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A One-Room School and Reclaiming Economic Sovereignty

Peter Block | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
Peter Block

History is often a useful arbitrator of what's possible; for the many who imagine that debt forgiveness simply is not possible, it's worth remembering what happened sixty-one ago: In 1953 in London an agreement was reached to cancel half of Germany's post-WWII debt.

Real Prosperity Starts Here

Michelle Long | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Michelle Long

After decades of single bottom-line decisions made in board rooms thousands of miles away from the people who are impacted by them, a grassroots upwelling of local businesses has taken matters into their own hands.

A New Way Forward: The World Five Platform

Jim Prues | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Jim Prues

We can end war, repair our broken government, create thriving communities, revamp our food system, and replace propaganda and distraction with understanding. The real challenge is for we, the people, to rise up and create the change we wish to see.

NIMBY? Not in LA!

Edward Erikson | Posted 08.26.2013 | Green
Edward Erikson

People value the notion of national energy independence highly, but they are even more excited and supportive about what we now call small "i" independence. The kind of independence that can come from electricity produced locally from solar and wind.

From the City of Reciprocity, Judy Wick's Classic Memoir: Good Morning, Beautiful Business

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 05.28.2013 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

Judy Wicks movingly describes her pathway to success as a businesswoman through collaboration, not competition, through responding immediately to cries of need once understood and by clarifying over and again her mission to serve.

The Incentive of Building Local

Michelle Long | Posted 12.14.2012 | Small Business
Michelle Long

When communities spend scarce funds attracting jobs that don't exist, everyone loses. The taxpayer, schools, local and private sector employers are out millions of dollars and have nothing to show for it. Are there any alternatives?

We Must Demand Congress Kill Pending Censorship Proposal

Corydon B. Dunham | Posted 01.20.2013 | Media
Corydon B. Dunham

The FCC has on the table a policy that would resurrect broad censorship rules -- very similar to those that were revoked in 1987 because of their chilling effect on free speech and the television press.

WATCH: Cooking Light's Light Up The Night

Posted 10.04.2012 | Taste

With the recent focus in food moving toward healthier eating, many people are looking for recipes that are just as flavorful without all the calories ...

My Decade of Being "Peak Oil Aware"

Stephen Hren | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Stephen Hren

After 9/11, in an attempt to understand the world, I did something I wasn't, as an American, supposed to do. I listened to Osama bin Laden and his complaints.

Sauti za Busara: Zanzibar's Ultimate Music Festival

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Linda Constant