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  • New Reader: Editor’s Note

    Feb 17, 2015

    There is growing concern that resource scarcity may lead to an acceleration of military conflicts this century.  What we are witnessing today in the Ukraine, Nigeria, and the Middle East may broaden ...

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  • Newest Reader: Publisher’s Note

    Nov 19, 2014

    The ideas you’ll read about in this issue demonstrate that small, individual actions, when made community wide, bring about an improvement of economic security that we could never accomplish wi...

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  • Propublica: The Best Reporting on California’s Drought

    Aug 30, 2014

    This year may be the driest in California in half a millennium. These reports explore how the drought is affecting agriculture, business and living conditions in the nation’s most populous state. A...

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  • Publisher’s Note: Reader Magazine

    Aug 01, 2014

    What happens when we look past our differences to what unites us?  Sometimes nothing happens, sometimes a great deal happens.  Sometimes it is work that gets done.  Problems get solved. The author ...

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  • Reader Magazine Joins The B-Corp Movement!

    Jul 10, 2014

    We chose to become a B Corp to help build a community of like-minded businesses as well as to be able to benefit from the work B-Lab has done in social, economic and environmental impact metrics, a...

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  • Publisher’s Note: A Plan For Moving $15 Trillion to Main Street

    Apr 13, 2014

    By Chris Theodore I tend to believe most of us know we have to make sure we live in a society without huge differences between rich and poor.  We feel it in our bones that power corrupts, absolute po...

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  • Cover Story: Declaring Your Independence

    Nov 27, 2013

    [This is a special online version of the most recently published print copy of The Reader Magazine] It’s time to simply start eating better—right here, right now.  Impractical?  Not really. ...

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    May 20, 2013

    “Ambitious plans. Good luck with them…” [In regard to The Reader Magazine expanded nationwide.] – Noam Chomsky “We don’t have to keep running up this treadmill. L...

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  • Publisher’s Note: The New American Frontier

    May 18, 2013

    Publisher’s Note In 1955, shortly before his death, Albert Einstein, along with a group of Nobel Laureates, helped write a declaration that laid out a game plan for the survival of the human...

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  • Take a Stand

    Feb 15, 2013

    How can people on Main Street work together to fix what’s wrong today? VALICIA STONE “People need to get involved and stop thinking like they can’t do anything because if no one does an...

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