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Article Beyond the CSA: Four Ways Communities Support Everything From Books to Beer
You know the model: Consumers purchase a share of the season’s harvest upfront and get a box of fresh produce each week from the farm. Now you can get your medicine that way too.
Located in Happiness
Article The Antidote to Mansplaining: Rebecca Solnit on Everyday Sexism and What We Can Do About It
Useful as it may be as journalistic shorthand, “mansplaining” is cultural bubblegum in comparison to Solnit’s actual body of work.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article For Walkers and Cyclists, A Swedish Road-Planning Strategy Helps Save Lives
Utah, Minnesota, and Washington have seen traffic fatalities decline by 40 percent. Here's how they did it.
Located in People Power
Article Let’s End Poverty: We Have the Money, Do We Have the Will?
47 million Americans live beneath the official poverty line, under a daily judgment of failure. The question today is: Whose failure?
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article Where Does All the Trash from Dollywood Go? To One of the World's Best Composting Facilities
Sevier County, Tenn., diverts 70 percent of waste from landfills—and it's becoming more efficient all the time.
Located in Planet
Article Photo Essay: Indigenous Farmers Gather in the Andes to Plan for Climate Change
These photos document a gathering of indigenous groups from China, Bhutan, and Peru. They met in the spring to discuss climate change and plan a crop exchange program.
Located in Planet
Article The Radical Homemaker Plays “Normal Mom”: A Story in Two Acts
Each year I take a week-long break from radical homemaking to take my kids to camp. It's never easy—and this year was no exception.
Located in Happiness
Article Why Germany Is Backing Away From a Trade Deal that Lets Corporations Sue the Government
A new round of international trade agreements threatens to increase corporate power over national governments. But news out of Germany suggests the deals aren't inevitable.
Located in New Economy
Article A Bike that Stamps Your Message on the Street, and 3 Other Open-Source Tools for Activists
StreetToolbox offers new tools for the political communicator—from a remote controlled car that writes messages in colored sand to a kit that turns your bike into a mobile printing press.
Located in Happiness
Article To Strike Back at Hobby Lobby, Crafters Re-Knit the Wall Between Church and State
The campaign has collected 700 hand-knitted bricks to dump on the Supreme Court steps to protest its infamous decision.
Located in People Power
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