albert Einstein by Francisco “Pancho” Ramos Stierle and Adam Wight Berkeley, CA, … Continue reading

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Letter From Hunger Strikers

Dear Mr. Chancellor [of the University of California at Berkeley] Birgeneau, We are a group of Berkeley students and alumni who are fasting this week on campus in solidarity with the UC “No More Nukes in Our Name” hunger-strikers in … Continue reading

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