ARTS

The creative spirit, and how it moves us.

A Slumber Party on Wall Street
Video: Occupiers are once again camping in protest, this time outside the New York Stock Exchange.
Israelis and Iranians Feel the Love
As their leaders talk violence, some residents of Israel and Iran are reaching out to each other directly with a promise of peace.
What We Owe Adrienne Rich
by Madeline Ostrander
The late poet was a patriot who wrestled for the soul of her country.
Cooperatives Put People—and Democracy—to Work
How worker-owned businesses from Cleveland to Spain are nurturing life and jobs outside the corporate framework.
A DIY Civilization
by Colleen Shaddox
Can we create the machines of modern life sustainably, cheaply, and close to home?
Art on the Edge of Law
Who gets to break the law, and why? An exploration through art.
Smart Like You
Comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan learns the value of a good education, the importance of Seinfeld, and most of all, how to be a good teacher.
Occupy Sends In the Clowns
Meet the + Brigades, an Occupy effort to bring more innovation to the art of nonviolent protest.
How Much Is That Politician in the Window?
Sarah van Gelder on a record season of corporate-funded political advertising and what it means for the 99 percent.
Just Label It: Let Us Know It’s GMO
Because wouldn’t it be nice if they had to tell you what’s in your food?
We’re the People: Close-Ups from Zuccotti Park
by Joseph O. Holmes
Photo Essay: Portraits of a nascent society.
The Revolution is Love
What’s love got to do with the Occupy movement?
Bill McKibben: “The Biggest Fight of Our Time”
by Madeline Ostrander
In which one of the world’s best-known climate activists gets personal about the enormous task of saving our planet.
A Magna Carta Moment for Internet Freedom
Rebecca MacKinnon: Why we must fight for Internet rights—before they’re sold, legislated, and programmed away.
Deregulation Nation
Video: Why is the Occupy movement focused on bank deregulation?