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After Empire

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An Appeal to U2: Who is More Rooted? An Appeal to U2: Who is More Rooted?
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
Anti-poverty crusaders like Bono call critical attention to what's wrong with the world. But what if we also showed who's doing it right?
U.S. Mayors: End the Wars, Please U.S. Mayors: End the Wars, Please
by John Nichols
U.S. mayors: The money we spend on military adventures abroad could be better spent meeting needs at home.
Two Points for the Tea Party. Now What? Two Points for the Tea Party. Now What?
by David Korten
We can all agree that we've got deficit and spending problems. But where do we go from here?
Mexicans Reject U.S.-Backed Drug War Mexicans Reject U.S.-Backed Drug War
by Laura Carlsen
Led by a popular poet, tens of thousands of protesters fill the streets of Mexico to speak out against the war on drugs.
Making a Living Making a Living
by David Korten
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 Time to End the War
by Robert Naiman
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 The World of Our Dreams
by David Korten
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 War Is Not Peace
by Christa Hillstrom
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 The End of Empire
by David Korten
Wall Street’s days are numbered. Ours need not be.
Haiti: Resilience or Interference? Haiti: Resilience or Interference?
by Madeline Ostrander
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 Why We Revolt
by Rebecca Solnit
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 Time to Grow Our Souls
by Grace Lee Boggs
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 Wadah Khanfar: Hope for the Arab World
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 The Wind of Change—In the Arab World and Beyond
by Immanuel Wallerstein
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 Lessons and Signs of Hope Amidst the Carnage in Libya
by Stephen Zunes
Gaddafi's violence is backfiring as many of those who work for his regime—from pilots to soldiers to diplomats—are refusing to continue.
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