While megabanks make megabucks, local banks are financing businesses that create jobs and improve our well-being. So why are they disappearing so rapidly?
As cities search for solutions to homelessness, Portland’s Dignity Village offers 60 men and women community and safety.
Americans voted on Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and two other contenders to replace Andrew Jackson.
Author and activist Gar Alperovitz calls it a “checkerboard strategy.” In the first piece in a series, we look at the organizations working to transform our economy, and how they can benefit from working together.
From New York City to Barcelona, cities across the world are turning to “slow living” to make their communities happier and healthier in the face of increasing urbanization.
Farming and writing don't bring home the bacon—why I'm no longer ashamed to ask my community to help.
It's got great transit, plenty of sidewalks, and values people more than cars.
The inability of politics to address poverty, climate change, and other basic challenges has fueled extraordinary experimentation in American communities. Welcome to a new conversation on how we make change happen.
March Madness is now a bigger cash cow than the Super Bowl, but in college sports the only people not getting a piece of the billion-dollar pie are the players.
The Comedy Central show allows millennials of a specific demographic—and even those outside of it—to laugh at the situation the 1 percent has handed them.
Are housewives less ambitious than career women? Are they bad feminists? Read on to go beyond the stereotypes.
The Brixton Pound, Koru Kenya, and Mazacoin are all attempting to achieve a common goal: empowering people in a monetarily unequal world, from the bottom up.