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    Cameron Conaway, Executive Editor at GoodMenProject.com, is an NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer, a former MMA fighter and an award-winning poet. His international investigations into poverty, child labor and human trafficking can be found in publications such as The Guardian, The Huffington Post and the Women News Network. Conaway is a recipient of the Wellcome Trust Arts Award and currently teaches the capstone Shakespeare Seminar for Ottawa University.

Apr
23

How To Combat Modern Slavery

There are a lot of modern-day slavery “celebrities” out there. People who dive into the topic because it’s hot and because they can elevate their career by “taking up the fight.” Here is a true legend in the anti-slavery field. Kevin Bales is the co-founder of Free The Slaves and the author of Disposable People. In this talk he provides some practical ways in which we can begin to combat this complex and widespread crime:

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Apr
22

The Modern Slaves Behind The Vegetables On Your Table

Viewers: Keep in mind that the story featured here could be told with burning similarities by millions of people around the world. Comment, share, take seriously the important act of becoming aware:

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Apr
21

The Biggest Barrier to Creativity Is…

This entire video is worth watching, especially the brilliance of skateboarding legend Rodney Mullen. Credited with creating many of the moves modern skateboarders use today, Rodney is as much a master at kicking disbelief to the side as he is the “kickflip.”

The quote: “The biggest barrier to creativity is breaking through the barrier of disbelief.”

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Apr
20

Poet Sharon Olds on Transforming Life Into Art

“Life passes over into art; Writing a poem makes a little replica on paper that can be shared with other people.”

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Apr
19

MMA Classic: Rickson Gracie vs. Zulu Martins

Valuable commentary as well. Enjoy:

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Apr
18

Chicago: The Great American City

What a beautiful portrait of Chicago. Stunning cinematography. All places deserve something similar:

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Apr
17

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Apr
16

Maria Shriver Gets It

We will never find true peace and equality in this world until we begin to at least talk about issues impacting men. Here is the latest from Maria Shriver:

Please Retweet! Here is what’s on the list:

1) Unrealistic and Stereotypical Portrayals of Men in the Media and the Culture

2) Raising Boys Today

3) The Disposability of Men & Boys

4) Parenting, Stay-At-Home Dads and Paternity Leave

5) The Prison Industrial Complex

6) The LGBT Movement and Gender and Sexual Fluidity

7) Relationships of Every Kind

8) Sports as a Lens of Culture and Masculinity

9) The Young and the Old, the Strong and the Weak

10) Helping to Solve the Bigger Problems of the World Today

Apr
16

5 Ways to Listen Better

“We are losing our listening.”

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Apr
15

Compassion and the True Meaning of Empathy

Let this one sit with you for a bit:

“Love and compassion are necessities. They are not luxuries.”

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