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Article “I Want You to Live In My House”: How U.S. Kids Are Welcoming the Central American Child Refugees
Ashamed of the public rejection of children seeking refuge in the United States? Here’s what you can do about it.
Located in Peace & Justice
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 These Craftivists Are Making A Statement—With Knitting
Craftivism: “a way of looking at life where voicing opinions through creativity makes your voice stronger, your compassion deeper, and your quest for justice more infinite.”
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article Gar Alperovitz on Why the New Economy Movement Needs to Think Big
His new book, "What Then Must We Do?" imagines how a new economic system might actually emerge, from the bottom up, in the next few decades.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article Change Is Divine: How Sci Fi Visionary Octavia Butler Influenced This Detroit Revolutionary
"The ideas in Butler's fiction challenge us to contend with our own choices and take responsibility for our own power."
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article First He Came Out as Undocumented. Then As Gay. Here's What It Means For Immigration Debate.
Felipe Matos told his story in three words: "I am undocumented." It was an act of desperation—but it gave him a sense of agency and power.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article 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.
Located in Planet
Article A Modern-Day Debtors’ Prison? Judges Push Back Against the South’s Privatization Wave
In Southern states, small-town courts have outsourced probation management to for-profit companies charging fees out of reach to the country's poorest residents. Many people end up in jail for nonpayment. These judges want private companies out of their courts.
Located in Peace & Justice
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 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
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