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David Schimke, editor in chief, (612) 338-5040 x325, 
Brandy Ernzen, brand manager, (785) 274-4304,      

Inside the July-August Issue of Utne Reader, on newsstands June 22


The New Face of Activism — If progressives are ever going to combat the tea party movement, it’s time to take a cue from the right on how to organize successfully. Plus, lessons from Gene Sharp, “the godfather of nonviolent resistance.” Page 50

The 10 Best Magazines — Find out which magazines we honored for alt-press excellence with the 2010 Utne Independent Press Awards. Page 46

Social Darwinism’s Downfall — We’re so proud of our dog-eat-dog world that we haven’t even noticed how it has failed us. Page 68

Obama’s Quiet Revolution — The president’s move to revitalize government by strengthening our regulatory agencies is a significant accomplishment—yet it’s gone largely unnoticed. Page 27

Picture Perfect — Ted Williams exposes the truth behind wildlife photography. Page 78

Guilt-Free Travel — Ethical Traveler names its top 10 developing-world destinations, and a few may surprise you. Page 73 

and much more ...

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