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Eating within a 10-mile radius of my house makes me really miss certain foods, but there's a lot about normal eating habits I don't miss.
What's the impact of hyperlocal eating on our health?
What I've eaten in my 10-mile diet so far.
Without my own cow or goat, the secret to getting dairy products is all about neighborliness.
The current flap over the proposed Islamic center-cum-mosque in New York City offers a good opportunity to reflect on the nature and purpose of places of worship.
Making today's lunch, I realized: I know everyone who raised this food.
What my neighbors and I learned when we sat down to figure out what food resources we have at hand, and how to fill the gaps.
Another lesson of 10-mile eating: To get your needs met you have to say what they are, and give your neighbors a chance to help you.
The Pakistani people need our help. Here’s what we can do today, and how to reduce the number of future disasters.
Vicki Robin on beginning her 10-mile diet: "Today has felt a bit like being on a conveyor belt heading off a cliff. Or like a prisoner eating her last meal."
What is the proper role and social function of a bank? The answer starts with getting the question right.
Live radically, and you’ll inevitably face the judgment of others. For Shannon Hayes, loving unconditionally is the antidote.
There’s simply no room for waste in a carbon neutral city. Seattle has a plan to cut its contribution to landfills—and it’s working.
The inner work we need requires every bit of the cooperation, imagination, discipline, and hope present in that first step onto the moon.
With more workers facing long-term joblessness, the unemployed are working together for change.
It’s time we the people declare our independence from the money-favoring Wall Street economy.
David Korten wants your help planning the narration for a new video about our economic choices: Wall Street's phantom wealth vs. the real wealth of a Main Street economy.
With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
What happens when children raised in radical homes choose the straight and narrow?