Corporations are dodging taxes, governments are cutting social services, and Americans are fed up. How they're fighting back.
We take for granted that humans have rights. Courts say corporations do, too. Now, there’s growing interest in rights for Nature and animals.
It’s time to put the moral life back into our philanthropy and politics.
With the citizen-backed blockage of a proposed aluminum smelter, is Trinidad and Tobago changing course toward a rooted future?
Lawmakers are congratulating themselves for averting government shutdown—but the nation’s budget for 2012 is still out of balance.
Do you ride the bus? Use the library? Walk on the sidewalk? Congratulations—you’re already part of the commons movement.
For decades, School of the Americas Watch founder Father Roy Bourgeois has argued that embracing militarism will never bring us the security we seek. But he thinks he knows what will.
The resilience of our food supply is as much about the quality and diversity of our food sources as it is about how much we produce.
If compassion is taught as the heart of all religious traditions, why is it that religion seems to divide us?
How the movement for workers’ rights can harness the energy of the present moment.
The way we design our communities plays a huge role in how we experience our lives.
How regular people, from Denmark to Liberia, have stood up to power—and won.
GE’s not paying taxes … and public employees are the ones we’re calling “greedy, parasitic, and selfish?”
Rebecca Solnit: When disaster strikes, don’t forget your compassion and critical thinking—but leave your panic, cliches, and stereotypes at the door.
Why anyone who believes that under-30 Americans aren’t tuned in to the future and ready to act is fooling themselves.