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Charters for a Smarter World

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Author: the Inkslinger

The latest issue of the highly recommended Rachel’s Precautionary Reporter leads off with an interesting note about the new Bemidji Statement on Seventh Generation Guardianship, which was released on July 6 as part of the proceedings of the Indigenous Environmental Network’s 14th annual Protecting Mother Earth Conference in Bemidji, Minnesota.

The statement is a 21st century take on the same Great Law of the Haudenosaunee that inspired our own name and company philosophy. It’s a good one for sure, but as Rachel’s Peter Montague observes, the really interesting thing here is that with the Bemidji statement, we now have a fairly complete framework of ideas that everybody can coalesce around in the name of a saner future.

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Buy Local First

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As someone who goes to too many conferences and is disappointed more often than not, the BALLE conference that was held in Burlington this weekend exceeded all of my expectations. This is an organization that is full of hope and possibility, passion and commitment, a movement at a time where few pursuits rise to that level.

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BALLE Dinner

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Author: Gregor

We hosted a dinner for the speakers at the BALLE conference
here in Burlington. People were bussed out to Jeffrey's house. We were hoping to build a big bonfire and talk about
everyone's efforts to move the world forward, and it rained and rained and... So we all sat around in the house rapping on...

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Welcome BALLE to Vermont

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Author: Gregor

BALLE, Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, is having its annual three day conference in Burlington, Vermont - Thursday, Friday and Saturday. We, at Seventh Generation are very supportive all the work BALLE is doing to make the world a better place.

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