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

Bangor Base Protest photo courtesy of Leonard Eiger Keeping Faith With Peace

Valerie Schloredt   |   Aug 05, 2011

On the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jesuit Priest Bill Bichsel talks about why he went to prison for a future without nuclear weapons.   MORE »



PLANET  

Smart Transit By Choice

Richard Conlin   |   Aug 05, 2011

Richard Conlin: Green urban travel shouldn’t be about guilt trips or prohibition, but about making the good choices easy.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Hope, photo by pol sifter How The Impossible Becomes Ordinary

Rebecca Solnit   |   Aug 04, 2011

Hope requires care and feeding. Rebecca Solnit on how she keeps it alive.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Photo by sari dennise flickr.com/sarihuella A Poet Rewrites the War on Drugs

Madhu Suri Prakash   |   Aug 03, 2011

After the death of his son, poet Javier Sicilia gave voice to the anguish of the Mexican people—and started a powerful movement of moral indignation against the senseless slaughter of the war on drugs.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Photo by Andrew Turner flickr.com/ajturner The Bookstore After Borders: Protecting Creativity from Consolidation

Stacy Mitchell   |   Aug 01, 2011

From books to music, why retail consolidation is bad news for creativity—and what can be done about it.   MORE »



Photo by William Hartz flickr.com/whartz How Change Happens: A Three-Fold Strategy

David Korten   |   Aug 01, 2011

David Korten: To build a new economy, we must work on three fronts.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Debt Crisis? Try Growth Crisis

Aug 03, 2011

Video: Richard Heinberg explains why the debt crisis is really a growth crisis... and why that might not be such a bad thing.   MORE »
Who Killed Growth? Video still



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