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Blog Entry VCS/ICS calendarBack to Basics
As Congressional negotiation heats up, what health care reforms can't be compromised?
Located in YES! Blogs / Brooke Jarvis
Article application/x-makerBetter Than Facebook?
Fed up with Facebook's commercialism, four NYU students have created an open source, peer-to-peer alternative: Diaspora.
Located in People Power
Article Octet StreamBeyond Tea Party Politics
Oregon residents voted to increase taxes on corporations and the wealthy to help fund programs that assist low and middle-income families.
Located in People Power
ArticleBolivia's Economic Success
By regaining public ownership of natural resources and focusing on social programs, the Morales administration has achieved record growth despite the recession.
Located in New Economy
ArticleBottled Water Costs 2,000 Times More than Tap—You Don't Have to Drink It
Should you be worried about your tap water? Yes, but not for the reason you expected.
Located in Planet
ArticleBuy Nothing Day
A non-holiday founded by a Vancouver office worker has become an international movement.
Located in New Economy
ArticleCan a Video Game Teach Sustainability?
In an entertainment subculture famous for violence and resource exploitation, one video game offers lessons for urban sustainability.
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Blog Entry Troff documentCancel Haiti's Debt
There's a growing movement to cancel Haiti's foreign debt as a way to return to the Haitian people the authority to rebuild their lives and their country.
Located in YES! Blogs / Sarah van Gelder
ArticleChicago Ward Tries Citizen Budgeting
In a city with a history of corruption and lack of transparency, one elected official is restoring meaning to the term “public funds.”
Located in Issues / America: The Remix
Article chemical/x-pdbClash on Investment
Corporations are fighting for the right to sue over government actions—including health, environment, and other public interest regulations—that diminish the value of an investment.
Located in New Economy