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The Green Belt Movement :: The Story of Wangari Maathai
by Mia MacDonald
Wangari Maathai, founder of Kenya's Green Belt Movement, recently won the Nobel Peace Prize. Her message: Peace is founded in healthy ecosystems, access to natural resources, and democracy.
The Page That Counts :: Spring 2005
Weight of the moose that ran off a cliff in Norway and landed on Leo Henriksen’s Mazda. . .
Who's the Expert
by Julie Hollar
Diversity of On-air sources for news broadcasts
The Guerrilla News Network
by Anna Lappe
What is the Gerrilla News Network?
Speaking for Ourselves
by Malkia Cyril, Taishi Duchicela
Young people in Oakland wanted to talk about real solutions to the poverty, racism, and powerlessness that they grew up with—but all the city’s hip-hop radio station offered was violence and mind-numbing entertainment
Remain Firm, Clear, Compassionate
by Thich Nhat Hanh
Our country, our government is us and it needs our help
The Work Ahead: Start a Dialogue; Take a Stand
by Reverend Robert W. Edgar
National Council of Churches is rolling out study materials on the current state of world affairs.
The Work Ahead: Make Time for Bread and Roses
by John de Graaf
Take Back Your Time. We need more time for the things that matter most.
The Work Ahead: Challenge Low-Wage Globalization
by David Foster
What is the work ahead? We need to have an economic message that challenges the destructive force of the global economy.
The Work Ahead: Set an Agenda with a Future
by Medea Benjamin
What is the work ahead?
The Work Ahead: Build the Alliances
by David Korten
Create a non-party political movement with an agenda grounded in a vision of a just and sustainable future for all.
The Work Ahead: Adopt the Language of Hope
by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez
If we want peace, if we don’t want to live with regrets and in despair, then we must adopt not the language of fear, but the language of hope and dreams. To invoke a Puerto Rican expression: pa’lante. Forward.
The Work Ahead: A New Strategic Vision for Progressives
by Jesse L. Jackson Jr
Progressives need to take the time to create and articulate a vision that will withstand the test of time and transcend two-, four- and six-year election cycles.
The Work Ahead: Speak out for the world our kids will live in.
by Jonathan Rowe
Learn to use language that is clear and strong.
The Work Ahead: Create Community
by Frances Moore Lappe
Frame the issues: Americans are ready for a far more powerful frame grounded in what we intuitively know—that we are all in this together. We call it the “strong communities” frame.