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

Coffee Strong photo by Paul Dunn Military Resistance a Strong Brew

Dean Paton   |   Nov 11, 2011

Near the gates of Fort Lewis, anti-war veterans serve up support and solidarity (along with double-tall lattes) to their friends in uniform.   MORE »



PLANET  

Photo by Carl Heyerdahl Protesters Win Pipeline Delay

Brooke Jarvis   |   Nov 10, 2011

How thousands of determined protesters dragged a little-known pipeline into the national spotlight—and convinced the Obama administration to delay its approval.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Ohio Cooperatives Solar Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It

Susan Arterian Chang   |   Nov 10, 2011

How worker co-ops are expanding despite the rust-belt economy.   MORE »



Green City Growers Green Jobs Calling

Madeline Ostrander   |   Nov 10, 2011

The citizens of two cities are finding the customers, finances, and skills to put together green jobs.    MORE »



Photo by Fibonacci Blue The Great Money Migration

Mark Engler   |   Nov 07, 2011

Just how effective was Bank Transfer Day?   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Boy with Crayon photo by ND Strupler Emotional Learning Brings Real Hope to Schools

Katherine Gustafson   |   Nov 10, 2011

A little-known movement helps kids understand the connection between the brain and heart, and improve their behavior (and test scores) too.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Tents at Occupy Oakland photo by Seth Schneider Ten Ways the Occupy Movement Changes Everything

Sarah van Gelder, David Korten, Steve Piersanti   |   Nov 10, 2011

Many question whether this movement can really make a difference. The truth is that it is already changing everything. Here’s how.   MORE »



We Are the 1% ... And We Stand With the 99%

Jesse Estrin   |   Nov 09, 2011

Not everyone at the top of the economic system thinks it's a fair one. Why Jesse Estrin—and many others—decided to stand with the rest of us.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

The Story of Broke

Nov 08, 2011

Is it true that the U.S. can no longer afford to take care of its residents the way it once did? Annie Leonard takes on the "we're broke" myth in this 8-minute video.   MORE »
Video still, The Story of Broke


#60: See who they chose.

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