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How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty
Cooperative Home Care Associates' 2,300 workers enjoy good wages, regular hours, and family health insurance. With an investment of $1.2 million into the cooperative sector, New York City is hoping to build on the group's success.
The End of Poverty
It’s Your Body
The body has become a political, economic, and cultural battleground. Big pharma, agribusiness, the health care industry, and the political right try to shape the choices we have about our health and our bodies. Here are ways we can take charge.
Can Animals Save Us?
Too often, we forget the biological truth that humans are an animal species, too. Our culture treats animals as food, pets, pests, property, and curiosities. We’ve spoiled their habitats, endangering tens of thousands of species and our own future. If we learn to understand animals, we can protect and restore the planet we all share.
The jobs crisis has slipped off the political radar, but to ordinary Americans, jobs and the economy are top issues. How can we build strong local economies that sustain us in an era of ecological limits? What can we do to support each other in challenging times, and how can we rebuild the American Dream?
Latin America Rising
Change is the rule in today's Latin America. The people demanded a new direction, and dictatorships have given way to democracies. After 20 years of stagnation, economies are taking off, and people are rising out of poverty. Here are stories of change from the bottom up—Latin America shows us the way. Summer 2007.
Learn as You Go
Life's best lessons are outside the classroom. Here's how we can learn the skills to take on environmental and economic challenges, build resilient communities, and create good lives for ourselves and our loved ones. Fall 2009.
Liberate Your Space
Why wait for permission? Create the world you want right now. Start by doing what you love where you live and work. Claim space to be free, feed your spirit and the spirit of those you are with. Don't ask for change. Be the change. Winter 2008.
Do we want a living, diverse, democratically accountable market economy, founded in communities and cities throughout the world? Featuring 12 things to do now about corporations, how to unleash our hidden wealth, and economies for life by David Korten. Fall 2002.
Media That Set Us Free
If we are to have the public conversations essential to taking on serious dilemmas from climate change to criminal justice reform, we need forums for those conversations. Media can facilitate the conversations or shut them down, open up or constrain our beliefs about what is possible and desirable. Spring 2005.
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