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Eight Ways to Confront Extremism on 9/11

Eight Ways to Confront Extremism on 9/11

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Sep 09, 2010 09:45 PM |

How to further tolerance and healing on this September 11th, an especially important time to speak up.

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Sticking Together in Tough Times

Sticking Together in Tough Times

Posted by Chuck Collins at Aug 10, 2010 04:00 PM |

With more workers facing long-term joblessness, the unemployed are working together for change.

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2010 a Tipping Point for Renewable Energy

2010 a Tipping Point for Renewable Energy

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Jul 28, 2010 03:30 PM |

100 days into the BP disaster, it's time to quit claiming that an economy based on fossil fuels is our only option.

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France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti

France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Jul 15, 2010 12:50 PM |

A prank website is bringing France's colonial crimes into the spotlight.

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People Without Homes, Homes Without People

People Without Homes, Homes Without People

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Jun 24, 2010 07:05 AM |

In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.

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Detroit’s Renewal: Can It Inspire the Social Forum?

Detroit’s Renewal: Can It Inspire the Social Forum?

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jun 21, 2010 02:45 PM |

Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?

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Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here

Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here

Posted by Doudou Pierre with Beverly Bell at Jun 15, 2010 10:40 AM |

Haitians are working to make food sovereignty a key part of post-earthquake rebuilding.

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Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds

Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds

Posted by Beverly Bell at May 21, 2010 01:00 PM |

A coalition of peasant farmers is standing up for food sovereignty.

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Jobs, Not Handouts

Posted by David Korten at May 09, 2010 03:55 PM |

David Korten: Wall Street's plunge shows what's wrong with phantom wealth. Why support that system when we could be creating jobs in the real economy?

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Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak

Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak

Posted by Janet Redman at Apr 29, 2010 04:40 PM |

The World People's Summit broke new ground by allowing those most affected by a changing climate the chance to speak out about their ideas for just solutions.

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A Climate Summit for the Rest of Us

A Climate Summit for the Rest of Us

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Apr 27, 2010 10:25 AM |

Video: The Cochabamba climate summit was designed to respect the power and knowledge of world social movements and indigenous peoples.

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Yard for Share: My Hyperlocavore Garden

Yard for Share: My Hyperlocavore Garden

Posted by Pamela O'Malley Chang at Apr 13, 2010 04:25 PM |

When the internet connects gardeners with available land, surprising things can happen.

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Haitian Women Mourn the Dead, Recommit to the Living

Haitian Women Mourn the Dead, Recommit to the Living

Posted by Beverly Bell at Mar 08, 2010 02:13 PM |

In Haiti, International Women's Day is a reminder of what women have done and are still doing to keep hope alive.

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Homegrown Aid in Haiti

Homegrown Aid in Haiti

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 25, 2010 05:43 PM |

Many displaced Haitians are turning to neighbors, family, and peasant organizations in the countryside for help.

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The Work that Reconnects

The Work that Reconnects

Posted by Pamela O'Malley Chang at Feb 09, 2010 10:20 AM |
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As residents plan Transition Albany, they're turning to Joanna Macy for guidance in building resilient communities.

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Cancel Haiti's Debt

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jan 27, 2010 10:40 AM |
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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.

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What You Can Do to Help Haiti

What You Can Do to Help Haiti

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jan 13, 2010 11:25 AM |
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The best options for helping the Haitian people recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake.

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Nine Ways Our World Changed During the '00s

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Dec 30, 2009 03:40 PM |
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Corporations get still more powerful. A middle-class living slips away from millions. Climate change becomes deadly. War, and more war. Looking back on the '00s (uh ohs) and the nine trends that changed our world.

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Climate Deal: Not Done Yet

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Dec 20, 2009 11:40 AM |
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Leading climate justice groups are signaling that the extraordinary global climate movement that came together in Copenhangen is just the beginning.

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Tens of Thousands March in Copenhagen

Posted by Madeline Ostrander at Dec 12, 2009 02:30 PM |
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Demonstrators outside the U.N. negotiations demand a climate deal.

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