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Top 10 Must-See Occupy Wall Street Videos [Slideshow]

Please take the time to watch these 10 videos about the Occupy movement. They are important, and will help you get a sense of the whole of the issues, and what it has been and what it can be. Watch the videos.
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Everything’s Cool

In this documentary, filmmakers Daniel B. Gold and Judith Helfand (Blue Vinyl) follow a troupe of self-proclaimed global warming “warriors” on a mission to get the world to care about rising temperatures and melting polar ice caps. Taking a topic that’s inherently serious and applying their [...]
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Beyond Belief

The December movie pick for the Centers of Light Conscious Movie Night is Beyond Belief, a 2007 documentary by Beth Murphy, and winner of several film festival awards. It is about two women whose husbands dies in the terrorist attacks on September 11th. They understood that their grief and loss was [...]
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City of Joy

City of Joy was the monthly movie shown at the Centers Of Light in July. This movie focuses on a self-absorbed, entitled, unhappy young doctor who travels to India. By a series of events, he ends up stuck in India for a few months. During this time he begrudgingly begins to help a group of local [...]
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Overcoming Poverty While Caring for the Environment

Jeffrey Sachs believes that we must lift a billion-plus people out of poverty while simultaneously reducing our impact on the environment. http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/1711/
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July’s Cause: Quality, Accessible Health Care for All

Every month the Centers of Light around the country support a cause. The cause for July is health care and providing health care to everyone in the world. For those interested in helping bring more peace to the world, the Centers of Light host a monthly event called “Prayers for Peace” the first [...]
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