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NEW ECONOMY  

How to Liberate America

David Korten   |   Jul 19, 2011

How is it that our nation is awash in money, but too broke to provide jobs and services? David Korten introduces a landmark new report, “How to Liberate America from Wall Street Rule.”   MORE »
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Photo by Trey Campbell flickr.com/treycampbell Detroit: A New American Frontier

Aaron M. Renn   |   Jul 20, 2011

For those seeking out an alternative vision of urban success, with new and innovative ideas about what the city of tomorrow should be, Detroit may offer the ultimate arena.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Photo courtesy Daniel Moss Arrivederci, Water Profiteers

Daniel Moss   |   Jul 22, 2011

Why 96 percent of Italian voters rejected their government’s push for water privatization.   MORE »



Photo by paul_houle flickr.com/paul_houle What About the People’s Budget?

Katrina vanden Heuvel   |   Jul 21, 2011

There are better—and more fair—budget ideas out there. Why aren’t they being heeded?   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Photo by personaldemocracy flickr.com/57152978@N08 “God is What Happens When Humanity is Connected”

Jul 19, 2011

Jim Gilliam: Why the Internet is my religion.   MORE »



PLANET  

LA Freeway Photo by Pranav Bhatt flickr.com/pranavbhatt The Cyclists Who Beat an Airplane: A Tale of Carmaggedon

Brooke Jarvis   |   Jul 18, 2011

During Los Angeles’ freeway-free weekend, little went quite as expected.   MORE »



American Wasteland Book Cover American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of its Food

Laura Kaliebe   |   Jul 14, 2011

Book review: Jonathan Bloom’s “American Wasteland” and the ethical side of food disposal.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

The American Dream, Reloaded

Jul 20, 2011

It's happening: The movement to rebuild the dream means owning our stories about how it went wrong—and finding our own ways to make it right.   MORE »
America Reloaded graphic by Michelle Ney


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