Unitierra has no classrooms, no teachers, and no formal curriculum. Yet the school has successfully helped local people learn practical skills for years.
Bill McKibben on the tradition of environmental activism he’s seen among members of First Nations, and the unique role of the Idle No More movement in the fight against climate change.
In an urgent pursuit for environmental justice and basic human rights, First Nations gather across North America under the banner of Idle No More.
Idle No More has organized the largest mass mobilizations of indigenous people in recent history. What sparked it off and what’s coming next?
Hundreds of supporters of the Idle No More movement performed a Round Dance flash mob, just one of many similar actions around the world to fight for indigenous land rights.
2012 was a year of superstorms, mass shootings, debt strikes, and the most spendy election ever. Here’s how last year’s most important stories will shape 2013.
Emmonak is a Yup'ik Eskimo town on the western coast of Alaska where families are struggling to maintain the subsistence lifestyle of their ancestors.
Following the heartbreak in Newtown, many Americans find themselves wondering—are people just horrible? Jeremy Adam Smith on why compassion, forgiveness, and resilience are everywhere, even in tragedy.
A fire that killed 112 workers in a factory that supplies goods to Walmart has inspired the next wave of actions demanding justice for workers along the company’s supply chain.
In 2003, Iraqi townspeople, having just lost their hospital in U.S. air strikes, saved the lives of three wounded U.S. peacemakers. Seven years later, the Americans returned—to thank them.
Book Review: Killing by remote control is no game, peace activist Medea Benjamin argues in “Drone Warfare.” We know that drones kill civilians and inflame hatred against the United States—but can we stop them?