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PLANET  

Photo by Ben Powless Pipeline Protests: Beyond the Usual Suspects

Madeline Ostrander   |   Aug 25, 2011

Can opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline bring conservatives back to conservation?   MORE »



Rebecca Burgess photo by Paige Green Fibershed Moments

Rebecca Burgess   |   Aug 19, 2011

We often think about local food—but what about local fabric? Photos from one woman’s quest to know her “fibershed.”   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Photo by Jeeves Sinclair Does Inequality Make Us Unhappy?

Carmen Sobczak   |   Aug 25, 2011

A new study suggests Americans' happiness declines when there’s a wider gap between rich and poor.   MORE »



Daughter Running photo by Kathy Kottaras Small Steps for Growing a No-Impact Family

Kathy Kottaras   |   Aug 25, 2011

Since trying the No Impact Week experiment, our family has learned to be mindful of our habits, and live with more joy.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Can Communities Reclaim the Right to Say “No”?

Mari Margil   |   Aug 24, 2011

Many communities trying to keep fracking, drilling, or big box stores out are finding they don’t have the legal right to say no. Their response? Take on the very structure of law.   MORE »



Photo by Josh Lopez “Criminals” for a Stable Climate

Aug 22, 2011

Behind the scenes: to stop a tar sands pipeline, the climate justice movement begins civil disobedience on a grand scale.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Photo by G Meyer A Presidential Declaration of Independence from Wall Street

David Korten   |   Aug 22, 2011

What might a truly new economic vision for America look like? David Korten imagines a presidential address he'd like to hear.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

A Bikeshare Success Story



Who says Washington never gets anything right?   MORE »
Video still, Capital Bikeshare


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