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Fairness In a Fragile World

F Jo'burg Memo. Tewolde Eghziaber, Paul Hawken, Hazel Henderson, Ashok Khosla and Anita Roddick developed what may be the most comprehensive policy statement for the Johannesburg summit.

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The Page That Counts :: Fall 2002

Percent increase in paper consumption after an organization adopts e-mail, and more...

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Building a New Force

Nonviolent intervenors transform our response to conflict. Building a new force by Michael n. Nagler, an article on the Nonviolent Peaceforce. YES! A Journal of Positive Futures,

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Money's Conversations

Money's Conversations by Camy Mathay - MadHOURS, madison hours, alternative currency, local currencies

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Responses to Fran Korten's "We're All Hyphenated Americans"

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, Responses to Fran Korten's "We're All Hyphenated Americans"

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Of Land And Hope

of land and hope, by Frances Moore Lappe & Anna Lappe, Landless Workers Movement, MST, YES! A Journal of Positive Futures,

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We're all Hyphenated Americans

Fran Korten's column, We're all Hyphenated Americans

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Economies For Life

While the ruling elites occupy themselves with seeking to restore faith in the pathological institutions on which their power and privilege were built, the rest of us can embrace this moment of economic failure as an historic opportunity. Through our individual and collective choices, we can grow into being the economic institutions, relationships, and culture of a just, sustainable, and compassionate world of living economies that work for all.

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It Shall Be a Jubilee Unto You

redistribution of wealth, jubilee, cancelling debt by edict, Clean-slate tradition

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Starting Over

Solidarity solutions in Argentina, barter clubs as a solution, Brukman Factory takeover, author Lisa Gale Garrigues, worker-owned cooperatives as a solution to Argentina crisis. YES!

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From the Earth, Up

Appalachian Sustainable Development, ASD, sustainable forestry and wood products program, sustainable farms.

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Let the Sun Shine In

about corporate abuse, Stakeholder Alliance, corporate stakeholder rights, corporate responsibility as a solution

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Breaking Down Buildings, Building Up a Neighborhood

The suicide economy is all too ready to cast off used material, disadvantaged people, and troubled neighborhoods. These living economy entrepreneurs are turning throwaways into gold.

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Saving Together

JAK interest free bank in Sweden

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Discussion Guide for Living Economies

Questions like: How have corporations affected life for you or your community? Have you had experiences of elements of a local living economy being created or restored? What worked for you? What didn't? What actions can you take as an individual or a participant in a political movement to restore your own community?

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Unleashing Our Hidden Wealth

Time Dollars and tutoring. No More Throwaway People, Time Dollar exchange for computers, Englewood schools

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Trying To Do Right

Chain stores vs local business, maquladora, local living economies, Are the cheap goods worth the price?

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Journey To a New America

Grace Boggs writes a Journey to a New America, who are "we the people?"

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Pieces of the Puzzle

The story of Burlington Vermont, Will Raap, Gardener's Supply company, Intervale foundation, Burlington Legacy Project, Bernie Saunders, and how Burlington became one of America's most sustainable communities.

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YES! But How? :: Noxious Weeds

Eco-friendly household hints and helps for eradicating noxious weeds, choosing between cloth and disposable diapers, and dealing with candle soot damage.

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Turning the Sword

Is art for museums and collectors, or does it belong in the streets? Could art help us turn away from mass–produced violence and ugliness, and give each of us ways to forge an imaginative and beautiful future?

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Letter from the Editor

Our community gatherings, dances, film festivals, and music performances, can be revolutionary acts. They help us discover and manifest our own dreams for the future and allow us to take the first steps toward making those dreams a reality.

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Not in My Brother's Name

Does the suffering of September 11 justify US military attacks? Some families of victims are saying no to more violence and yes to peace.

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The Page That Counts :: Summer 2002

Number of hot dogs eaten annually at US major league baseball games, and more...

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Book Review: Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey To Motherhood by Sandra Steingraber

Steingraber takes Rachel CarsonÕs Silent Spring a step further by turning her scientific gaze inward at the budding new life in her own womb.

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Nonviolent Soldier of Islam: Badshah Khan, a Man To Match His Mountains

A review of the book about the world’s first nonviolent army, called by Abdul Ghaffar (Badshah) Khan, who had joined Gandhi to lead his fellow Muslims in the struggle against British colonialism.

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The New Political Compass

While pundits and media remain oblivious, New Progressives are poised to forge a new American majority, whose numbers, clarity of vision, and passion could change the country’s direction

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Walking the Hope

Sally Linder created an Ark of Hope to contain a copy of the Earth Charter. She and her friends then carried the ark to the United Nations. article by Nancy Jack Todd.

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Resource Guide: Art and Community

Resource Guide for the Summer 2002 issue of YES! on Art and Community.

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The Sound of Bombs Not Exploding

Peace Samadhi Day, March 15, 2002, was perhaps the largest meditation for peace in the history of the world.

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Bridging Balkan Rapids

Of all the things a war-ravaged country needs, theater isn’t high on many lists. But in a Bosnian town, theater is re-forging links, re-membering a dismembered community, and helping youth play again.

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New Staff at PFN

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, Fran Korten's column, New Staff

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Going Forward Full Circle

The Full Circle Canoe Project was started in October 2001 to restore the lost craft of hand carving sea-worthy canoes.

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A Wake Up Call

In thinking of various ways of empowering our people, we think of social empowerment, economic empowerment, and technological empowerment. But we begin with spiritual empowerment. Today the Sarvodaya movement is education plus development plus nonviolent transformation of society.

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Art and Community Discussion Guide

Where does art fit in your life? Is it something you visit in a museum? Something you buy in a music store? Is art a mere luxury? Or can art change lives and communities, making life more livable by the act of creation?

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Warm, Dry, And Noble

Samuel Mockbee founded Rural Studio, creating simple but inventive structures made of inexpensive, mostly salvaged or donated materials.

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