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Empower Local Businesses to Strengthen Local Economies

Michelle Long, the executive director of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), discusses how we can boost our communities’ triple bottom line: people, the planet and profit.

An Interview With Frances Moore Lappé

Frances Moore Lappé believes that if we embrace the principles of a Living Democracy, centered on individual citizen involvement, we can locally solve global problems, together.

Loving a Sustainable Life

Actress Daryl Hannah is shedding light on environmental issues and working hard to help improve the way people treat our planet.

Putumayo World

Putumayo World Music founder Dan Storper shares his thoughts on the uplifting, culture-sharing benefits of international music.

Upgrading School Food

Chef Ann Cooper, the “Renegade Lunch Lady,” is transforming school menus to offer smarter, healthier foods.

Preserving Americans’ First Amendment Freedoms

Kenneth A. Paulson, co-founder and former editor of USA Today, discusses the importance of freedom of speech, press, religion, petition and assembly.

An Interview with Bill Milliken

The founder of Communities in Schools, Bill Milliken, discusses his program for keeping kids in school, why kids drop out, and the basics for helping America's youth stay in school.

Really Rich: Balancing Wealth with Health

The self-made multi-millionaire is also a spiritual guru, and his idea of “having it all” is not what you might imagine. Here, he shares his thoughts on how we can heal ourselves, from the inside out.

Birthing a New World

A scholar, author, philosopher and leading founder of the human potential movement, Houston believes that the rise of women and the re-patterning of human nature in the 21st century may be one of the most important events in human history.

Richard Louv’s Well-Being Rx: Reconnect with Nature

Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, asserts that the more high-tech our lives become, the more nature we need to enhance the quality of our health and relationships. He also urges us to re-imagine our own backyards and neighborhoods.
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