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.
How one man’s journey changed everything I knew about the Middle East conflict.
Appalachian priest John Rausch has to drive 22,000 miles a year as part of his ministry. But he wants to strike a balance between the needs of the earth and those of his community.
Denisse, a Nicaraguan researcher in Honduras, wants to see how far No Impact Week principles can go in the Global South.
Since its inception, the War on Drugs has cost millions of dollars and thousands of lives. The civilians caught in the crossfire say it’s time for change.
In two weeks, Georgia plans to execute a man whose guilt is in doubt, but there is still hope for clemency.