Why Everyone Suffers in Unequal Societies

New research shows that, among developed countries, the healthiest and happiest aren't those with the highest incomes but those with the most equality. Epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson discusses why.

Brett Dennen: My Most Important Songs

A little-known album by pop star Brett Dennen is still changing lives at The Mosaic Project, teaching kids to stand up to intolerance.

Can Money Buy Education?

Radical homemaker Shannon Hayes taught her daughter that their family doesn't buy things they can make or grow at home. She then had to wonder: Does that include higher education?

Homegrown Aid in Haiti

Many displaced Haitians are turning to neighbors, family, and peasant organizations in the countryside for help.

Head, Heart, and Hands: Breaking the Cycle of Religious Fear

The need to engage in interfaith dialogue has never been greater. By learning the foundations of each other's faiths, we can learn to respect and connect with one another so we may work together to build a better world.

Lessons from Howard Zinn

The late historian and activist was a compelling example of someone committed to, and enjoying to its fullest, a life of struggle.