Also posted at on 12/22/99. and launched as a Christmas Gift
Websites offer 60's-style Empowerment Books,
Consumer Empowerment, and an Affiliate Program
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  The award-winning Internet website, -- Tools for Personal Growth, Social Change, and Ecology, has launched 2 new websites:
 1) -- Books for Personal Growth, Social Change, and Ecology, and
 2) -- Empowering the Consumer.  All 3 websites --, and -- are being officially released to the media and the American public as a Christmas gift.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  These websites, recently upgraded and enhanced, are bursting with 60's idealism, advanced Information Age Internet technology, including free Internet access, state-of-the-art low price searching on the Internet, paid web surfing, and over 420 top quality Empowerment books and over 700 links on Empowerment.  They also offer a huge selection of easy-to-purchase good inexpensive Christmas presents.  You can easily buy almost any book, music CD, or video as a Christmas present through and still have the arrival of your gift to look forward to after Dec. 25th. offers a fun and appealing flexible approach to self-improvement or self-empowerment.  In addition to providing top-quality empowerment books on over 101 topics relating to personal growth, social change, and ecology, asks "What would you like to do?" and offers over 420 top-quality empowerment books to help you achieve what you want in life.  Innovative options include getting organized, time management, economizing or saving money (also known as "voluntary simplicity"), assertiveness training, self-healing, healthy living, holistic health, exercise, stretching, stress control, healthy food, alternative medicine, nutritional supplements, organic gardening, and ideas for increasing the fun, love, joy, and happiness in your life. also offers books on cultural empowerment, conflict resolution, political empowerment, left-green politics, political organizing, radical history, building an ecologically sustainable society, and utopian/Ecotopian visions, and offers a huge selection of new books, used books, textbooks, music CDs, and videos to choose from. also offers an affiliate program for people with Internet websites., working in association with over 30 Internet companies, offers some powerful tools for consumers, including 1) useful consumer info, including the Consumer Reports 2000 Buying Guide, 2) access to at least 4 different websites designed to help you find the best prices on the Internet or at your local stores, 3) 6 free software download websites, 4) free Internet access, 5) access to over 1,000 free and trial offers on the Internet, 6) paid web surfing, 7) technical help with both Y2K and 1999 taxes, 8) Green goods for sale, including products from Real Goods, the Green Marketplace, EcoMall, and Co-op America's Green Pages and Green Pages Store, 9) Health products, including Stress Less and SelfCare products, health food stores, garden catalogs and seeds, and a wide selection of vitamins and nutritional supplements, 10) progressive political buttons and bumperstickers, 11) Christmas toys, 12) computer hardware and software, 13) a huge selection of new books, used books, textbooks, music CDs, and videos to choose from, and 14) the Value America online superstore. offers over 620 links on personal, cultural, and political empowerment, building an ecologically sustainable society, consciousness-raising info, political reform ideas, links to the major Internet Search Engines, and info on building and promoting Internet websites.
     In the 1960's, the popular slogan was "Power to the People.",, and update this message for the Information Age and offer a new slogan “Knowledge is power.  Empower the people.”  You can access these websites on the Internet at,, and


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