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A Truly Courageous Response to Terror

Fran Korten   |   Sep 9, 2011

“Our answer will not be hate and revenge, but more openness, more tolerance, and more democracy.” What the U.S. could learn from Norway about how to respond to terror. ”   MORE »
Photo by by Endre Vestvik

Photo by Meredith Farmer After 9/11: An Interfaith Answer to Extremism

Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Imam Jamal Rahman   |   Sep 09, 2011

Brought together by 9/11, three friends of different faiths look for answers about when and why religion leads to violence.   MORE »


Vegetables photo by Martin Cathrae 7 Ways to Cook Up a Sustainable Diet

Vicki Robin   |   Sep 08, 2011

Last year, Vicki Robin lived for a month eating only food from within a 10-mile radius. She’s back with tips for a planet-friendly diet.   MORE »

Photo by Lou Gold From Disillusionment to Direct Action: A Tale on Two Continents

Jim Shultz   |   Sep 06, 2011

From the White House lawn to the jungles of Bolivia—what happens when a president fails to live up to his environmental rhetoric?   MORE »


Photo by Wally Gobetz The Path to Real Prosperity

David Korten   |   Sep 07, 2011

David Korten: A new jobs plan is thinking too small. What we need is a new economy.   MORE »

Corbyn Hightower family photo by Lane Hartwell Living Right on the “Wrong” Side of Town

Corbyn Hightower   |   Sep 07, 2011

When Corbyn Hightower’s financial world fell apart, a ragtag community came together to show how lively neighborhoods grow new livelihoods.   MORE »

Putting Corporate Tax Dodging on the Table

Chuck Collins   |   Sep 02, 2011

In this time of austerity, major corporations are spending more on CEO pay and Congressional lobbying than they’re paying the IRS. How we can make them pay up.   MORE »


Corbyn Hightower photo by Lane Hartwell Who’s Building the Do-It-Ourselves Economy?

Sarah van Gelder, Doug Pibel   |   Sep 07, 2011

Corporations aren’t hiring, and Washington is gridlocked. Here’s how we take charge of our own livelihoods.   MORE »


“We Can Change History”

Sep 07, 2011

Video: Two weeks and 1,252 arrests later—how a committed group of activists made an oil pipeline an international issue.   MORE »

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