Can an actor and playwright bring discipline and racial harmony to inmates of California's toughest prisons? Zoot helps prisoners in his drama program transform into "Urban Legends"
In the “big, wet desert” of los llanos, nothing grows except a few nutrient-poor grasses. Paolo Lugari said he could build a self-sufficient society there—and make it sustainable.
Vandana Shiva views India's recent election as a referendum against economic globalization - not the victory of right-wing fundamentalism portrayed in the Western press.
Families of the leukemia victims were the first to discern a geographical pattern in the proliferation of disease
Mothers in East Los Angeles, Detroit, and other communities started out saying "no" to toxic neighbors. Now they are also building a future for their cities.
When words come from the heart, they break through barriers and elicit compassion, says Marshall B. Rosenberg
How might Americans get free of the mind-numbing cycle of overwork and overconsumption? Sarah van Gelder invited author Juliet Schor to discuss this question with leaders of the voluntary simplicity and downshifters' movements.
You're more likely to be exposed to endocrine-disrupting and toxic chemicals in your home or at work than outdoors. Here are things you can do to keep your immediate environment nontoxic.