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Article Marriage Equality Victories Show How Change Happens, One Step at a Time
Before 2004, no state allowed same-sex marriage. Today, it's legal in 12 states and the District of Columbia. If you want to see how political progress is made, look to the local level.
Located in Issues / Love and the Apocalypse
Article Growing Up in a Kenyan Slum Taught Me the Real Value of Stuff
It was only after experiencing the abundance of stuff in the United States that Simon Okelo learned to value life with less, the way he grew up.
Located in Issues / The Human Cost of Stuff
Article 12 Things You Can Do With a Mason Jar (and Only One Involves Canning)
Want to unstuff your life? Find the tools that multitask.
Located in Issues / The Human Cost of Stuff
Article 8 Lifestyles for Healthy Eating (and They All Include Kale!)
Have a New Year's resolution to eat better in the coming year? We set out to find out what a healthy diet really looks like. Turns out, they all have a few things in common.
Located in Issues / How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It
Article How a Chicago Mom Liberated a Foreclosure and Got a Home for Her Four Kids
Displaced by foreclosure, this family took direct action—and got a place to live.
Located in Issues / How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It
Article 5 DIY Musical Instruments You Can Make From Stuff Around the House
Craft instruments from easy-to-find materials and invite more music into your family's life.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article Guardians of the Plains: One Lakota Family's Plan to Fend off South Dakota's Epic Drought
Long years of drought in South Dakota have made it difficult for the soil to absorb water. A group led by indigenous women hopes to change that through a ambitious dam-building project.
Located in Planet
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
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