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The Page That Counts :: Winter 2003

Increase in memory retention of gum-chewers over non-chewers during testing, and more...

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Deliberation Day

voting is the bottom line to democracy, deliberative poll , neighborhood meetings, James Fishkin and Bruse Ackerman propose "Deliberation Day.

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The Talking Circle

talking circles in prisons, breaking the cycle of violence, ending violent crime

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Porto Alegre's Budget Of, By, And For the People

The people of Porto alegre, Brazil, get to decide how to spend their city's budget, and the benefits are evident in neighborhoods rich and poor.

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Voices from the Valley

KDNA Radio Cadena: radio for the Latino community

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Keep Moving On

We're big enough to hold the terrible and the possible in our hearts at the same time.

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Instead of Empire

Phylis Bennis, Harlan Cleveland, Frank T. Griswold, Michael Lerner, and Marc Luyckx :: A roundtable exploration of what might happen if the U.S. chose a path that is neither the Clinton-promoted future of corporate globalization, nor the Bush Doctrine of endless war.

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The Miner's Canary

The Miner's Canary by Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres, power-over, power-with, race, rules to the game

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Erosion of Liberty Since September 11

Erosion of Liberty Since September 11, DOJ allows detenton without charges, US Patriot Act

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Discussion Guide for What Would Democracy Look Like?

Questions such as: What ways do you stay hopeful in dark times? What keeps you acting on what you believe when success seems distant or unlikely? What can (or do) you do to help friends and co-workers keep their spirits up?

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Broadband Democracy

center for Digital Democracy, open access to the internet, electronic commons

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Citizen Panels

Convening a cross section of the population in high-quality dialogue, with full access to whatever information is vital to their deliberations, and helping them find common ground, and then publiicizing their work to the public and its representatives.

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Study Circle Democracy

Deliberative democracy through study circles.

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Let Every Voice Be Heard

Cumulative voting and instant runoff, Voting revolution, Alternative voting systems

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Digital Storytellers

Third world majority digital storytelling conference, Underground Railroad, ceate digital stories from the found material in lives, relaiming histories for people of color

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Yes! But How?

Recycling computers, unclog bathroom drain, non-toxic solutions, bees nests, hornets

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Resource Guide

Living Economies resource guide, YES! A Journal of Positive Futures

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economies for life - economías para la vida

El lenguaje de la disfunción económica se ha tornado tan común que cuando utilizo en mis charlas la expresión “economía global suicida”, raramente necesito explicarla.

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Readers Take Action

Democracy's Conversation, High Noon for Sprawl

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Book Review - Salons: the Joy of Conversation - Turning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope

Reviews - Salons: the Joy of Conversation by Jaida N’Ha Sandra, Jon Spayde and the editors of Utne ReaderTurning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hopeby Margaret Wheatley

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The Creative Commons

Public Domain for creative works by Molly Van Houweling

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Letter From the Editor

This issue of YES! reveals that in fact there are workable alternatives to corporate rule unfolding before our eyes.

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Fairness In a Fragile World

F Jo'burg Memo. Tewolde Eghziaber, Paul Hawken, Hazel Henderson, Ashok Khosla and Anita Roddick developed what may be the most comprehensive policy statement for the Johannesburg summit.

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The Page That Counts :: Fall 2002

Percent increase in paper consumption after an organization adopts e-mail, and more...

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Building a New Force

Nonviolent intervenors transform our response to conflict. Building a new force by Michael n. Nagler, an article on the Nonviolent Peaceforce. YES! A Journal of Positive Futures,

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Money's Conversations

Money's Conversations by Camy Mathay - MadHOURS, madison hours, alternative currency, local currencies

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Responses to Fran Korten's "We're All Hyphenated Americans"

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, Responses to Fran Korten's "We're All Hyphenated Americans"

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Of Land And Hope

of land and hope, by Frances Moore Lappe & Anna Lappe, Landless Workers Movement, MST, YES! A Journal of Positive Futures,

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We're all Hyphenated Americans

Fran Korten's column, We're all Hyphenated Americans

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Economies For Life

While the ruling elites occupy themselves with seeking to restore faith in the pathological institutions on which their power and privilege were built, the rest of us can embrace this moment of economic failure as an historic opportunity. Through our individual and collective choices, we can grow into being the economic institutions, relationships, and culture of a just, sustainable, and compassionate world of living economies that work for all.

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It Shall Be a Jubilee Unto You

redistribution of wealth, jubilee, cancelling debt by edict, Clean-slate tradition

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