David Solnit Stands Up For Protest
David Solnit Stands Up For Protest
My Year of Eating Local: Zucchini Wars
by Barbara Kingsolver
In an excerpt from the book "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle", Barbara Kingsolver writes of the challenges of dealing with growing zucchini.
Healing Arts
Examples of how art is used nationwide to promote the healing process.
Americans Who Tell the Truth :: David Korten
by Robert Shetterly
Robert Shetterly’s remarkable collection of portraits reminds us of the dignity, courage and importance of America's truth tellers. This portrait: YES! Board Chair David Korten.
Pass it On
by Alice Lovelace
Poetry by Alice Lovelace
A preview of the documentary film ¡Salud! which examines the Cuban health care system and its role in the quest for global health.
Baptists and Popular Education in Cuba: an interview with Joel Suárez
by Sarah van Gelder, Justine Simon
An interview with Joel Suárez, the general coordinator of the Martin Luther King Center in Havana, Cuba. He discusses the three founding pillars of the movement, as well as the lead up to the 1992 changes in Cuba's constitution that ratified the state's secular nature.
Meningitis B: Cuba's Got the Vaccine—Why Don't We?
by Robert Fortner, MD
A vaccine with proven effectiveness against Meningitis B was developed in Cuba in the 1980s. Since then, 55 million doses have been administered in Cuba and other countries. But not in the U.S.,where outbreaks still kill children. Dr. Robert Fortner, MD, wanted to find out why…
5 Ways NOT to Travel Like a Tourist
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Tips to minimize travel that screams "TOURIST!"
Every Day Ought To Be Earth Day
by Ann Lovejoy
A sermon given by Ann Lovejoy at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Bainbridge Island.
Education, by Rights
by Liz Sullivan, Cecilia Blewer
Teach the Children: How do we build a school system that serves the needs of all students? Human rights provides a solid foundation.
Abraham to Descendants: “Knock it Off”
by Sarah van Gelder
The Interfaith Amigos: A rabbi, a minister, and an imam, brought together by 9/11 and what followed, discover new spiritual depths from their dialogue and friendship.
Caffeinated Community Comeback: Small Ohio Town Discovers Power of Networking
by Frances Moore Lappe
A story of community redevelopment from the bottom up. Starting with a coffee shop, and adding artisans, classes, and the power of networking. June Holley now helps communities around the globe form Smart Networks by training and supporting Network Weavers. Appalachian Center for Economic Networks.
The Bronx, New York: Quality Job, Quality Care
by Eric Laursen
Cooperative Home Care Associates offers home health care services with motivated employee owners and a cooperative that is growing.
Alternative Medicine Demands Shared Decision Making
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
Commentary on the role of Alternative Medicine in health care decisions by a practitioner of Chinese medicine.