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Doing Democracy

Doing Democracy

The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements

Citizen activism has achieved many positive results. But the road to success for social movements is often complex, usually lasting many years, with few guides for evaluating the precise stage of a movement's evolution to determine the best way …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership
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
Dry Run

Dry Run

Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis

In the Age of Scarcity now upon us, fresh water shortages are an increasingly serious global problem. With water restrictions emerging in many developed countries and water diversions for industrial, urban and environmental reasons stirring up …

related subjects: Energy
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
Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public …

related subjects: Education & Parenting
Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public …

related subjects: Education & Parenting