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Innayan* Just Don't Do It!

The culture and technologies of the Kankanaey-Igorot people include an agricultural system and community life that has sustained for many generations.

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The Coming Hydrogen Economy

Explores the future of hydrogen fuel cells in transportation and the hydrogen-solar energy cycle as a successor to fossil fuel.

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On Common Ground

Overview of the State of the Possible retreat sponsored by the Positive Futures Network, bringing together activists working for cultural, social, economic, and political change.

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Mother Nature's School of Design

By following designs in nature we can make things that will do what we need done without the harmful waste.

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Book Review: No Logo

Walden Bello reviews Klein's book on the culture of brand capitalism and the rise of the anti-corporate globalization movement.

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Radical Technologies

The role of the internet in decentralizing and empowering civil society movements

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Seattle: Kyoto Cool

The Bush Administration may not like the Kyoto Protocol, but Seattle is doing all it can to cut down emissions.

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Letter From David Korten

David Korten on terrorism, YES! A Journal of Positive Futures,

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From the Love of Money To the Love of Life

Keynote speech to the First Annual Earth Charter Community Summit addresses our responsibilities to the community of life and to future generations.

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Opening Our Hearts And Changing Our Minds

Opening our Hearts and Changing our MInds: Sarah Ruth van Gelder on the transformative moment of 9/11/01.

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Diverse Coalition of Americans Speak Out Against War

DIVERSE COALITION OF AMERICANS SPEAK OUT AGAINST WAR AS SOLUTION TO TERRORISM. Rosa Parks, Danny Glover, Gloria Steinem and Harry Belafonte join effort calling for justice not vengeance.

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Prayers

Prayers in response to September 11

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Talking Points

Covers principles to invoke in the debate on how to respond to terrorism, including protecting the innocent, upholding American values, avoiding military escalation, and promoting international cooperation.

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A World Out of Touch With Itself:

Tikkun Magazine editor explores how terror is the quintessential act of dehumanization and not recognizing the sanctity of others, and a visible symbol of a world increasingly irrational and out of control.

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How To Defeat Bin Laden

The campaign against bin Laden is best pursued as an international criminal matter rather than as a military campaign.

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Or Are We Going To War

Commentary: Or are we going to war? by Tamim Ansary. Reflections on the war in Afghanistan by an Afghani resident of the U.S.

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Graphics to Download

Various size images of Justice not Vengeance Flag, and Earth Injury Flag.

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Letter from the Editor

IF we can reclaim the rights to the commons and accept the responsibilities of stewardship, we can protect the living vitality of planet Earth.

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The Page That Counts :: Summer 2001

Number of dollar bills taken from 12 US cities that tested positive for traces of cocaine, and more...

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Book Review - Rosa Parks by Douglas Brinkley

Historian Douglas Brinkley, also the author of award-winning biographies of Jimmy Carter and Franklin D. Roosevelt, reveals the difficult decisions that educated Parks politically and empowered her not only to say “no” on December 1, 1955, but to give permission for her “no” to become the basis for a constitutional challenge. Reviewed by Grace Lee Boggs.

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Space War Or Space Peace

Will the Bush administration put weapons in space? We hope not.

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The Hidden Commons

What is the commons, and how is it valued?

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Dream of a Ridiculous Man

A story of Patrick Lydon and the Camphill Communities.

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Where There's a Way

Where there's a way, by Michael M'Gonigle. Global Trade Agreements are just the latest way local communities are losing control over the surrounding forests and the watersheds. If there was a way to reclaim the commons, might there also be a political will?

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What's Your Share

Jim Merkel, What's your share? by Jim Merkel. A tool to measure our ecological footprints.

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Just So Much And No More

Just So Much and No More, by Donella Meadows. We don't get to choose which laws, those of the economy or those of the Earth, will ultimately prevail. We can choose which ones we will personally live under — and whether to make our economic laws consistent with planetary ones, or to find out what happens if we don't.

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Great Commons of the World

Great commons of the World, by Kari McGinnis. Commons are places where people gather and community blossoms. Examines the qualities that make a good commons and describes some of the best in the world.

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A Tribute to Donella Meadows

A Tribute to Donella Meadows, by Fran Korten. Donnella Meadows is remembered as a woman dedicated to helping us learn to live within the limits to growth.

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What To Do When Corporations Rule the World

What to do when Corporations Rule the World, an interview with David Korten by Sarah van Gelder. Authors converse about threats to democracy and the environment posed by corporate globalization.

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Second Chance For Black Farmers

A recent class-action suit by black farmers against the USDA fails to stem the loss of land by African American farmers.

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Discussion Guide: Reclaiming the Commons

This guide is designed to provide a starting point for your discussion of some of the issues explored in the Summer 2001 issue of YES! magazine.

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