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What Is Old Age For?
by William Thomas
It turns out there is a reason humans live decades after our reproductive years end, a reason obscured by reference to "the golden years" and endless products designed to keep us young. The truth is we need our elders to be elders.
What's the matter with sprawl? What's the matter with sprawl?
by Meredith Dearborn, Lisa Kundrat
This article outlines some downfalls of urban sprawl, from environmental to psychological effects.
Toxins to Be Pulled from Cosmetics
by Stacy Malkan
Three top cosmetics firms announce they are removing toxic chemicals from their products.
Letter from the Editor
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Whatever the motivation, the transition to more just, green, and beautiful communities could make life richer for everyone, young and old, wealthy and poor.
The Page That Counts :: Summer 2005 The Page That Counts :: Summer 2005
Amount less tooth decay in children attending sunlit, rather than artificially lit, schools: . . .
Elder Resources
by Jacob Galfano
Advocacy, Intergenerational, Mind/Body, Volunteer Opportunities, Staying In Your Home, and Books and Films
Karl Linn 1923-2005: Building a just world, one garden at a time Karl Linn 1923-2005: Building a just world, one garden at a time
by Diana Young
Karl Linn bridged communities with their landscapes by dedicating his life to improving the green environments around him. From developing community gardens in local communities to jumpstarting an Urban Habitat Program in the San Francisco Bay Area, Linn inspired the idea of environmental justice before it became widely known. In his death, he has left a legacy in every commons he created.
Just, Green & Beautiful Cities
by Carl Anthony
Carl Anthony on the regional equity movement, and making cities work.
Military Families Say "Bring Them Home Now"
by Lou Plummer
In Fayetteville, North Carolina, a protest led by veterans and military families drew 4,000 people to the largest demonstration ever held in that military city.
A Classroom in the Forest
by Kathryn Haines
Children learn lessons from slugs and hemlocks, and would-be MBAs from Bainbridge Graduate Institute attend class in a treehouse
Art in the Village Art in the Village
by Abby Scher
From abandoned to beautiful: Lily Yeh partnered with the youth of North Philadelphia to transform a neighborhood.
Two Crises, One Solution Two Crises, One Solution
by Van Jones
We face devastation of the natural world and violence in human communities. There's a way to solve both these crises. A reverence movement would anchor a different economics, a restorative economics. Working with nature, we can create wealth sustainably and spread it more equitably. Solution-based, investment-driven environmentalism.
In Brazil: Creating a New Reality
by Michelle Burkhart
A poor-people's movement settles thousands of aspiring farmers on unused land - and now they have some really big plans.
Seven Great Ideas for Movement Builders Seven Great Ideas for Movement Builders
by Grace Lee Boggs
Movement building is not just about winning on a particular issue, says Grace Lee Boggs. It is about advancing the evolution of human society.
Appalachian Ecovillage Appalachian Ecovillage
by Christopher Gutsche, Kathleen Smith
Campus housing goes green at Berea College.
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