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you who would hurt
the creatures of wood,
meadow, and hearth.
Beware the Catwomen,
who follow Artemis.

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"From conception the increase
From increase the swelling
From swelling the thought
From thought the remembrance
From remembrance the consciousness,
the desire..."
---- Maori Creation Chant

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45 million voices Abortion stories

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ABA News
Abolish Sport Hunting
Abolish Animal Terrorism
Abolitionist On-line
Abuse tracker
Action for Change networking site for change agents
"Afghanistan` Project"
Animal Liberation Front ALF
(May the Universe Keep Them Safe and Active for they are the finest of us all and they harm no living thing despite what the bosses tell you)
Animal Police
Animals and Politics
Animal in WI Recomended Site
Anti-Slavery International
More animal links on my website under Social Change Moon
American Thinker
American Center for Democracy Libel Tourism and first amendment rights
Archetypes
Art Links Place's Moon - 3rd col
Art that Saves Animals
Arts Wisconsin
Ashes & Snow use mouse on each picture
ASPCA
Art original

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Banking on Heaven polygamy video
Beautiful Links
Bees do not Sting
Bees & Wannabes
Best Friends Sanctuary and Resources
Big Poon's Very Best Catnip
BILL OF RIGHTS
Bird Food

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C-Span Video Library
CAIDS - Hunters for intelligent alternatives to Chronic Wasting Disease hysteria
Catch the Moon
Center for Feminist Art
The Center for Responsible Lending
Center for Gender Refugee Campaigns
Ceramic Sculpture
Birds View - Creamic Sculptures of Jacqeline Jrolf
"A Libra whose element is air. She makes birds and what is happening to the air (and herself) through birds"
Chicago Women's Liberation Union
Coalition for American Workers Save jobs for citizens. Prevent in and outsourcing jobs.
Compassion Over Killing
Conflict Resolution

Corporate Control of US Democracy
Cosmology 3D
Cows with Guns

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  New Daily Coyote
New Daily Coyote
Daily Puma
Dhimmi Watch
Donna Hughes

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Earth Best Defense
Earth Justice Because the earth needs a good lawyer: recommended site
Eat Well at Veg Web
Equal Pay Act Check out how this site has changed under the BO adm. They have a link to go to the old site. Go to the old site to see then and now – they will keep the old site up for a few more months
Equal Rights Amendment
Equal Pay -after 45 years
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Enough genocide discussions and reports
Equality 4Women Reference papers for organizing
Exploitation and trafficking in Women (Hughes)
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Florizel
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For Any Soldier
Food Fight
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Free the Slaves click on the Blog link
Free US Now Radio
Foster Parrots LTD

 

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removal of feral (recommended site)

Genderberg Resource for sexual exploitation activists and researchers
Global aid from US
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Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants & Health Food Stores in USA

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Documentary for Handmade Nation
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Herbarium
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Human Trafficking Middle East
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Initiative to Educate Afghan Women
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Women's Liberation Globally
Intern'l Museum of Womenwomen's art
Iran and Kurd Women's Rights
Isabella's Closet

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Service Women's Support Network
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Monarch Watch - Grow Milkweed!
Moo Shoes
Moonlady Pages
Muslims Against Sharia

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Natural Resources Defense Council
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Numbers USA Bi partisan immigration reduction organization

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On the Question of Animal Rights
Open Secrets
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Open Rescue

Opinions You Should Have
ohmidog!
Operation Bagdad Pups

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Visit Green's profile on Pinterest.
Popvox - TO Follow a Bill in Congress
Prostitution Research & Ed
Prostitution Rescue
PC Organization
Primate Freedom (RECOMMENDED SITE)
PaganNews.com
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Peaceful Choices
Place Moon alternative energy
Polaris Project anti slavery/trafficking

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Refugee Resettlement Watch recommended site
Residential Property Issues
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.)
ROCK ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK

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Sari Art
Sair Art

Sea Shepherd
Skin Deep check your cosmetics to see how toxic they are to your health
Smoothies Recipes for Smoothies
Spirit of America 100% of your tax-deductible donation goes to these projects initiated by Americans serving abroad
Stateline (News from the States)
Stop Honor Killings
Stray Pet Advocacy

Sexual Offenders
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Sleepwalking to extinction
Survivors of Clergy Abuse
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Track Fed Legislation
Treehugger
Travel Guide (Vegetarian)
Treating Glaucoma
Top Ten Links
Treasures
Trafficking in Women-International
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Understanding Taqiyya
US Constitution

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Vegetarian Restaurants in Wisconsin
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Vegetarian Food Facts
Vegetarian Resource Group
void of course
Vegan Nutrition Podcasts
VINTAGE HALLOWEEN
Sacred hallows-not horror violence

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Wiscat, Wisconsin’s union catalog
Enter the term, “women,” 444 entries; books, periodicals, oral history interviews, and manuscript collections.

