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Building a Just and Sustainable World May 2009
The New Economy
Think the economy's too big for you to do anything about it? Here are things that anyone can do to help bring a new economy to life.
In 31 Ways to Jump Start the Local Economy, Sarah van Gelder pulls together tips and strategies for building a secure, sustainable economy beginning at home and in your community.
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100 Americans Who Tell the Truth
Signs of Life: Small Stories About Big Change
Three towns in Maine have passed ordinances that strip corporations of the rights of “personhood,” with the goal of stopping the extraction of local groundwater by Swiss food corporation Nestlé. For years, Maine communities have fought the company’s efforts to expand.
Advocates are urging President Obama to end insurance industry domination over health care. But how should the new system work?
New Mexico becomes the second state to abolish the death penalty, since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1976.
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