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EU Drafts Far-reaching Chemicals Policy

EU Drafts Far-Reaching Chemicals Policy by Joel Tickner, precautionary principle,

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Index To Indicators

Index of short articles indicating new trends

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Mcdonald's To Reduce Antibiotics In Meat

The McDonald's Corporation has announced that by the end of 2004 it will prohibit its direct suppliers of meat from giving healthy animals antibiotics to promote growth.

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The Apollo Project

energy independence, create long-term family-wage jobs, and improve the efficiency and performance of our energy system.

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How To Change the World In Three Easy Clicks

MoveOn has become the most powerful activist voice in America, attracting more than 1.5 million members domestically and hundreds of thousands more around the world

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Reclaim the Media

- media democracy movement, fight the FCC, public right to airwaves

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A Force More Powerful Than Violence: An Interview with Bob Edgar

Carolyn McConnell interviews Bob Edgar general secretary of the National Council of Churches (NCC).

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Government of the People :: Discussion Guide

Think about relatives, colleagues, or neighbors who have a very different perspective on issues you care about. What is the foundation for their deeply held views? Are there values you hold in common? Do these suggest issues on which you might find common ground? What language might help find that common ground?

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Take Back Your Time Day

Take Back Your Time Day by John de Graaf

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YES! But How? :: Cleaning

Dry Cleaning, Cleaning Baseboard Heaters, Recycling Cooking Oil, Heating systems, Teapot Cleaning, Silver Cleaning and Brass Cleaning

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Zapatistas and the Globalization of Resistance

They launched their uprising as NAFTA took effect, brought activists together in the jungles of southern Mexico, and inspired a worldwide justice movement. Ten years later, the Zapatistas are still thinking global.

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Resurrecting Democracy an interview with Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker

resurrecting democracy - an interview with Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker by Sarah Ruth van Gelder, resurrecting democracy through global governance and civil society

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The February 15 Peace Uprising

The February 15 peace uprising is just the most visible of many efforts in which ordinary people from around the world are together making things happen that wouldn't otherwise be possible.

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Appropriating the Internet for Global Activism

Activists are appropriating the Internet to collaborate, get heard, and mobilize. But this is just the beginning. Grassroots globalization

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resources for crossing borders

Resources for Working Across Borders-Global Activism-policy advocacy, media, consumer campaigns, education, books, and film

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Readers Take Action

A project that integrates ecological restoration, art, water education and community participation in Duluth, MN by Jill Jacoby. Global Visionaries by Felicia Gray

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Positive Futures Network News

New Faces, New Projects at Positive Futures Network

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The Page That Counts :: Spring 2004

Number of people there would be in Manhattan if it had as few people per square mile as Alaska, and more...

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Book Review: Radical Simpliciy: Small Footprints On a Finite Earth

Book review of RADICAL SIMPLICITY: Small Footprints on a Finite Earth by Jim Merkel- Reviewed by Doug Pibel

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the gifts from the four directions

the gifts from the four directions by Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff. The elders tell us that when the people of the four sacred colors come together at last, we will see the beginnings of a new world.

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Book Review: Teaching the Restless

Teaching the Restless is a sharp critique of schooling, child-rearing practices, and America's increasing rush to medicate away any perceived ‘problem' behaviors. In a disarmingly honest narrative, Chris Mercogliano admits his biases and presents his arguments through persuasive success stories about children who, in most schools, would have been "medicated to learn."

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Etiquette for Activists

Why do so many attempts to build coalitions across race and culture result in hurt and division? These seasoned activists offer tips on what makes the difference between success and disaster.

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Index To Indicators

Index to Indicators - Indicators are short news stories about big trends.

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Phillipine Activism Honored

Activists Walden Bello and Nicano Perlas and others received Right Livelihood Awards.

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Miami Police Violence Draws Criticism

Voices from across the political spectrum and around the globe are calling for investigations into police violence during the November Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) demonstrations in Miami, Florida.

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Patriot II Measure Becomes Law

On December 13, 2003, President Bush quietly signed the 2004 Intelligence Authorization Act, which broadens the government's power to track citizens' financial transactions.

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Irish Tax Cuts Plastic Use Dramatically

Plastic bag tax in Ireland has resulted in dramatic reduction in use of plastic bags.

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Forests Win Protection

Canadian boreal forests win protection by Rik Langendoen

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Argentine Workers Build New Economy

Worker-run factories like Brukman have continued to operate successfully in Argentina since the 2001 economic collapse caused many businesses to go bankrupt. Two other movements that erupted after Argentina's plunge into economic crisis, urban barter clubs and neighborhood assemblies, have fared less well.

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Stakes High In Redistricting Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing in on redrawn congressional maps that could solidify Republican control of the House of Representatives for the foreseeable future.

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