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 PEACE & JUSTICE   PLANET     NEW ECONOMY   PEOPLE POWER   HAPPINESS 
PLANET  

Happy Kid in Amsterdam by Jacob Johan Building the Just City

Sarah Laskow   |   May 13, 2011

Beyond growth: How to build cities that make life richer for the people who live there.   MORE »



Photo by Robin Broad From Ecotourism to Community Tourism

John Cavanagh, Robin Broad   |   May 09, 2011

Does travel have a place in a future of “rootedness”?   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Photo courtesy of Edward Gerkhe Keepers of the Seeds

Winona LaDuke   |   May 12, 2011

Winona LaDuke: How Native farmers and gardeners are working to preserve their agricultural heritage.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Majora Carter by the Majora Carter Group You Don’t Have to Move Out of Your Neighborhood to Live in a Better One

Joanna Gangi   |   May 11, 2011

Majora Carter: How to break the cycle of environmental injustice and build happier communities.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Photo by grongar flickr.com/grongar How Can We Solve the Jobs Crisis?

Sarah van Gelder   |   May 10, 2011

Targeting workers, the unemployed, and public services won’t do it. Help us find the solutions that will.   MORE »



Photo by Air Watcher Making a Living (Economy)

David Korten   |   May 09, 2011

We’re wasting our resources subsidizing a war economy, sprawl, and consumerism. What we could do differently in a living economy.    MORE »



PEACE & JUSTICE  

Photo courtesy of Martina Davis-Correia The Locked Gate: Standing Up for My Brother on Death Row

Martina Davis-Correia, as told to Jen Marlowe   |   May 10, 2011

My brother and I don’t always agree, but I defend his innocence, and I’ll never walk out on him again.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

The Home and Garden Challenge

May 10, 2011

On May 14th and 15th, Americans across the country will be transforming their homes, gardens, and communities to meet the climate challenge.   MORE »
Video still, The Home and Garden Challenge


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