Brief Individual Descriptions

#1 – BEING A PLANETARY VILLAGER
Living in both community and the world * Intentional Community Life * Male & Female in Community * The Metaindustrial Village * Paul Hawken * Prayer to Humankind
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#2 – ECONOMICS IN AN INTELLIGENT UNIVERSE
Patterns for a post-industrial economy * Blending Life and Work * Beyond Capitalism and Communism * David Spangler * Mondragon Cooperatives * The Economics of Time

#3 – REDISCOVERING THE NORTH AMERICAN VISION
Rethinking our calling * Balancing Liberty, Equality and Community * Chief Seattle * The Vision From Space * Duane Elgin * Bioregionalism * Financial Independence

#4 – THE FOUNDATIONS OF PEACE
Conditions for a sustainable planetary peace * Archetypal Roots of War * Structural Violence * Amory & Hunter Lovins * Child-raising in Non-Violent Cultures * Gandhi & Trident Submarines *Aikido and Love * “I am extremely  impressed.” John Marks, Search For Common Ground

#5 – ART AND CEREMONY IN SUSTAINABLE CULTURE
Vitalizing life through the whole of our being * The Edge of Knowing * Art as Right Livelihood? * Storytelling * Rites of Passage

#6 – THE WAY OF LEARNING
New patterns for education in the communications era * The Multi-level Brain * Jean Houston * Morphogenetic Fields * Raising the Intellence of a Whole Country * Family Centered Learning

#7 – GOVERNANCE
New options for decision making * The Parable Of The Tribes * Consensus * Green Politics

#8 – LIVING WITH THE LAND
Embracing the Earth in new legal and practical ways * From Ownership to Stewardship * Ecological Cities * Sustainable Agriculture

#9 – STRATEGIES FOR CULTURAL CHANGE
Approaches to Building a Positive Future * “Continues to astonish with its intelligence and fine spirit.” Ernest Callenbach, author, Ecotopia

#10 – FRIENDS & LOVERS
Relationships in a Humane Sustainable Culture * Perspectives on Singlehood, Marriage, &Polygamy

#11 – LIVING BUSINESS
Turning Work into a Positive Experience * The Cost of Profit * Business Balance * Enabling Employee Ownership * Small Business Street Smarts

#12 – THE NEW STORY
Life from a Planetary Perspective “Vital and evocative, skillful and lucid … Congratulations on a splendid issue!” Jean Houston, Foundation for Mind Research

#13 – PLAY & HUMOR
Funny Routes to Graceful Change * Fran Peavey, Atomic Comic * Holy Fools: a Youth Program for All Ages * Cooperative Games * Humor in Business

#14 – SUSTAINABLE HABITAT
Buildings, Resources & Community * Four Steps to Self-Reliance * Finding Home * Sustainable Agriculture * Danish Co-housing

#15 – USSR/USA
The Human Connection * Joint Issue with Earthstewards Network * Citizen Diplomacy Primer * Springsteen Meets Lenin * Soviets and Americans: So Different, So Much Alike

#16 – GENDER
Fresh Visions & Ancient Roots * Goddesses & Gods Within * Revisioning Masculinity * Love Manifesto * Rites of Passage * Initiation Into Womanhood

#17 – BEING GLOBAL NEIGHBORS
International & Cross- Cultural Experiences

#18 – TRANSFORMING EDUCATION
Awakening the Full Human Potential in Everyone * Beyond IQ * New Horizons for Learning * Cooperative Learning *FOURTH PRINTING

#19 – THE NEXT AGENDA
Building a Livable 21st Century * From Energy and Recycling to Religion and Personal Change

#20 – IS MILITARISM FADING?
What Next For The Warrior? * Thinking Deeper Than War * Danaan Parry on Peace & the Warrior

#21 – CARING FOR FAMILIES
Nurturing the Root of Culture * The Essence of Family * Building a Cohousing Community

#22 – GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
Social and Personal Responses * Joanna Macy * The Science of Climate

#23 – THE ECOLOGY OF MEDIA
From Storytelling to Telecommunications * Information Ecosystem * Sustainable TV

#24 – EARTH & SPIRIT
Redefining the Sacred for the Planetary Era * The Meaning of Gaia * Native American Spirituality

#25 – SUSTAINABILITY
The State of the Movement * Hazel Henderson * Hunter Lovins * “A balanced forum in which to build a far-reaching vision of a sustainable future.” Lester Brown, Worldwatch

#26 – WHAT IS ENOUGH?
Fulfilling Lifestyles for a Small Planet * 50 Simple Things You Can Do Instead of Shopping * Joe Dominquez * Ernest Callenbach * Vicki Robin

