Indicators: Spring 2006
Mar 10, 2006
- Short indicators from the Spring 2006 issue: Including Immigrant-Rights Advocate Honored;Maryland Passes Wal-Mart Law; Bechtel Drops Bolivia Water Lawsuit; Solar Energy Booms; Uranium Price Jumps; Kuwait Oil Falls Short;Voting Rights Restored; Trouble Rocks Voting Machine Firm; Town Wins One Against Corporate Farming;Antibiotic Banned; India Gives Incentives for Parents of Girls; Japan Pioneers Clean Waste Disposal;
The Sweat Free Movement
by Lilja OttoMar 08, 2006
- Students, union members and textile workers act together to fight sweatshop clothing.
Local Businesses Counter Corporate Rule
by Merrian FullerMar 08, 2006
- The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) lets small businesses network to help influence policies in a world controlled by corporate powers.
U.S.-India Nuclear Deal Overlooks Clean Energy Options
by Worldwatch InstituteMar 07, 2006
- World Watch Institute believes the new U.S.-India nuclear deal increases risk of terrorist access to nuclear weapons.
Houston Janitors Win Union
by Megan TadyMar 06, 2006
- The people who clean Houston's tallest buildings have won the right to organize and be represented by the Service Employees International Union.
50 Ways to Thrive and Survive in the Next 10
Mar 06, 2006
- 50 different strategies and ideas to live a better life
Indicators: Asian Activists Join Forces Against
by Lilja Otto, Stephanie FungMar 06, 2006
- Hong Kong protesters and South Koreans join march at Hong Kong WTO meeting
The Page That Counts
by Andrew LovejoyMar 06, 2006
- Number of years in which New York officials hope to have converted the city’s entire fleet to hybrid-powered: . . .
Acupuncturists help ease post-Katrina stress
by Richard MuhammadFeb 28, 2006
- Acupuncturists Without Border help relieve the pain of those left in post-Katrina New Orleans and those who have come to help.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu LuiFeb 24, 2006
- United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Nothing Stops Mardi Gras
by Jordan FlahertyFeb 24, 2006
- Just six months after Hurricane Katrina, the annual Mardi Gras reigns supreme while many displaced residents still have nothing to celebrate
Video Review- Invisible Ballots: Temptation for Electronic Vote Fraud
by Andrew LovejoyFeb 23, 2006
- Video Review. Electronic voting poses an unprecedented threat to the foundation of our democracy.
by Barbara Sehr, Courtney MartinFeb 23, 2006
- In 10 years, the Internet has remade activism.
When the People Decide
by Doug PibelFeb 23, 2006
- Participative budgeting is a growing movement in Brazil.
Ben Brandzel / MoveOn's Student
by Elle McPhersonFeb 23, 2006
- MoveOn's Student Action's success is rooted in Brandzel's recognition of the Internet as a powerful organizing and fund-raising tool.