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 PEACE & JUSTICE   PLANET     NEW ECONOMY   PEOPLE POWER   HAPPINESS 
PLANET  

Rio+20: A Defining Choice

David Korten   |   Jun 15, 2012

How can we create an economy that serves the health and well-being of both people and the planet? Follow the Earth’s lead.    MORE »



10 Things You Should Know About the Rio+20 Earth Summit

Janet Redman   |   Jun 14, 2012

Will we turn environmental protection into a game of profit? What you need to know about the global gathering.   MORE »



PEACE & JUSTICE  

Redefining Radical: Catholic Nuns Vs. the Vatican

Mark Engler   |   Jun 14, 2012

Chastised for sticking up for social justice, a group of nuns is pushing back against the Vatican.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Neighborhood photo by Ross Chapin 10 Ways To Love Where You Live

Ross Chapin   |   Jun 14, 2012

How to build community here and now—because neighborhoods are more than houses in proximity.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Doors photo by Orlin Bertsch Homes That Survived the Crash

Sarah van Gelder   |   Jun 13, 2012

While Wall Street players used home finance to make mega-profits for the 1 percent, local banks and community land trusts got people into decent, secure, affordable homes.   MORE »



Photo by Todd Heisler Cheaper Together: How Neighbors Invest in Community

Miriam Axel-Lute, John Emmeus Davis, Harold Simon   |   Jun 13, 2012

Cooperative financing and community land trusts keep rents affordable and homeownership within reach.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Photo by wiscaflcio Wisconsin’s Uprising: It’s Not Over

Andy Kroll   |   Jun 11, 2012

The recall failed. So what’s next for the Cheddar Revolution?   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

One Day On Earth

Jun 15, 2012

What does a given moment look like on the other side of the globe? A new documentary captures a single day in more than 160 countries.   MORE »


Even the Biggest Thinkers Appreciate Some New Ideas.

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