The biblical prophets once cried out against corruption and injustice, calling people to a higher purpose. What might that look like today?
DILEMMAS OF DOMINATION: The Unmaking of the American Empire by Walden Bello Metropolitan Books, 2005, 272 pages, $25.00
Social Security is in crisis, according to some. Private pension systems—like United Airlines' and Enron's are also unraveling. And Americans' rate of savings is dropping through the floor. Will you have the money to retire? Will anyone?
Japanese families are getting smaller while the ranks of the aged are growing. A co-operative has stepped into this vacuum, connecting thousands of elders who have something to give and something to receive.
Van Jones believes there is a better future for young people than prisons and there is a better future for the Earth than ecological collapse. The solutions for the two may be the same.
Thousands of displaced Brazilian families are taking back the land, setting up schools, homes, cooperatives, and organic farms—and re-envisioning the future of Brazil.
Looking for more out of your spring breaks than suntans and late night parties? These young people experienced adventure, camaraderie, and the satisfaction of making a difference--plus a few surprises