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New York City: All Together Now Keeps Urban Residents Ready for Anything
by Courtney Thompsonposted May 10, 2006
- According to the New York City project All Together Now, the program set out to create disaster--resilient communities in New York City’s five boroughs by having participants meet regularly with neighbors to go over these precautionary methods and, along the way, get to know each other and each other’s needs—so that if and when disaster strikes, neighbors can rely on neighbors.
Cleveland: Community Action Turns the Rust Belt Green
by Ed D'Amatoposted May 10, 2006
- The collective power of individual efforts has helped the entire community realize its potential to thrive by, as Eco-City Cleveland’s director David Beach says, "creating a green city on a blue lake."
Discussion Guide: 5,000 Years of Empire – Ready for a Change?
by Carolyn McConnellposted May 09, 2006
- Questions such as: What makes you anxious about the future? What is different now from your expectations growing up? Have you ever experienced a time when a new story helped defuse a conflict? What was it about the story that reduced conflict?
Surviving Hard Times: It's not for sissies
by John Mohawkposted May 09, 2006
- Hopi and Iroquois prophecies draw on long cultural memories, offering practical approaches to surviving hard times.
Portrait of a Perfect Economic
by David Kortenposted May 08, 2006
- Graphics showing climate change, financial meltdown and peak oil
Entrepreneurs of cooperation
by Jonathan Roweposted May 08, 2006
- After the 1929 crash, workers created a cooperative economy, using industrial leftovers and ingenuity. It was called the Unemployed Exchange Association or UXA. What could we do with that cooperative model today?
The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community
by David Kortenposted May 08, 2006
- How will future generations remember our time? As the time when climate chaos, peak oil, and an unstable global economy unraveled society? Or as the time of a Great Turning?
Peak oil preview: North Korea & Cuba
by Dale Jiajun Wenposted May 05, 2006
- Cuba survived much more comfortably than North Korea after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the consequent diminished oil supply. The government reaction of both countries is examined as a precursor to Peak Oil throughout the world.
95 Tesis o Artículos de Fe para un Cristianismo
del Tercer Milenio
by Matthew Foxposted May 04, 2006
- 95 Tesis o Artículos de Fe para un Cristianismo del Tercer Milenio, por Matthew Fox
YES! But How? :: Eco-friendly Party
by Daina Saib, Lilja Ottoposted May 04, 2006
- How to throw a sustainable party, finding grass-fed beef and the real, environmental cost of transportation.
Shout "VIVA!" Anyhow: On Being Black at a Latino March
by Van Jonesposted May 04, 2006
- Van Jones marches in the San Francisco "Day Without Immigrants" demonstration on behalf of brown power, and muses about the current state of the black civil rights movement.
In Iraq: A Place To Be Human, First
by Bill Weinbergposted May 03, 2006
- They don't like the occupation or the militias, and they aren't signing up for any political or religious faction. Instead, these Iraqis are claiming the space to live with their neighbors in peace.
What's Your Cultural Proficiency?
by The Cultural Proficiency Groupposted May 03, 2006
- A tool to assess how you and the groups you work with respond to difference.
Can Soap Operas Save the World?
by Carol Estesposted May 02, 2006
- In some battle-fatigued areas, soap operas have become a path to healing.
Inviting Immigrants Out of the Shadows
by Oscar A Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Andersonposted May 01, 2006
- How can undocumented workers come out of the shadows into an active work life in the US?