Sections
58 items matching your search terms.
Filter the results.
Item type










New items since



Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
Article A Wealthy Capitalist on Why Money Doesn't Trickle Down
Nick Hanauer, venture capitalist and self-described “plutocrat,” says a healthy economy and an effective democracy depend on a thriving middle class of workers.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article Can We Keep the Internet Free?
The struggle to save the world's greatest communication network.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article 4 Signs Net Neutrality Isn't Dead (Despite an FCC Proposal You're Not Going to Like)
They didn't get the proposal they wanted from the FCC. But proponents of a fair and open Internet made important strikes, and the debate is just getting started.
Located in People Power
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 These Young People Are Pioneering Appalachia's Post-Coal Economy
The Appalachian Transition Fellows are young people who will spend this year building diverse job opportunities in the coal-country counties that need them most.
Located in Commonomics
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 How Seattle Led the Country’s Wage Revolution
Seattle's path to a $15 minimum wage is a winding tale of effective organizing, smart messaging, and blind dumb luck. It is also a roadmap for bypassing partisan gridlock—one city at a time.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article New Factories Have Jobs You’d Really Want—and These Chicago Kids Are Skilling Up to Get Them
Manufacturing jobs are returning to the U.S., but to fill them we’ll have to train a new generation of workers. That’s what this school is doing in a struggling neighborhood that once hosted the country’s biggest candy empires, as factories return.
Located in Commonomics
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
Personal tools