#27 – THE LEARNING REVOLUTION
Education Innovations For Global Citizens * Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom * Difference Is Not Deficiency

#28 – MAKING IT HAPPEN
Effective Strategies For Changing the World * Sweden’s Karl-Henrik Robert and The Natural Step * The Innovation Diffusion Game * Joanna Macy * Permaculture: Design for Living * Kenya’s Green Belt Movement  * “You’ve brought me hope and inspiration, reminded me of my purpose in this world.” L. Herrell, Kodiak AK

#29 – LIVING TOGETHER
Sustainable Community Development * Eco-Villages Around the World * Pragmatic Utopias: Planning with Nature * “Best Coverage of Emerging Issues.” Utne Reader 1991 Alternative Press Awards

#30 – RECLAIMING POLITICS
Participating in Public Life * Postmodern Politics * Bill Moyers on Yearning for Democracy * Nelson Mandela * 50 Ways to Get Political

#31 – BIRTH, SEX, & DEATH
Human Family Planning * Population, Poverty & Planet Earth * Natural Dying * Sex, Lies, and Population Control * “One of the only publications in which people get past the point of griping…” H. Morrison, Anchorage AK

#32 – DANCING TOWARD THE FUTURE
Environment & “Development” * Design for a Sustainable Economics * Beyond the Limits to Growth * Development, Heresy, and the Ecological Revolution * Nominated for “Best Coverage of Emerging Issues,” Utne Reader 1992 Alternative Press Awards

#33 – WE CAN DO IT!
Tools For Community Transformation * Community-based Strategies For Change * New Life for Inner Cities * Study Circles * Transforming a Mega-Utility * Saying YES! to Environmental Sanity * “One of the most inspiring publications I’ve come across in quite a while.” J. Bercuvitz, South Strafford VT

#34 – EXPLORING OUR INTERCONNECTEDNESS
10th Anniversary Issue * The Next Great Turning * Between Order and Chaos – David Spangler * Planetary Networking for Kids * Essential Peacemaking * Joanna Macy * “The best publication that I receive.” P. Taylor, North Ferrisburg, VT

#35 – DESIGNING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Buildings, Neighborhoods, Cities * Restorative Design * Eco-Communities * Audubon’s Living Building * Urban Ecosystems * Reclaiming Community * “An essential resource for values and images of sustainability.” C. Steward, University of Nebraska College of Architecture

#36 – TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE WORLD ORDER
Preparing for Peace * Ecological Limits * A Path to Global Disarmament * Planetary Democracy * Community Economics * Global Networks * “Presents sustainability in the most comprehensive and profoundly usable way of any publication I know.” J. Stoke, Weaverville, NC

#37 – IT’S ABOUT TIME!
A New Relationship with Time * Wasted Time, Wasted Wealth * Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin * The Pursuit of Happiness * Flexible Work Options * New Work, New Culture * “Good tools that so many of us desparately need.” L. Therrell, Leavenworth, WA

#38 – THE ECOLOGY OF JUSTICE
Neighborliness Displaces Crime * Reclaiming Kids * Navajo Nation’s Peacemaker Court * Genesee Justice *Corporate Crime/Our Crime * Prison Without Walls * Victim Offender Reconciliation * Love & Forgiveness Behind Bars *Delancey Street * “Best Coverage of Emerging Issues.” Utne Reader 1994 Alternative Press Awards

#39 – GOOD MEDICINE
European Health Plans * Love, Humor, & Healing * Siberian Healers * Home Care Cooperative * A New Roll for Hospitals  * Recovering the Sacred * Community Care * Culture & Medicine * “Inspires me to action, rather than discouraging and depressing me. I appreciate your overall positive tone.” L. Johnson, Canaan, NH

#40 – CREATING A FUTURE WE CAN LIVE WITH
The Politics of Hope * Will Cuba Go Green? * Bella Abzug * Living Democracy * Low Country, High Hopes * Strategic Questioning * Envisioning a Better World * Complexity: The Science of Change * A Foothold in a World of Chaos

#41 – BUSINESS ON A SMALL PLANET
Rethinking Costs and Benefits * Paul Hawken * Corporations & the Public Interest * Grassroots Economics * Willis Harman

#42 – A GOOD HARVEST
David Orr * Gardening Angels * Turning Waste into Wealth * Wes Jackson * Worm Revolution * Beyond Famine * Living Machines * John Jeavons * A Tale of Two Food Systems

#43 – GENERATION NEXT
Cyber-Activists * A Youth Agenda for the 21st Century * Maya Angelou * Global Youth Activists
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