People Power
Drafting Nature's Constitution

Simply regulating pollution will never really stop it. Mari Margil of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund discusses why we need a fundamental change in the way we use law to protect nature.

Homegrown Aid in Haiti

Many displaced Haitians are turning to neighbors, family, and peasant organizations in the countryside for help.

Protecting Workers, Not Corporations

By actually regulating businesses and standing up for workers' rights, the new Department of Labor is part of a "quiet revolution" in government.

After Copenhagen: How Can We Move Forward?

For all its complexity, the core of this problem can be stated simply enough: What kind of a climate transition would be fair enough to actually work?

Beyond Tea Party Politics

Oregon voted to increase taxes on corporations and the wealthy to help fund programs that assist low and middle-income families.

Head, Heart, and Hands: Breaking the Cycle of Religious Fear

The need to engage in interfaith dialogue has never been greater. By learning the foundations of each other's faiths, we can learn to respect and connect with one another so we may work together to build a better world.

The Power of Local

Local businesses are educating communities, changing economic policies, and even outperforming chain competitors.