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Just in Time: Youth Journalists Take On Climate with 'Project Survival Media'

Celia Alario | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Celia Alario

The youth reporters are focusing on the voices of those who are already being disproportionately impacted, and those who have found successful global and local solutions for a better future.

The Age of Stupid Gives a Coin-Flip Chance of Avoiding Climate Catastrophe

Franny Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Franny Armstrong

We are the most intelligent creature ever to evolve and yet we are about to make the stupidest mistake in all of geological time

Weekly Audit: A Year of Bad Decisions Economy Newsladder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The Media Consortium

Financial policy failures have not been limited to bad rulemaking and pro-Wall Street philosophy. Even basic anti-fraud protections that have been on the books since the 1930s are not being enforced.

How to Save Books from Extinction

Danny Groner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Danny Groner

Last week the publishing world was shaken by word of layoffs and reorganization inside some of the top publishing houses. While the written word is st...

What Indy Media Trailblazers Can Teach Us

Jeff Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Cohen

Will independent media outlets that contributed so mightily to the stunning election result speak truth to power and expose corruption and injustice over the long haul -- no matter who's in charge?

GOP Convention Violence Reviewed; Forum Attendees Struggle For Meaning

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

No clear definition of a journalist was reached. The deputy had no solid suggestions to take back to the city of St. Paul to help prevent a repeat of the RNC protests and the aftermath, and members of the general public had no idea whom they could count on for solid information in this critical election year.

Former MN Senator Becky Lourey: Why Not Let Moral Principles Guide Governance?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Georgianne Nienaber

Image: Coleen Rowley, Congressman John Murtha, Becky Lourey (2006 G. Nienaber) It was late September 2006 and Minnesota was in the throws of mid-term...

Media Ownership for All: Citizen Journalism Grows Up

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vivian Norris

Independent photojournalists, NGO workers and citizens are part of this important movement to take back the news from those who focus on profits.