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Next System Teach-in Participants Call for Real Democracy, Equitable and Green Economy

On April 25, students, community members, faculty, and staff came together for the Next System Teach-In at the University of Washington. The event was attended by hundreds of voices united in their common cause of creating a more equitable, democratic,...
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The News from Dragon Mountain

By John M. Repp, activist in Seattle.  In May 2013, four Seattle peace and justice activists got a chance to visit Mondragon, the place where the largest and most successful group of producer cooperatives in the world began. Mondragon (“dragon mountain”)...
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Well-Being & Happiness – An Attempt at Definitions

This post originally appeared at prforpeople.com courtesy of John de Graaf–author, filmmaker, Executive Director of Take Back Your Time and Center for Communication & Civic Engagement Fellow. These days, there seems to be a growing consensus...
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The State of American Manufacturing – Made in America Holiday Shopping Challenge

In his recent Rethinking Prosperity lecture, renowned economist Richard Wolff noted that during the 1970s, capitalists have left high wage countries in favor of what he referred to as the “hinterland” where people are poor and wages are low. This...
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