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My Prices Are Not Too High: A Farmer Fires Back
by Shannon Hayesposted Jan 30, 2012
- Shannon Hayes: Why are my prices higher than those at the supermarket? Glad you asked.
A Tale of Two Cities: Beijing and Detroit
by Helena Norberg-Hodgeposted Jan 26, 2012
- Which symbolizes success, and which disintegration? It may not be what you think.
The State of the 99 Percent
by Sarah Anderson, John Cavanaghposted Jan 25, 2012
- The Occupy movement is clearly affecting political rhetoric ... but what about real action?
A Jump Start for the Clean Economy
by Maria Gallucciposted Jan 24, 2012
- A little-known source of clean energy funding could prove a crucial job-creation engine in the states.
Beyond “Free” or “Fair” Trade: Mexican Farmers Go Local
by Mike Woldposted Jan 23, 2012
- We usually think of the demand for local, organic foods as coming from the North. But in southern Mexico, the growing localist movement is a strategy for survival.
Local Economies for a Global Future
by Jason F. McLennanposted Jan 19, 2012
- Yes, we need to relocalize—but that doesn’t mean we're headed for provincialism. Anticipating our near-heavy, far-light future.
For Farmers Everywhere, Small is (Still) Beautiful
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Jan 17, 2012
- Whether you’re worried about hunger, social crises, or climate change, the solution is the same: small-scale farming.
Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway
by Lynsi Burtonposted Jan 17, 2012
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Expanding the American Dream to include people left behind by economic inequality.
Occupy the Dream: MLK’s Legacy in the Age of Occupy
posted Jan 16, 2012
- What would Martin Luther King, Jr. have made of the worldwide social movements of 2011?
Why Own When You Can Share?
posted Jan 11, 2012
- Welcome to the new age of collaborative consumption.
We (Still) Want Bread, and Roses Too
by John de Graafposted Jan 10, 2012
- The centennial of the famous strike in Lawrence, Mass., reminds us that our fight is about more than economics.
Work, Reimagined: Detroit Gets Creative
by Zak Rosenposted Jan 05, 2012
- How residents of America’s most famously down and out city are building livelihoods that also rebuild their communities.
The Many Benefits of Working Less
posted Jan 04, 2012
- Yes, more time off would make us happier—but it's a good idea for the economy and the planet, too.
The 12 Most Hopeful Trends to Build On in 2012
by Sarah van Gelderposted Dec 31, 2011
- 2011 was full of surprises, many of them the good kind. But which ones will matter in the coming year? Here's our pick of trends to watch.
Why Equality is Better for Everyone
by Kristy Leissleposted Dec 27, 2011
- Book Review: Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's "The Spirit Level" shows how inequality—and misery—trickle up.