Happiness

In China, Bike-Sharing on a Big Scale
by Jennifer Kaye
Hangzhou, China: 7 million people. 50,000 public bikes. 240,000 trips a day. The largest public cycling system on Earth.
Pittsburgh Rides it Forward
by Kate Malongowski
Get a bike, fix a bike, give a bike—how a local collective spreads the love of cycling.
Lily Yeh: Beauty in Broken Places
by Natalie Pompilio
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Healing war-torn, broken, and economically devastated communities through art.
Henry Red Cloud: Solar Warrior for Native America
by Talli Nauman
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Bringing renewable energy and jobs to reservations.
Nipun Mehta: An Economy to Feed Your Soul
by Jennifer Kaye
The YES! Breakthrough 15: How relationships are our real wealth.
From the Farm to the Occupation
by Shannon Hayes
Shannon Hayes on taking farm politics to Occupy Wall Street...and talking about the politics of Occupy in her farming community.
Will Allen: Growing Justice in Food Deserts
by Doug Pibel
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Creating access to affordable fresh food in low-income neighborhoods.
Cooking Up Karma: A Taste of the Gift Economy
Video: At a restaurant in Berkeley, there’s no bill at the end of the meal—just a request to pay it forward for those who come after you.
Cooking Up Karma: A Taste of the Gift Economy
Video: At a restaurant in Berkeley, there's no bill at the end of the meal—just a request to pay it forward for those who come after you.
This Changes Everything: How the 99% Woke Up
by Sarah van Gelder
Introducing the movement that’s shifting our vision of what kind of world is possible—from the new book, “This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement.”
An Interfaith Occupation
by Adam DeRose
The Occupy movement is bringing deep moral questions that many religions confront to the forefront of national conversation. How faith groups are joining in.
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
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
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
by Malcolm Harris
How new graduates are improvising when expected careers aren’t panning out.