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Canada meets Wirikuta: Visit from Council of Canadians' Maude Barlow

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

From the moment Maude Barlow passed under the crumbling stone arch and saw the first nopalera laden with red cactus fruits, she knew she was entering another dimension.

The Commons Offers Us a Chance to Revise the Political Debate

Jay Walljasper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Walljasper

Even in fallow political times like these when we can't expect much positive out of Washington, D.C., the emerging emphasis on what belongs to all of us can spark powerful projects at the grassroots level.

Citizens, Resist the Squeeze Play on Your Minds

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

Sharpen your eyes and ears to the noun the corporate media uses to reference you. Every time you are referred to as a consumer (which is virtually every time), say resolutely to yourself, "Citizen."

VIDEO: The Cochabamba Accord--An Alternative to Copenhagen's Failure

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

The climate summit that just wrapped up in Cochabamba was the polar opposite of Copenhagen, not only because it occurred literally on the other side o...

Aqua Fina or Aqua Finite?

Karen Dionne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dionne

Recently, governors and legislatures... approved the Great Lakes Compact, a landmark agreement that bans the sale and diversion of water outside the region.