The good life doesn’t have to cost the planet.
In California, many Latina moms find themselves cut off by domesticity and language barriers. But with the help of trusted mentors, they’re strengthening their support networks.
Gone are the days of the emotionally distant breadwinner. Today’s dads are more and more involved in their kids’ lives.
Posted Jun 14, 2013
I was afraid of being judged by a neighbor who began giving free French lessons to my kids. But the worries melted away as our friendship grew deeper.
Posted Jun 12, 2013
On life, leadership, and the future in an age of catastrophic change.
Posted Jun 10, 2013
From China to San Antonio, cities are using rental bike programs to create healthier commutes. Here are a few insights from some of the world’s best programs.
Posted Jun 04, 2013
What we still have to learn from the world’s favorite riot grrrls.
Posted May 31, 2013
Pastor Jim Wallis has been arrested for protesting the Keystone XL pipeline, builds bridges between polarized politicians, and pushes Christians to worry less about gay marriage and more about justice. And even better—there’s a whole new generation following his lead.
Posted May 30, 2013
When we visualize the lives we desire, we often leave out the difficulties and frustrations. But they’re inevitable, and in the end they make the rewards of life more satisfying.
Posted May 29, 2013
Melodeego has been making music for the environment for years. Their songs include protests of the Keystone XL pipeline and other topics inspired by the anti-climate change movement.
Posted May 28, 2013
Feeling anxious about life in a broken economy on a strained planet? Turn despair into action.
Posted May 24, 2013
Idle No More is the latest incarnation of an age-old movement for life that doesn't depend on infinite extraction and growth. Now, armed with Twitter and Facebook, once-isolated groups from Canada to South America are exchanging resources and support like never before.
Posted May 23, 2013
“Band of Sisters” shows why a humble group of women fell under Vatican investigation for seeing the causes—not just the symptoms—of injustice.
Posted May 21, 2013
Georgia is one of three states that exclude undocumented students from full access to higher education. "Freedom University" operates on the principle that “you can stop me from going to a UGA classroom, but you can’t stop a UGA professor from teaching me.”
Posted May 20, 2013
An installation of creatively shaped benches in Belgium pushes the edge of urban sit-ability.
Posted May 13, 2013
The reality of motherhood in America has little in common with the comfortable images portrayed in cards and on TV. A set of Mothers Day e-cards you can send for free shows moms that better reflect our diverse society.
Posted May 10, 2013
Scary stories of kidnappings and explosions lead our news feeds, but it's the good news that helps break down the myth of our own powerlessness.
Posted May 10, 2013