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a Common Place covera Common Place

Each issue of a Common Place magazine brings you: Inspiring stories from around the world; Spectacular photography; Ways you can make a difference.

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Acres U.S.A. coverAcres U.S.A.

North America's largest, oldest magazine serving commercial-scale organic/sustainable farmers, teaching the latest techniques for growing nutritious crops and healthy livestock.

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Against the Current coverAgainst The Current

Bimonthly magazine featuring lively coverage and dialogue on movements for global justice, with special focus on labor rights and union democracy, feminism and antiwar activism.

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American Forests coverAmerican Forests

American Forests is for people from all walks of life, from rural to urban settings, who share an abiding love for trees and forests.

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Anarchy coverAnarchy

Anarchy is one of the longest running, best known anarchist publications in the US.

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Appalachia coverAppalachia

Appalachia is the longest-running journal of mountaineering and conservation. Each issue delivers inspired writing on mountain exploration and ecology, poetry, and an international climbing review.

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BackHome coverBackHome

The magazine of hands-on sustainable living, covering solar and renewable energy, green and sustainable building, organic gardening, home business, and more; sells books and plans.

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magazine coverChina Rights Forum

China Rights Forum provides an English-language outlet for leading writers and activists promoting rights and democratization in the People’s Republic of China.

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ColorLines coverColorLines

ColorLines is the first national, multi-racial magazine devoted to covering the politics and creations of communities of color.

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Conscience coverConscience

Published by Catholics for a Free Choice. Offers in-depth coverage on issues related to reproductive rights, sexuality and gender, feminism, the Religious Right, women's rights, church/state issues and US politics.

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magazine coverCritical Asian Studies

Peer-reviewed journal formerly known as the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars. Features essays, reviews, translations, photo essays, and literature.

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Dissent coverDissent

In the pages of Dissent you will find some of the fiercest battles over politics, principles and ideas anywhere on the left today.

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E Magazine coverE/The Environmental Magazine

E/The Environmental Magazine covers everything environmental – from rainforests to recycling, and from the "personal to the political."

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Earth Island Journal coverEarth Island Journal

Earth Island Journal consistently delivers environmental stories that mainstream media often fail to cover.

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Feminist Studies coverFeminist Studies

Feminist Studies, is the oldest continuing scholarly journal in the field of women's studies published in the U.S., publishes an interdisciplinary body of feminist knowledge.

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The Funny Times coverThe Funny Times

The Funny Times is a monthly humor newspaper featuring the best of recent cartoons and humor pieces on politics and culture.

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The Gay & Lesbian Review coverThe Gay & Lesbian Review

The GLR is a bimonthly magazine of history, culture, and politics and includes essays, book, theatre & movie reviews, a few poems, an artist's profile, and an international spectrum column.

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The Green Guide coverThe Green Guide

The Green Guide and are consumers' top source for environmental and health advice, product reviews and shopping tips.

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Hinduism Today coverHinduism Today

A quarterly magazine to inform and inspire Hindus and people interested in Hindu philosophy, culture and practices such as yoga, meditation, vegetarianism and alternative medicine.

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Home Education Magazine coverHome Education Magazine

The oldest, most respected, most widely read homeschooling magazine. Free articles online. Free newsletters, weblogs, FAQs, discussion lists and more for anyone interested in education.

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The Humanist coverThe Humanist

The Humanist magazine has advanced progressive ideals for over 60 years, applying compassion and reason to the critical social and ethical issues of our time.

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Humor Times coverHumor Times

The news in cartoons, featuring the finest editorial cartoonists from around the country to review the news! Featuring columnists and non-political panels as well.

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In These Times coverIn These Times

In These Times is dedicated to informing and analyzing popular movements for social, environmental and economic justice through independent journalism based on progressive values.

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Korean Quarterly coverKorean Quarterly

Focuses on the place where identity, creativity and culture intersect. We provide independent and alternative reporting on issues of identity, racism, politics and the arts with many book and film reviews.

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Light of Consciousness coverLight of Consciousness

Dedicated to awakening consciousness, personal and global transformation, and timeless wisdom of the world’s religious traditions. “The best produced journal on spiritual and yogic thought.”

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Louisiana Cultural Vistas coverLouisiana Cultural Vistas

Louisiana Cultural Vistas magazine, employing both powerful images and thoroughly researched articles, features the state's culture, arts, and history, both traditional and contemporary.

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Mother Jones coverMother Jones

Mother Jones magazine, is a non-profit, investigative reporting publication dedicated to uncovering the truth behind the spin. Get Real News. Get Mother Jones.

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Ms. Magazine coverMs. Magazine

Ms., which recently joined forces with the Feminist Majority Foundation, is the definitive source for ideas, action and information on the struggle for women’s equality.

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magazine coverMulticultural Education

Multicultural Education magazine is an independent quarterly offering theory, research, opinion, best practices, and reviews in the fastest growing and most significant field in education.

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N Magazine coverN Magazine

Imagine life with fewer clothes and greater freedom. N (Nude & Natural), the Magazine of Naturist Living, gives you the skinny on all things naturist.

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Namarupa coverNamarupa

NAMARUPA is a new journal that conveys the vast scope of sacred philosophical thought that has emanated from the land and people of India over many millennia.

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The Nation coverThe Nation

News and analysis on politics and culture from the left. Unconventional Wisdom Since 1865.
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New Moon coverNew Moon

Edited by girls 8-14. Ad-free, imaginative, multicultural bimonthly magazine that girls, parents and educators love. Six Parents' Choice Gold Awards for best children's magazine.

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Now & Then coverNow & Then

Now & Then magazine presents a fresh, revealing picture of life in Appalachia, past and present, with engaging articles, personal essays, fiction, poetry, and photography.

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Parabola coverParabola

PARABOLA is a quarterly journal dedicated to exploring the wisdom and beauty of traditional cultures as they relate to the modern quest for meaning.

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magazine coverPASSPORT Magazine

PASSPORT Magazine is America’s #1 gay and lesbian travel magazine. Readers love the magazine’s personal travel reporting and they truly appreciate the most comprehensive resource listings.

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The Progressive coverThe Progressive

The Progressive is one of America's leading voices for peace and social justice, featuring some of the best political writing in the country.

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Skipping Stones coverSkipping Stones

Produced by a multicultural staff and volunteers, Skipping Stones facilitates a meaningful exchange of ideas and experiences. Writing and artwork challenges readers to think, learn, cooperate and create.

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magazine coverSmall Farmer's Journal

Small Farmer's Journal is an international quarterly serving the future of farming.

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Social Anarchism coverSocial Anarchism

Each issue contains three feature articles of current interest, a historical essay, and an extensive section of book reviews. A national editorial board referees submissions.

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Stone Voices coverStone Voices

Stone Voices uses essays, fiction, articles, poetry, and art to explore the profound connections between visual arts and spirituality.

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Tricycle coverTricycle

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review is an internationally distributed mainstream quarterly dedicated to exploring the full range of Buddhist activity and its impact on American culture.

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Utne magazine coverUtne magazine

Utne is a leading voice for the independent press, bringing readers the other side of the story on issues ranging from the environment to the economy and from politics to pop culture.

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WorldView coverWorldView

A magazine of news and comment about events, people and communities in the less-developed regions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the Pacific islands.

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Yoga International coverYoga International

Most people know yoga only as an exercise/beauty regime, however, yoga means union. Authentic yoga creates union between body, mind and spirit.

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Z Magazine coverZ Magazine

An independent left monthly magazine

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