Solutions

Justin Hyatt, IPS
Fourth International Conference on Degrowth
For anyone who recently attended the Fourth International Conference on Degrowth in Leipzig, Germany, listening in on conference talk, surrounded by the ecologically savvy, one quickly noticed that no one was singing the praises of sustainable development. Nonetheless, development per se and all that this entails did take center stage, as a crowd...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Seven students at Harvard University, among the most prestigious and wealthiest...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
If Americans can look beyond the political theater of the current lame-duck...

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On a day meant for joy, so much pain for so many. In New York, the families of three unarmed black men shot down by police - Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akai Gurley - met, mourned, prayed and called for change. Summoning extraordinary dignity, Michael Brown Sr. has urged calm, delivered turkeys, and exhorted others to "continue to lift your voices with us." For him and all the others, a homegrown flash mob in a Maine grocery store. Hug your kids, work for change.