Strengthening our connections.
The Cornucopia of the Commons
by David Bollierposted Jun 30, 2001
- The Cornucopia of the Commons, by David Bollier. Community gardens, free software, self-help groups, and other examples of how the gift economy fosters community and social cohesion as well as economic innovation.
A Tale of Three Cities
by Rachel Brahinskyposted Jun 30, 2001
- A Tale of Three Cities, by Rachel Brahinsky. Cautionary tales from California highlight the need for reform in the energy industry and in energy policy.
The White Dog's Tale
by Maryann Gormanposted Mar 31, 2001
- Judy Wicks story about the White Dog Cafe and how an entrepreneur can also be an activist.
State of the Possible
by Fran Kortenposted Mar 31, 2001
- Practical idealists from diverse movements and perspectives consider the possibilities for transformational change at State of the Possible retreats sponsored by Positive Futures Network.
Consciousness And the Natural Law Party
by John Hagelinposted Mar 31, 2001
- Seeking win-win solutions through development of human consciousness.
by Matthew Foxposted Mar 31, 2001
- Right Livelihood by Matthew Fox. Is the work we are doing good for the Earth and its inhabitants now and for seven generations into the future?
Martin Luther King's Movement-Building Legacy
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Mar 31, 2001
- The struggle goes far beyond race and rights. We are in the early stages of a new democratic revolutionary movement.
India's Silent But Singing Revolution
by Pramila Jayapulposted Oct 27, 2000
- 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.
White on Black, Black on White
by Carol Estes, Robert Jeffreyposted Sep 30, 2000
- Two perspectives on a talking circle about racism held following the WTO protests in Seattle.
Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers
by Edgar S. Cahnposted Sep 30, 2000
- The Time Dollar Youth Court in Washington, D.C. for first time juvenile offenders aims to keep first offenders from becoming hardened criminals.
by Jean Houstonposted Mar 31, 2000
- Jean Houston, sees the internet as a place where a new species intelligence is being born.
by Tracy Rysavyposted Oct 29, 1999
- A story about Tree People, a Los Angeles organization that is fighting global climate change by planting trees. by Tracy Rysavy
Curitiba: Story of a City
by Bill McKibbenposted Jun 30, 1999
- Curitiba, Brazil, is drawing attention around the world not for its beauty or cultural amenities but for its solutions to ecological and human problems that have left other cities in despair.
Stopping the Big Boxes
by Doug Pibelposted Jun 30, 1999
- stopping Wal-Mart
Healing Into Action
by Cherie Brown, George Mazzaposted Aug 30, 1998
- Simple ways to reach across ethnic, racial, and other divides.