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Signs of an Emerging Culture

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Winter 1996-97

Sometimes It is Named
Susan Griffin perceives a shift in culture – a new way of thinking and being growing out of an emerging world view

The State of the Future

Marc Luyckx, Ram Dass, Juliet Schor, Vandana Shiva, Fritjof Capra, David Morris, Don Edwards, Dee Dickinson, Eben Carlson, Elaine Gross, and Rebecca Adamson on the emerging culture

Global Paradigm Report
Duane Elgin looks at indicators of a shift to an integral culture

Out of Chaos ...
Sarah van Gelder considers some of the possibilities emerging out of these changing times


Creation Dance
Poet James Bertolino on what happens when a mood strikes

Robin Grossinger reports on a scientific and personal exploration of San Francisco’s historic ecosystems

Healing Stories
The stories told by Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, show we can all be healers of heart and soul
A Place for Democracy
Frances Moore Lappé and Paul Du Bois on bringing democracy into business and government

A Seattle Troll
Seattle’s effort to empower neighborhood innovation has changed the landscape; by Theresa Morrow

Democracy at Work
Employee ownership has brought change to United Airlines, reporter Mark D. Uehling finds


Beyond Poverty

Mohammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, on micro-credit, and high- and low-tech tools for ending poverty

Green Taxes Come to Europe
Ecological tax reform is spreading in Europe, says Kai Schlegelmilch


The Right to Food
Leaders of governments and NGOs debate "the right to food" at the recent FAO Summit, Mark Ritchie reports

Making a Difference
Innovators from India, Russia, Greece, and the US honored for right livelihood; by Susan Vanderwey

The Other Economic Summit
Susan Hunt previews TOES (The Other Economic Summit) coming soon to a G-7 meeting near you!

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Readers’ Forum

Indicators of a Changing World
Sustainable European cities • Frogs in trouble • Fewer guns • Energy efficiency boosts local economies • Dying penguins • Maternal deaths • China’s eco journal

Letter from Belgrade

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In Review
• Sex, Ecology, and Spirituality, by Ken Wilber
• When Corporations Rule the World, by David Korten
• Who’s Counting?: Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies, and The Global Economy

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