This series, co-produced by The Nation magazine and Brave New Foundation, brings together inspiring activists from different movements and generations, to discuss their ideas, ideals, and approaches to changing the world.
How will you get through the difficult economic times ahead? Here’s how to shop, where to bank, and how to save and invest to help you weather the storm while contributing to a more just and sustainable economy.
Since 1986, Bainbridge Island, WA, has maintained a strong relationship with its sister city Ometepe, Nicaragua. Instead of learning about foreign relations, Island students and teachers forge their own personal connections. Here are their stories.
Tired of being ignored by the feds, citizens pass city laws declaring peace.
For 14 years, NAFTA has displaced farmers and spurred migration. The answer from Mexico’s grassroots: co-ops and fair trade.
The U.S. doesn’t export much to China, but it has managed one deadly export: a consumer-based lifestyle. That’s something we need to change, beginning at home.
Rising prices make African oil a tempting prize. But African leaders are resisting U.S. plans to militarize the continent, saying their resources should be used to alleviate poverty.
Lesson Plans from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
YES! resources for a deeper understanding about consumption, our materials-based economy, and alternative ways of living.
Has the promise of the stories we've published turned into reality? :: Where is the ShoreTrust Bank today?
How students can tell big companies like World's Finest Chocolate that they demand an end to abusive child labor practices, and that they want to buy products that are Fair Trade Certified.
The power to make a green transition