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Article America Keeps People Poor On Purpose: A Timeline of Choices We've Made to Increase Inequality
How four decades of lobbying and legislation gave corporations dominion over our economy—and eroded the American middle class.
Located in Issues / The End of Poverty
Article Poverty Is Not Inevitable: What We Can Do Now to Turn Things Around
Having poor people in the richest country in the world is a choice. We have the money to solve this. But do we have the will?
Located in Issues / The End of Poverty
Article Americans Spend $1.8 Billion on Eating Out Every Day (And 23 Other Facts You Should Probably Know)
Meanwhile, more Americans got insured, the oceans continued to become more acidic, and the world’s largest collection of rubber ducks grew at a rapid pace.
Located in Issues / The End of Poverty
Article 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.
Located in Issues / The End of Poverty
Article Too Many Political T-Shirts? 6 Ways to Repurpose Them
The messages may be eternal, but T-shirts aren't forever. These DIY projects can give them new life.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article FabLabs, Time Banks, and Other Hidden Treasures You Didn’t Know You Owned
Self-organized commons are undergoing a renaissance today as one of the most robust alternatives to modern-day capitalism.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article Protecting the Truth: The Japanese American Legacy Project
Many Japanese Americans were incarcerated in concentration camps during World War II. Densho is preserving their stories and the cultural knowledge that comes with them.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article The Eerie Beauty of Landscapes Devastated by Industry
Edward Burtynsky documents the environmental effects of oil extraction through striking landscape photography.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article How Mischief-Makers Built Australia Through Pranks and Protests
In his new book "How to Make Trouble and Influence People," Iain McIntyre offers readers an alternative version of Australian history.
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
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