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PEOPLE POWER

How “we the people” decide what we want, and how we get it.

Volunteers Teach Healing Arts Volunteers Teach Healing Arts
by Louise Dunlap
Inspired by Paulo Freire’s work in the 1960s, Capacitar International teaches practices such as tai chi, acupressure and mindfulness, to volunteers. They then teach those skills in traumatized communities in places like Guatemala, Israel, Palestine, Rwanda, and Ireland.
The Personal IS Powerful The Personal IS Powerful
by Colin Beavan
No Impact Man says we shouldn't be distracted by attacking each others' methods of confronting climate change—only by uniting behind the same agenda can we hope for change in the very little time we have to effect it.
FCC Supports an Open Internet FCC Supports an Open Internet
by Megan Tady
A victory in the fight to protect public, democratic access to the Internet.
Can Europe Pop the U.S. CEO Pay Bubble? Can Europe Pop the U.S. CEO Pay Bubble?
by Sarah Anderson
While the U.S. executives who caused the economic meltdown benefit from bailout money, Europe is stepping forward to cap CEO bonuses.
Signs of Life :: Legal Settlements Protect Voters Signs of Life :: Legal Settlements Protect Voters
by Susie Shutts
Organizations in Ohio, Missouri, and elsewhere are correcting problems that prevented thousands of people from voting in recent elections.
Health Care Déjà Vu Health Care Déjà Vu
by Brooke Jarvis
Can health care reform that does not build on the universal right to health care be successful?
Upgrading the Way We Do Politics Upgrading the Way We Do Politics
by Sandy Heierbacher
Is it really democracy without space for dialogue and deliberation? How to cut through the yelling and get something done.
Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb
by Melia Dicker
Here are five types of online resources to educate you from the comfort of your couch.
Fierce Light :: Film Trailer Fierce Light :: Film Trailer
by Velcrow Ripper
Velcrow Ripper's latest documentary portrays examples of spiritual activism: political actions focusing on compassion and interconnection.
Regenerating Our Learning Commons Regenerating Our Learning Commons
Shikshantar presents Udaipur, India as a learning city.
We Are All Responsible for Making Health Care a Right We Are All Responsible for Making Health Care a Right
by David Scheiner
Uninvited from a White House forum, President Obama's former doctor says it's time to give single-payer health care a fair hearing.
Registering for Peace Registering for Peace
by Tobin Jacobrown
To register as a conscientious objector, Toby Jacobrown had to sue the federal government.
People We Love :: Peter Marshall People We Love :: Peter Marshall
by Madeline Ostrander
Fighting fire with climate activism.
People Power Pushed the New Deal People Power Pushed the New Deal
by Sarah Anderson
Roosevelt didn’t come up with all those progressive programs on his own.
Jump Starting Racial Justice Jump Starting Racial Justice
by Terry Keleher
Two especially promising solutions to racism are public reconciliation processes, like the one made famous in South Africa, and proactive racial impact planning and analysis now being employed widely in the United Kingdom.
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