Green building leader Jason McLennan on ways to keep our buildings and cities at a healthy, human scale.
Video: In West Oakland, a community cooperative is providing an alternative to fast food and packaged snacks.
An answer to state budget woes that doesn’t need to involve sacrificing workers’ rights.
What's wrong with our food system—and how can we fix it?
We know what makes us happy—but too often our economic decisions stand in the way. Helena Norberg-Hodge, director of the Economics of Happiness and winner of the 2012 Goi Peace Award, on how to change all that.
Buy Independent and Buy Local campaigns have a big effect, according to a new survey of independent businesses. Here’s how you can reap the benefits for your local economy.
Think having kids means you need a car? Think again.
After decades of chemicals, farmers in the Philippines are seeing the benefits of organic farming. But what convinced them to make the switch in the first place?
The legislature will consider whether to move its funds from Bank of America to a publicly owned bank that would keep the state's money working locally.
This isn't a future you can, or should, face alone. How to make sure you don't have to.
Rice farmers in the Philippines go chemical free, community strong.
How the 2008 financial crash redefined what it means to be economically vulnerable.
Connie Allen started a support group for friends adjusting to smaller incomes.
There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.
More and more people, communities, and nations are taking steps to reduce their vulnerability to a volatile global economy.