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Blockbuster series like Twilight have left their mark on a generation of girls, but what message are they sending boys? Here are a few to look out for.
A hunger strike in a Washington state detention facility draws attention to a facility where most U.S. laws don't apply.
The Empathy Library is a new digital archive where people can point to the books, movies, and other media that help us learn to understand one another.
Displaced by foreclosure, this family took direct action—and got a place to live.
Out-of-the-box ideas for putting healthier food on our neighborhood plates—and make friends doing it.
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Why the fight for biodiversity is about protecting life itself.
"Anarchists are certain I'm an anarchist because I cut up a favorite tool of the oppressor," artist Mark Wagner says. "Capitalists think I'm a capitalist because I revel in it."
Can a licensing deal between Sesame Street and the Produce Marketing Association truly improve childhood health? Maybe, but grassroots solutions already exist.
A recent editorial in the The New York Times argued that the Trans Pacific Partnership should strengthen environmental and labor regulations. But that won't happen unless we change the process.
As final results come in for Initiative 522, advocates of GMO labeling are saying we need to change the system, not just the supermarket.
In new video, the hacker collective vows to stand by those targeted by what it deems "corrupt governments."
Stepping into the realm of creativity can be scary for little ones. But reward for sticking with it is the powerful feeling of making something beautiful with your own hands.
At the Karma Kitchen, people enjoy a meal that’s already paid for—and are invited to continue the chain of generosity. In the process, organizers and participants alike learn the transformative power of gratitude.
The actor Russell Brand made headlines when he called for a "revolution" on British TV. Here are five movements working to create the "genuine alternatives" Brand said he was looking for.
A presidential block of Keystone XL could help reset the international negotiations that Obama allowed to go aground at Copenhagen.
Philadelphia restauranteur and local economies movement leader Judy Wicks on making good and doing good.
New generations of singers continue to adapt the song to talk about how injustice plays out in cases like those of Trayvon Martin and Rachel Corrie.
Dear Internet: Thanks for the Advice on Sex and Drinking. It's Way Better than What We Get from Slate.
Are we starting to see a cultural shift in how our society thinks about rape? The huge online response to a Slate columnist who told women to avoid rape by not drinking suggests that it's starting to happen.
Two sections that essentially told kids that coal was safe and good for the environment disappeared today from the website of a state agency in Illinois.
After decades of exclusion, home care workers are finally covered by federal minimum wage laws. Anyone who works for social change can learn from how they did it.
Marie Hogan confronted Hershey’s about using children in its supply chain because she cares about other kids, fairness—and candy. Here’s what we can learn from her.
The good news is that you don't have to live in a convent to do the things that keep these nuns healthy and happy.
Maria Klemperer-Johnson is getting women ready for a growing and high-paying field by teaching them to build eco-friendly tiny homes.
Armstrong believes that we can find the wisdom we need by looking to the origins of today’s world religions.
Whether you’re looking for ways to save a few bucks or to be kinder to the environment, these are some fun tips to fight the cold.