The Great Turning invites us to lift our eyes from the cramped closet of short-term thinking and see the larger historical landscape.
They don't like the occupation or the militias, and they aren't signing up for any political or religious faction. Instead, these Iraqis want to live with their neighbors in peace.
Some journalists are stubbornly pursuing the truth despite growing media monopolies, government secrecy, ideology, and public relations spin doctors—but it’s getting tougher
Our youth, our natural world, our neighbors—all are treated as expendables. What we need is a joining of movements based on valuing all life.
fighting for the soul of the democratic party by John Dittmer
Deliberative democracy through study circles.
Nordic welfare society, Finland, Martha Organization,
Cumulative voting and instant runoff, Voting revolution, Alternative voting systems
Erosion of Liberty Since September 11, DOJ allows detenton without charges, US Patriot Act
In the early days of the campaign, I often wondered whether the oppressive conditions of Selma were just a figment of my own analysis because the people here seemed so uninspired to oust Smitherman. I realized later that people only needed the spirit of hope combined with inspired “people power” and the timing of “Greater power” to overcome their worst fears and make lasting changes a reality.
Where there's a way, by Michael M’Gonigle. Global Trade Agreements are just the latest way local communities are losing control over the surrounding forests and the watersheds. If there was a way to reclaim the commons, might there also be a political will?
Stories of youth activists and their campaigns for the earth, for justice, and against globalization.
spread leadership, by Robert Kenny
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