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Military Resistance a Strong Brew Military Resistance a Strong Brew
by Dean Paton
Near the gates of Fort Lewis, anti-war veterans serve up support and solidarity (along with double-tall lattes) to their friends in uniform.
An All-Ages Music Manifesto An All-Ages Music Manifesto
by Jaimee Garbacik
Book Review: How all-ages music venues keep the arts alive, build community, and give young people experience in organizing.
Toilet Paper Preparedness vs. True Resilience Toilet Paper Preparedness vs. True Resilience
by Shannon Hayes
What I learned from the hurricane: Real emergency preparedness has more to do with community than canned goods.
Graduates Get a Crash Course in Sharing Graduates Get a Crash Course in Sharing
by Malcolm Harris
How new graduates are improvising when expected careers aren’t panning out.
Elders a (Labor) Force for Social Change Elders a (Labor) Force for Social Change
by Marc Freedman
Boomers discover ways to apply their skills and life experience to purposeful second careers.
Inside Occupy Wall Street’s Nearly Last Night Inside Occupy Wall Street’s Nearly Last Night
by Olivia Rosane
What was it like to be in Zuccotti Park in the hours before the owners’ planned eviction of protesters?
What Can Stop the One Percent? What Can Stop the One Percent?
by Naomi Klein
Naomi Klein: There’s only one thing that can block the wish list of the one percent, and it’s a very big thing: the rest of us.
The Resilient Library The Resilient Library
by Cat Johnson
Even in a time when libraries are facing steep cuts, we’re using them more than ever—in more ways than ever.
Young Farmers: A Growing Movement Young Farmers: A Growing Movement
by Fran Korten
In spite of the daily discouraging environmental, political, and economic news, coaxing living things to grow somehow seems to make folks optimistic.
The Roommate Revolution: Why Living Alone is Overrated The Roommate Revolution: Why Living Alone is Overrated
by Leilani Clark
At 37, Leilani Clark thought she was too old and too independent for roommates. But she soon found herself loving the sharing life...and she’s not alone.
7 Ways to Cook Up a Sustainable Diet 7 Ways to Cook Up a Sustainable Diet
by Vicki Robin
Get ready for No Impact Week: Helpful tips for planet-friendly eating.
Living Right on the “Wrong” Side of Town Living Right on the “Wrong” Side of Town
by Corbyn Hightower
When Corbyn Hightower’s financial world fell apart, a ragtag community came together to show how lively neighborhoods grow new livelihoods.
Radical Homemakers vs. the Hurricane Radical Homemakers vs. the Hurricane
by Shannon Hayes
Shannon Hayes reports from Schoharie County, New York, which was hard-hit by Hurricane Irene.
From Farm to Corner Store From Farm to Corner Store
by Lily Hicks
Getting healthy food on the shelves of convenience stores could be the first step toward replenishing food deserts.
Fibershed Moments Fibershed Moments
by Rebecca Burgess
We often think about local food—but what about local fabric? Photos from one woman’s quest to know her “fibershed.”
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