People Power
Students to Colleges: Take Our Money Out of Dirty Energy

A divestment campaign led by students is changing the national conversation about energy, creating a market for sustainable stocks, and linking up students with communities facing off against the fossil fuel industry.

No Room at the Inn? How Occupy Won Over Religion

Religion is the means by which many imagine and work for a world more just than this one. Last year, Wall Street’s Trinity Church refused to shelter the movement; this year, churches and Occupiers are sharing a very different kind of Advent season.

Daniel Beaty: Theater for Social Good

“Theater should reflect reality,” says Daniel Beaty, a playwright, singer, and performer who takes on hard social issues like race and class in his one-man shows.

One Billion Rising

Eve Ensler has said that nothing is more important than stopping violence against women. Her new short film encourages us to rise up do just that.

What Can Change When We Learn to See Each Other

Here’s my invitation to you: Let’s take a month and intentionally notice those we would normally not see. Let’s interrupt old patterns of not looking into the eyes of “those people”—whoever they are to you.