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Etiquette for Activists

Why do so many attempts to build coalitions across race and culture result in hurt and division? These seasoned activists offer tips on what makes the difference between success and disaster.

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Index To Indicators

Index to Indicators - Indicators are short news stories about big trends.

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Phillipine Activism Honored

Activists Walden Bello and Nicano Perlas and others received Right Livelihood Awards.

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Miami Police Violence Draws Criticism

Voices from across the political spectrum and around the globe are calling for investigations into police violence during the November Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) demonstrations in Miami, Florida.

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Patriot II Measure Becomes Law

On December 13, 2003, President Bush quietly signed the 2004 Intelligence Authorization Act, which broadens the government's power to track citizens' financial transactions.

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Irish Tax Cuts Plastic Use Dramatically

Plastic bag tax in Ireland has resulted in dramatic reduction in use of plastic bags.

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Forests Win Protection

Canadian boreal forests win protection by Rik Langendoen

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Argentine Workers Build New Economy

Worker-run factories like Brukman have continued to operate successfully in Argentina since the 2001 economic collapse caused many businesses to go bankrupt. Two other movements that erupted after Argentina's plunge into economic crisis, urban barter clubs and neighborhood assemblies, have fared less well.

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Stakes High In Redistricting Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing in on redrawn congressional maps that could solidify Republican control of the House of Representatives for the foreseeable future.

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Train Technology Speeds Ahead

Short description of train technology status around the world

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making the whole world a witness

Human rights abuses thrive in the dark, dank world of censorship and government secrecy. What is those in danger could shine the light of publicity where it matters most? promotion and defense of human rights through video and other communications technology

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a race to the top?

Beginning in 2006, all electronic equipment produced and sold in the European Union (EU) will be subject to two sweeping regulations, one designed to keep toxics-laced electronics out of municipal waste, the other to reduce use of toxic substances in the first place

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Report from the World Social Forum

World Social Forum in Mumbai: In mid-January, more than 80,000 global activists, scholars, Nobel laureates, poets, musicians, indigenous peoples, and community organizers gathered to declare once again, "Another world is possible!". Fran Korten reports.

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Citizen Action, Networks and Global Change

The experience of the International Organization of Consumers' Unions.

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Does anyone else feel this strange music?

Does anyone else feel this strange music? by Carol Estes... A young radical poet, Drew Dellinger, and an elder philosopher, Thomas Berry, forge an unlikely cosmological partnership.

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a better life for hogs

In response to the epidemic of industrial hog farms, Europe, Canada, and the U.S. share solutions - humane treatment of farm animals

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Finding Dignity in Exile

Fleeing the violence of Burma's military rulers, Shan women create a sanctuary and a power base by working together.

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Discussion Guide for a Conspiracy of Hope

When has awareness of an injustice spurred you into action? What was it that made you want to act? What kind of information or images have made you feel unwilling or unable to act? More questions like these . . .

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The beloved community of Martin Luther King

Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s revolutionary ideas and what they might mean for us today.

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YES! But How? :: Hazards of Non-Stick Cookware

Household tips to live more sustainably: Non-stick Cookware Safety, Refrigerator Efficiency, Expired Medicine, Recycling Cell Phones, and Leftover Soap.

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A Pilgrimage to Syria

The Damascus peace mission: pilgrims to Syria find that the healing of wounds begins with listening, learning, and praying together in many languages.

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Resources For Courage

civil liberties and constitutional rights resources

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Complexity, Trust, And Terror

Complexity, Trust, and Terror by Langdon Winner. Dependence on technology.

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Against the Tide

Against the Tide by Ronald Takaki, internment of Japanese Americans did not take place in Hawaii.

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The Fires of Joy

The Fires of Joy by David Spangler

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Debating Hate

UNC students debate with Pastor Fred Phelps and his anti-gay views.

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Filming While Dark

Filming While Dark by Roberto Rodriguez. A Chicano man decides not to let fear rule his life after being questioned by federal authorities for filming while "dark".

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Detroit Renaissance

the story of a grassroots effort to renew a post-industrial city. AC3T, Boggs Center, Detroit summer, Adamah, Grace Boggs, Cass Corridor Food Cooperative, Romanowski Park.

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Safeguarding the Vote

Safeguarding the Vote By Doug Pibel, electronic voting machine issues, computerized voting problems, accountability in touch-screen voting.

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The Time For Nonviolence Has Come

International Solidarity Movement and the power of nonviolence

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The Meaning of War

The Meaning of War: Sarah Ruth van Gelder interviews Robert Jay Lifton, apocalypse, civil liberties, empire, fear of the U.S.

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Shall We Study War or Peace?

Fran Korten reviews YES! Magazine's Making Peace and Victor David Hansons An Autumn of War.

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The Politics of Happiness

The Politics of Happiness by Enrique Penalosa as told to Susan Ives, mayor of Bogata Colombia, makes the city safe. car-free streets. Enrique Penalosa.

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Peace Movement Shifts Focus

United for Peace and Justice, evolving the anti-war movement into a peace movement and addressing the 2004 election.

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Veterans Benefits Cut

2004 budget plan cuts veterans health-care benefits. VA benefits and Community Oriented Policing Services cut.

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U.S. And European Unions Hold Out For Peace

U.S. and European Unions oppose war in Iraq. AFL-CIO passes resolution against war. USLAW. Internat

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Tribes Find Power In Wind

Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, COUP, first wind generator dedicated on Rosebud Reservation, clean energy windshed. sustainable homeland economic development. summer 2003.

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