Blended Nation: A Portrait of Mixed-Race America
Feb 10, 2010
- Photo Essay: Mike Tauber's 2009 book, Blended Nation: Portraits and Interviews of Mixed-Race America, features photographs of individuals alongside intimate interviews about their thoughts on what it means to be multiracial.
The Work that Reconnects
by Pamela O'Malley ChangFeb 09, 2010
- As residents plan Transition Albany, they're turning to Joanna Macy for guidance in building resilient communities.
A Call to Bring the World Together…
Feb 08, 2010
- Video: Since its November 2009 launch, over 36,000 people have affirmed the Charter for Compassion, a project that sprouted from author Karen Armstrong's TED speech. Based on the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," the charter is a result of public input from 150,000 religious and secular people worldwide.
The New Economy Challenge: Implications for Higher Education
by David KortenFeb 05, 2010
- If we are to build a sustainable economy and an Earth community, our educational goals and structures will have to change. David Korten asks what it will take to retool and reskill our society.
Interfaith Doesn't Mean Interchangeable
by Ted FalconFeb 03, 2010
- Our task is not to exclude others nor to deny our differences, but to find the core teachings that unite us.
Meet the Radical Homemakers
by Shannon HayesFeb 01, 2010
- How families are achieving ecological, social, and economic transformation... starting under their own roofs.
by Caitlin BattersbyFeb 01, 2010
- Mystified by all the labels? How to buy humane eggs and meat.
The Righteous Small House: Challenging House Size and the Irresponsible American Dream
by Jason F. McLennanJan 29, 2010
- An architect asks, at what point does size cancel out sustainability?
An Invitation to Sacred Intention
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Sheikh Jamal RahmanJan 26, 2010
- Three friends from different faiths offer guidance for forming intentions that focus not on what we do or don't have, but on who we are.
We Are All Connected
Jan 25, 2010
- Electronic musician John Boswell's project "The Symphony of Science" sets scientific knowledge to music, exploring our relationship with one another and with the universe.
YES! Recommends: No Impact Project
by Jing FongJan 25, 2010
- No Impact Man, Colin Beavan, and his family have inspired a nation to swap their old consumer habits for new environmentally-friendly ones. The recently launched No Impact Curriculum brings the lessons learned from this year-long journey to your classroom.
Between Overworked and Out of Work
by Dean BakerJan 15, 2010
- Giving employers incentives to offer paid time off would boost employment, stimulate the economy, and help the U.S. move toward a healthier life-work balance.
Smarter School Lunches
by Ellen MahoneyJan 12, 2010
- Healthy, local food for all kids? "Renegade Lunch Lady" Ann Cooper is starting a revolution in school cafeterias.
John Francis Walks the Earth
Jan 08, 2010
- For over two decades, John Francis has been traveling the planet by foot and sail learning about environmental respect. For 17 of those years, he did so without speaking. Luckily for us, he's taken to spreading his message—here in a speech for TED.
Is Laughter the Best Medicine?
by R. Morgan GriffinJan 07, 2010
- Feeling rundown? Try laughing more. Some researchers think laughter just might be the best medicine, helping you feel better and putting that spring back in your step.