The Politics of Happiness
Enrique Peñalosa as told to Susan Ives
The name Bogotá conjures images of murder, kidnapping, and drugs. But thanks to a visionary mayor, Bogotá is now safer than many American cities.
The Time for Nonviolence Has Come
by Michael Nagler
For the first time in history, the people of the entire world have joined in a call for peace.
Resources for Courage
by Rik Langendoen & Megan Tady
Is another world possible?
by Bob Burnett
This year’s World Social Forum was haunted by fear of war and empire building, but the tens of thousands gathered in Porto Alegre also felt the strength of a different vision.
Safeguarding the Vote
by Doug Pibel
Computer professionals are sounding the alarm: paperless, computer voting may result in massive error, fraud, or worse.
by Shawn Rhea
A grassroots movement aims high—to create a life-sustaining future in a city abandoned by industry.