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The rock band Coldplay fights for fair trade. During their concerts and interviews they spread the word about fair trade practices and worldwide poverty for humanitarian organization OxFam. http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/5935975/coldplay_fight_for_fair_trade


U2 lead singer Bono started Red, a new range of products to push to fight HIV and AIDS in Africa. Together with Bob Geldof Bono also organized major pop events like Live8.http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/01/26/earlyshow/main1241892.shtml http://www.live8live.com/


Michael Franti, front man of his Spearhead band and outspoken supporter for many peace and social justice issues, visited Iraq to meet the US soldiers and local people. http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=1549368 Franti’s conclusion: you can bomb the world to pieces, but you can’t bomb it into peace. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICL-4Onk0PA


Former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr launches the initiative Change starts within that teach one million problem youth meditation. McCartney describes meditation as a simple mental technique to combat stress. http://www.reuters.com/article/peopleNews/idUSTRE53264920090405 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3bMg9qe3LU&feature=related


Rockstar Lenny Kravitz sings and talks about love for decades. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcU57tAKzng http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HV40Azu_iRE Kravitz also supports Rock the Vote’s mission to engage and build the political power of young people in order to achieve progressive change in the US. http://www.rockthevote.com/


The Hawaiian singer-songwriter and surfer Jack Johnson started the social network All at once. Here people can take action to make a positive change in their local or world community. http://www.jackjohnsonmusic.com/allatonce Johnson also support 1% for the Planet where companies donate 1% of their sales to environmental organizations. http://www.onepercentfortheplanet.org/en/


OF: Robert de Niro voor dit http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/919-robert-deniro Projecting hope and changing lives through the power of film. http://www.filmaid.org/


For 25 years Peter Garrett was the front man of Midnight Oil, an Australian rock band known for its protest songs about social and environmental issues. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sH0D55MRVk Since 2007 Garrett is Australia’s Minister for Environment. http://www.petergarrett.com.au/


Nobel Peace Prize winner Bob Geldof organized major pop events, like BandAid, Live Aid and Live8, to get more attention for Africa. These events, organized together with U2 front man Bono, created major awareness among politicians and millions of people worldwide. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Geldof http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uv1wf27GE0c http://www.live8live.com/


Nobel Peace Prize winner and Tibetan spiritual leader in exile, the Dalai Lama, have promoted peace through dialogue for almost 60 years now. He travels the world to speak to thousands of people about love, kindness and forgiveness. http://www.dalailama.com/


Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela started with Desmond Tutu the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. A historic healing process after South African apartheid-era. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1295/is_n2_v62/ai_21280695/ Later when his eldest son died of AIDS, Mandela also starts 46664. A global HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention campaign. http://www.46664.com/Home.aspx


Dutch football legend Johan Cruijff, player and trainer of Ajax and Barcelona, created more than 80 playing courts all over the world for local and disable children. Thus his foundation learns children about social skills and self-confidence.


Oprah Winfrey broadcasted a 10-weeks course of Eckart Tolle’s New Earth. Millions of viewers worldwide learned more about this spiritual philosophy how to create a better world and how to live a more conscious life. http://www.oprah.com/article/oprahsbookclub/anewearth/pkganewearthwebcast/20080130_obc_webcast_marketing http://www.eckharttolle.com/eckharttolle Oprah o.a. ook Angel Network http://www.oprah.com/entity/angelnetwork Other best selling athors like Deepak Chopra, Neale Donald Walsch and Paulo Coelho also raise awareness and inspiration for a better world among millions of people. http://www.chopra.com/ http://www.nealedonaldwalsch.com/ http://www.paulocoelho.com/engl/


Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammed Yunus started the concept of microcredit that creates economic and social development from below. This small loans have already given new economic opportunities to 100 million of the world’s most poor people. http://www.muhammadyunus.org/


Primatologist Jane Goodall not only preserves wildlife, she also created a global youth network of almost 8000 groups in more than 100 countries. These children of all ages are taking action to improve our world, environment and human community. http://www.janegoodall.org/default.asp http://www.rootsandshoots.org/


JK Rowling, athor of the Harry Potter books, supports many charity organizations. As a former poor single mother she particularly supports the one parent families foundation Gingerbread http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/171-jk-rowling http://www.oneparentfamilies.org.uk/


Film actor Brad Pitt is helping the Hurricane Katrina victims by building them new eco-friendly houses. His Make It Right Foundation already constructed some new houses and they plan to build a total of 150 green houses. Pitt is cheered by the number of architects, residents and community leaders who have joined the rebuilding process. http://www.makeitrightnola.org/ http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20243471,00.html


Film actress Angelina Jolie is a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Since early 2001 Jolie has travelled the world with UNHCR to help refugees. She has worked with field staff and met with refugees in over 20 countries. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/06/060619-angelina-jolie.html http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/help?id=3f94ff664


Oscar winner actor George Clooney and his father Nick urged the U.N. Security Council to send peacemakers to Sudan’s Darfur Region to prevent genocide. Father and son Clooney also travelled to Darfur themselves. They smuggled cameras into refugee camps to make a five days report on the genocide first hand. http://gliving.com/george-clooney-urges-un-action-in-darfur/ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5347660.stm


In 1998 film actor Leonardo Di Caprio established his own foundation. It has actively fostered awareness of environmental issues by participating with other organizations. The foundation also spearheaded the production of the feature-length environmental documentary, The 11th Hour. http://www.leonardodicaprio.org/ http://11thhouraction.com/seethefilm


Beyonce eigen foundation voor Katrina slachtoffers http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/19-beyonce-knowles


Dance event Sensation White brings happiness and good vibrations to major stadiums in more than 20 countries. Sensation White commenced in 2000, and since then over half a million people across the world have experienced one of the most spectacular dance and music phenomenon’s in the world. http://www.sensation.com/?setLang=en-GB


During the annual MTW Europe Music Awards there is also a Free Your Mind award. This way MTW wants to raise awareness amongst young people across Europe on critical social issues. Like this and this example. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVLMxS2Admo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FSgKqM1O48


Please note: The persons and organizations listed have no direct affiliation with Mind the World. We do not necessarily agree with all the actions, methods, or ideologies of each of these persons/organizations. Please understand that this page is not intended as an endorsement for membership in these organizations or to promote this people. It's simply a summary of certain actions we appreciate and can maybe inspire others to Mind the World too.


Check alle celebrity’s op deze site http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/27-brad-pitt


*Michael Jordan http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/527-michael-jordan en positief http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45mMioJ5szc&feature=player_embedded


Cameron Diaz MTV Trippin http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/trippin-2005/


Stevie Wonder


Sting http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/212-sting


Prince http://www.looktothestars.org/charity/332-city-of-hope En hem mailen via Mirjam muziek


John Legend http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/766-john-legend


REM Michael Stipe http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/487-michael-stipe


24 media participated on The National Good Newsday in Holland


Andere internationale sporters?


Clint Eastwood – o.a. deze http://www.cityofhope.org/Pages/default.aspx


Dance 4 Life vele landen kinderen actief tegen aids


Bill Gates Foundation en miljarden?


Google.org - Google.org aspires to use the power of information and technology to address the global challenges of our age.


Carice van Houten WWF


Prins Bhutan en democratie


Prins Charles promoter biologisch