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How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty
Cooperative Home Care Associates' 2,300 workers enjoy good wages, regular hours, and family health insurance. With an investment of $1.2 million into the cooperative sector, New York City is hoping to build on the group's success.
End of Poverty
7 Practical Ideas for Compassionate Communities, From Free College to Debt Relief
It's not hard to bring a little more equality into each others' lives.
End of Poverty
Pete Seeger Interview: How Can I Keep from Singing?
At the age of 94, Pete Seeger has passed away. Sarah van Gelder interviewed him in 2007 on a life of music and the power of millions of small changes.
Comic: How Big Media Drowned Out the Rest of Us
Today, six corporations own most of our media—but we could be poised to take it back.
Power of Story
Meet the Tenacious Gardeners Putting Down Roots in "America's Most Desperate Town"
They're not always optimistic about the future of Camden, N.J. But they're committed to it anyway, and they've created one of the nation's fastest growing networks of urban farms.
These Seattle Teachers Boycotted Standardized Testing—and Sparked a Nationwide Movement
Parents, students, and teachers all over the country have joined the revolt to liberate our kids from a test-obsessed education system.
Want to Build an Economy that Works for Everybody? Next Week, We’re All About It
Next Monday, YES! and the New Economy Coalition kick off New Economy Week—five days of national conversation about the ideas, strategies, and projects that make up the movement.
A Passion for Peppers: The Movement to Save New Mexico's Treasured Chiles
New Mexico's traditional landrace chile varieties have adapted to hot days, cold nights, and long dry spells. But can they survive modern agribusiness?
Indigenous Seed Savers Gather in the Andes, Agree to Fight Climate Change with Biodiversity
As climate change makes it more difficult to practice agriculture in their ancestral homelands, indigenous communities are exchanging seeds in hopes of finding the hardiest varieties.
7 Ways to Get Happy—Without Costing the Planet
The starting point is to realize we have choices—like meaningful work, authentic relationships, and gratitude.
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