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Speaking for Justice

Sikhs, Somalis, Arabs, Latinos, people whose lives have changed since September 11, 2001, gather in Seattle to tell their stories of fear and humiliation—stories that echo the Japanese internments . Immigrant injustices since Septermber 11. Erosion of constitutional rights.

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Indicators

Opposition to Iraq Invasion Builds,California Delivers for Families & the Earth, Mayan Justice Returns to Guatemala, South Dakota Backs Family Farmers, World Summit Takes on Corporations, Settlement Favors Saipan Workers, Unocal Can Be Sued for Atrocities, says Judge, Grocery Chain Goes Green, Report calls GMOs a “Disaster” for Farmers

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Letter from the Editor

Democracy is an unfinished project. Our challenge today is to include those who have been excluded, to reclaim our precious democracy from the corrupting influence of big money, and to deepen our democratic processes.

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Talking Back: Media for the People

Media for the People- Ricardo "Kool Aid" Chavez, Desiree Evans, Megan Rowling, Jonathan Lawson, Jeff Chester and Gary O. Larson

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Put Some Heart Into It: Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action: Create a collective vision; Take time for community, and bring spirit into our work for change.

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Clean Elections

clean elections: How can we rid our election system of the corrupting influence of big money and welcome in third parties?

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Earth Democracy - an interview with Vandana Shiva

an interview with Vandana Shiva, about seed saving, cultural insecurity, economic insecurity in India, hope

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Watching the Watchers

Surveillance Camera Players, SCP, retaining privacy, Street Performances challenging surveillance technologies

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Young, Wealthy, Committed

What happens when young activists inherit a fortune? Some of them have come together to find ways to use their wealth to bring about a world in which wealth is shared. Making Money Make Change

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The Page That Counts :: Winter 2003

Increase in memory retention of gum-chewers over non-chewers during testing, and more...

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Deliberation Day

voting is the bottom line to democracy, deliberative poll , neighborhood meetings, James Fishkin and Bruse Ackerman propose "Deliberation Day.

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The Talking Circle

talking circles in prisons, breaking the cycle of violence, ending violent crime

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Porto Alegre's Budget Of, By, And For the People

The people of Porto alegre, Brazil, get to decide how to spend their city's budget, and the benefits are evident in neighborhoods rich and poor.

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Voices from the Valley

KDNA Radio Cadena: radio for the Latino community

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Keep Moving On

We're big enough to hold the terrible and the possible in our hearts at the same time.

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Instead of Empire

Phylis Bennis, Harlan Cleveland, Frank T. Griswold, Michael Lerner, and Marc Luyckx :: A roundtable exploration of what might happen if the U.S. chose a path that is neither the Clinton-promoted future of corporate globalization, nor the Bush Doctrine of endless war.

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The Miner's Canary

The Miner's Canary by Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres, power-over, power-with, race, rules to the game

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Erosion of Liberty Since September 11

Erosion of Liberty Since September 11, DOJ allows detenton without charges, US Patriot Act

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Discussion Guide for What Would Democracy Look Like?

Questions such as: What ways do you stay hopeful in dark times? What keeps you acting on what you believe when success seems distant or unlikely? What can (or do) you do to help friends and co-workers keep their spirits up?

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Broadband Democracy

center for Digital Democracy, open access to the internet, electronic commons

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Citizen Panels

Convening a cross section of the population in high-quality dialogue, with full access to whatever information is vital to their deliberations, and helping them find common ground, and then publiicizing their work to the public and its representatives.

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Study Circle Democracy

Deliberative democracy through study circles.

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Let Every Voice Be Heard

Cumulative voting and instant runoff, Voting revolution, Alternative voting systems

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Digital Storytellers

Third world majority digital storytelling conference, Underground Railroad, ceate digital stories from the found material in lives, relaiming histories for people of color

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Yes! But How?

Recycling computers, unclog bathroom drain, non-toxic solutions, bees nests, hornets

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Resource Guide

Living Economies resource guide, YES! A Journal of Positive Futures

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economies for life - economías para la vida

El lenguaje de la disfunción económica se ha tornado tan común que cuando utilizo en mis charlas la expresión “economía global suicida”, raramente necesito explicarla.

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