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PEOPLE POWER

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

The Politics of Happiness
by Enrique Peñalosa, Susan Ives
The Politics of Happiness by Enrique Penalosa as told to Susan Ives, mayor of Bogata Colombia, makes the city safe. car-free streets. Enrique Penalosa.
Bolivians Topple President Bolivians Topple President
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
The people of Bolivia took to the streets in October 2003 to bring an end to the leadership of President Gonzlo Sanchez de Lozada.
Turning Scarcity Into Abundance
by Vandana Shiva
The solution to scarcity is not more mega-projects, more control by giant corporations, or more globalization. The solution to scarcity is more democracy
The Lake And the 'hood The Lake And the 'hood
by Jane Braxton Little
Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
Whose Voting Machines? Whose Voting Machines?
by Doug Pibel
Voting Machine Corporations Controlled by Republicans tied to Bush
A Watershed Runs Through You A Watershed Runs Through You
by Freeman House
The struggle to bring back endangered salmon draws one community into a new commitment to the well-being of its watershed
Bringing Back Desert Springs
by Gary Nabhan
The Hopi people of the Black Mesa region know how to farm and thrive in the desert Southwest. But a giant coal company is draining the aquifer that feeds their sacred springs and makes their livelihood possible.
This Is What Justice Looks Like
by Carol Estes
Until minutes before the deadline, no none knew if a proposed world criminal court could win needed support. It won by a landslide, and its creation opens new possibilities for the rule of law to replace the rule of fear and violence.
10 Questions Americans Are Asking as the US Government Prepares for War
by Carolyn McConnell, Kim Corrigan
Ten questions Americans are asking in the run-up to war with Iraq.
Speaking for Justice
by Pramila Jayapal
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.
Talking Back: Media for the People 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
Book Review - Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth by David Bollier Book Review - Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth by David Bollier
by Jonathan Rowe
Free Airtime For Political Candidates
by Paul Taylor
campaign finance reform and free airtime for candidates
Clean Elections
by Micah Sifry
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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