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HAPPINESS  

Group hug, Photo by Jesslee Cuizon flickr.com/photos/ eelssej_ Can Small Group Organizing Save the Country?

Sarah Byrnes   |   Nov 05, 2010

Without the support of others, we get drained, we burn out, we sit out elections, or we vote our fears. With it, we can make real change.   MORE »



'Pepe, look what I found' Photo by photoholic1. flickr.com/photos/ lenbo My Kids Eat Snails

Shannon Hayes   |   Nov 04, 2010

Radical homemaker Shannon Hayes: When standardized curricula fall short, food can teach the values I want my kids to learn.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Corporation Spending, Photo by David Neubert flickr.com/photos/ neubie After the Campaign Cash, the Backlash

Brooke Jarvis   |   Nov 04, 2010

The 2010 midterm elections—the first since Citizens United opened the floodgates to corporate campaign cash—were the most expensive in history. So what happens next?   MORE »



Hi, Photo by Jens Schott Knudsen flickr.com/photos/ pamhule Signs of Sanity (and/or Fear)

Nov 01, 2010

The best sights and signs from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.    MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Missing piece, Photo by Jerry-Charlotte Miller flickr.com/photos/ blackbutterfly Missing: A Vision of Economic Possibility

David Korten   |   Nov 03, 2010

This election showed us that neither of our two major parties has a credible vision for our economic future. And that’s why this is a moment of opportunity.   MORE »



Galena Storefront, Photo by Terence Faircloth. flickr.com/photos/ atelier_tee Will the Real Voice of Small Business Please Stand Up?

Stacy Mitchell   |   Nov 02, 2010

Small businesses and local chambers are distancing themselves from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s politics.   MORE »



PLANET  

US Bike sign, Photo by Jeri Packer/ The Voice News An Interstate Bicycling System

Winona Bateman   |   Nov 01, 2010

A system of bicycle routes to connect the nation? It’s happening.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Becoming an Empathic Civilization

Nov 04, 2010

Economist Jeremy Rifkin believes we can do it, and now he’s got cartoons to show why.   MORE »
Image from the video Animating an Empathic Civilization


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