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35. Media Literacy
58. Durable Assets
110. Homemade Media
130. Whistle Blowing
N.B. Subject to final editing, the following cards are considered to be complete.
The Good Life
|The Good Life|
|People who hope for a better world feel the need for a shared vision of The Good Life. The environmental crises of the planet require a broad vision of a good life that harmonizes human aspirations and natural limits. A framework for the modern good life should be based on some form of humanism with room for a spiritual dimension that does not seek domination.|
Written by Gary Chapman. Licence: cc-by-sa.
Image by Edward Hicks (1780–1849). Source: cgfa.sunsite.dk
|The human genome, seeds, and groundwater should belong to everybody —not corporations. The public library, community garden, farmer's market, and land trust are familiar and highly effective local Commons. The emerging commons sector provides benefits that corporations can’t provide such as healthy ecosystems, economic security, stronger communities and a participatory culture.|
Written by David Bollier. Licence: cc-by-sa.
Image by Chris Willis
|Illiteracy, a lack of information, poverty, political marginalization, or other factors can block the paths to social and economic empowerment. To overcome this we must encourage and develop the Civic Capabilities of individuals and communities to actively create the lives they hope to live. Direct interaction with officials, engagement in cooperative and adversarial politics, and affiliation with other advocacy groups can bring about accountability and increased governmental responsiveness.|
Written by Justin Smith. Licence: cc-by-sa.
Image by Brett Matthews