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.
Grace Lee Boggs died on Monday, October 5, 2015. We hope that this article, originally published in 2011, helps readers to remember her work.
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.
Exactly how much difference do “new economy” organizations make? Economists looked into it, and here are a few of their results.
And they found that successful initiatives are investing in human relationships, not faceless call centers or centralized headquarters.
After years of work as a climate activist, Keith Harrington decided to get a degree in economics. Now, he’s working to transform the field.