At a time when nations are gridlocked and corrupted by special interests, cities are taking on poverty, social isolation, and the climate crisis.
A new law allows transgender citizens to decide their own gender—and all it takes is a piece of paper.
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After 30 years, the practice of paying every resident—including children—at least $1,000 has made Alaska one of the least unequal states in America. Here's what the rest of us can learn.
In the original song, she wants to go home, he says no, and then he spikes her drink. Blogger Dara Laine replaces the uncomfortable Christmas refrain with the female-friendly "Baby, It's Consent Inside."
Crisis Intervention Teams train police officers to understand mental illness without resorting to violence.
“We all just left class. As soon as 11:00 came, we stood up and walked out of class. Together as one.”
More than 40 percent of Palestinian males have spent time in Israeli prisons. The schools that operate within are increasingly important.
Grassroots action has backed down the city’s aggressive water shutoffs.
Did you know an elephant can bring in more than $1.6 million during its lifetime—from ecotourism?
Every so often, we witness a period of mass insurgency that seems to defy the accepted rules of politics. If ever there was a time in modern history that exemplified such a moment, it was the second half of 1989.