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Surrogate Pregnancy Battle Pits Progressives Against Feminists

By Vivian Wang — 2019

A bill to legalize paid surrogacy in New York passed the State Senate, but has found opposition from prominent feminists, including Gloria Steinem.

Read on www.nytimes.com

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An Introduction to Naturopathy and Functional Medicine

Naturopathic Medicine and Functional Medicine have many similarities as well as many differences. Both systems focus on an individualized, patient-centered approach, identify and address underlying causes of disease and symptoms, and use targeted therapeutic interventions.

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The Burning Heart of a Bodhisattva

On the 55th anniversary of Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation, Edward Tick shares what he has learned from his pilgrimages to the site of the monk’s famous protest.

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How to Cultivate Equanimity Regardless of Your Circumstances

A calm mind and even temper can help make peace with life’s difficulties.

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This Is What Activism Does To Your Body

“Even with these health consequences, we can see the benefits of taking a stand because people are fighting for what they believe in and protecting people’s lives,” Sumner said. “I don’t think the answer is to stop altogether. It speaks to how critical it is to engage in self-care.

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For Protesters, Trauma Lingers Long After the Marching Ends

Instead of relying on systems that have consistently failed the most vulnerable in the protest community, Mullan encourages a shift toward community-based care.

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How to Revive Student Activism After a Year of Loss and Trauma

Student activists in particular have struggled with an additional test — how can they re-energize and sustain their movements after a year filled with anxiety, financial uncertainty, and a lack of in-person connection?

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The Hidden Victims of Repression – How Activists and Reporters Can Protect Themselves From Secondary Trauma

Peaceful protest has long been a way for ordinary people to take a stand against hate, injustice, and corruption. The contentious issues – and types of repression meted out – may change with the times, but the violence itself remains a constant for activists.

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Why Artistic Activism?

Artistic activism draws from culture, to create culture, to impact culture. If artistic activism is successful, the larger culture shifts in ways big and small.

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These Stunning Artworks Capture the Resilience—and Defiance—of Black Lives Matter

Works of art create a picture of activism and resilience, and reenforce the strength of black culture across generations.

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Activists Should Collab vs. Compete to Benefit the Greater Good

If one wants to highlight and promote activism to make a difference and be engaging, look to providing creative and strategic support to activists to find ways to collaborate with other activists and solve for many varying purposes.

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Activism/Service