Andrew V Pontbriand, Guest
There are approximately 190,000 people in China that are currently working in Slave Labor Camps. Among these are petty offenders such as drug addicts, pretty thieves and prostitutes. Currently, 75% of toy products are made in China, and these toys are being assembled … More
Joe Wright, Guest
The story of a letter embedded in a package of Kmart Halloween decorations received by Oregonian Julie Keith immediately went ultra-viral as it detailed an excruciating cry for help from a prisoner of a Chinese forced labor camp.
The letter brought to the forefront a … More
Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Last June, a story in the New York Times revealed just what type of working conditions are creating piles of inexpensive toys, decorations, electronics and other random household products made by the Chinese and sold throughout the world. There is seemingly an unending worldwide … More
Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three things are your greatest treasures. ~ Lao Tzu
Is your life worth more than a fancy car, the latest smart phone, a big house, and a fat paycheck every month? Consider that … More
Julian Rose, Contributor
When you take a closer look at it, you see that the choices we make each day of our lives add up to the grand price that nature must pay in her role as the sustainer of life on this planet.
What do I mean … More
Trinity Bourne, Openhand Contributor
In the many years of awakened life, I have witnessed abundance spoken about in a myriad of different ways. I’ve noticed that in all its different guises, there are two main ways in which it is interpreted:
1. Having lots of what we desire… More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Imagine changing your life in such a way that you drastically reduce your debt, rid yourself of clutter and make a statement against consumerism!
Over the last six decades, industry and emerging culture have over-inflated the American dream. What started as a … More
Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor
I’ve just been working with an evolving group in New York, a fascinating place indeed. Clearly a key anvil in the shift of consciousness, it is a dense energy grid of consumerism and control, equating metaphorically to “Machine City” in the film The Matrix. … More
Cosmic Convergence, Contributing Writer
Is there any doubt that there is a war being waged all over Planet Earth 24/7? A truly epochal war has been raging on every square inch of land, in every body of water and in every continental airspace for centuries.
James Michener is … More
Kim Dostaler, Contributing Writer
I think one of the greatest things holding back regular people from standing up to their government and the corporations who own them is they believe that people are inherently evil and that is why we will never be able to change anything on … More
Editor’s Note: This is part II of Z’s 3 part essay, How to Have Power Over Power. Read Part I here and Part III here.
Z, Contributing Writer
The Psychology of Power:
In order to understand the nature of power we must first understand the power … More
Editor’s Note: This is part I of Z’s 3 part essay, How to Have Power Over Power. To read Part II click here, and for Part III click here.
Z, Contributing Writer
A hero is not a champion of things become, but of things becoming; … More