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ArticleNothing to Hide? Why Facebook's Fine Print Is Still Worth Fighting
Devices we use every day are turning our personal data over to huge corporations. But can we win our privacy back?
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article text/texmacsRecycling One Aluminum Can Will Power a Laptop for More Than Five Hours
And other facts you should probably know.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article Troff documentRemember When We Toppled SOPA/PIPA in Just 24 Hours? How the People Can Still Win on Net Neutrality
When it comes to limiting digital rights, big companies are in cahoots with governments like never before. But the belief that everyone deserves safe, affordable, and private access to the Internet is taking off.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
ArticleThis Is What Happened When Scholastic Tried to Bring Pro-Coal Propaganda to School
“The United States of Energy” was a colorful series of lessons on the advantages of coal, aimed at 4th-graders—and sponsored by Big Coal. Here’s how educators and activists worked together to get it out of classrooms.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
ArticleProponent of Bush Administration’s No Child Left Behind Law: “I Was Wrong”
In her new book, Diane Ravitch—one of the leading thinkers behind the controversial Bush-era law—explores how the faulty logic of high-stakes testing, charter school expansion, and privatization hinders education.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
ArticleComic: 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 text/texmacsThe Surface Areas of Russia and Pluto Are Extremely Similar
And 25 other facts you should probably know.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
ArticleZydeco 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
ArticleInfographic: Michael Pollan Says Home Cooking Might be the Single Best Way to Improve Your Health
We spend less time in the kitchen than ever. But cooking could be an important solution to our public health crisis.
Located in Issues / How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It
ArticleMatt Damon, Harrison Ford Lead All-Star Cast in Showtime Climate Change Series
Years of Living Dangerously features celebrity correspondents who thoughtfully explore how politics and religion divide people and impede action on this critical issue.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty