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Tiny House Living, Off the Grid? Here's How to Do it in Style
Tiny House Living, Off the Grid? Here's How to Do it in Style
How to get electricity, water, and the Internet in your tiny home on the range.
Posted Apr 09, 2014
Defending the Earth, Even After Death: The Green Burial Movement
Defending the Earth, Even After Death: The Green Burial Movement
The greenest burial places essentially transform the cemetery into a nature preserve—and a "posthumous occupation" of a $20 billion funeral industry.
Posted Mar 20, 2014
A New Story for a New Economy
A New Story for a New Economy
David Korten's new essay (available to read as a PDF) connects the work of finding a new sacred story with the effort to build a new economy.
Posted Mar 19, 2014
Three Arrests in Latest Blockade of Tar Sands Equipment
Three Arrests in Latest Blockade of Tar Sands Equipment
The equipment has been blocked in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana—in each case by an alliance between Native Americans and environmental groups.
Posted Mar 18, 2014
W. Virginia's Grassroots Response to Water Crisis: A Movement in the Making?
W. Virginia's Grassroots Response to Water Crisis: A Movement in the Making?
Community responses to the Elk River chemical spill draw on West Virginia's long, proud history of grassroots work for environmental and economic justice.
Posted Mar 13, 2014
People Over Profit: Why These Two Small Countries Stood Up to Big Mining
People Over Profit: Why These Two Small Countries Stood Up to Big Mining
If the governments of Costa Rica and El Salvador can resist the mining industry, maybe we all can.
Posted Mar 12, 2014
Seattle Council to Governor: Protect this City (And the Climate) from Oil Trains
Seattle Council to Governor: Protect this City (And the Climate) from Oil Trains
Beyond the dangers of derailment and explosions, Seattleites are worried about oil-by-rail shipping's effect on the climate. Here's what they did about it.
Posted Mar 11, 2014
Jon Stewart on the "Insanity" of Buying Seafood with Food Stamps
Jon Stewart on the "Insanity" of Buying Seafood with Food Stamps
What do right-wing TV anchors think low-income people should eat? Not salmon, apparently.
Posted Mar 06, 2014
Meet the Ambassadors from Canada's Indigenous Fossil Fuel Resistance
Meet the Ambassadors from Canada's Indigenous Fossil Fuel Resistance
In 1885, a revolutionary leader wrote, "My people will sleep for one hundred years" and then wake up. In the "genocidal" wilderness of Canada's tar sands, that renaissance has begun.
Posted Mar 05, 2014
Hundreds Plan to Risk Arrest in Keystone Pipeline Action
Hundreds Plan to Risk Arrest in Keystone Pipeline Action
This weekend could turn out to be the largest act of civil disobedience at the White House in a generation.
Posted Feb 28, 2014
West Virginians Raise Alarm as Research Links Coal Mining to Cancer, Birth Defects
West Virginians Raise Alarm as Research Links Coal Mining to Cancer, Birth Defects
Recent studies suggest that coal mining affects the health of everyone who lives nearby—not just those who work in the mines.
Posted Feb 26, 2014
Keystone XL "At a Standstill" After Nebraska Ruling
Keystone XL "At a Standstill" After Nebraska Ruling
Local landowners and environmentalists who have long opposed the pipeline project are celebrating the decision.
Posted Feb 20, 2014
West Virginians Harvest Rainwater in Wake of Chem Spill
West Virginians Harvest Rainwater in Wake of Chem Spill
Residents whose tap water was polluted are finding that rainwater is an affordable alternative.
Posted Feb 18, 2014
Visual Learning: A Slow, Press-ious Process
Visual Learning: A Slow, Press-ious Process
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it’s interesting (or not). In this case it's all about local, sustainable farming.
Posted Feb 17, 2014
A Passion for Peppers: The Movement to Save New Mexico's Treasured Chiles
A Passion for Peppers: The Movement to Save New Mexico's Treasured Chiles
New Mexico's traditional landrace chile varieties have adapted to hot days, cold nights, and long dry spells. But can they survive modern agribusiness?
Posted Feb 14, 2014

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