Small stories about big change
What light can Islamic sacred texts shed on the conflicts brewing in Gainsville and Manhattan?
The flare-up surrounding the planned Quran burning and the proposed New York mosque make this 9/11 anniversary an especially important time to speak up.
The resolution to act on the world's "most violated human right."
Graduating high school students with increasingly grim job prospects are vulnerable to recruitment tactics. A new law limits military access to student data.
With greater power to build alliances across boundaries, the Davids of the world are having more success throwing off the Goliaths.
The Pakistani people need our help. Here’s what we can do today, and how to reduce the number of future disasters.
Lessons of dedication, solidarity, love, and recovery, five years after Katrina.
A growing grassroots movement is using the techniques of the anti-apartheid movement to challenge U.S. support for Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories.
Rebecca Solnit's latest book explores communities that rise to the challenge of disaster.
"The People Speak" provides the opportunity to see and hear history in a whole new way. Inspired by award-winning author Howard Zinn, the movie illustrates the nation's history through powerful speeches, dialogue, and acting.
Discovering the power of community, a small Vietnamese village recovering from one disaster fights back to prevent a new one.
Despite the hype, states are finding lots of reasons not to follow in Arizona’s footsteps.
August 6, 1945 forever changed the world. Hiroshima is witness to our capacity and our willingness to destroy.
Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.