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One Meal, One Vote

One meal, one vote, by Donella Meadows. Consumers have the power to end factory farming and the dangers it poses to humans and animals.

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James Lawson, Veteran of hope

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, YES! magazine, Freedon's Sacred Dance by Rosemarie Freeney Harding and Vincent Harding, James Lawson, veteran of hope

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Everyone's Talking

Fran Korten's column on Discussion Guides, Education Program, available internships

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India's Silent But Singing Revolution

India's silent but singing revolution, by Pramila Jayapul. Swadyaya social movement in India is based on belief that God resides within, all people and nature are connected, and a person's responsibility is only to do one's duty to the best of one's capability for God and without attachment to the fruits of the labor.

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A 21st Century Agenda

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, a new culture emerges: winter 2001, indicators

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Breakthroughs

Innovation, insight, and knowledge from the 20th century could inspire social transformation in the 21st.

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Freedom's Sacred Dance

The Veterans of Hope Project brings together veterans of the civil rights movement with young activist to explore links between religion and social transformation.

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Garden of Simplicity

garden of simplicity, by Duane Elgin. Simplicity is the new mantra for the overworked, over-stressed, and over-cluttered, and for those who want to lighten their impact on the Earth. The author of the classic book on voluntary simplicity says the ways to simplicity are many.

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Discussion Guide: A New Culture Emerges

YES is a leading-edge quarterly journal magazine published by the nonprofit Positive Futures Network concerned with building a more just, sustainable, and compassionate future

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The Total Thrust Is Global Justice

the total thrust is global justice, by Drew Dellinger. Rap against globalization and injustice.

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The Great Community of the Earth

the great community of the Earth, by Thomas Berry. At a special event held during the UN Summit for Religious and Spiritual Leaders in August, Thomas Berry told these stories of our common dreams for the Earth.

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YES! But How? :: Diesel Trucks, Soap V. Detergent

Diesel trucks, Brown spots on skin, Dust Mites, Brass Cleaner, Soap vs Detergent, Moth ball odor, Stuff-free gifts, Annie Berthold, Ask Annie, household hints and helps

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The New Solidarity

the new solidarity, by Anthony S. Arch. Steelworkers and forest activists forge a new alliance.

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Earth Charter

A description of the Earth Charter document, a declaration of responsibility and interdependency.

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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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