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Do You Love?: An Interview with Michael Franti

In Iraq, I was the first North American they had
ever seen who was not carrying around an M16 rifle. They wanted to know about
me, they'd ask a lot of questions. They would take me into their homes where they hid during the bombings,
to their hospitals, mosques, and to meet musicians, performers, writers.

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Faithkeeper: An Interview with Oren R. Lyons

"We are taught as leaders not
to take away hope from the people," says Lyons, a Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan. "If you're going to bring hard news,
you better bring something else with it. Indians can't do much, there is just a handful of us. We do have some
ideas and some instruction. We still know how to pray. As long as we keep the ceremonies, we are going to hold on."

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More Optimistic Today Than Ever: A Talk with Pete Seeger

One of the world's quintessential activists, Pete Seeger has had an epic life, full of amazing contributions to our culture and politics. But he is also a modest soul, dedicated to getting audiences to join in and sing along at his performances. An inspiration to generations of musicians, I visited him just before his 90th birthday at his home overlooking the Hudson River.

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