Discussion Guide :: Can Love Save the World?
Nov 05, 2001
- On September 11, the question we'd set out to address in this issue-Can Love Save the World?-took on a new life-and-death urgency, amid the bombing of Afghanistan, the curtailing of our freedoms in the name of security, and the fear of biological and nuclear warfare. Can love save this broken world? We need an answer now.
by John de Graaf, David Wann, Thomas H. NaylorNov 05, 2001
- Review of Affluenza by John de Graaf, David Wann, Thomas H. Naylor.
Through My Enemy's Eyes
by Troy ChapmanNov 05, 2001
- A prisoners story of finding a third way, of finding meaning and truth. Sometimes the man who knows the most about hate can tell us the most about love, and the man acquainted with despair can teach us to hope.
The Failure of War
by Wendell BerryNov 05, 2001
- Why do we always think we can put an end to killing by waging war? It never works, for reasons that should be obvious.
In the Eyes of the World
by Walden BelloNov 05, 2001
- The Ugly American lives on and he's undermining our chance for peace says this Third World writer.
YES! But How? :: Discouraging Mice
by Annie Berthold-Bond, Doug PibelNov 05, 2001
- Ask Annie, household hints and helps
Letter from the editor
by Sarah van GelderSep 30, 2001
- As our understanding of technology matures, we come to realize we have both the right and the obligation to act as citizens, to make conscious choices about research, development, and dissemination of technologies throughout our world.
Sep 30, 2001
- Wanted: Meat + Vision
The Page That Counts :: Fall 2001
Sep 30, 2001
- percentage of the world’s 6 billion people considered indigenous, and more...
by Richard ScloveSep 30, 2001
- Wise policies governing the design and use of a technology can encourage its benign effects and lessen the deleterious ones. Unwise policies can do the opposite. Now is the time to claim civic space in cyberspace and protect the internet from rampant commercialization
Hey, Listen Up!
by Belvie RooksSep 30, 2001
- Hey, Listen Up! is an eco-literacy project piloted in South Central Los Angeles that showed how technology and environmental content could be taught in a culturally relevant and socially conscious context.
A Precaution Primer
by Nancy Myers, Carolyn RaffenspergerSep 30, 2001
- A Precaution Primer, by Nancy Myers and Carolyn Raffensperger. The precautionary principle, or the idea of "forecaring," gives us a way to change our behavior, personally and collectively. It reminds us to acknowledge our mistakes, admit our ignorance, and act with foresight and caution to prevent damage. It also removes the barriers to that kind of precautionary action.
Unplug Your Brain
by Jerry ManderSep 30, 2001
- In the US, television is the main thing people do. It's replaced community life, family life, culture. It has replaced the environment. In fact, it has become the environment that people interact with every day. It has become the culture, too-and I'm not talking about so-called popular culture, which sounds, somehow, democratic. This expresses corporate culture, and damned few corporations at that.
A Solar Future For an Ancient
by Winona LaDukeSep 30, 2001
- its founding in 1987, Hopi Solar Electric has installed photovoltaic systems on more than 300 homes.
by Fran KortenSep 30, 2001
- YES! Milestones
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