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Signs of the Times: The Best Protest Signs in Madison
In Madison, Wisconsin, a workers' uprising is resulting in some clever slogans.
One of Many Detroits
by Anonymous
Photo essay: "The people of this city are not abstractions." An anonymous Detroit photographer shares a view of the city that the mainstream media doesn't cover.
One Plastic Beach
Video: One kilometer of beach. Thousands of pounds of plastic. One couple turning it all into art.
What Can One Person Do When 6.8 Billion Are Frying the Planet?
A visual essay.
We're Still Writing “For Colored Girls”
by Jamilah King
Why Tyler Perry's adaptation of the classic play matters.
Life After Bullies
by Alexandria Abdallah
Video: How the "It Gets Better" movement is giving fresh hope to LGBT teens.
LGBT Teens Sing For Themselves
Video: The NYC Youth Pride Chorus records an "It Gets Better" message.
StoryCorps Gets to the Core of American Families
Video: Preserving the story of the American experience, one interview at a time.
Rocking The Cynical World
by Madeline Ostrander
Why iconic political singer-songwriter Billy Bragg confronts fascists, Tea Parties, Glenn Beck–and his own fans.
Billy Bragg Live
Video: Billy Bragg performs “Waiting for the Great Leap Forward” and “A Reckoning.”
Signs of Sanity (and/or Fear)
The best sights and signs from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.
51 Ways to Spark a Commons Revolution
by Jay Walljasper
What you can do, alone and with others, to share life.
People We Love :: Nadia Janjua
by Tiffany Ran
Combining Islam and the environment
Corporations Ain’t People: A Musical Protest
Video: GLEE-inspired activism for a democracy run by human beings, not corporations.
Resilient Ideas: Sunshine On The Menu
by Ari LeVeaux
Come for the food, stay for the art at New York City's first solar-powered restaurant.