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In this issue...
PAGE 3: Best. Year. Ever.
PAGE 4: Fossil-Free Movement Celebrates
New High-Profile Divestors
PAGE 5: GMOs in the Market: Advances and Setbacks
PAGE 6: INFOGRAPHIC: Join the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement
PAGE 7: Green Holiday Gift
Ideas for Children

PAGE 10: New Favorite
Holiday Recipes

PAGE 14: 4 New Year’s
Resolutions for Financial Health

PAGE 17: Former Seventh Generation CEO Launches Fair Trade Condom Company
PAGE 17: 1,000 Businesses Call for Action on Climate Change
PAGE 18: GMO Inside Celebrates November Election Wins, Calls Out Smucker’s
PAGE 18: Serve on Green
America’s Board!
PAGE 19: New Online Application for Green America Visa
PAGE 19: Honoring Two Pioneers
PAGE 20: The Rise of the Collaborative Commons, from Author and futurist Jeremy Rifkin
PAGE 20: Toward a Sharing Economy
PAGE 26: 7 Green Reasons
to Celebrate

PAGE 30: Letters & Advice: Celebrating 100 Issues

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Winter 2014 Issue
7 Green Reasons to Celebrate

The Green Economy's Best Year Ever!This issue of the Green American marks our 100th issue. While we’ve had some terrific victories over the years since we published our first issue (then called Building Economic Alternatives) in 1985, we’ve been seeing more rapid results in recent years to our action campaigns, most markedly in 2014, where our campaigns enjoyed their most impactful year yet. Read "7 Green Reasons to Celebrate" »

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Featured Articles:

New Favorite Holiday Recipes
Great holiday recipes from green businesses and cookbook authors Candle Cafe and Inn Seredipity.
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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Financial Health
Make your New Year’s resolution to improve the health of your finances and ensure sure your money is working for you and a better world. Read more »

Holiday Gifts for Children
Resources for Green Holiday Gifts for Kids. Read more »

Gifts That Are Good for People and the Planet
A sampling of the amazing products and services you can find from businesses that share your values. Read more »

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Check out previous holiday-themed articles from the Green American:

Go Green for the Holidays
Eco-friendly holiday celebrations are a great excuse to take another green stop in your life Read more »

BLOG: Alternatives to Amazon for Holiday shopping
How does the company synonymous with online shopping rank in terms of sustainability and social responsibility? Read more »

10 Grinchy, Eco-Mean Gifts to Avoid This Holiday (and better alternatives!)
These are the top GM ingredients to watch out for on your plate. Read more »

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