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Fighting Like Hell

Fighting Like Hell

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 11, 2010 12:00 AM |

Haiti has a long history of exploitation, but an equally long history of powerful resistance.

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Called Back to the Essentials

Called Back to the Essentials

Posted by Pastor Don Mackenzie at Feb 10, 2010 02:40 PM |

The Abrahamic faiths began when prophets called people back to the essentials: compassionate, caring community and the universal principles of love and service.

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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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Education for the New Economy

Education for the New Economy

Posted by David Korten at Feb 05, 2010 02:00 PM |

Instead of preparing students for outdated jobs, how can we teach them to build a better world?

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Interfaith Doesn't Mean Interchangeable

Interfaith Doesn't Mean Interchangeable

Posted by Ted Falcon at Feb 03, 2010 02:50 PM |

Our task is not to exclude others nor to deny our differences, but to find the core teachings that unite us.

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First "Corporate Person" Runs for Political Office

First "Corporate Person" Runs for Political Office

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Feb 01, 2010 04:25 PM |
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To show how ludicrous an idea is, sometimes you have to take it seriously.

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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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An Invitation to Sacred Intention

An Invitation to Sacred Intention

Posted by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Sheikh Jamal Rahman at Jan 26, 2010 12:20 PM |

Three friends from different faiths offer guidance for forming intentions that focus not on what we do or don't have, but on who we are.

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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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Transition Albany: A Local Response to Climate Change

Transition Albany: A Local Response to Climate Change

Posted by Pamela O'Malley Chang at Jan 06, 2010 11:40 AM |

Meet Catherine Sutton, the initiator of Transition Albany—the effort of a 1.7-square-mile California town (population 16,500+) to transform itself into a self-reliant and resilient community.

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12 Innovations From the '00s That Could Save Us

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jan 01, 2010 09:40 AM |
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With climate disruption, war, and a faltering economy, the '00s were tough. Still, seeds were sewn for a more green and egalitarian 2010s. And peoples movements offer the power to make real change happen.

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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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Weak Deal from Copenhagen

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Dec 18, 2009 06:25 PM |
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Though some are defending the agreement as a first step, climate activists and residents of the Global South say that the precedent set by the agreement is a dangerous one.

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Climate Shame, Climate Hope

Climate Shame, Climate Hope

Posted by Jamie Henn at Dec 18, 2009 12:39 PM |
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Jamie Henn: Though many of the people that I have been talking to here in Copenhagen remain doggedly hopeful, their hope has little to do with our supposed “leaders." It has to do with all of you.

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Copenhagen's Big Day

Posted by Alison Hamm at Dec 18, 2009 11:56 AM |
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The arrival of world leaders, including President Obama, is shaking up the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen.

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President Obama's Copenhagen Remarks

President Obama's Copenhagen Remarks

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Dec 18, 2009 11:00 AM |

The president's December 18 speech to the United Nations Climate Change Conference.

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Crossroads in Copenhagen

Crossroads in Copenhagen

Posted by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins at Dec 17, 2009 02:33 PM |
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Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins discusses the conflicting emotions that Copenhagen causes.

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Hungry in Copenhagen

Hungry in Copenhagen

Posted by Bill McKibben at Dec 17, 2009 10:45 AM |
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Bill McKibben: A day of fasting isn't the only reason why activists in Copenhagen are hungry today.

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Amy Goodman Reports from Copenhagen

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Dec 16, 2009 06:00 PM |
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Video: Amy Goodman on ecological debt, massive marches, and the latest from "the Bella of the beast," the heart of the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen.

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