Four ways to turn election stress into courage and compassion.
Of 194 languages remaining in North America, nearly 63 percent are spoken only by adults or elders. That’s why children's television programming is key.
Instead of addressing the roots of drug addiction, mental illness, and poverty, we’ve come to accept policing and incarceration as catch-all solutions. It’s time for a change.
What if we defined wise spending in terms of the happiness that it brings? Research shows certain spending can bring us closer to others.
The documentary Occupy the Farm shows the positive impact universities could have if they leveraged their resources to create more farms and farmers.
When the school district pulled out, parents at a Eugene, Ore., charter school stepped in to reinvent how lunch is done.
A unique affordable-housing community supports both foster families and elders who might be looking for a few extra grandchildren.
Thirty percent of rural Americans have substandard housing—and it’s expensive. But these communities are finding ways to give low-income residents homes of their own.
Lit lovers from all over the country—including authors Sherman Alexie and Neil Gaiman—sent books to reopen the rural school library.
Why cities across the country are rejecting xenophobia: They know the economic and social value of newcomers.
A new book explores what it means to settle down and love where you live.
Throughout the country there are revitalization efforts to bring back to life long-neglected urban wild areas.