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Gil Penalosa: Pied Piper for Livable Communities

September 3, 2015
Globe-trotting advocate for making everyone’s hometown a great place to live

Drawing on Spiritual Faith to Curb Climate Change

July 20, 2015
May Boeve is Executive Director of 350.org and co-author of Fight Global Warming Now. This is a talk she gave recently at the Old First Reformed Church in Brooklyn, New York. It appears on the website of Blue Mountain Center in upstate New York, where 350.org held a conference last year.

Why Brewster Kahle Archives the Internet

December 16, 2013
And works toward creating universal access to all knowledge

Commons as a Powerful Tool for Understanding the World

October 2, 2013
Like the first image of Earth from outer space, the commons gives a new, and startlingly different, picture of the world

Passion for the Great Lakes Runs Deep

September 17, 2013
Organizer reveals the Great Lakes Commons Initiative's key to success: community leadership

People-Powered News Source Puts the Local Back Into Journalism

August 16, 2013
Community media executive and publisher of The Rapidian explains how the media commons empowers Grand Rapids residents

Ojibwe Water Walker Prays for Health of Mississippi River

June 20, 2013
Sharon Day explains why the Mississippi River Water Walkers journeyed nearly 2500 miles down the length of the Mississippi