47 million Americans live beneath the official poverty line, under a daily judgment of failure. The question today is: Whose failure?
At a time when nations are gridlocked and corrupted by special interests, cities are taking on poverty, social isolation, and the climate crisis.
For low-wage workers, Seattle's minimum wage increase means a chance to go to college, pay the rent, and visit the dentist.
Unless the legal foundation for local self-governance is truly built on the rights of communities, victories like the one in New York can easily be overturned.
Three major international meetings about climate change are on the horizon. Is this the moment to fix the failures of Copenhagen?
Other tweets from Palestinians pointed out parallels in racial injustice between the two situations.
StreetToolbox offers new tools for the political communicator—from a remote controlled car that writes messages in colored sand to a kit that turns your bike into a mobile printing press.
Gaskin had a talent for thinking through ways to combine simple living with social engagement. He died on July 1, 2014.
The campaign has collected 700 hand-knitted bricks to dump on the Supreme Court steps to protest its infamous decision.
A guided tour of ways to use your local library to protect your privacy online.
The momentum behind the legalization of gay marriage came from grassroots action, not from court cases.
Many Japanese Americans were incarcerated in concentration camps during World War II. Densho is preserving their stories and the cultural knowledge that comes with them.