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HAPPINESS  

Home-made apple cider. Photo by Bob Hooper Sharing the Harvest

Shannon Hayes   |   Oct 22, 2010

What to do when your apple trees don’t produce? Start ringing doorbells, says radical homemaker Shannon Hayes.   MORE »



Poster: How to Start a Commons Revolution 51 Ways to Spark a Commons Revolution

Jay Walljasper   |   Oct 21, 2010

What you can do, alone and with others, to share life.   MORE »

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PEACE & JUSTICE  

Boy eating fruit. Photo by David Dennis. flickr.com/photos/ davidden Slavery Goes Public

Christa Hillstrom   |   Oct 21, 2010

Are the products you buy tainted by slavery and child labor? A new California law can help you find out.    MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Detail from Yes Men's fake Chevron ad campaign A Big Surprise for Chevron

Oct 20, 2010

Hours before the oil giant released its new ad campaign, the Yes Men released their own version.   MORE »



PLANET  

Exotic spices, one of Vicki's few exceptions to her 10-mile diet. Photo by Tambako 8 Food Rules from My 10-Mile Diet

Vicki Robin   |   Oct 19, 2010

After a month of hyperlocavore eating, Vicki Robin developed her own food rules for a lifetime.    MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Detail of a Berkshare by Jason Houston. All Rights Reserved. A Day in the Life of a BerkShare

Bill McKibben   |   Oct 18, 2010

What’s it really like to deal in regional currency?   MORE »



A foreclosed home in Las Vegas. Photo courtesy BBC World Service Foreclosuregate: Time to Break Up the Too-Big-to-Fail Banks?

Ellen Brown   |   Oct 15, 2010

With risky behavior by big finance again threatening economic stability, how can we get things right this time?   MORE »



PHOTO ESSAY OF THE WEEK   

Reaching for Resilience

Oct 21, 2010

10 ways that one rural ecovillage is building strong foundations for coming times.   MORE »
Here, a pond near a homestead on Dancing Rabbit’s neighboring spin-off, Red Earth Farms, serves as an AC alternative in the muggy summers. Photo by DeSha Metschke


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