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 Powerful Ideas, Practical Actions

Charter for Compassion, Photo by trib, Compassion Comes First

Rabbi Ted Falcon   |   May 06, 2010

Rabbi Ted Falcon explores the first step toward loving action.   MORE »

A new study found that activism leads to feeling more alert, alive, and satisfied with life. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage. Making a Difference Makes You Happy

Tim Kasser   |   May 05, 2010

A series of studies find that activism brings pleasant emotions, greater life satisfaction, and more experiences of freedom, competence, and connection to others.   MORE »


Reconnecting with our neighbors is the first step toward community resilience. Photo by foreversouls. Neighbors for a New Economy

Chuck Collins   |   May 05, 2010

Building a new economy is tough. One group of neighbors decided to do it together.   MORE »


Last year, clinics provided care to more than 18 million patients in over 6,300 communities across the U.S. Photo by calmatherapy. New Challenges for Community Clinics

Tom David, Jane Elizabeth Stafford   |   May 04, 2010

Community clinics and health centers are a key source of health care for the poor. What will happen to them now that a version of health care reform has passed?   MORE »


"The military is doing a lot of development work that it shouldn't be doing, and frankly that the military does not want to do," Lorelei Kelly says. Photo by The U.S. Army. Afghanistan: Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Mark Engler   |   May 04, 2010

The time has come for a U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan. But is “Out Now” a valid response? David Wildman, Sunita Viswanath, and Lorelei Kelly discuss how can we best support Afghan national stability.   MORE »

An intercontinental ballistic missile on display at the Titan Missile Museum in Arizona. Photo by John Uhles. Some Nuclear Sunshine

Joseph Cirincione, Benjamin Loehrke   |   May 04, 2010

For the first time in its history, the U.S. government revealed the size of the nation’s nuclear arsenal. Are we one step closer to disarmament?   MORE »


Photos by Danny Goldfield from his NY Childrens Project Big Apple Kids from 194 Countries

May 03, 2010

Danny Goldfield’s NYChildren project captures images of kids from every country, residing in New York City. The spirit of the project has become more than just pictures.    MORE »

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