5,000 Years of Empire

Issue 38  Summer 2006
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Featuring David Korten and The Great Turning. This issue explores the choices we each may face and the future we are leaving to future generations. Summer 2006.
Alternatives to a Wall

How NAFTA, CAFTA, and other corporate-friendly trade policies displace farmers and create mass migration, and how we can do better

Can Soap Operas Save the World?

Have soap operas become a method of healing societies at war? In some battle-fatigued areas, they have.

In Iraq: A Place To Be Human, First

They don't like the occupation or the militias, and they aren't signing up for any political or religious faction. Instead, these Iraqis are claiming the space to live with their neighbors in peace.

Entrepreneurs of cooperation

Before Social Security and the WPA, the Unemployed Exchange Association rebuilt a collapsed economy