Argentine Workers Build New Economy
by Lisa Gale GarriguesMay 20, 2004
- Worker-run factories like Brukman have continued to operate successfully in Argentina since the 2001 economic collapse caused many businesses to go bankrupt. Two other movements that erupted after Argentina's plunge into economic crisis, urban barter clubs and neighborhood assemblies, have fared less well.
Stakes High In Redistricting Cases
by Krista CamenzindMay 20, 2004
- The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing in on redrawn congressional maps that could solidify Republican control of the House of Representatives for the foreseeable future.
Honest Corporate Reporting Honored
by Becky BrunMay 20, 2004
- Business Ethics Awards - honest companies honored
Train Technology Speeds Ahead
by Becky BrunMay 20, 2004
- Short description of train technology status around the world
making the whole world a witness
by Dana HughesMay 20, 2004
- Human rights abuses thrive in the dark, dank world of censorship and government secrecy. What is those in danger could shine the light of publicity where it matters most? promotion and defense of human rights through video and other communications technology
a race to the top?
by Elizabeth GrossmanMay 20, 2004
- Beginning in 2006, all electronic equipment produced and sold in the European Union (EU) will be subject to two sweeping regulations, one designed to keep toxics-laced electronics out of municipal waste, the other to reduce use of toxic substances in the first place
Report from the World Social Forum
by Fran KortenMay 20, 2004
- World Social Forum in Mumbai: In mid-January, more than 80,000 global activists, scholars, Nobel laureates, poets, musicians, indigenous peoples, and community organizers gathered to declare once again, "Another world is possible!". Fran Korten reports.
Citizen Action, Networks and Global Change
by Anwar FazalMay 20, 2004
- The experience of the International Organization of Consumers' Unions.
Does anyone else feel this strange
by Carol EstesMay 20, 2004
- Does anyone else feel this strange music? by Carol Estes... A young radical poet, Drew Dellinger, and an elder philosopher, Thomas Berry, forge an unlikely cosmological partnership.
a better life for hogs
by Holly DresselMay 20, 2004
- In response to the epidemic of industrial hog farms, Europe, Canada, and the U.S. share solutions - humane treatment of farm animals
Finding Dignity in Exile
by Ingrid DrakeMay 20, 2004
- Fleeing the violence of Burma's military rulers, Shan women create a sanctuary and a power base by working together.
Discussion Guide for a Conspiracy of Hope
May 20, 2004
- When has awareness of an injustice spurred you into action? What was it that made you want to act? What kind of information or images have made you feel unwilling or unable to act? More questions like these . . .
The beloved community of Martin Luther King
by Grace Lee BoggsMay 20, 2004
- Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s revolutionary ideas and what they might mean for us today.
YES! But How? :: Hazards of Non-Stick Cookware
by Rachel Milanez, Becky BrunMay 20, 2004
- Household tips to live more sustainably: Non-stick Cookware Safety, Refrigerator Efficiency, Expired Medicine, Recycling Cell Phones, and Leftover Soap.
A Pilgrimage to Syria
by Elias Amidon, Elizabeth Rabia RobertsMay 20, 2004
- The Damascus peace mission: pilgrims to Syria find that the healing of wounds begins with listening, learning, and praying together in many languages.