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Can We Live Without Oil? Discussion Guide

Whether it’s 10 years or 50 years, we must start making significant changes to the way we power our lives if children born in 2004 are to have safe, reliable, and sustainable energy sources.

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Letter from the Editor

What sets apart those who are making a difference is their clarity and courage. Even in a time when fear rules our lives and radically changes our society, these people don’t lose sight of another way.

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Reclamando a America - Reclaiming America

Desde la guerra de Vietnam no he aceptado "Americano" como mi identidad. Aunque soy psicólogo, facilitador de reuniones y guía de ceremonia chicano quien ha prestado asistencia en solunción comunitaria de problemas y planificación estratégica por Norte America y en el extranjero, nunca he sentido que los Estados Unidos fuera mi comunidad, y nunca del todo ofrecí mis servicios, mi sabiduría y energía a "America."

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One Easy Solution for Democracy

One Easy Solution for Democracy - In this nail-biter of an election, the third-party “spoiler” effect could be devastating. But there’s a simple solution: Instant Runoff Voting

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COMPASSIONATE LISTENING and Other Writings

A book about re-establishing relationships among those in conflict as a form of reconciliation.

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Campaigning for Time

"Take Back Your Time" movement and a free-time agenda.

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Authority to Postpone Vote Considered

Bush administration officials were examining a proposal that would allow elections to be postponed or cancelled in the event of a terrorist attack.

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Vote Efforts in High Gear

Organizations across the country are taking extraordinary measures to motivate eligible voters to turn out in November.

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Mercury in Vaccines Rejected

Iowa became the first state to ban the mercury-based preservative Thimerosal from vaccines in May.

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September Is For Democracy

How to preserve democracy—coming to a library near you.

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A Coalition for Survival

One of the most unreported stories this year was the March for Women’s Lives, which brought over a million people to the streets of the nation’s capital. Even less reported was that women of color played a leading role in the event’s success.

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Nuclear Power is the Only Green Solution

The creator of the Gaia hypothesis says if we are to avert the ravages of climate chaos, we must go nuclear.

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Nuclear is No Solution

Nuclear energy could be a worse climate polluter than oil.

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New Economy

The End of Empire and the Step to Earth Community

For this is the moment when we are being called by the deep forces of creation to awaken to a new consciousness of our own possibilities and to embrace the responsibilities to one another and to the planet that go with our collective presence on the living jewel of life called Earth.

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New Economy

A Good Time To Speak For Change

In these turbulent and frightening times it is important to remind ourselves that we are privileged to live at the most exciting moment in the whole of human history. For this is the moment when we are being called by the deep forces of creation to awaken to a new consciousness of our own possibilities and to embrace the responsibilities to one another and to the planet that go with our collective presence on the living jewel of life called Earth.

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Readers Take Action

Mothers Acting Up, Simple Living for Peace, Pledge of World Citizenship

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Readers Take Action

Fred Phelps Helps Family, The Riverkeeper's Song, Educators Totally Committed, Acting Globally

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Readers Take Action

Taking action on hog farms, solutions for elections, good living good food, quilts for peace

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The Climate-friendly Northwest

Despite dire warnings, Northwest businesses, farmers, and cities are finding climate-friendly policies bring prosperity.

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Finding Opportunity in Crisis

Labor leaders and environmentalists team up to rebuild America’s job base and save the planet.

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