The police chief who oversaw Seattle’s crackdown on WTO protesters learned the dangers of militarization. His advice for a creating a police force that truly serves and protects communities.
The Occupy movement is bringing deep moral questions that many religions confront to the forefront of national conversation. How faith groups are joining in.
Near the gates of Fort Lewis, anti-war veterans serve up support and solidarity (along with double-tall lattes) to their friends in uniform.
Video: Veteran-run coffee houses give service personnel a place to express their frustrations and find help outside the military.
A short documentary shows a side of tomatoes few people ever see or think about.
This week, police closed down Occupy Oakland, arresting dozens. Comics journalist Dan Archer visited the encampment before the raid to meet the people behind the occupation.
A local hero steps up to help save the environment and his community.
A former street artist makes art for humanity.
Three new agreements are predicted to kill jobs and solidify corporate power. It's our turn to have a say in how we trade.
With the eyes of the world on mass protests against corporate control of governments, El Salvador debates a new ban on gold mining.
Elizabeth Ruiz was given the choice of incarceration in an immigrant detention center or being sent back to Mexico. Why she chose prison to keep her family together.
Cheri Honkala promises to be a sheriff who will stand up for families, not banks.
Use the Innocence Project’s interactive resources to understand the causes of wrongful convictions and exonerations, and see how your school's cafeteria food measures up to prison food with this tell-it-like-it is infographic.
Troy Davis’ last words before his execution on Wednesday night included this call: The tragedy of American capital punishment must be brought to an end.
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about the growing number of organizations dedicated to making this world a better place, and how art has a magical, powerful way of making bold statements.