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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 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 The Boomers "Failed" Us: Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher on Anger, Love, and Sacrifice
First the anger, then the love—overcoming generational anger to find the courage required for the difficult work ahead.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
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
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