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HAPPINESS  

Photo by Nic Snell Happiness Comes From Respect, Not Riches

Stacey Kennelly   |   Aug 03, 2012

A series of studies shows that wealth doesn’t make us happier—but the respect of others does.   MORE »



What Can Change When We Learn to See Each Other

Akaya Windwood   |   Aug 01, 2012

Here’s my invitation to you: Let’s take a month and intentionally notice those we would normally not see. Let’s interrupt old patterns of not looking into the eyes of “those people”—whoever they are to you.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Photo by Victor Ferrer Fighting Coal While Supporting Miners?

John C. Berg   |   Aug 03, 2012

Can you fight austerity and climate change at the same time?   MORE »



Occupy Los Angeles Blends Art & Activism

James Trimarco   |   Aug 01, 2012

The writing’s on the wall—literally. Occupiers in L.A. take to a new medium and spread words of protest with chalk.   MORE »



PLANET  

Blockade Aims to Stop Southern KXL Pipeline

Christine Leclerc   |   Aug 03, 2012

Activists in the Gulf Coast aren’t willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.   MORE »



PEACE & JUSTICE  

Syria: Lamp in the Storm

Michael Nagler   |   Jul 30, 2012

How can we can create the right vision to support indigenous nonviolence and unarmed civilian peacekeeping?   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Paragliding Africa

Aug 01, 2012

How one photographer captured the continent from the sky—with a fan strapped to his back.   MORE »


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