Work dumbs us down, wears us out, and uses us up. So why do it? Let’s initiate a Golden Age of Play.
by Bob Black
real vacations for all
Why do affluent, super-productive Americans get two weeks or less of vacation while Europeans get four to six weeks?
by Juliet Schor
now i become myself
A vocation does not come from "out there." It’s what you find when you reclaim your original gifts.
by Parker Palmer
He’s famous for leading roles in the Lethal Weapon series, Beloved, The Color Purple, and others. But Danny Glover’s real work goes well beyond the big screen. Helping to empower the most vulnerable people of the world — that’s what gets him up in the morning.
an interview with Sarah Ruth van Gelder
the white dog’s tale
Restaurateur Judy Wicks breaks all the rules. She pays a living wage. She uses expensive meat from humanely raised animals. She holds Table Talks on social and environmental issues. And she makes money, too.
by Maryann Gorman
These innovators are creating both communities that work and good work for their communities through businesses that make clothes, bicycles, tools, and food.
Our work can benefit the planet and future generations, or it can damage both. What is it in our own psyche that makes the difference?
by Matthew Fox