Letter from the Editor
by Sarah Ruth van GelderDec 12, 2005
Resurrect New Orleans: a better city is possible
by Van JonesNov 30, 2005
- In post-Katrina New Orleans, will casinos, big business, and tourism displace people and the culture of the Big Easy? How will the city protect itself from future storms and rising seas? New Orleans could be rebuilt to serve its residents, poor and rich, and prosper in harmony with its watery ecosystem.
Finding Safe Harbor
by Debra McKinneyNov 09, 2005
- Safe Harbor is a nonprofit hotel in Anchorage, Alaska, a kind of sanctuary where people coming out of shelters or off the streets can stay while they work some things out.
Discussion Guide for Spiritual Uprising
Nov 08, 2005
- Explore questions: Has religion lost its edge? Are churches now centers at best of apathy, at worst of right-wing reaction? Is organized religion now so sectarian that work across denominations is impossible? and more.
Out of Time
by Jonathan RoweNov 08, 2005
- The desperate quest to cram more into time has caused it to diminish. Could the cure for time scarcity be a vision of the Eternal?
Altar Your Abode
by Lori Hall SteeleNov 08, 2005
- Sacred spaces are being created in homes from coast to coast, with closets, corners, and bedrooms converted to places that serve as soul-quieting antidotes to modern stress.
I Stand With You Against the Disorder
by Jeanette ArmstrongNov 08, 2005
- An indigenous woman invites us to learn how America’s rootless culture looks to a people who are “dream and land together”
Make a Living-With Dignity
by Michael RamosNov 08, 2005
- The religious community, labor unions, and community groups have come together to sponsor 122 living wage ordinances in towns large and small throughout the United States.
by Dee AxelrodNov 08, 2005
- A Jewish Ugandan coffee farmer partners with Christian and Muslim neighbors to produce jobs, understanding, and a great coffee. Thanksgivingcoffee.com
Losing Power in Standby Mode
by Valerie DoyleNov 08, 2005
- The average American household continually leaks about 50 watts of electricity. Eliminating that trickle, would save $1 billion annually in wasted electricity.
by Andrew LovejoyNov 08, 2005
- Clothing from companies that use sustainable materials and manufacturing practices
by Lilja OttoNov 08, 2005
- Because of serious concerns about the safety of chemical sun screens, mineral filters appear to be a better choice.
Chad-Cameroon Project Violates Human
by Sarah FortNov 08, 2005
- One of Africa’s largest development projects, the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline, is producing human rights violations along with its oil, says Amnesty International.
Department of Peace and Nonviolence
by Leslie Eliel, Doug PibelNov 08, 2005
- Sen. Mark Dayton of Minnesota sponsored legislation to create a Department of Peace.
Work in San Francisco? No Sweat
by Andrew LovejoyNov 08, 2005
- Beginning in December 2005, the city of San Francisco will require all contractors to guarantee that any goods they supply are produced without “sweatshop” labor.