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Article Escape from an L.A. Sweatshop: How Modern-Day Slaves Become Lobbyists
Lured from Mexico into forced labor at an American factory, Flor Molina’s human trafficking story was typical. What’s remarkable is what she did next.
Located in Issues / The Human Cost of Stuff
Article The Economy of Smallness: Making Economic Exchange a Loving Human Interaction
Philadelphia restauranteur and local economies movement leader Judy Wicks on making good and doing good.
Located in Issues / The Human Cost of Stuff
Article Unleashing Empathy: How Teachers Transform Classrooms With Emotional Learning
The secret to learning self-awareness, cooperation, and other “social and emotional learning” skills lies in experience, not in workbooks and rote classroom exercises.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article 4 Ways to Share the Season’s Harvest (and Make Friends Doing It)
Guerrilla grafting, crop mobs, and other ways to make the fruits of your labor go further.
Located in Issues / The Human Cost of Stuff
Article Lessons from a Pay-It-Forward Restaurant: The Importance of Gratitude
At the Karma Kitchen, people enjoy a meal that’s already paid for—and are invited to continue the chain of generosity. In the process, organizers and participants alike learn the transformative power of gratitude.
Located in Happiness
Article This Guy Moved Into His Parents’ House So a Homeless Family Could Live in His
Three extraordinary, everyday people who will make your day better.
Located in Issues / Love and the Apocalypse
Article Portland's Food Truck Heaven: How a New Kind of Fast Food Brings Jobs, Flavor, and Walkability
Immigrants and other restaurant workers get a way to rise in local economies. Communities get the best fast food they've ever had.
Located in Issues / How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It
Article Be a Maptivist! (And 4 Other Tips to Unleash Your Inner Cartographer)
Feeling a little lost? Looking for some direction in your life? Here are five unconventional ways to help you get where you're going.
Located in Issues / How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It
Article 10 Hopeful Things That Happened in 2013 to Get You Inspired for What’s to Come
Beyond the headlines of conflict and catastrophe, this year’s top stories offered us some powerful proof that the world can still change—for the better.
Located in People Power
Article 11 Reasons Why We Should Not Attack Syria
Remember the last time we were told military strikes were needed because a Middle Eastern despot had used weapons of mass destruction?
Located in Peace & Justice
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