Greensboro, North Carolina, is the first Southern city to give citizens direct control over a slice of public spending.
As cities search for solutions to homelessness, Portland’s Dignity Village offers 60 men and women community and safety.
When neighborhoods develop, longtime residents are often left out of the boom. This incubator helps local entrepreneurs turn big ideas into businesses.
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Three maps show where restrictive abortion laws disproportionately affect low-income and African-American women.
To meet multifaceted needs in Indian Country, Sanders and Clinton should combine their economic proposals.
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Nearly half of Evergreen’s worker-owners have purchased homes through the program.
This week we’re talking about the future of work, a "masculine studies" program... and goats.
A New York City co-op raises $1.2 million in pledges to fight gentrification and provide affordable rent for local business owners.
“It’s not about freeloading. It’s about what we’re willing to extend to each other as a society.”
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.