Keyword: activism

    The Heart of Sustainability

    The Heart of Sustainability

    Restoring Ecological Balance from the Inside Out

    Amidst the doom and gloom that dominates the headlines, a different kind of story about an alternative future is unfolding. The players are activists, visionaries and cultural innovators, the backdrop is the tipping point of our global and …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    Dude Making a Difference

    Dude Making a Difference

    Bamboo Bikes, Dumpster Dives and Other Extreme Adventures Across America

    You want to do something for the planet, but what? Change a light bulb, install a low-flow faucet, eat organic? How about ride 4,700 miles across America on a bamboo bicycle, using only water from natural sources, avoiding fossil fuels almost …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility
    Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi

    Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi

    More than ever, people are longing for deep and meaningful change. Another world is not only possible; it is essential. Yet despite our creative and determined efforts to attain social justice and ecological sustainability, our global crises …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    Coming Back to Life

    Coming Back to Life

    The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

    Deepening global crises surround us. We are beset by climate change, fracking, tar sands extraction, GMOs, and mass extinctions of species, to say nothing of nuclear weapons proliferation and Fukushima, the worst nuclear disaster in history. Many of …

    related subjects: Progressive Leadership
    Common Threads

    Common Threads

    Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art

    Disposing of unwanted natural materials can be expensive and time-consuming, or it can present a tremendous opportunity for creating collaborative eco-art. Invasive species control, green waste management, urban gardening and traditional crafts can …

    related subjects: Conscious Community
    The Better World Shopping Guide: 5th Edition

    The Better World Shopping Guide: 5th Edition

    Every Dollar Makes a Difference

    While we generally try to make our vote count every four years, few of us realize that our most immediate power to shape the world is being squandered on a daily basis. Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility
    Educating for Action

    Educating for Action

    Strategies to Ignite Social Justice

    The pursuit of freedom and justice is a timeless effort, but new activists may not know where to begin, while more experienced ones often become jaded or fatigued. The task of constructing a new society free from oppression and inequality can be …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility
    Living in the Shadow of the Cross

    Living in the Shadow of the Cross

    Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony

    Over the centuries, Christianity has accomplished much which is deserving of praise. Its institutions have fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless, and advocated for the poor. Christian faith has sustained people through crisis and inspired many to …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility