Truck vs trailer, Bio-diesel vs petroleum, Alternatives to Bleach, No Mothballs, Bath Oil and Plant Cuttings
What if instead of pointing fingers, we did some soul searching about how to include in our democratic debates issues that are central to so many people but left out by both parties?
Decrease in the average working vocabulary of a 14-year-old over the last 50 years, and more...
Book Review - Against All Odds by John Rensenbrink
Book Review - Derailing Democracy: the America the media doesn't want you to see by Dan McGowan
Russel Mokhiber reviews Bobos in Paradise: the Upper Class and How They Got There
the nexxt revolutionaries, by Shannon Service. Stories of youth activists and their campaigns for the earth, for justice, and against globalization.
In this Veterans of Hope interview, Ruby Sales tells of her release from prison in Haneyville, Alabama, where she and Jonathan Daniels, a white seminarian, had been registering people to vote.
Freedon's Sacred Dance by Rosemarie Freeney Harding and Vincent Harding, veterans of hope, Bernice Johnson Reagon. The founder of the well-known acappella group, "Sweet Honey in the Rock," tells of finding her voice, in this Veterans of Hope interview.
Cultural Creatives, by Paul Ray and Sherry Anderson, interview by Sarah van Gelder. Market research and opinion polling by Paul Ray and Sherry Anderson uncover what they call the Cultural Creatives, people committed to a common set of earth-centered values.
love with claws and jaws by Carolyn Raffensperger. Exploration of the many meanings of power and the power of love.
idiocy and sustainability, by Thomas Prugh. We have delegated our powers to elected officials and bureaucrats and traded freedeom from tyranny for freedom from responsibility.
One meal, one vote, by Donella Meadows. Consumers have the power to end factory farming and the dangers it poses to humans and animals.
YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, YES! magazine, Freedon's Sacred Dance by Rosemarie Freeney Harding and Vincent Harding, James Lawson, veteran of hope
Fran Korten's column on Discussion Guides, Education Program, available internships
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.
YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, a new culture emerges: winter 2001, indicators
Innovation, insight, and knowledge from the 20th century could inspire social transformation in the 21st.
The Veterans of Hope Project brings together veterans of the civil rights movement with young activist to explore links between religion and social transformation.
garden of simplicity, by Duane Elgin. Simplicity is the new mantra for the overworked, over-stressed, and over-cluttered, and for those who want to lighten their impact on the Earth. The author of the classic book on voluntary simplicity says the ways to simplicity are many.
YES is a leading-edge quarterly journal magazine published by the nonprofit Positive Futures Network concerned with building a more just, sustainable, and compassionate future
the total thrust is global justice, by Drew Dellinger. Rap against globalization and injustice.
the great community of the Earth, by Thomas Berry. At a special event held during the UN Summit for Religious and Spiritual Leaders in August, Thomas Berry told these stories of our common dreams for the Earth.
Diesel trucks, Brown spots on skin, Dust Mites, Brass Cleaner, Soap vs Detergent, Moth ball odor, Stuff-free gifts, Annie Berthold, Ask Annie, household hints and helps
the new solidarity, by Anthony S. Arch. Steelworkers and forest activists forge a new alliance.
A description of the Earth Charter document, a declaration of responsibility and interdependency.
indicators: Campaigning for Change, Anti-Globalization, New Tax Breaks, Steelworkers' Victory, Burma Law Overturned, Frankenfood & Lawn, Local Currency Loan
Peacemakers in the Navajo Nation can quickly get to the bottom of a situation that resulted in a crime.
Number of mosquitoes a pipistrelle bat eats on a warm summer night . . ., and more...
In Planet Dialectics, Wolfgang Sachs repeatedly asks the nagging question: "Whose development and of what?"
Navajo Nation revises criminal code, reduces sentences, and requires peacemaking.
Cathrine Sneed describes the development of the Horticulture Program for Inmates and the Garden Project employing former inmates.
Women inmates describe prison life and the impact of a support group that provides an emotional and creative outlet.
Roy describes the development of a victim empathy class for prisoners in Oregon and it's impact on inmates.
Resources around restorative justice and reconciliation.
Reader Stories and Letters in response the "Is It Time to Close the Prisons" Issue.
Survey of prison reform. Prisons that Work. Adapted from "A Model Prison," by Robert Worth, from Atlantic Monthly November 1995; "Prison without Walls," by Jim Merkel, from In Context, Spring 1994; and "Politically Correct Punishment" by Jeffrey Banner, Mother Jones' MoJo Wire, March 2000.