Immense Possibilities, Season 1

Care Farming

131
Sanctuary One and the movement to weave together the healing of people, animals and the land.

 

 

 

Catherine Austin Fitts

130
Exploring the reframing and revitalization of community and family wealth.

 

 

 

Taking Stock of 2012 – Frances Moore Lappé

129
Frances Moore Lappé makes her second visit to IP.

 

 

 

Community Voice with Duane Elgin

128
Duane Elgin on the basic principles of voluntary simplicity, and finding and amplifying the “community voice.”

 

 

 

Time Banks

127
Currencies based on hours instead of dollars bring profound change to communities and the people who live in them.

 

 

 

Keep Warm

126
The Jackson County Fuel Committees and the Empowerment Plan harness volunteer energy to bring wintertime comfort to vulnerable people.

 

 

 

What Works

125
On observant, systematic approaches to real-world problems…and not re-inventing wheels.

 

 

 

Collaborative Forestry

124
Old foes come together to craft a community-based 21st Century forest industry that can work

 

 

 

State Bank

123
We visit with an official of the unique, publicly-owned Bank of North Dakota, which some credit with protecting that state from the Great Recession. Then we meet two members of the campaign for a similar Bank of Oregon.

 

 

 

Avoiding Gender Violence

122
Gender and domestic violence hurts more than their direct individual victims. They hurt the communities we’re striving to build, and they’re far too common. Jackson Katz has done powerful work for years challenging the most damaging ideas about masculinity, teaching men that this is not a “woman’s problem” and showing what they can do to create communities that are safer for women and other vict

 

 

 

Seeking Common Ground

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The Tea Party and Occupy have stirred up American politics in dramatic new ways, and have posed challenges for building strong and peaceful communities. But are these two movements really as different as they sometimes look? If we listen more carefully, can we discover common ground for building healthier civic relationships? We find out in this week’s edition of IP.

 

 

 

Welcome to 2012

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Our New Year?s edition! Creative new gifting traditions and a look at the immense possibilities unfolding in 2012.

 

 

 

CoHousing

119
People who want the best of both individual and collective living are modernizing an old traditional approach.

 

 

 

The Eden Alternative

118
The Eden Alternative is bringing a richly wholesome quality to the last years of life.

 

 

 

Community Currency

117
A course in the transforming energy of place-based currencies from the world’s foremost expert, Bernard Lietaer.

 

 

 

Tiny Houses

116
Dramatic downsizing that is enriching the lives of more and more people.

 

 

 

Help Now

115
The resourcefulness and devotion of volunteers solve “unsolvable” problems for people low on options

 

 

 

Effective Voluntarism

114
Civic engagemnent masters David Gershon and DeeAnne Everson tell us what they’ve learned

 

 

 

OnTrack

113
What works these days? And what’s affordable ? In the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment? Medford-based Ontrack and other programs show what’s possible in resourceful communities that are committed to a healthy future.

 

 

 

Mediation Works

112
Southern Oregon leads the way in fresh approaches to juvenile crime, more focused on healing the wounds than punishment.

 

 

 

Citizen Initiative Review

111
Helping people understand ballot measures, this program puts Oregon out in front of the nation for empowering the voice of everyday people.

 

 

 

Ashland Food Project

110
A powerfully simple answer to “What can I do to help?”

 

 

 

YesWorld

109
Ocean Robbins and college president Peter Angstadt on what it takes to support the next generation’s leaders.

 

 

 

Rotary First Harvest

108
The nation’s largest service club puts members resources together to keep thousands of people better fed

 

 

 

Welcome Home Project

107
The community-based project and film that, at long last, welcomes home our combat veterans.

 

 

 

Carsharing

106
More and more people who occasionally need cars aren’t owning them.

 

 

 

Crewfund

105
Two innovations: crowdfunding for community-building enterprises, and harnessing the multidimensional magic of mushrooms.

 

 

 

YES! Magazine

104
Celebrating the anniversary of the original magazine of possibilities with Executive Editor Sarah van Gelder.

 

 

 

Frances Moore Lappé

103
A conversation with the visionary whose legacy inspired IP.

 

 

 

Farm to School

102
“What they grow, they’ll eat.” An inspiring collaboration for healthier kids.

 

 

 

  

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