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A Peaceful Revolution

Talkin' About a Revolution

Yehuda Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yehuda Berg

The proof is all over the news. If I said it once, I'll say it again: We have the power to change everything. In the Middle East, where an individual...

The (Untelevised) Revolution Next Door

James Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Block

I caught a glimpse of the future last weekend in the Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee. For those of you who haven't spent time there yet, it would ...

The Psychology of 'Us' vs. 'Them'

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Except those who are suffering from some form of radical fixations, psychopathology, trauma, personality disorders, or those who are simply uninformed...

Iran's Unresolved Revolution

Lydia Khalil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lydia Khalil

After Iran's protest's last month we've heard precious little from the protestors. Have they been defeated by the efficient crackdown? We shouldn't dismiss the movement just yet.

Peaceful Revolution: Can Congress Stop the Growing Numbers of Homeless Kids?

Donna Norton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Norton

Our children are our nation's future. One out of fifty children are already homeless, missing critical years of education, healthy development, and community support.

Peaceful Revolution: Fighting for Women Means Fighting for Free Choice

Steffany Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steffany Stern

Women need to be able to exercise our collective power to achieve better pay and benefits at work. The Employee Free Choice Act would help us do just that.

Peaceful Revolution: Blood Money or Wall Street Bonuses? Pres. Obama, Get Your Signing Pen Ready

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

While Wall Street rails against restrictions on executive salary bonuses, families are suffering. Some moms are selling their blood plasma to put food on the table.

Peaceful Revolution: Investing in Our Human Infrastructure

Riane Eisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Riane Eisler

The Real Wealth of our Nation is Its People Over half a million people lost their jobs last month. There's no question we need a job-creation plan. T...

Peaceful Revolution: Getting to the Truth

Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson

We've read a number of studies that talk about how it's not uncommon for managers at large organizations to "fly under the radar" with their own pro-employee, results-oriented work culture.

Peaceful Revolution: I Love Seeing Babies at Work!

Joan Blades | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joan Blades

When you consider that the birth of a child is a leading cause of a "poverty spell" in America, this solution is one simple answer and it turns out it is good for business.

Peaceful Revolution: The Momonomics of Healthcare for Kids

Donna Norton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Norton

When children have gaps in coverage and do not get timely preventive care, they often end up requiring more expensive health care, such as hospitalizations and emergency room visits.

Love You. Love Obama.

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

I jumped out of the car and put an Obama lawn sign on the RNC front lawn just as they were shuffling out and ran off screaming, O-Bama!

The First & Last VP Debate: This Soccer Mom Isn't Buying

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

The economy is about more than just Wall Street bailouts. It's about how we're going to pay for escalating childcare, how we can pull together healthcare coverage for our kids.

She's a Mom, But Where Does She Stand?

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

The conversation shouldn't be about how many kids Gov. Palin has, which is essentially unchecked gender bias, it should be about the issues.

Obama Puts Moms in the Mix

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Mothers are in the mix. FINALLY. A major party nominee has broken the virtual "cone of silence" on the very real, shared motherhood issues that women...

Peaceful Revolution: Joint Parenting, Joint Retirement Accounts?

Elizabeth Cox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Cox

Under our current system it is not possible to have retirement savings in joint name. So for better or worse, richer or poorer, in retirement planning the maxim "he who earns it, owns it" holds true.