By June Duncan, riseupforcaregivers.org/ Preparing to help a loved one move into hospice care can take a toll on many family members. It’s a mentally- and emotionally-challenging task that often comes with feelings of guilt, grief, and sadness–especially if you have been providing care yourself–and there are usually financial considerations as well. Many individuals whose […]
Earth Day 2011 with VANDANA SHIVA AND MAUDE BARLOWWatch Video Free!Vandana Shiva, world-renowned environmental leader, feminist and thinker from India. Maude Barlow, Chair of the Board of Canada’s Food and Water Watch. Podcast produced by Democracy Now! Click on the video below and listen for free! Download Real Player for Windows The week of Earth Day, April 22, […]
November is National Family Caregivers Month and is celebrated to honor and recognize the dedication and loving care of family members who take on the role as caregivers. Long-term care is not only an individual issue; it concerns the entire family. Considering that many adult children have to care for their aging or disabled parents, […]
Republished with permission by Anna Kučírková Everyone is looking for new ways to help improve their health. Whether you’re dieting, working out, or simply trying to increase your water intake, it’s requires dedicated effort with some parts easier than others. When it comes to the water you’re drinking, are you confident that you’re ingesting lead-free, healthy, treated […]
This podcast has been in the works for some time. The connections between fracking and trafficking and prostitution are complex and rarely addressed in popular culture, as is prostitution as the oppression of women in most popular discussion. We are grateful to Dr. Melissa Farley for her decades of work with PRE (Prostitution Research & […]
Here’s how to help the planet on Earth Day 2018: Commit to Buying Woman Made & Woman Owned. Support eco-friendly women owned businesses with your dollars and your word of mouth advertising. Increase sustainability and women’s share of world trade. Studies show that when the resources are directed toward the women, everyone and Mother Earth benefits.
How to make Nitrogen Rich Compost. Can we compost fish? Fish scraps help us to create nitrogen rich compost to grow healthy vegetable plants. And this saves you money! No need to buy fish emulsion.
Quick Nontoxic Kitchen Cleaning Tips from the Savvy Women’s Alliance. Founder, Kristi Marsh, published her book “Little Changes” to help us all make our homes safer and to prevent the cancer experience she survived with these tips.
Celebrating International Women’s Day with women and families around the world is always a delight! I spent March 8, 1986, in the icy snow of Moscow with 16 Women For Peace shopping the kiosks with Russian families. International Women’s day in Russia is like Christmas in the U.S. Families were shopping for flowers and gifts […]
I think we have all been trying to reduce waste, especially plastic waste for sometime now. Some of our local laws have helped us in this direction by prohibiting grocery outlets handing out free plastic bags that end up in the ocean (and in our seafood), in trees, and in already pushed to the limit […]