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HAPPINESS  

Photo by woodleywonderworks. flickr.com/wwworks Radical Homemaking: It’s Not a Competition

Shannon Hayes   |   Apr 29, 2011

When it comes to ecological living, there’s always someone who’s doing it better. So what?   MORE »



PLANET  

Photo by Ben Heine Wildlife Right of Way

Sarah Kuck   |   Apr 28, 2011

Big mammals shouldn’t be a casualty of modern society. They could make a comeback—if we give them what they need most: room to roam.   MORE »



Rider Park video still How to Fight Fracking and Win

Apr 26, 2011

What started as one couple’s fight against gas drilling in their local park grew into a campaign to save more than 700,000 acres of Pennsylvania forest.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Vermont health care rally 2010. Photo courtesy Jobs with Justice Vermont’s Bill: Is it Single-Payer Health Care?

Ida Hellander, MD   |   Apr 27, 2011

A question and answer session with Dr. Ida Hellander helps demystify Vermont’s new health care bill.   MORE »



PEACE & JUSTICE  

Arizona Student Protest. Photo courtesy Javier Gonzalez A Student Uprising in Arizona

Jeff Biggers   |   Apr 27, 2011

In Tucson, lawmakers want to cut ethnic studies programs. But they’ll have to unchain these students first.   MORE »



Mohamed Samir Khalifeh © Zakira The Refugee Child Photographers

V. Noah Gimbel   |   Apr 26, 2011

How photography training and disposable cameras are giving young Palestinian refugees something new—a voice.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Baby turtle. Photo by ippei naoi Living Economies: Learning from the Biosphere

David Korten   |   Apr 25, 2011

How we humans can redesign our failing systems by turning back to nature—and learning to live by the rules of life.   MORE »



Photo by Robin Broad Cornerstones of a Rooted Economy

Robin Broad, John Cavanagh   |   Apr 25, 2011

Can the small fishers of Trinidad and Tobago become pillars of a new economy when the oil- and gas-based economy finally runs dry?   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

The Page That Counts

Spring 2011

Facts that tell a story… Amount of real money Jon Jacobs received for virtual online real estate: $635,000. Average price of a home in the U.S.: $170,600.   MORE »
Women leaders photo by Afghan Kabul


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