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NEW ECONOMY SPECIAL FEATURE  

America’s Deficit Attention Disorder

David Korten   |   Aug 10, 2012

Money is the least of our problems. It’s time to pay attention to the deficits that are killing us.”   MORE »
George Washington Eyes photo by Peasap




PEACE & JUSTICE  

Mexico’s Burgeoning Peace Movement Heads North

Paul Imison   |   Aug 10, 2012

What would happen if Mexican survivors of the “War on Drugs” reached out to work with Americans who have weathered its violence, too? Poet Javier Sicilia and his U.S.-bound Peace Caravan are about to find out.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Photo by Lane Hartwell Eve Ensler: Freedom Starts With a “V”

Madeline Ostrander   |   Aug 09, 2012

The “Vagina Monologues” author on why knowing your body can shake up the world.   MORE »



Photo by Craig Better Eating Through Mindfulness

Jill Suttie   |   Aug 08, 2012

How can increasing your awareness of tasting, craving, and satisfaction be a tool for healthier eating? Here’s what psychologists have to say.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

5 Good Ideas from Occupy’s National Gathering

James Trimarco   |   Aug 07, 2012

Occupiers used the National Gathering to trade ideas about what was working and what wasn’t. The 5 ideas profiled below show a movement determined to adapt and stay vibrant.   MORE »



Photo by Harsha KR A Critical Mass for Real Food

Anim Steel   |   Aug 06, 2012

The old logic of the slave plantation is still the logic of our industrial food system, 500 years in the making. There’s a new way of thinking taking off.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Pete Seeger Visits The Colbert Report

Aug 08, 2012

Stephen Colbert talks to the legendary musician about his new book, “Pete Seeger: In His Own Words.”   MORE »


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