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emerging stories

In Books,campaign,DIY,Emerging,emerging church on March 12, 2008 by Eliacín

 Wanna share your stories?

Thomas Knoll will create a fringe collaborative publishing house if 20 people commit to writing a book on the platform.

Check this out – emerging stories

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slow down week jan. 13-19

In alternative,campaign,slowdown on January 15, 2008 by Eliacín

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Buy Nothing Day – Adbusters

In altermundismo,campaign,consumerism,consumption on November 15, 2007 by Eliacín

Buy Nothing Day – Adbusters


A 24 hour moratorium on consumer spending – participate by not participating

This November 23rd, environmentalists, social activists and concerned citizens in as many as 65 countries will hit the streets for a 24-hour consumer fast in celebration of the 15th annual Buy Nothing Day, a global cultural phenomenon that originated in Vancouver, Canada. Read more.

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Global poverty prayer week

In campaign,christianity,Community,global christianity,kingdom,poverty,Prayer on November 8, 2007 by Eliacín

Global poverty prayer week
Global poverty prayer week (12-18 Nov)

Tearfund’s Global poverty prayer week (12-18 November 2007) pulls together thousands of Christians hungry to hear God and keen to be part of a miracle.

We’ve created a special, free DVD for you to use with your church during the prayer week – click here to order, or here to watch online and download.

We’ve developed three ways your church can make prayer prominent during the prayer week:

* Organise a 24-7 prayer event for your church (register now)
* Put on a prayer meal, inviting community leaders and church members
* Book a prayer focus slot in your Sunday service

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Make Affluence History

In altermundismo,alternative,anti-globalization,campaign,economy,make affluence history,make poverty history,poverty,Social Justice,solidarity on September 10, 2007 by Eliacín

Make Affluence History

The high living standards read: mass consumption of industrialized nations is subsidized by the very low and lowering living standards of underdeveloped nations. We rarely connect our wealth and the poverty of others. To make poverty history, we need to Make Affluence History.

action ideas

skimp on consumption

Spend one day (or week, or month) where you only buy food and public transportation.

Learn about one man who had a Buy Nothing Year.
•Or learn about a group of people who have committed to not buying anything new for a year other than food, health and safety items and underwear.
Tips on how to keep from buying.

pause a minute for money
Every time you spend or earn money, pause to reflect on its impact in your life and others.

tally the true cost of stuff
Research one item of clothing, furniture or electronics you purchased in the last year. Find out its human and environmental costs.

cap your salary
Say to your boss, I have enough. Or scrape the sludge off your check and give it away.

•Maximum wage is being petitioned for in the UK

host a global dinner
Feed people according to chance (like the global kitchen) and talk about disparity.

•Check out Oxfam’s Hunger Banquet site for more information.
•Look here to download instructions provided by Catholic Relief Services. (pdf format)

low-tech bracelet
Slice an old bike tube into a 12 inch strip and tie on your own Make Affluence History band.

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