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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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Citizen Weapons Inspectors Convicted

Citizen Weapons Inspectors Convicted by Jeremy Eckert; 3 nuns face life prison sentences, for Minuteman disarming in Colorado.

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High Tech Jobs Emigrate

U.S. employers move 3.3 million white-collar jobs overseas. IT jobs move offshore.

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IMF Admits Its Failings

IMF Admits Its Failings by Carolyn McConnell

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Dismantling the Fortresses of Fear

Rachel Corrie. A story about Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.

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Fearlessness

A poet and activist finds a place of beauty- while being arrested after speaking at Code Pink for Peace rally.

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A Circle of Trust

mutual security fund; self-insurance; community building.

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Finding Courage Discussion Guide

Is nonviolence a universal requirement or merely a sometimes-useful strategy? Nelson Mandela, for example, during the struggle against apartheid, rejected demands that the African National Congress renounce violence as a strategy. Is nonviolence always required or are there times when violence is necessary? Have you seen nonviolent action work? What made it succeed? Have you seen it fail? In what way and why? Faced with an invasion and oppression of your community, what would you do to resist it?

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Lysistrata Project

1,029 performances of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata staged on March 3 in protest of Bush's war on Iraq --

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YES! But How? :: Sustainble Wedding Rings

Tips on sustainable wedding rings, ecological dishwasher detergent, grout stains and batteries. If you're searching for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.

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Eight Steps To Teach Kids Peace

8 practical steps to teaching peace in your community.

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A Conspiracy of Hope

Many thought the global movement against unfair trade started in Seattle 1999. But going back over 200 years, people have reached across borders to end the slave trade, shame a brutal colonial regime, and bring respite to laborers of the industrial revolution.

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Wild Abundant America

Wild, Abundant America by Subhankar Banerjee. ANWR

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Bottled Water Flim-flam

Is bottled water really safer than tap water?

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Bolivians Topple President

The people of Bolivia took to the streets in October 2003 to bring an end to the leadership of President Gonzlo Sanchez de Lozada.

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Indicators Index

Bolivians Topple President - Experts Join Challenge to Liberties Crackdown - Clean Elections Efforts Build - California Goes Greener - Global Warming Costs Mount - Whose Voting Machines? - Rides for Freedom - Navy Backs Down on Sonar Not on DU - Jewish Group Issues Call to Bring Settlers Home

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