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Here is a database of grants which apply nationally and internationally, in every category, among which is a category for social justice giving. Grants range in denominations from under $3,000 to over $500,000. There are two basic series in the database, one of which is for non-profits and the other of which is for grants to individuals. Librarians may be consulted free of charge and books/courses are available for grant-writing. Should this come in handy for funding any activist projects you do, here it is: www.fdncenter.org

Here is a very simple way to undercut the warrantless wiretapping program:

http://www.opednews.com/articles/genera_kathryn__071124_here_s_a_very_simple.htm

Here are tips for writing letters to the editor: http://www.opednews.com/maxwrite/diarymanage.php?submit=view&did=4959

Here is a forgotten corner of consideration when electing any Candidate (implementing the thoughts shared here could help us avoid getting into the political mess we are in):

http://www.opednews.com/maxwrite/diarymanage.php?submit=view&did=5242


Here is an article with tips for how to spread word even if we never have access to the Internet. Included are tips for arranging a speaker meeting, very simple strategies to spread word which every individual can do, etc: http://www.opednews.com/articles/opedne_kathryn__071220_creative_ways_to_spr.htm

Here is where We, the People, DO have power:

http://www.opednews.com/articles/2/not_sh_kathryn__071123_here_s_where_we_2c_the.htm

RFID chips, your privacy, and very simple solutions to protect yourself from identity theft and from you whereabouts being tracked by the government at all times:

http://www.opednews.com/articles/opedne_kathryn__071217_rfid_chips_2c_your_pri.htm

Here is an article with links, books, resources, etc and ideas about how we each can reduce our carbon footprint and help to combat global warming:

http://www.opednews.com/articles/not_sh_kathryn__071221_discussion_thread_3a_g.htm

This excerpt from a book by German citizen Milton Friedman about the rise of Nazi rule in Germany offers stunning, jaw-dropping parallels to the rise of fascism in America today. A must read and a good way to help others become aware of the mental games being played by our government, and by the deceptive thinking in our own minds which enables the rise:

http://www.opednews.com/articles/opedne_milton_m_071206_they_thought_they_we.htm

Below is a link to an article suggesting that to run for public office is to challenge the seats of unethical Congresspeople. Hooray for creative brainstorming offered by such entities as Clean Sweep and more! Thank you all for offering us that hope. In the article below, I also have summarized some facts about a few of the post-911 laws which people need to be aware of, in order to keep eyes open for each other as citizens and to see right through the acts of politicians (which is key to dismantling their impact on society):

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This quote summarizes the nature of my concerns and the content of personal experiences which stir my activism: "Necessity is the plea for every infringement on human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves". --Paul (more...)
 

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You will see ACTIVISM in ACTION!  Almost $20 ... by Jeanette Doney on Thursday, Dec 27, 2007 at 7:23:36 PM