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Making a Living
by David Kortenposted May 09, 2011
- We can all live well with what Earth provides—if we seek to make a living rather than a killing.
Time to End the War
by Robert Naimanposted May 02, 2011
- Even before the death of Osama bin Laden, Americans and Afghans felt it was time to begin bringing our troops home and handing back sovereignty to the Afghan people.
The World of Our Dreams
by David Kortenposted Apr 18, 2011
- I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go.
War Is Not Peace
by Christa Hillstromposted Apr 08, 2011
- For decades, School of the Americas Watch founder Father Roy Bourgeois has argued that embracing militarism will never bring us the security we seek. But he thinks he knows what will.
The End of Empire
by David Kortenposted Mar 28, 2011
- Wall Street’s days are numbered. Ours need not be.
Haiti: Resilience or Interference?
by Madeline Ostranderposted Mar 24, 2011
- Aristide's return to Haiti is a chance to ask what role the U.S. will play in the nation's future.
Why We Revolt
by Rebecca Solnitposted Mar 24, 2011
- Rebecca Solnit: When and how does the moment come when people stop believing in the power that has ruled them? When and how do ordinary people discover their own power?
Time to Grow Our Souls
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Mar 22, 2011
- Grace Lee Boggs on what it will take to make the protests in Wisconsin and elsewhere truly transformative.
Wadah Khanfar: Hope for the Arab World
posted Mar 15, 2011
- Video: The head of Al Jazeera shares his hope for the Arab world's new future—and how we can all help it grow.
The Wind of Change—In the Arab World and Beyond
by Immanuel Wallersteinposted Mar 08, 2011
- Lessons from revolutions past: How the rest of us will need to adapt to changing geopolitics.
Lessons and Signs of Hope Amidst the Carnage in Libya
by Stephen Zunesposted Feb 25, 2011
- Gaddafi's violence is backfiring as many of those who work for his regime—from pilots to soldiers to diplomats—are refusing to continue.
Libya and Beyond: What’s Next for Democracy?
by Phyllis Bennisposted Feb 24, 2011
- Phyllis Bennis on why Libya differs from other pro-democracy uprisings in the region.
Thank You, Egypt
by Adrienne Maree Brownposted Feb 11, 2011
- An American organizer on Egypt's lessons in people power.
In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable
by Katherine Gustafsonposted Feb 10, 2011
- From Cairo, a first-person account of the way Egyptians supported and protected one another during the historic protests that led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.
Revolution Doesn't Happen Overnight
by Stephen Zunesposted Feb 08, 2011
- Those who were expecting a quick victory in Egypt are no doubt disappointed, but successful People Power movements of recent decades have usually been protracted struggles.