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Article 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.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article The Surface Areas of Russia and Pluto Are Extremely Similar
And 25 other facts you should probably know.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article Zydeco and Justice: Louisiana's Hyperlocal KOCZ Builds Community and Self-Reliance
Low-power FM radio stations bring a much-needed focus on local issues and culture.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article 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.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article 11 Years After Her Death, This 23-Year-Old Peace Activist Keeps Inspiring Us
Rachel Corrie was killed in 2003, but her passion for peace lives on in her writings.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article 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?
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article Meet the New Rebels Taking Back Our Public Schools
For decades the myth of failing public schools justified industrial-scale testing and a privatization agenda. Now radical educators are bursting the bubble test, getting culturally relevant, and restoring justice to the classroom.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article The Myth Behind Public School Failure
In the rush to privatize the country’s schools, corporations and politicians have decimated school budgets, replaced teaching with standardized testing, and placed the blame on teachers and students.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article The Enchanted Land Where Community College Is Free? Welcome to Tennessee in 2015
A new bill provides two years of tuition at a community college for participating high school grads who might otherwise face a 7.5 percent unemployment rate—and other states are already following suit.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article There Are Still More Libraries Than McDonald’s Locations in the United States
(and 24 other facts you should probably know).
Located in Issues / How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It
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