WI Best Friends (recommended animal rescue site)
Wisconsin Woodland Owners and Lovers
Wild WI
Wild Ones
Wolf Pack Tarot
WOMEN AGAINST FUNDAMENTALISM IN IRAN Support Women Slaves Struggling to Organize in Iran - NOW! Follow the link above to find the website of women organizing behind burqas to bring freedom to Iran
WOMEN AGAINST SHARIA
Women in the Muslim World
Women Living Under Muslim Laws
Intern'l Women's Day March 8
Women's Foreign Policy Group
Women's Freedom Forum
Women's History Archives
Women's History Month In 1987, Congress declared March to be Women's History Month
Women's Medical Fund, Inc Assisting Wisconsin women who want but cannot afford abortion - please help
Women’s Studies Librarian’s Office Home of Feminist Collections Journal
Women's Suffrage Day August 26th
Women United
Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
WI Coalition Against Domestic Violence I rarely agree with these liberals who take a great deal of the DV funding
WI Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency
WI Newspapers Forum & Blogs
WisconSUN
WI Statutes
WI Vegetarian
WI Veterans Museum
WI Watch Reporters covering the underbelly of policy shaping WI while you are unconscious

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Help Someone Else; Help Yourself

Steff at Last Ditch has a good idea :

Being charitable a pretty selfish thing. You feel great when you're doing it. If that contributes to making the world a better place, then there's a big, big bonus.I've wanted to adopt a kid through World Vision for years, actually, specifically AIDS orphans in Africa. I've been thinking a lot about it this weekend, and it strikes me as the right thing to do to set the tone for my year to come. I think my biological clock is ticking but instead of it making me want to have a kid, it's making me want to help kids. Weird. :)

I'm adopting a girl, when I do go ahead with it, though.

And the other one, doing a small biz loan through Kiva.org, is something I've just heard about and blows my mind. I can't remember his name, but there was that economics dude in the last year or so who won a Nobel or something for his plan to radically affect global poverty by doing ridiculous little loans of $20 or more that people not only used to change their lives (and those around them), but also repaid in full as a matter of pride.

Apparently 99.7% of the loans given by Kiva get repaid, and you can either take your money back or use it as "Kiva credit" to help someone else. You can read their stories, email them, and watch how their lives change as they use this one brilliant shot at achieving their life dreams.

Awesome. Both, adopting AIDS orphans and changing poverty one small loan at a time, are things that I've believed in for a while and consider myself pretty blessed to finally be in the position where I think I can afford to give away $40 or 50 a month if it means making someone's life better.

I could use the self-satisfaction that comes from knowing I'm making a bigger ripple in my little pond. I think I'll give a $25 Kiva loan today and see what happens. :)

I shall chronicle my recipient's successes, too.

How fun! (OOh! FIVE minutes later and I have gotten the ball rolling, doing just a $25 loan to a woman in Nigeria trying to get her soft drink-selling company off the ground. How cool! I'm her first lender. :) Let's see what happens. Awesome. And so easy to do! What a great way to get my day started. Small change = big change potential!

Click on her name below this and help me to change her life! It's so easy.

(You know you want to!!!)

Go to her website Steff has the woman's business loan graph posted and you can click on it to see how she is doing. The graph does not show up at the permanent page link (I am telling Steff about this) but if you click to get to the blog page and scroll down to this entry, you will see the woman's chart. Also see: Kiva.org

Dear Kiva Lenders:

Just one year ago the Kiva staff (there were fewer of us then!) were gathered in our one-room office in an old warehouse-turned-office-space in the Mission District of San Francisco.

Some of us were in Halloween costumes, all of us were excited for a big day in Kiva history.One year ago today Frontline/WORLD first aired the program "Uganda: A Little Goes A Long Way" on PBS. The first airing was at 9pm Eastern / 6pm Pacific, and we all stood around our engineers who watched for our traffic numbers to increase.

Our total loan portfolio at that time was approximately $400k, and we were excited to see it grow.

Minutes into the broadcast, the Kiva.org website crashed as thousands of people simultaneously typed "www.kiva.org" into their browsers. As the broadcast repeated across each US timezone we had no chance of handling the response we received from this documentary following Kiva Loans from the US, to Uganda, and back again.

Over the next four days Silicon Valley rallied and with the help of many engineers who believed in Kiva's mission, we were back up and running.

Viewers came back to the website, and were excited that we had received such an amazing response. They told their friends, and they bought gift certificates for their families. By Thanksgiving we had passed $1m in total loan volume, we passed $2m just weeks later, and we've not slowed since.

Kiva Lenders recruited new lenders, and one year later there are over 130,000 Kiva Lenders around the globe. Word of mouth spread until finally it reached President Clinton, who has been continuing spreading the word - just like each of you.

Eventually we reached the ears of Oprah Winfrey and appeared on her show less than a year from the Frontline/WORLD broadcast.

We'd like to thank You, Kiva Lenders, for creating a grassroots movement which has truly swept across America and spread across the globe. You've proven that together, $25 at a time, we can make a real difference in the lives of the poor.

To date, you've made a difference of over $13 million, believing in more than 20,000 entrepreneurs who wanted a chance to support themselves through a small business. You've also made a difference in the lives of their families and children, who are enjoying the benefits of additional income to provide for their needs.

It's mind-blowing to think how far we've come in just 12 months. You have all really proven that together we can make a real difference, $25 at a time.Sincerely,The Kiva Team


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