25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World

In Life, Lists, Magazines, Politics, USA, World on நவம்பர் 9, 2010 at 10:37 பிப

25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World — Features — Utne Reader

  1. Julian Assange :: The Sunshine Kid – Launched in 2007, WikiLeaks
  2. Alex Gibney :: The Smartest Guy in the Room – From Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) through this year’s Casino Jack and the United States of Money and the new Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
  3. Tani Ikeda :: Sex-Ed Trendsetter
  4. Rebecca Solnit :: The Silver Cloud
  5. Kieran Egan :: Teacher of the Years – professor of educational theory at British Columbia’s Simon Fraser University
  6. Anil Gupta :: Intellectual PollinatorVisit the Honey Bee Network website to see a full list of the projects in its database, including shared ideas on crop management and herbal pesticides, and read a profile of Gupta at Worldwatch Institute.
  7. Woody Tasch :: Free-Range Capitalist
  8. Nina Dudnik :: A Scientist’s Scientist
  9. Natalia Allen :: Conscientious Fashionista
  10. Judith Butler :: War Empathizer – her recent book Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable? philosopher and gender theorist Judith Butler retells U.S. armed forces at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq
  11. Annette Rizzo :: Judge Advocate thanks to a piece in Urbanite, which highlighted 10 ideas that could make Baltimore a better place to live, among them Rizzo’s foreclosure diversion program. Read more about the “face-to-face foreclosure” system Rizzo helped spearhead in the Philadelphia Business Journal. Rizzo also explains her approach to the housing crisis on Public Radio International’s radio show Here and Now
  12. Perry Chen :: The Virtual Patron – Artists pitch their idea with a video on the Kickstarter website: Watch ideas being pitched on anything from power show laces to a travel show that highlights hostels around Europe at Kickstarter.
  13. Michelle Ajamian and Brandon Jaeger :: Local Food Lovers – established the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative in 2008. This year they opened Shagbark Seed and Mill, a prototype processing facility, at the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks in Athens
  14. Elinor Ostrom :: The Commoner
  15. Sandra Steingraber :: Her Body, Their Chemicals Steingraber’s “Organic Manifesto,” which is available as a full PDF on her website. You can also read her columns for Orion magazine, one of which we reprinted as “Baring All Expense
  16. Ted Howard :: Workers’ Advocate – Howard’s work with Democracy Collaborative from an interview in Baltimore’s Urbanite. You can listen to a podcast featuring Howard on The Marc Steiner Show. Howard also co-wrote and article about the Cleveland model for The Nation this year, and we’ve been keeping tabs on Cleveland’s cooperative model as well
  17. Rebecca Onie :: Home Health Advocate– MacArthur “genius award” winner Onie runs Project HEALTH, which enlists college students, many pre-med, as volunteer social workers who connect low-income people to housing, heating assistance, and other nonmedical resources vital to health
  18. Elizabeth Scharpf :: Essential Entrepreneur
  19. Alexander Petroff :: Sustainability Trainer
  20. Glen Barry :: Eco–Rabble Rouser
  21. Paul Ewald :: Virally Minded
  22. Tim Wise :: The Confrontationalist – The promise of a post-racial society is premature, Wise argues in his book Colorblind. Read an interview with Tim Wise on the myth of post-racial America from The Sun. Catch him discussing racism on CNN. He’s also been on talk radio, discussing white supremacy and racism with host Gus T. Renegade. You can follow Tim Wise on Facebook, check out Wise’s website, and watch him talking about white privilege
  23. Bryan Doerries :: Ancient Healer
  24. Victoria Pettibone and Sasha Eden :: Dramatic Opportunists – Read an interview with Pettibone and Eden conducted by Gothamist. Learn more about the LOVE benefit show, WET’s annual production attended by dozens of celebrities, or watch Pettibone, Eden, and various stars discuss the project during the ritzy fundraising event, which features short plays about love written by some of the best women in television, film, and theater
  25. Bill McKibben :: Voice of Reason, Man of Action


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