People Power

Connecting Prisons With Nature
by Benjamin Drummond, Sara Joy Steele
Video: Can prisons save money and the environment while changing lives?
A Student Uprising in Arizona
by Jeff Biggers
In Tucson, lawmakers want to cut ethnic studies programs. But they'll have to unchain these students first.
The Refugee Child Photographers
by V. Noah Gimbel
How photography training and disposable cameras are giving young Palestinian refugees something new—a voice.
Immigrant Youth Movement Takes a Civil Rights Lesson
by Daniel Altschuler
How young immigrant activists are learning from the the civil rights campaigners who came before them.
The World of Our Dreams
by David Korten
I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go.
Answering Your Interfaith Questions
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
If compassion is taught as the heart of all religious traditions, why is it that religion seems to divide us?
Our Animal Selves
by Linda Hogan
All around us are radiant species. What can the first peoples teach us about restoring our relationship with animals?
Tolerance in a Small Town
by Sven Eberlein
Residents rally for their Muslim neighbors when authorities target the local Islamic center.
The Emotional Lives of Animals
by Marc Bekoff
Grief, friendship, gratitude, wonder, and other things we animals experience.
This Motown Singer Turned His Wild Mustang Ranch Into a Summer Camp for Baltimore Kids
by Valerie Williams
How a Motown veteran is using his passion for wild horses to help at-risk children.
Thank You, Egypt
by Adrienne Maree Brown
An American organizer on Egypt's lessons in people power.
Robert Sapolsky: The Uniqueness of Humans
What can we learn from our similarities and differences in relation to other animals?
Danny Glover: The Black Power Mixtape
Amy Goodman sits down with Danny Glover at the Sundance Film Festival to talk about his new documentary, The Black Power Mixtape.
Citizens United?
by Brooke Jarvis
The need to get money out of politics may be the one thing Americans agree on.
Rocky Times Ahead: Are You Ready?
by Sarah Byrnes, Chuck Collins
This isn't a future you can, or should, face alone. How to make sure you don't have to.