Does the U.S. Have a Legal Responsibility to Stop Climate Change?
by Lindsay KuceraFeb 22, 2012
- Seven teenagers think so—and they’re taking the federal government to court.
Organic Farmers Take Monsanto to Court
by April DávilaFeb 12, 2012
- Why hundreds of thousands are seeking protection from the seed giant.
In Florida, a “People’s Plan” for Change
by Jennifer KayeFeb 01, 2012
- Occupiers across the state convened for the first time to draft a legislative plan that serves the 99 percent.
“Govern As If Our Future Matters”
by Lindsay KuceraFeb 01, 2012
- To jumpstart much-needed climate action, Alec Loorz and other teenagers are taking the federal government to court.
Hope for Salmon as Dams Come Down
by Jennifer KayeDec 26, 2011
- The destruction of two Washington State dams will restore depleted fisheries, create jobs, and maybe even change how we manage our rivers.
New Rights for California’s Undocumented
by Jen HortonDec 16, 2011
- A handful of new laws this autumn will strengthen civil rights, improve access to education, and protect jobs for the state’s undocumented immigrants.
A Sit-In to Save a Sacred Site
by Lily HicksSep 01, 2011
- How local tribes stopped a Bay Area burial ground from becoming a parking lot.
The Coming of the Coal-Free Campus
by Jen HortonSep 01, 2011
- Why students across the country are asking schools to clean up their act.
Extreme Weather Research Makeover
by Sarah KuckSep 01, 2011
- Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and droughts: A new coalition to investigate the impact of climate change on weather.
Paid Sick Leave for All
by Rebecca LeisherSep 01, 2011
- Nearly 40 percent of all U.S. private sector workers get no paid sick days—but Connecticut is leading the way to change that.
From Farm to Corner Store
by Lily HicksAug 28, 2011
- Getting healthy food on the shelves of convenience stores could be the first step toward replenishing food deserts.
Communities Push Back on Fracking
by James TrimarcoJun 15, 2011
- Gaining ground in the fight against controversial natural gas extraction.
Closing Down Coal Plants
by Sarah KuckJun 15, 2011
- Why shutting down 20 boilers nationwide could herald big changes for our energy future.
Census Data Shows More Multiracial Americans
by Oliver LazenbyJun 15, 2011
- With nine million multiracial Americans, the nation has come a long way.
Preventing Sexual Assault
by Selena ShenJun 15, 2011
- Freedom from harassment is part of students' right to an equal education.
Signs of Life
Small stories about big change