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PEACE & JUSTICE  

Barrio Defense: How Arizona’s Immigrants are Standing Up to SB 1070

B. Loewe   |   Jun 21, 2012

Not everyone is waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision on SB 1070. From Arizona to Georgia, immigrant communities are developing local networks of self-support.   MORE »



PLANET  

Photo by Maya Jacobs How to Build a Bike Train

Maya Jacobs   |   Jun 21, 2012

Forty years ago, almost half of American kids biked to school. A smart idea for getting kids pedaling again.   MORE »



Elinor Ostrom’s Parting Advice to Rio+20

Elinor Ostrom   |   Jun 20, 2012

The late Nobel prize winner warned against a too-rigid international structure to solve climate change.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Building the New Economy: Ten Steps We Can Take Now

James Gustave Speth   |   Jun 18, 2012

How to choose people, place, and planet over profit, product, and power.   MORE »



Why Is India Still Poor?

Ashish Kothari, Aseem Shrivastava   |   Jun 18, 2012

India’s development was supposed to be an economic success story. What we can learn from what actually happened.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

Jun 04, 2012

How the poet, activist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author has changed the world with her words.   MORE »


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