(And 22 other numbers that will help you understand our world).
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.
Hong Kong’s “Occupy Central” movement is neither revolutionary nor subversive: It’s a basic demand for a more responsive and accountable government.
In the evolving global economy, migrants facing virtual indentured servitude abroad—and coming home to debt and social isolation—feels like the new normal.
“We need to expand the civil-rights struggle to a higher level—to the level of human rights.”