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NEW ECONOMY  

Where The 99 Percent Get Their Power

Sarah van Gelder   |   Oct 07, 2011

Why is this protest spreading when others have fizzled? How did a small protest in lower Manhattan go viral? With more than 50 cities involved, #OccupyWallStreet is already changing the debate. ”   MORE »
Protesters in NYC. Photo by Sarah van Gelder




Bread Kitchen PHOTO BY KRISTIN GLADNEY 7 Smart Solutions for DIY Jobs

Oct 04, 2011

One alternative to looking for a job is to make your own. Here are seven ways communities are offering tools, training, and bright ideas to get workers started.   MORE »



Photo by Erik Hart David Korten: Why I'm in Solidarity with #OccupyWallStreet

David Korten   |   Oct 04, 2011

By the calendar it’s autumn, but for many it is the beginning of the American Spring.    MORE »



PLANET  

Can Households Help Create a Carbon Neutral City?

Richard Conlin   |   Oct 06, 2011

In Seattle’s quest for carbon neutrality, what role do personal actions play?   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Photo by sea turtle flickr.com/sea-turtle Reflections on Transforming the Food System

Oct 06, 2011

YES! readers respond to Madhu Suri Prakash and Wendell Berry.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Why #OccupyWallStreet Has Staying Power

Mark Engler   |   Oct 06, 2011

How the anti-corporate protests have evolved into the populist force now sweeping the nation.   MORE »



Declaration of the Occupation of New York City

Oct 04, 2011

In their own words, why protesters are occupying Wall Street.   MORE »



Can the #Occupy Movement Be a Turning Point?

Doyle Canning   |   Oct 03, 2011

As the Wall Street occupation continues, Boston residents are sitting in to save their homes—and providing a lesson in how to sustain the powerful spark of the #Occupy movement.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Philadelphians Paint the Town

Aug 01, 2011

How art healed and united troubled communities in the City of Brotherly Love.   MORE »


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