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.
Stores want me to buy stuff I don’t need. The internet wants me to buy stuff I don’t need. But I finally figured it out.
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.
Right now I’m not worried about the glass ceiling. For now, with a young child, I’m embracing freelance work.
A unique affordable-housing community supports both foster families and elders who might be looking for a few extra grandchildren.
Encouraging children to form an emotional attachment to nature may be key to protecting our planet’s future.
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.
The Good Work Code attempts to re-examine what workers and employers want and to build jobs around shared values.