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Four Smart State Laws Set to Move in 2012

Charles Monaco   |   Jan 13, 2012

Congress may be deadlocked, but practical, popular solutions are gaining momentum at the state level.   MORE »

Photo by ShellyS Why I’m Giving Up Cynicism for New Year's

Bill McKibben   |   Jan 06, 2012

Bill McKibben: Let’s be naïve enough to demand a country more like the one we were promised in high school civics class.   MORE »


Photo by Rachel Harmon After the Quake: Haiti's Slow Road to Healing

Rachel Harmon   |   Jan 13, 2012

Photo Essay: Two years later, poverty, corruption, and health crises persist. But so does hope.   MORE »

The (Remote-Controlled) War at Home

Valerie Schloredt   |   Jan 12, 2012

How activists are trying to bring the moral implications of drone warfare to light.   MORE »


De Cafe Racer Photo 4 New Ideas for a Bicycle Planet

Kate Malongowski, Jennifer Kaye   |   Jan 11, 2012

A school bus pedaled by kids, the world’s largest bike-share, and other innovations that are changing how we cycle.   MORE »

Tim DeChristopher photo by Kurt Budliger Tim DeChristopher: Sacrifice for the Climate

Brooke Jarvis   |   Jan 11, 2012

The YES! Breakthrough 15: It’s a blessing to risk it all to stop climate change—even if it means jail time.   MORE »

May Boeve photo by Lane Hartwell May Boeve: Friendship to Carry Us Through Crisis

Colin Beavan   |   Jan 10, 2012

15 extraordinary people transforming the way we live: The worldwide climate-change movement started with the dreams of a few college friends.   MORE »


We (Still) Want Bread, and Roses Too

John de Graaf   |   Jan 10, 2012

The centennial of the famous strike in Lawrence, Mass., reminds us that our fight is about more than economics.   MORE »


Why Own When You Can Share?

Jan 11, 2012

Welcome to the new age of collaborative consumption.   MORE »

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