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Article How Domestic Workers Won Their Rights: Five Big Lessons
After decades of exclusion, home care workers are finally covered by federal minimum wage laws. Anyone who works for social change can learn from how they did it.
Located in People Power
Article Katie Couric Investigates America's Corporate Sugar Pushers in "Fed Up"
Food can no longer be dismissed as niche news. It’s universal, vital, and urgent—and this film drives that point home.
Located in Planet
Article Keystone XL Decision: Obama's Last Chance to Fulfill Climate Promises?
A presidential block of Keystone XL could help reset the international negotiations that Obama allowed to go aground at Copenhagen.
Located in Planet
Article Less than 2 Percent of Carpenters Are Women—Meet the Master Builder Working to Change That
Maria Klemperer-Johnson is getting women ready for a growing and high-paying field by teaching them to build eco-friendly tiny homes.
Located in New Economy
Article Lessons from a Pay-It-Forward Restaurant: The Importance of Gratitude
At the Karma Kitchen, people enjoy a meal that’s already paid for—and are invited to continue the chain of generosity. In the process, organizers and participants alike learn the transformative power of gratitude.
Located in Happiness
Article Let’s End Poverty: We Have the Money, Do We Have the Will?
47 million Americans live beneath the official poverty line, under a daily judgment of failure. The question today is: Whose failure?
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article Monsanto May Have Won the Battle for I-522, But the Future of Food Is Not Lost
As final results come in for Initiative 522, advocates of GMO labeling are saying we need to change the system, not just the supermarket.
Located in Planet
Article Naomi Klein Tells YES!: People’s Climate March Is a “Glimpse of the Movement We Need”
Naomi Klein’s powerful new book explains why not only can the climate movement win—but it’s our best chance at overturning some of history’s greatest injustices.
Located in People Power
Article Norway's Military Does "Meatless Mondays" for the Climate
Signs of change are appearing in the United States military as well.
Located in Planet
Article Paris Launched a Kid-Friendly Bike Share. Could the U.S. Be Next?
The city's mayor says the move will boost cycling in decades to come, creating a greener and more sociable city.
Located in Happiness
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