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 PEACE & JUSTICE   PLANET     NEW ECONOMY   PEOPLE POWER   HAPPINESS 
PEACE & JUSTICE  

Maori justice photo courtesy of Manawatu Standard Righting Wrongs the Maori Way

Allan MacRae, Howard Zehr   |   Jul 8, 2011

Instead of prison, New Zealand chooses restorative justice and community problem-solving.   MORE »



Ur photo by Catherine Murray An Appeal to U2: Who is More Rooted?

Robin Broad, John Cavanagh   |   Jul 4, 2011

Anti-poverty crusaders like Bono call critical attention to what’s wrong with the world. But what if we also showed who’s doing it right?   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Photo by Garry Wilmore flickr.com/gwilmore Can You Be a Radical Homemaker With an Unsupportive Partner?

Shannon Hayes   |   Jul 7, 2011

What happens when one member of a couple wants to live a new kind of life—but the other doesn’t?   MORE »



PLANET  

Photo from the Equinox Center Better Policies Without the Politics

Aaron Contorer   |   Jul 7, 2011

Localized, humanized information: How regional policy centers can drive change.   MORE »



Photo courtesy 350.org White Roofs Project Helps NYC Beat The Heat

Beth Buczynski   |   Jul 6, 2011

New York activists are on a mission to paint the Big Apple (and then the rest of the country) white to reduce energy waste.    MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Photo by Roger Price flickr.com/rwp-roger Toward a Post-Growth Society

James Gustave Speth   |   Jul 6, 2011

It’s business as usual that’s the utopian fantasy, while creating something very new and different is the pragmatic way forward.    MORE »



Photo by Josh Liba A Crumbling Cultural Story

David Korten   |   Jul 5, 2011

David Korten on the unraveling of the myth that underpins our economic behavior.    MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

What’s the True Price of Gas?

Jul 5, 2011

How much do we really pay for a gallon of gas? The costs extend beyond what we pay at the pump.   MORE »
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