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6 Ideas for Sensible Homes 6 Ideas for Sensible Homes
Small, supportive, affordable, recycled—and you can build your own.
Rising Sea Levels: The View from a Canoe Rising Sea Levels: The View from a Canoe
by Sena Christian
Decades ago, the legendary journey of the open-ocean canoe Hokule‘a revealed secrets of Hawai‘i’s past and sparked pride in native culture. Now, a voyage around the world offers a new generation lessons about Earth’s uncertain future.
A Patchwork Guide to the (Disappearing) Neighborhood A Patchwork Guide to the (Disappearing) Neighborhood
by Kathryn Clark
How have foreclosures transformed the layouts of Detroit, Las Vegas, and other cities? Artist Kathryn Clark’s mapped it—in quilts.
Free Your (Eco)Mind Free Your (Eco)Mind
by Frances Moore Lappé
This Earth Day, think like an ecosystem—and you just might save the world.
8 Ways to De-Corporatize Your Money 8 Ways to De-Corporatize Your Money
Debit or credit? Keep your dollars out of corporate clutches.
A Dakota Way of Life A Dakota Way of Life
by Kris Kolb
Diane Wilson’s new book asks, how do you raise beloved children and break the cycle of self-destruction in native communities?
Boulder Votes to Free Its Electric Company Boulder Votes to Free Its Electric Company
by Valerie Schloredt
Running their own utility means sun and wind energy instead of coal.
Bring On the Next American Revolution Bring On the Next American Revolution
by Larry Gabriel
Book Review: At 96, Grace Boggs gives us a new handbook for transformation—from victims to empowered citizens.
Beyond Debt: An Economy of Gratitude Beyond Debt: An Economy of Gratitude
by Charles Eisenstein
Charles Eisenstein reviews David Graeber’s book, Debt: The First 5,000 Years.
In Sendai, A Tough Year of New Priorities In Sendai, A Tough Year of New Priorities
by Anne Thomas
One year after the Japan earthquake and tsunami, a Sendai teacher finds hope and gratitude in reconstruction.
We’re the People: Close-Ups from Zuccotti Park We’re the People: Close-Ups from Zuccotti Park
by Joseph O. Holmes
Photo Essay: Portraits of a nascent society.
5 Ways to Make Your Dollars Make Sense 5 Ways to Make Your Dollars Make Sense
by Michael Shuman
Concerned about Wall Street’s devastating impact on communities? Then invest in yourself—the most local investment of all.
6 Ways to Empower Others 6 Ways to Empower Others
by Starhawk
What makes a good leader? The gift of strengthening everyone else.
Book Review: The Empowerment Manual Book Review: The Empowerment Manual
by Olivia Rosane
Starhawk's guide to collaborative group success.
Jennifer Real: Protecting Clean Water Jennifer Real: Protecting Clean Water
by Jennifer Kaye
This PTA mom is leading the fight against toxic waste in her Texas hometown.
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