Taking Equality Seriously

Tom Athanasiou is the author of the brilliant book Divided Planet: The ecology of rich and poor and this is an article he wrote and contributed to this website.

The story of Carl

How humans are affected by the legal doctrine that corporations should have 'human rights' such as the right to privacy that allows them to conceal knowledge of how deadly their products are...and what we can do about it.

The Lost People

As you wise Native American elders here have shared, you know your roots. You know the languages of your great-grandmothers, from before the White Europeans arrived and murdered your people and stole their lands.

Still Recovering

A short story.
"There was something about the tomato plant that just wasn't right."

Something Will Save Us

Surely someone, somewhere is working on saving the planet? Something will be discovered..... won't it?

Democracy and Economic Cycles

A potential disaster or an opportunity?

Copper Mining, Pollution & the Miracle of Awakening

Discover how these topics go together to show how we can awaken and transform the world.

A Curious Dialogue

Long one to one interview with Thom Hartmann. A fascinating insight to Thom's thoughts and opinions.

How Global Warming May Cause the Next Ice Age...

This article was adapted from the new, updated edition of "The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight" by Thom Hartmann from Random House/Three Rivers Press.

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Community Archive

Why the Kochs Really Embraced Criminal Justice Reform...

It looks like the Koch brothers have scammed us once again.

When news first came out that Charles and David Koch -- the Koch brothers -- were supporting criminal justice reform efforts in Congress, many of us thought, "Wow, they're actually doing something good for once."

And for good reason, too.

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