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HAPPINESS

The good life doesn't have to cost the planet.

Pass it On Pass it On
by Alice Lovelace
Poetry by Alice Lovelace
¡Salud!
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 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? 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 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 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 Caffeinated Community Comeback: Small Ohio Town Discovers Power of Networking
by Frances Moore Lappé
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 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.
Fighting the Cancer, Healing the Soul Fighting the Cancer, Healing the Soul
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
The Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic provides all-around care including alternative treatments for low-income women diagnosed with cancer.
Principles of Real Solutions
by Sarah van Gelder
What is required for America to join most of the industrialized world in universal access to health care?
Health Care Options at a Glance
by Sarah van Gelder, Doug Pibel
The various health care options used around the world are detailed based on costs, coverage, who pays and other factors.
Just the Facts Just the Facts
by Lilja Otto
The costs of health care and prescriptions in the U.S. are graphically compared against the rest of the world. Why do U.S. drugs cost more?
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