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 Powerful Ideas, Practical Actions

screen grab from YES Men hoax video World Economic Forum, Take Two

Brooke Jarvis   |  Feb 12, 2010

When it comes to “improving the state of the world”—the goal of the World Economic Forum—CEOs and politicians have been known to disappoint. Prankster filmmakers found a solution: replace their actual words with the ones they should have said.   MORE »


Photo by Peter Pereira, 4SEE Building Cultures of Peace

Riane Eisler   |  Feb 11, 2010

If we are to build cultures of peace we have to start talking about something that still makes many people uncomfortable: gender.   MORE »

Photo by Peter Pereira, 4SEE A Victory for Haiti

Hayley Hathaway   |  Feb 10, 2010

How an international, grassroots mobilization helped spur the G7's decision to cancel Haiti's onerous foreign debt.   MORE »


Pastor Don Mackenzie Called Back to the Essentials

Pastor Don Mackenzie   |  Feb 10, 2010

The Abrahamic faiths began when prophets called people back to the essentials: compassionate, caring community, and the universal principles of love and service.   MORE »


Photo by Mark Chilvers Time to Tax Financial Speculation

Sarah Anderson   |  feb 9, 2010

For those of us who want the financial industry to serve people and the planet rather than dominate them, this is the most exciting reform under serious consideration on the world stage.   MORE »


Photo by kk+ The Work that Reconnects

Pamela O’Malley Chang   |  feb 9, 2010

As residents plan Transition Albany, they’re turning to Joanna Macy for guidance in building resilient communities.   MORE »

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Image from How Do Invite You to Grow Food. How Do I Invite You to Grow Food?

Feb 07, 2010

Janaia Donaldson of Peak Moment Television interviews Jenny Pell of Permaculture Now!   MORE »

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