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A Plea to President Obama: Don't Bankrupt America A Plea to President Obama: Don't Bankrupt America
by Sarah van Gelder
We need you to stand up to the Wall Street insiders in your own administration who might understand what boosts the profits of banks, but not what helps our economy.
President Obama Calls for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons
by David Krieger
President Obama’s speech in Prague was a world-changing moment, a promise of unprecedented historical change on the most profoundly dangerous issue confronting not only America but the world.
Revive Lincoln’s Monetary Policy: an Open Letter to President Obama
by Ellen Brown
President Obama, the fate of our economy and the nation itself may depend on how well you understand Lincoln’s monetary breakthrough, the most far-reaching “economic stimulus plan” ever implemented by a U.S. President…
Is There Hope for Sri Lanka?
by Sharif Abdullah
Sharif Abdullah reports on the situation in Sri Lanka, and finds hope for conflict resolution.
Sustainable Seattle: City's Progress Towards Zero Waste
by Amy Goodman, Richard Conlin
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks with Richard Conlin on the day Seattle launched a new composting program to further improve its waste management.
Pedal People Put the Cycling in Recycling
by Laura Kaliebe
In all types of weather, the staff of Pedal People Cooperative Inc. can be found hauling up to 300 pounds of trash, recycling and compost on trailers hitched to the back of their bikes.
On the 6th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq: A New Direction?
by Sarah van Gelder
How should the U.S. relate to the rest of the world? Will we try to hold on to our place as the world's sole superpower -- and if so, can we?
Power Shift '09
Stories from Power Shift 2009, Youth Climate Summit in DC
Too Big to Fail is Too Big
by David Korten
Senator Bernie Sanders famously said that if a bank "is too big to fail, it probably is too big to exist." That should be a watchword slogan of any effort to fix the financial system, says David Korten.
Too Big to Fail is Too Big
by David Korten
Senator Bernie Sanders famously said that if a bank "is too big to fail, it probably is too big to exist." That should be a watchword slogan of any effort to fix the financial system, says David Korten.
Visual Learning: Ending Hunger
by Jing Fong
Use this photo to ask your students what they notice and are wondering. Then share the facts behind the image to connect to greater understanding and discovery.
The Garden of Eatin'
Presidential households from Jefferson to Roosevelt kept gardens at the White House. Why shouldn’t President Obama? A colorful history of Pennsylvania Avenue’s “edible landscape.”
Video: Transformational Music
Treat yourself to a rapturous performance by El Sistema’s Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra, Venezuela’s finest high school musicians, many born into poverty.
The Omnivore's Next Dilemma
Are humans just pawns in plants’ clever strategy to rule the Earth? At this 2007 TEDTalk in Monterey, California, author Michael Pollan asks us to see the world from plants' perspective.
Too Big to Fail is Too Big
by David Korten
Major responsibility for the financial collapse rests with the deregulation process that allowed for the consolidation of banking power in the hands of Wall Street. Reversing that process should be an immediate priority.