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Independence Day: 9 Big Books From Small Publishers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This Independence Day, we're continuing our celebration of the independent spirit in the publishing industry by recognizing some of the spectacular su...

With Public Schools a Mess, We Can't Wait for Superman

Blaise Nutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blaise Nutter

Davis Guggenheim's new film, Waiting For Superman, is both a searing indictment of our education system and a desperate call-to-action to save our struggling schools.

3-2-1 and the Social Change Film Forum at Harvard

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Boyce

At the inaugural Gleitsman Social Change Film Forum where "Countdown To Zero" was shown, the question was simple "Can film change the world?" I think the answer is clearly yes.

Countdown to Zero: Investigating Our Most Urgent Security Threat

Lawrence Bender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Bender

My hope is that my new movie Countdown to Zero will not only make people aware of the threat of nuclear weapons, but will also help create the political will necessary to ensure that the Senate ratifies the New START treaty.

New Rule: Al Gore Must Come Out With a Sequel to His Film and Call It An Inconvenient Truth 2: What the F*ck Is Wrong With You People?

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Maher

People are always accusing me of hating America and calling it stupid, so now I'd like to take a few moments to hate England and call it stupid. Because now English people don't believe in global warming either.

Sex, Lies and Global Warming

John Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

The lesson is that feeling morally superior or righteously indignant won't heal the world. The lesson is that your real religion is what you do when the sermon is over.

COF 2010: An Inconvenient Inheritance

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

Al Gore and Geoffrey Canada argue that the next generation will tackle the problems left by baby boomers. But Gore worries about the enormity of the problems and Canada wonders whether our education system will prepare them.

For the Seriously Faithful, Choosing Resistance as an Organizing Principle (and becoming Glenn Beck's worst nightmare??)

Rev. Peter Laarman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Laarman

it seems to me that the only way forward for leaders who fully understand the dangerous nature of these times is to be both persistently reasonable and persistently theological.

Green News Report -- February 11, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: ExxonMobil - still funding climate deniers; Haiti - still devastated; Valentine's Day - make it ...

Al Gore's Our Choice: Progressive Book Club Review

Progressive Book Club | Bill McKibben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bill McKibben Progressive Book Club Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis By Al Gore Rodale, 2009 There's been a certain amount of debate ...

Gore's New Book and Why the Choice for Clean Energy Is Ours to Make

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

In this critical time, with this urgent choice before us, we need voices from every sector -- political, corporate, environmental, religious, public health -- to call for common sense solutions to climate change.

Climate Change: Too Much At Stake

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

To the extent that we speak from our hearts about the world we want to create, we will attract energy, resources and support--and inspire others to act.

Laurie David, Will You Marry Me?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

I really don't know what to make of this video. At the least it's very entertaining, but I don't know if it will woo the likes of Inconvenient Truth producer Laurie David to the altar!

Al Gore Explains How Call For Climate Change Action Is Similar To Civil Rights Movement (Video)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The push for government action on climate change is like the US civil rights movement, according to former Vice President Al Gore. Both causes depende...

The End of Poverty?

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Wayne Trujillo

In anticipation of the film's premiere on Nov. 13 in New York, Director Philipe Diaz spoke with me to discuss the film's aspirations -- spurring a grassroots effort to banish poverty.

Al Gore And Phelim McAleer Spar Over Global Warming: Climate Change Denier Challenges Gore (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Friday at The Society Of Environmental Journalists conference, Al Gore got caught up in the increasingly common "town hall" moment with independent...

Don't Hummer Me In

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Decisions to "buy American" when purchasing a car are understandable. But conflating a specific type of car and patriotic duty makes no sense to me.

Meat the Truth

Mikko Alanne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mikko Alanne

If people know about the massive global damage caused by meat production, why is making a change so difficult? Is it because people don't care? Is it because it's too difficult to give up meat? I'd argue it's neither.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner: The Green Movement's Dirty Little Secret

Michael Parrish DuDell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Parrish DuDell

Not very long ago I found myself at a fancy green-themed party. At first glance one might think that Mother Nature herself had blessed this sustainable soiree. And then the hors d'oeuvres were passed.

Movie review: It Might Get Loud

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a kind of guitar summit, with the three guitarists sitting around in overstuffed chairs on a platform in the middle of an L.A. soundstage, talking about electric guitars and playing them.

On The Streets: The Truth About 'Global Warming' (VIDEO)

Jonathan Kesselman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Kesselman

Don't believe 'Al Gore.' Here are the real facts...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Flipper Agonists: Louie Psihoyos on The Cove

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In Taiji, Japan, dolphins are herded into an isolated cove. The best get sold to sea parks and aquariums, the rest are killed for their meat. The Cove exposes the atrocity to the world.

How Green Is Gore's House? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Is it true that Al Gore's mansion uses significantly more energy than the typical home? Daily Green investigates. ...

The Cause of Global Warming -- Put Down That Pie!

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ken Levine

Get out your aerosol spray cans, they're not the problem after all! Scientists now know the real cause of Global Warming: Fat people.

Glenn Beck Announces Comedy Tour...World Finally Gets It

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

"All this time I thought I was laughing at him, but I realize now that I was laughing with him," noted Michael Rhys, a student.