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What do we really trade for all of the cheap stuff we buy?
Why support the co-ops in your community? The benefits might be further-reaching than you think.
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How to fight diabetes with better policy—and cut your own diabetes risk by 93 percent.
Just 60 years ago, the average American had 291 square feet of living space. Now it’s close to 1,000 square feet. Have we changed our needs that much? Or just our wants?
For corporations, paying for tax breaks is still the best investment around.
The American problem with mass incarceration is less about crime than it is about how—and who—we lock up.
We can feed the world and still eat meat—but only a little bit.
Mixed-race couples, single parents–they're all part of the new "normal."
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16 astonishing, sobering, and hopeful water facts.
How much water do we use? More than any other country, it turns out. And we could save a lot.