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PLANET  

A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible

Bill McKibben   |   May 03, 2012

Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.   MORE »



Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court

Blair Braverman   |   Apr 30, 2012

With the legal system failing to hold Monsanto accountable, Iowans convened a court of public opinion.    MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

No News is Bad News for Nonprofit Journalism

Josh Stearns   |   May 03, 2012

Nonprofit news organizations are winning awards and covering issues mainstream media doesn’t, so why is the IRS clamping down on nonprofit media?   MORE »



OWS Marks May Day With a Beatific Vision and a Big March

Nathan Schneider   |   May 02, 2012

What will be the lasting impacts of Occupy’s latest major action?   MORE »



May Day and the Revolution of Everyday Life

Marina Sitrin   |   May 02, 2012

Marina Sitrin offers her take on the May Day actions in New York.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

America Underwater Mortgaging the Future: Portraits of Underwater America

May 03, 2012

Eleven million homes underwater is more than we can afford.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Hokulea photo by Taylor Boger Rising Sea Levels: The View from a Canoe

Sena Christian   |   May 03, 2012

Decades ago, the legendary journey of the open-ocean canoe Hokule‘a revealed secrets of Hawai‘i’s past and sparked pride in native culture. Now, a voyage around the world offers a new generation lessons about Earth’s uncertain future.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Be All You Can Be ... In the Guitarmy

May 03, 2012

Video: Thousands of protesters in New York City sing, “This Land Is Your Land.”   MORE »


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