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Book Review: Teaching the Restless
by Marie Eaton
Teaching the Restless is a sharp critique of schooling, child-rearing practices, and America's increasing rush to medicate away any perceived ‘problem' behaviors. In a disarmingly honest narrative, Chris Mercogliano admits his biases and presents his arguments through persuasive success stories about children who, in most schools, would have been "medicated to learn."
Etiquette for Activists Etiquette for Activists
by Michael F. Leonen
Why do so many attempts to build coalitions across race and culture result in hurt and division? These seasoned activists offer tips on what makes the difference between success and disaster.
Index To Indicators
by Rik Langendoen
Index to Indicators - Indicators are short news stories about big trends.
Phillipine Activism Honored
by Rachel Milanez
Activists Walden Bello and Nicano Perlas and others received Right Livelihood Awards.
Miami Police Violence Draws Criticism
by Rachel Milanez
Voices from across the political spectrum and around the globe are calling for investigations into police violence during the November Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) demonstrations in Miami, Florida.
Patriot II Measure Becomes Law
by Carolyn McConnell
On December 13, 2003, President Bush quietly signed the 2004 Intelligence Authorization Act, which broadens the government's power to track citizens' financial transactions.
Irish Tax Cuts Plastic Use Dramatically
by Rik Langendoen
Plastic bag tax in Ireland has resulted in dramatic reduction in use of plastic bags.
Forests Win Protection
by Rik Langendoen
Canadian boreal forests win protection by Rik Langendoen
Argentine Workers Build New Economy
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Worker-run factories like Brukman have continued to operate successfully in Argentina since the 2001 economic collapse caused many businesses to go bankrupt. Two other movements that erupted after Argentina's plunge into economic crisis, urban barter clubs and neighborhood assemblies, have fared less well.
Stakes High In Redistricting Cases
by Krista Camenzind
The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing in on redrawn congressional maps that could solidify Republican control of the House of Representatives for the foreseeable future.
Honest Corporate Reporting Honored
by Becky Brun
Business Ethics Awards - honest companies honored
Train Technology Speeds Ahead
by Becky Brun
Short description of train technology status around the world
making the whole world a witness
by Dana Hughes
Human rights abuses thrive in the dark, dank world of censorship and government secrecy. What is those in danger could shine the light of publicity where it matters most? promotion and defense of human rights through video and other communications technology
a race to the top?
by Elizabeth Grossman
Beginning in 2006, all electronic equipment produced and sold in the European Union (EU) will be subject to two sweeping regulations, one designed to keep toxics-laced electronics out of municipal waste, the other to reduce use of toxic substances in the first place
Report from the World Social Forum Report from the World Social Forum
by Fran Korten
World Social Forum in Mumbai: In mid-January, more than 80,000 global activists, scholars, Nobel laureates, poets, musicians, indigenous peoples, and community organizers gathered to declare once again, "Another world is possible!". Fran Korten reports.
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