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Indicators

indicators: Campaigning for Change, Anti-Globalization, New Tax Breaks, Steelworkers' Victory, Burma Law Overturned, Frankenfood & Lawn, Local Currency Loan

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Peacemaking: a family affair

Peacemakers in the Navajo Nation can quickly get to the bottom of a situation that resulted in a crime.

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The Page That Counts :: Fall 2000

Number of mosquitoes a pipistrelle bat eats on a warm summer night . . ., and more...

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Book Review: Planet Dialectics by Wolfgang Sachs

In Planet Dialectics, Wolfgang Sachs repeatedly asks the nagging question: "Whose development and of what?"

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Navajo Justice

Navajo Nation revises criminal code, reduces sentences, and requires peacemaking.

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Seeds of Change: A Prison Garden Program

Cathrine Sneed describes the development of the Horticulture Program for Inmates and the Garden Project employing former inmates.

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Cry Out: Women Behind Bars

Women inmates describe prison life and the impact of a support group that provides an emotional and creative outlet.

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Learning To Choose

Roy describes the development of a victim empathy class for prisoners in Oregon and it's impact on inmates.

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Resource Guide: Reconciliation

Resources around restorative justice and reconciliation.

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Reader Stories And Letters

Reader Stories and Letters in response the "Is It Time to Close the Prisons" Issue.

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Prisons That Work

Survey of prison reform. Prisons that Work. Adapted from "A Model Prison," by Robert Worth, from Atlantic Monthly November 1995; "Prison without Walls," by Jim Merkel, from In Context, Spring 1994; and "Politically Correct Punishment" by Jeffrey Banner, Mother Jones' MoJo Wire, March 2000.

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Choose Life: End the Death Penalty

Sister Helen's work with Patrick Sonnier and her campaign against the death penalty.

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The Hard Road of Forgiveness

Bill Pelke forgives his grandmother's killer and works with Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation to oppose the death penalty.

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The Prison Industry Goes Global

Corporations promote prision privatization around the world and may use the World Trade Organization to open new markets.

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American Gulag

Why does the "home of the free" lock up 2 million men, women, boys, and girls-most of them people of color?

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On the Day the Children Marched

Children protest the scheduled execution of Reggie Lewis and march against capital punishment. Poetry.

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Song of the Land

Mohave Creation Song cycle describes relation of the Mohave to their land and helps prevent Ward Valley from becoming a nuclear waste dump.

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Street Ministers

In 1990 Boston had 152 killings; in 1999, the number had fallen to 30, not one of them a juvenile. Boston's nationally acclaimed approach to stemming gang violence and youth crime is examined.

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Genesee Peacemakers

Involving victims in the criminal justice system can lead to healing, community empowerment, and fewer repeated offenses.

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Readers' Forum

Reader comments on labeling laws GMO's, YES belly tattoo

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White on Black, Black on White

Two perspectives on a talking circle about racism held following the WTO protests in Seattle.

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War Games

the War on Drugs: the social cost of the drug war and the people in and out of the criminal justice system who are calling for an end to war.

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Is It Time to Close the Prisons Discussion Guide

Have you, or has someone close to you, spent time in jail or prison? What was the experience like? How did it change you/them?

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Conservation Measures

Eco-design resources for making a green workplace.

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Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers

The Time Dollar Youth Court in Washington, D.C. for first time juvenile offenders aims to keep first offenders from becoming hardened criminals.

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Our New Home

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures

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Food for Life: The Brink of Opportunity

Industrial agriculture is a parody of the life-sustaining farming practiced over thousands of years. But there are signs of new life.

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Resources For Life-Centered Agriculture

Organizations, ideas, books, and websites on life sustaining gardening, agriculture, and food

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The Page That Counts :: Summer 2000

Percentage of Americans who would be comfortable buying a used car from George W. Bush, and more...

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Book Review - Graceful Simplicity by Jerome Segal, Living Lightly by Walter and Dorothy Schwarz

Segal shows that now, perhaps for the first time in history, it is possible to create a society where all people can live simply but gracefully, with time for the things that really matter – deep friendships and relationships, a beautiful and clean environment, and freedom from fear and insecurity. All that is needed is the political will.

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YES! But How? :: Alternatives to Grass

Ideas for green grass alternatives, fluorescent lights and natural moth repellents. If you're searching for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.

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A Possible Future: 2010

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, summer 2000: food for life, a possible future: 2010, by Sarah Ruth van Gelder

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Experimenting With Life

A geneticist says biotech experiments should be done in the lab - not on people or on fragile ecosystems

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